School Photography Industry: Heartless, Money-grubbing

I don’t want to get off on a rant here, but the school photography industry has to be the most heartless, money- grubbing industry in the world, and what’s worse is they simply don’t care!

Have you seen the package prices for high school senior photos? One (small) photo is $70, and a photo package can cost more than $500. Are you serious?!! Continue Reading


Vandals Destroy Christmas Decorations, But Not Family’s Holiday Spirit

Today we talk with Bobette and Wade Riggs of Redding about an act of vandalism that nearly ruined their holiday. Q: Wade and Bobette Riggs, welcome to A News Cafe.com, and thanks for telling us your holiday story; one that… Continue Reading

Open Auditions for Broadway Hit, ‘You’re A Good Man’

WE Multimedia Theatre Group Presents open auditions for the Broadway hit “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown” on September 6, 2011 at McLaughlin Theatre, 1805 Sequoia Street, Redding. There will be parts for six actors: four male and two female,… Continue Reading


‘M*A*S*H’ To Open; ‘Minotaur’ In Final Weekend

When “M*A*S*H” opens on Thursday (Oct. 28) at McLaughlin Theatre in Redding, audiences will quickly discover that the production is far more than just a play. Director Wade Riggs calls it an “event” that will include a host of elements,… Continue Reading