Make Shasta County Great Again? Timber!

The logging trucks are rolling through Whitmore again and it has nothing to do with President-elect Donald Trump. The bone-dry woods of eastern Shasta County have finally absorbed enough water from recent storms to permit timber harvesting after a Cal… Continue Reading


Riverland’s Project Hope: Under the Radar, But Not for Long

Along I-5, south of Knighton Road, there is an 80-acre piece of Redding in the County. This parcel of Churn Creek Bottom land also has Sacramento River frontage containing a remaining piece of the original forested river margin. Riverland Open… Continue Reading


Council Approves Salt Creek Plan

Amid a packed Redding City Council meeting where the city staff reiterated its opposition to six luxury outpads proposed on a 440-lot Salt Creek Heights subdivision in west Redding, the council voted 3-1 to approve the full plan as proposed… Continue Reading


Letter: Spoil Salt Creek for 11 Fire-Prone Homes?

Dear Mayor Jones, The Redding Planning Commission members seriously overreached their role and also breached the General Plan in approving Sierra Pacific Industries’ massive, 440-home Salt Creek Heights subdivision as currently proposed. Ignoring greenway policies in place since the 1970s… Continue Reading