Arts + Entertainment, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Keep Moving Forward

Staying Active During COVID-19… It doesn’t take an infectious disease expert to determine that life during a pandemic is pretty darn challenging. But even while protecting your health and thatRead More
Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Bee Good

Olivarez Bee Company in Orland… There’s good news in the North State for anyone who has been concerned about declining bee populations. The Glenn County town of Orland, home toRead More
Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Work It Out

Find A Workout That Won’t Fall By The Wayside… January is the month of fresh starts, new dreams and all the chances we did not get to take last year.Read More
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

Homemade Peppermint Patties

DECEMBER 2020 RECIPE Peppermint is a classic holiday flavor for good reason: it’s sweet, refreshing, and when paired with dark chocolate, it makes the tastiest treat! These homemade peppermint pattiesRead More

Downtown Details Dec. 2020

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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

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
Food + Dining

Visions of Vanilla

Homemade Vanilla Extract for Holiday Baking and Gifting… It calls for only two ingredients, five minutes of prep time and a jar. No need for an oven, stovetop or foodRead 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
Arts + Entertainment

All I Want For Christmas

Alexandrea Designs – Inspired by Nature, Created by Hand… Alexandrea Young is a natural born artist who would rather be amongst flowers, forests and flowing waters than the hustle andRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

All is Calm

Forest Bathing: Unplug – Restore… We have know for quite some time that all the technological advancements may catch up with us at some point, and recent global events areRead More

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

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
Food + Dining

K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Santa

K.I.S.S. – Keep Your Holiday Appetizers Easy… The holiday season can be stressful enough in normal circumstances, but in 2020, the season arrives with unique challenges that can frustrate evenRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

One Track Mind

Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in Lassen Park… When the weather turns wintry, consider a woodsy adventure. Lassen Volcanic National Park has a special sparkle in the snowy season, and aRead More

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

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

Downtown Details

What’s Happening in Downtown Redding, November 2020…Read More