Life + Leisure

Helpful Tips For The DIY Organizer

Declutter & Destress… It’s one of those tasks that we continually push off, telling ourselves we’ll get to it eventually but never actually making it a priority: clearing the clutter.Read More
Community, Life + Leisure

Healing And Restoration With Hope City Redding

Finding Hope… Where most communities see crime and wrongdoing as burdens left for the justice system to tackle alone, one North State organization views such burdens as opportunities. HOPE CityRead More
Life + Leisure

Get Organized With A Little Help From The Pros

A Clean Sweep… Looking around the room wondering what happened to that clean, neat and tidy area? Having issues with finding stuff? Feeling like your focus is off? As theRead 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
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
Life + Leisure

The Eco-Friendly Wedding

Earth First Nuptials… For the environmentally conscious couple, having the wedding of their dreams – one that showcases what is at the heart of their sense of individuality – couldn’tRead 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
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
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
Community, Life + Leisure

2020 Wedding Trends

In with the New… In 2020, wedding trends seem to center on one singular notion: Couples are passing on tradition and reaching, instead, for their own sense of individuality. WhileRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Theresa Bryan’s Complete Health And Wellness Center

Oxygen Therapy… The act of breathing in oxygen is, of course, life supporting. It happens without thought or focus. But oxygen is more than just the air we breathe –Read More
Community, Life + Leisure

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Sugar Balance… “Lifestyle change is kind of big,” says Pauline Asbill, “and small lifestyle changes made over time help to form new habits.” This is certainly true for those individualsRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The North State Healthy Moms Project

Not Alone… “The biggest complication of pregnancy is having a mental health issue,” says Barbara Sheehy, maternal mental health manager at Dignity Health. “One in five will have anxiety orRead More
Life + Leisure

Taking Control Of Your Heart Health

Cardiac Rehab… Shasta Regional Medical Center is taking a double-sided approach to heart health: With the cardiac rehab program, registered nurses are working hard to get heart patients back onRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

SolShine Café And Mountain House Yoga In Montague

For Your Health… In a historic cowtown like Montague, located 15 minutes east of Yreka, an organic vegan café and yoga studio might be the last thing you’d expect toRead More
Life + Leisure

Find Ways To Refocus And Take Time For Yourself

Just Breathe… When life gets hectic and altogether overwhelming, as it often does, one of the hardest things to remember is to just breathe. It’s advice we hear often butRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Empire Recovery Center In Downtown Redding

A New Hope… According to hearsay, downtown Redding’s California Street was home to approximately 127 bars in the 1930s. With so many bars, it’s easy to imagine the percentage ofRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Choosing The Right Fitness/Wellness Program

Find Your Fitness… Here we are again. Another new year. More than likely, the holidays passed in a series of food, family and frantic fun. Alliteration aside, it’s time toRead More