Community, Recreation + Outdoors


Gold Prospecting In The North State… Gold was once a deadly serious business in Northern California. Lust for it spawned a boom and bust that scarred the land and displacedRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Environmental Education

A Healthier Future With Butte Environmental Council… A lot has changed in the four-plus decades since the Butte Environmental Council started the first multi-use curbside recycling service in Butte County,Read More

My Town: Revitalized

Larry Morgon… I moved to Redding from Southern California in December 1980 to start a new job with the City of Redding. Basically, I followed my parents north as myRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Choose Your Adventure

Discover Something New… The world around us is filled with opportunities for exploration. Discovering a new hobby, immersing ourselves in nature, road-tripping to a new-to-us spot and expanding our educationalRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Enjoy The View

Shasta Lake and Pit River Bridge… Born and raised in Shasta County, Tony Hord makes his living as a real estate agent but fuels his passion with the art ofRead More

Well Covered

Honey Run Covered Bridge Association… Flames lashed out and licked the timbers of the Honey Run Covered Bridge. Smoke billowed up the sides and engulfed the interior. The fire crackledRead More
Food + Dining

What’s Cookin’

Fried Okra… JULY 2021 RECIPE One of my favorite veggies grown in our garden is okra. It is perfect in a good gumbo, roasted in the oven or pickled. ButRead More
Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Snack Packin’

Easy-To-Make Road Trip Snack… “Are we there yet?”– Every kid on a road trip Some things are just meant to go together: Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. CakeRead More

Downtown Details

Thank You for Supporting Downtown Redding Businesses… Downtown Redding is undergoing exciting changes to become a more walkable and bikeable business and entertainment district. This month, the Diestelhorst to DowntownRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

One Big Garden

Restoring Vegetation in the Mount Shasta Region… You can think of the slopes of Mt. Shasta as a big garden with a heck of a lot of shade trees, aRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

In Like Fen

Explore the Botanical Beauty Along the Fen Trail… Tall, tiny, sprawling, spiky, colorful or carnivorous, Klamath National Forest’s Fen Trail offers an interesting mix of botanical characters – plus coolRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Drive Beautifully

Discover the Small Town of Gridley… Right now, throughout Butte County, 4-H members are exercising their market animals, quilters are putting final stitches in masterpieces, and gardeners are coaxing theRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Born To Ride

Get in Gear with the Shasta Wheelmen… The Shasta Wheelmen, Redding’s premiere bicycling club, raced past its half-century mark last year, and is rolling into its next 50 years withRead More
Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Backroad Adventures

Experience the Open Road From Callahan to Gazelle… Some roads are meant to connect points A and B. Then, some roads are all about the journey in between. Such isRead More
Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Walk This Way

Through the Treetops with Redwood Sky Walk… The California Adventure District has a new must-see experience. There’s something epic about the redwoods in Humboldt County, and it’s a special experienceRead More

Fix & Fly

John Gagnon’s Pac West Helicopters… Over at 16607 Clear Creek Road in Redding, Pac West Helicopters owner John Gagnon and his team are busy. Repairing helicopters is a niche tradeRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Road Trippin’

Hit The Road This Summer… Summer is here and the road is calling. Whether you choose a destination that is a stone’s throw from home or you are planning anRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

A Warm Welcome

Tips For Your Trip At California Welcome Center… They arrive from the north, south, east and west and they all ask variations of the same questions: Where can I go?Read More

My Town: Janelle Pierson

Thriving… My family moved to Northern California from Los Angeles when I was 3 years old and I have been lucky to call it home ever since. My husband KendallRead More
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