Workshop: Social Media … for Small Business?

What: SBDC offers workshop: Social Media … for Small Business? When: April 7, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Center for Economic and Workforce Development, 2990 Innsbruck Dr., Redding. The Shasta College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a new… Continue Reading

Ignorance Is Not Bliss

There’s an adage that goes something like, “The older I get, the more I find out I don’t know.” I believe it, and it makes me a proponent of education at every age. So today’s column is all about education.… Continue Reading

No Rain, No Worries … Yet

Do you feel guilty yet about this weather we’ve had the last few weeks? Me neither – at least not yet. While most of the rest of the country is digging out from recent snowstorms, we’re digging the sunscreen out… Continue Reading

Public Lands Volunteers Make Visible Difference

I extend my personal thanks to everyone – volunteer and paid worker – who participated in the recent Public Lands Day events at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Lake Shasta, the Clear Creek Greenway and elsewhere. I’ve noticed significantly cleaner parking… Continue Reading


The Bicyclists Are Taking Over

I’m so pleased to see all of the attention that bicycle month and next week’s being bike-to-work week are getting in Shasta County. There are organized rides, races, clinics, tours and more going on most of the month, all with… Continue Reading


Time To Load Up Those Garden Carts

The gardeners’ delight that is the Shasta College Horticulture Club’s Spring Plant Sale is set for this Thursday through Saturday, April 15 through 17, at the college in Redding. Now in its 39th year, the Spring Plant Sale is well-known… Continue Reading