Preston Sharp has a dream. You probably have heard about this 12-year-old boy. If not, you need to know him. I met with Preston Wednesday at the Redding Memorial Park during an afternoon with others who’d volunteered to place flags… Continue Reading
WHAT : “Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmlands”, film reaching out to returning war veterans about a sustainable farming career. www.groundoperations.net WHO: Millville Grange 443 & American Legion Post 214 WHERE: Millville Grange, 22037 Old 44 Dr, Palo Cedro, CA WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 11, 6:30… Continue Reading
Two Redding residents are among 20 finalists nationwide for Citizen Service Before Self Honors, a congressional medal called the most prestigious civilian award in America.
Fred Salanti, founder of the Missing in America Project, and Debbie Allen, who has influenced state legislation and educated hundreds of children about the dangers of alcohol, were … Continue Reading
They came in shorts, T-shirts and sandals. They came in dress whites. They came in denim and heavily decorated leather vests. The high school band came in its black tie best. They came with their children in strollers, and they… Continue Reading
While putting together this column on Memorial Day services – shortly after writing about last week’s veterans care home groundbreaking both before and after the event – I started to feel like I was on the armed forces beat. I’m… Continue Reading
“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” ~José Narosky