Recreation + Outdoors

Off The Grid

Go unplugged, but go prepared… With much of the world still in turmoil, many are fleeing the big cities and “heading for the hills” in search of much-needed rest andRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Good Connections

Plug in at Dropin Redding… Hey, Techie! How’s the bandwidth out there? Not so good? Download speeds tying you up? Uploads got you down? Got you so frustrated you wantRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Rhythm of Life

North State Artist Michael Perkin… For a painter who focuses on the natural world, the North State is filled with inspiration. “I like landscape painting and there’s a lot ofRead More
Life + Leisure

my town: AARON HATCH

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Co-Founder – Woven Capital Redding… Despite recently turning 40 and having a school-aged child of my own, I still consider myself a hometown kid… or as IRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community


Naturegraph’s Barbara Brown… When I met Barbara Brown some 20 years ago, she was a spry 70-year-old, running her backcountry book publishing business as a one-woman operation. She ran theRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Siskiyou On Tap

Great stops along the Siskiyou Beer Trail… Northern California has had a major influence on the way Americans enjoy craft beer, from San Francisco’s Anchor Steam to Chico’s Sierra NevadaRead More
Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Summer’s Comin’

Free things to do in the North State this summer… The sight of light reflecting on a lake. The sound of the waves crashing against a seashell-covered shore and theRead More
Community, Food + Dining

The Big Cheese

Take the I-5 Cheese Tour… While many people know that happy cows come from California, not too many people know about the passionate and friendly cheesemakers from the northern partRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Out Of This World

Tune in to Blue Dot Report… Spacesuits, earthquakes, wildfires, oddball planets and surfing culture. In an expanding universe, Dave Schlom sees little need to constrain topics for his popular radioRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Just Breathe

29 Rows Lavender Farm… The scent of fresh lavender fills the air as bees buzz from the purple blooms. It mixes and diffuses in the air with a sweet, subtleRead More

Flight Plan

What’s on the horizon for the Redding Airport… With all the good news coming out of Redding Municipal Airport these days, it wouldn’t be surprising if Jim Wadleigh, the city’sRead More
Food + Dining

More Than Simple Grains

Artisan bread at Grain Street Bakery in Etna… Bread in its many forms, is the most widely consumed food in the world, and has been for thousands of years. BakingRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure

Modern Education

Shasta College’s Joe Wyse Leads The Way… Shasta College is an expansive place with a sprawling mission. It began just over 70 years ago on a small Eureka Way campusRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Elevate Your Ride

Mountain Biking With Shasta Gravity Adventures… Brimming with small-town vibes, alpine rides and spectacular side adventures, Mount Shasta is becoming a mountain biker’s dream destination. “First of all, it’s easyRead More
Life + Leisure

Love Language

The Gift of Quality Time… Quality Time. It is more than just an often-pursued-but-rarely-achieved buzzword. It sounds great on paper, but it can be a lofty goal for many, sinceRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Mom’s The Word

Make Mom’s Day Fundraiser Supports KIXE and Shasta Library Foundation… Redding public television station KIXE and the Shasta Library Foundation are cooking up a special meal to make this Mother’sRead More
Food + Dining

Family Night Pizza In A Bowl

April 2021 Recipe… This hearty pizza salad is a filled with lots of meats, cheeses and an assortment of yummy toppings. Addwhatever pizza cravings you might like. Enjoy! SALAD DRESSINGRead More
Food + Dining

Incredible Edible

Hard-Boiled Eggs, Superfood… I feel sorry for the traditional hard-boiled Easter egg. Once a prominent feature in Easter baskets, the incredible edible ovoid now takes a proverbial back seat toRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Recreation + Outdoors

Planting Seeds

Siskiyou County Communities Gardening Together… Gardening can often be challenging, but in Etna, the challenges are of near-Biblical proportions. Gardeners there have to contend with deer, jackrabbits and grasshoppers, notRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Take The Trails

The CAD 2021 Trail Collection… California Adventure District is home to six national forests: Shasta-Trinity, Klamath, Plumas, Lassen and Mendocino. This summer, have some fun and make it a goalRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Deep Roots

The City of Chico’s Tree Efforts… Leafy and shady. Not a bad vibe for a city, and Chico embraces it. The city of Chico’s tree efforts are comprehensive and multi-branched.Read More
Recreation + Outdoors

All The Pretty Horses

Jordan McWilliams’ Backcountry Equine… Perhaps no animal embodies wild America like the mustang. Mostly ranging across public lands in the western United States, they descend from domesticated horses brought toRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Taste of Fame

Karolyn Grimes’ Wonderful Life… She was a little girl and it was a small part in the movie, but that turn as Zuzu in “It’s a Wonderful Life” was veryRead More