Everybody’s Italian During Paesano Days

If there’s one thing you can count on at Paesano Days, it’s an abundance of good food. You wouldn’t expect anything else from the Sons of Italy, would you? Paesano Days returns this Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6,… Continue Reading

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Hard Summer Work For A Chosen Few

When I was a teenager, I mowed some lawns, delivered some newspapers and worked hard only at avoiding real work. I would have been a poor candidate for the Youth Conservation Corps, in which 15- to 18-year-olds get up at… Continue Reading

New Season Roars to Life at Shasta Raceway

Variety is the headliner at Shasta Raceway Park in Anderson this season, as the fairgrounds facility has scheduled everything from late model stock cars to open-wheel super modifieds to motorcycles. There’s even a weekend for monster trucks. The season kicks… Continue Reading

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Redding Racer Makes Good – and Could Use a Ride

Big-time auto racing started in February in Florida, and racing at Northern California’s short oval tracks is only a few weeks off. One racer from Redding who should be looking forward to the 2011 season is, unfortunately, still looking for a ride. That’s a shame, but it’s likely to be only a temporary setback.

In 2010, Alex Schutte, a Shasta High School graduate now … Continue Reading