Community, Life + Leisure

Hope For The Holidays

Dignity For Christmas… During the holiday season, many struggling families are at the mercy of secondhand donations and charities offering pre-selected gifts for children. This can feel disempowering, especially toRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Grab a Warm Drink From a Local Coffeehouse… A winter ensemble just isn’t complete without a cup of something warm to drink. Jackets, scarves and mittens will stave off aRead More
Community

Blue Christmas

Redding Police Department’s Operation Blue Santa… Normally, when a neighborhood’s calm is shattered by a line of police cars roaring in – lights flashing, sirens blaring – someone’s in trouble.Read More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Jingle Bell Rock

Gaumer’s Jewelry, Museum and Lapidary in Red Bluff… In all the Gaumer family stories of rock collecting, nothing beats the original, the one that set a path to rock houndingRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Deck The Halls

Shasta College’s Poinsettia Project… Not many plants look jolly in winter. The poinsettia is an exception. It dazzles in December, making it a holiday season favorite. “A lot of peopleRead More
Community

My Town: Emily Baker

Emily Baker is a Brand Ambassador for the Chico Honey Company and describes her town of Capay as “tight-knit.” Glenn County has been the home of my family for moreRead More
Community

Good Tidings

The Downtown Redding Christmas Tree with Jim Calhoun… There’s something new in store for a Redding holiday tradition that’s marking its 101st year this month. The 70-foot fir tree proudlyRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

All is Bright

Garden of Lights at Turtle Bay in Redding, CA… With its eyebrow-raising price tag of $1 million, Jake Mangas knew Garden of Lights – the dazzling holiday display that runsRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

O Christmas Tree

The search for the perfect Christmas tree… As Thanksgiving gratitude gives way to holiday cheer, for many people it also marks the start of the season for a time-honored tradition:Read More
Community, Life + Leisure

Rejoice in Hope

Living with expectancy in 2021… With the dawn of every new year is a chance to leave the previous one behind in search of new horizons – opportunities to makeRead More
Community

My Town: Carl Bott

Where the heart is with retired Marine and Co-Owner of Free Fire Media, Carl Bott… I met Linda the night before I deployed back to Fallujah, Iraq, at an awardRead More
Community

From Sea to Shining Sea

Shasta Division Naval Sea Cadet Corps… Like a lot of boys contemplating their future, 15-year-old Joseph VanHorn was thinking about serving his country when he got older. His mother, HeatherRead More
Community

Downtown Details

What’s Happening in Downtown Redding, November 2020…Read More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Fall Bounty

Harvest Restaurant and Lodge in McCloud CA… OPENING A restaurant during a pandemic might seem counterintuitive, but the new owners at Harvest in McCloud are bucking the trend. “We openedRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Band of Beauty

Wreath maker Shelly Yoshiwara… If you ask her why she holds wreath classes in her Churn Creek Bottom greenhouse, Shelley Yoshiwara will laugh and admit she’s addicted to seeds. HerRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Hearing The Call

Making accessibility a reality at Lassen Volcanic National Park… When the mountains call, especially those in our national parks, they call to everyone. Assuring that all who hear the callRead More
Community

Ain’t No Mountain

Slade Giles, Legacy Project… Slade Giles delivers a simple, yet heartfelt message: If you do anything, invest in your community; if you can be anything, be kind. The 43-year-old PaloRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Falling For You

Finding Fall Foliage in Siskiyou… Days are getting shorter, the air a little crisper, and leaves are starting to change. California may not usually be considered a great fall color destination,Read More
Community

Blending Old With New

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Downtown Redding… One of Redding’s oldest buildings is part of the new mix of changes coming to downtown. The Independent Order of OddRead More