Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Turkey In Palo Cedro – Happy Thanksgiving

Enjoy the View… Frank Kratofil enjoys spending time with his family, friends and patients and he enjoys time in the outdoors. As a young man, Frank was legally blind. TwoRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The Power Of Kindness Can Change The World

The Ripple Effect… When a small leaf, drop of water or pebble hits a body of water, it casts an outward ripple that continues until it’s out of view, makingRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

The Blue Room Theatre In Chico

Staging the Way… Sitting kitty-corner to the southeastern end of the Chico State University campus above Collier Hardware, the intimate 126-seat Blue Room Theatre has been delighting audiences with creative,Read More
Community

The American Association Of University Women – Redding

A Firm Foundation… It is not just a promise of the traditional fresh-baked cookies that encourages a visit to the Home Tour and Art Show. The opportunity to tour threeRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Steve Potts’ Hand-Crafted Bikes In Etna

All Geared Up… In his novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” author Robert Pirsig writes, “On a motorcycle the frame is gone…you’re in the scene, not just watchingRead More
Community

November 2019 Enjoy — Acts Of Kindness

Editor’s Note… It’s the season of gratitude, where we gather our loved ones near, hit the “pause” button on our hectic lives and reflect on what truly makes our livesRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Nick Dahl Memorial Veterans Fund

Family Legacy… Nicholas Dahl was an Army veteran who served in Iraq in 2008, where he spent 14 months as a skilled combat soldier, earning the Combat Infantry Badge, IraqRead More
Community

My Town – Michael Moynahan

My Town: Michael Moynahan I arrived in Redding from Eugene, Ore. in 1962 with my father, who was applying for a manager’s position at Lou Gerard Ford.  After his successfulRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Mercy Hospice, Angels Of Mercy And Festival Of Trees

Care and Compassion… HOSPICE – I ‘d heard of it, but never knew what it meant until my family needed Mercy Hospice. I always thought the word itself had aRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Mentors Recruited And Trained At Catalyst Mentoring

Time Well Invested… “How do mentors win?” prompts the trainer. “BY SHOWING UP!” calls the class. Back when Aaron Hayes taught at a local continuation school, he picked up onRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Love In High Places

On the Lookout… With twenty-three years of experience in a fire lookout, Barry Snyder has a succinct description of how life there can change when smoke is spotted. “It’s likeRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Know Where Your Food Comes From With Belcampo Farms

Real Good Food… At Belcampo Farms, the meat of the matter is this: more and more health-conscious shoppers want to know more about the food they’re putting on the familyRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Earthstone At McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

In the Details… Eearthstone is large, earthy and nicely quirky. Eight feet tall and weighing 14,500 pounds, the abstract sculpture within the gardens of Turtle Bay Exploration Park in ReddingRead More
Community

Downtown Details

Downtown Details… What’s going on in downtown redding? Did you know that there is an overall plan for Downtown Redding? Over the years, the Downtown Redding specific plan has servedRead More
Arts + Entertainment

DIY: Candle In Gold Tray

Wax On… Supplies: Vessel Candle wicks  Stir sticks Scissors Measuring cup (keep in mind, it will get dirty with wax) Soy wax, 2 lbs. Directions: 1. Measure out wax forRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Community Crafters Of Tehama

Creating Collectively… In Tehama County, the Do It Yourself movement has moved beyond crafting and into the world of entrepreneurship. The Community Crafters of Tehama are not only following theirRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Jennifer Jewell’s Cultivating Place

Garden Jargon… Jennifer Jewell takes gardening beyond tomato, lawn and rosebush. The host of North State Public Radio’s “Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden”Read More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Growing Succulents With Mountain Crest Gardens

Here’s The Dirt… Roman philosopher Seneca once said, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” When speaking of Mountain Crest Gardens in Fort Jones, Seneca’s statement might work betterRead More
Community

Downtown Details

Downtown Details… Exciting changes are taking place in the heart of Redding. New buildings are being constructed while old ones are being retrofitted, renovated and remodeled.  Plans for more convenientRead More
Arts + Entertainment

DIY: Etched Wooden Spoons

A Spoonful… Supplies: Wooden utensils Wood burner Pencil Food safe mineral oil and towel (not pictured) Tips: Buy utensils in large pack and keep a few in stock to giveRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Churn Creek Meadow Organic Farm

A Bountiful Occasion… The North State welcomes fall as the air becomes crisp and leaves change to brilliant oranges, reds and yellows. The fall harvest is under way with deliciousRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Cheers To Fifty Years Of Live Theater And Music

Role With It… The very first production in the new theater was Oscar Wilde’s witty comedy of manners, “The Importance Of Being Earnest.” That was followed by 50 years ofRead More