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Shasta County Board of Supervisors: Delta, Doubt and Dam Water

The Board of Supervisors had an important agenda on this day, largely focused on water. They approved a letter to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Board.  In a previous meeting, it was disclosed that the Water Quality Control Board… Continue Reading

United Way’s Extreme Health Weekend

You are invited to participate in the North State’s first, all-community Extreme Health Weekend organized by the United Way of Northern California! Our goal is to bring the community together in a collaborative effort in the fun of physical activities… Continue Reading

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A Shared Vision, Spanning Decades: The Redding Area’s Trail System

Back in the 1970s, the only thing resembling a “Sacramento River Trail” in Redding was an old railroad grade on the hillside between the river and some west Redding neighborhoods. Much as today, a thick layer of medium-sized rock covered… Continue Reading

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Blazing the Trail: North State Riders Played an Early Role in Mountain Biking

The relative newness of mountain biking as a sport might come as a surprise to some. Thirty-plus years ago, the concept of taking a knobby-tired bicycle on dirt trails was just starting to gain ground. A lot of that ground… Continue Reading

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The Best Road Rides: A Fair & Balanced List

Here, some of the best road rides you can roll in the Redding area. Click on any of the maps below, then click again, to enlarge them: Fair & Balanced Fair and Balanced, a name given to a 38-mile Shasta… Continue Reading

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The Masher Ride: Cycling 25 Miles In and Around Redding

Not too long ago I bought this super sweet Masher jersey from Twin Six. Go ahead, take a second to bask in her beauty. I know, it’s awesome. Of course it is, because Twin Six makes their jerseys out of… Continue Reading

Shasta College, Forest Service Employ Northstate Youth

Twenty local teenage students are working this summer to improve the health of the forest, as Shasta College and the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has teamed up to coordinate a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. The three-year partnership will have crews… Continue Reading

Marathon Mania Returns to Redding on Sunday

It would be an exaggeration to call the Redding Marathon the area’s biggest annual sporting event, but the footrace definitely has claimed a spot as one of the most significant. The race returns at 8 a.m. Sunday, January 16, when… Continue Reading