Scarlett’s Story: Surviving Domestic Violence, Part 1

Meet Scarlett.

She’s a twenty-something north state woman with beautiful eyes and a smile that blows away shadows. She’d hang the moon – and a few planets, too – for her child. A single mom, she takes care of them both with her office job.

Scarlett loves to sing and dance. As a teenager, she … Continue Reading

Dancing with the Stars Returns to Shasta County

What: 4th Annual Dancing with the Stars – Shasta County Style When: July 10 Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $20 (seniors and youth) and $25 (general admission) Shasta Women’s Refuge will hold the 4th Annual Dancing with the Stars – Shasta… Continue Reading


Strutting in Size 16s, They Walked It For Women

Nick “Whispers” Boosalas sighed with relief as a friend peeled the ruby slippers from his feet. Both giggled at the sight of the gaudy, sparkling high heels. Boosalas was one of about 150 men who slipped on women’s shoes —… Continue Reading


Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Saturday to fight violence

What: Shasta Women’s Refuge’s Third Annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” When: April 10, 10 a.m. Where: North end of Market Street Promenade, downtown Redding The international event is a fundraiser and march against rape, sexual assault and gender… Continue Reading