Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Peak Performance

Lessons from the mountains… JOHN MUIR, renowned naturalist and preservationist, famously coined the phrase “the mountains are calling, and I must go” in a letter he wrote to his sisterRead More

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
Recreation + Outdoors

Challenge Accepted

Redding team takes on the Fiji Eco Challenge… Heather Gustafson has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, run endurance races and climbed Mt. Shasta six times. Yet, there was a night, midway thoughRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Water Feature

Lake Almanor – The Perfect Norcal Retreat… Nestled in the pines at the base of the towering Lassen Peak, the manmade 90-foot-deep Lake Almanor draws anyone interested in a placeRead More
Food + Dining

Fresh Bruschetta

Fresh Garlic Ricotta Bruschetta… Discover something fresh with this recipe for Fresh Garlic Ricotta Bruschetta! BRUSCHETTA INGREDIENTS:1 cup diced fresh tomatoes4 cloves garlic2 T Wild Grove ascolano extraVirgin olive oil,Read More
Food + Dining

Olive You

Beyond the Olive Grove… Fans of quirky roadside attractions have enjoyed taking pictures at what’s fondly referred to as the Giant Olive at South Avenue and Hall Road in CorningRead 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

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
Life + Leisure

Lasting Legacy

Leaving a Priceless Gift for Loved Ones… Life is short. Legacies – those tangible and intangible gifts that we create for our families, friends and even those we may neverRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

My Town: Shelly Davis

Shelly Davis – Siskiyou…MN BSN-RN PHN CCHP / Siskiyou County Health & Human Services / Director, Public Health Division / Director of Inmate Health / Director of Nursing. My husbandRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Water Warriors

There is more to explore with Mt. Shasta based River Dancers… In the uppermost part of California, straddling the border with Oregon sits the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion – one of theRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Conservation Excellence

A strong commitment to public trust and conservation excellence… Chico, California (Aug. 20, 2020) – One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the openRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Motor On

Dirt and street options for motorcycle riding… Even though there aren’t any motorcycle races going on this summer, the Northern California motorcycle dirt and street rider scene is alive andRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Smooth Sailing

No limits in the sky with paragliding… When he’s not selling real estate and hanging out with his family, you can find Tyler Clifford 3,000 feet off the ground, parasailingRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Happy Trails

A gourmet guide to hiking and biking… Many of the best hikes in the North State involve water in some form: Grand, sweeping views of Lake Shasta or Lake Siskiyou;Read More

Retro Tech Lab

Digital details from Tehama County… If there’s a box sitting somewhere in a dark recess of your home that you just can’t get rid of because it contains VHS tapesRead More

California Conservation

Pathway to success with the California Conservation Corps… When 22-year-old Jerry Randolph moved from Arcata to Redding last year to join the California Conservation Corps, she knew she’d be challenged.Read More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

The State of Skate

The skateboarding scene in the North State… It doesn’t matter if it’s the Dogtown culture of 1970s Santa Monica or the blistering heat at the Redding or Anderson skate parks,Read More
Life + Leisure

Animal Aide Adventurer

Kathy Snyder, vacation volunteer… They say an elephant never forgets. They might be right because at least one retired Redding nurse can remember an elephant who didn’t forget. When KathyRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Love of the Climb

Finding a way up with north state climbers… A couple of Christmases ago, Kelly Campbell got her son Larkin, then 14, a gift card for some sessions at a ReddingRead More
Food + Dining

S’Mores Skillet

What’s cookin’ – s’mores skillet cookie… Long summer days may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean our favorite summer flavors have to. You don’t need a campfireRead More

Rescued With Love

Catz And Dogz of the North State… It began as a personal quest over a community concern.  Someone had reported a litter of kittens running across the drive-thru at theRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Water Sports Abound

Water Logged… John Muir may have famously written “the mountains are calling and I must go,” but honestly, the lakes and rivers in the North State are worth putting theRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Resource Conservation

Land that I Love, Tehama County… Soil erosion was brought to Congress’ attention during the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s. It was shown to be the number one priorityRead More