Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Vic Hannan’s One-Stop Landscaping Shop

Yard Work… When you mix cement powder with rock, sand or gravel, you get concrete, used as a solid foundation for anything from a retaining wall to a house. WhenRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

The Ukulele Progam At Lassen View School

It’s a happy thing… Amid the chorus of young voices in the hallways of Lassen View School in Dairyville, there is often a bright and joyous sound of ukulele. ARead More

My Town – Gayle Harrington

Generous and Supportive… I can still remember my first introduction to Cottonwood many years ago.  As a young wife and mother living in Anderson at the time, I ventured outRead More

March 2020 Enjoy — Clear The Clutter

Editor’s Note… Daffodils bloom, sunshine abounds – and that junk drawer overflows. It’s springtime in the North State, and we’re ready to clear the clutter! We know we’ll never needRead More

Downtown Details March 2020

Downtown Details… What’s Going on in Downtown Redding? Redding Cultural District Did you know Downtown was a part of an official state-designated cultural district? The district was originally formed byRead More

3rd Annual Launchpad 4 Kids Fundraiser

Ready for Take Off… About LaunchPad 4 Kids: LaunchPad 4 Kids was founded in 2015. The program was developed to support children who may not otherwise have the opportunity toRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Vicki And Dennis Allwardt’s Folk Hearts In Red Bluff

The Art in Embracing Community… Vicki allwardt isn’t having it with anyone who says they can’t paint. “It’s a teachable craft,” she says. “It’s very teachable. You just start withRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The Outreach Efforts Of The North State’s Caring Choices

Created to Care… Originally offering services to combat the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic affecting families in the North State, Caring Choices has since expanded its services.  With the missionRead More

The Joy Of Working At Personal Creations

Job Coaching… Workers really enjoy their jobs at Personal Creations in Redding. That’s the message you repeatedly receive as you tour this sparse crafting shop just south of downtown. WhetherRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The History Of Valentine’s Day

Holiday of Love… WHO WAS St. Valentine and was he really the patron saint of love? How do Cupid, lovebirds and poetry enter into the theme of Valentine’s Day? WhatRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The Bride And Groom Stroll

Enjoy the View… Betsey Walton loves to take photos – when the people, their expressions, and the joy she can capture all come together, she knows why she’s a photographer.Read More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

The Bailey Sisters – Artists In Residence

Creative Kin… There’s a misconception that to survive as an artist, you must live and work in an urban community – just ask Holly and Mimi Bailey. As sisters, lifelongRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

My Town – Deborah Divine

Full of boundless potential… Like the 400-year old Valley Oak that graces the front of our property, Redding has always been my home.  Our roots run deep and we haveRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Film Shasta Sets The Stage For Local Cinematography

Location Location… What do you need? A forest, river, waterfall, volcano? Perhaps a remote ranch, pioneer cemetery or charming church? When a production company is looking for a location toRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Experience A River Romance Cruise

Love Boat… Imagine drifting down the Sacramento River and seeing a bald eagle swoop over you, trying to catch a fish. It’s nearing sunset and you’re peacefully going down theRead More

Downtown Details February 2020

Downtown Details… What’s Going on in Downtown Redding? Mixed use Development Three large mixed-use development projects are going up in downtown Redding at the beginning of 2020. These developments combineRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Choosing Your Bridal Hair Accessories

If the Crown Fits… It’s almost the big day and all of the exciting details are coming together. You’ve got your dress, shoes and jewelry picked out, but what aboutRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

An Interview With Marilyn Peters, Owner Of Simply Elegant Bridal Boutique

An Elegant Dream… What did you do before owning the shop? My background is in nursing. For the last 10 years I was the regional director for a large non-profitRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

An Evening At Club Cougar

Jazzin’ It Up… Foothill high’s music, dance and drama students are turning back the clock nearly a century to a time when swing was the thing and the Big BandRead More