Recreation + Outdoors

Find Your Heartbeat

The Joy of Camping… They’re the places where it’s so quiet you can hear your own heartbeat, where wildflowers bloom in all the colors of the rainbow, where sheer rockRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Recipe for Success

Red Bluff’s Izzy’s Bagels… Long-time residents of Red Bluff remember with great fondness the Bear Flag Republic, a popular coffee house that was also a gathering place. Its closure inRead More
Life + Leisure

One Man Band

In Tune with Jacob Akana… It didn’t take long for Sheri Eby Noble to realize that with Jacob Akana, she had a prodigy on her hands. After just his secondRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

One Tree at a Time

The Jonsteen Company… Born out of a friendship and mutual fondness of arbors, Jonathan Claasen and Steen Christensen are aiming to save the world one tree at a time throughRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

A Lambs Tale

Tawanda Farms in Montague… It’s not every day that someone winds up business partners with another mother they’ve met through their child’s preschool. But that’s just what happened to CarolRead More
Life + Leisure

Dearest Mom

Sweet Ways to Honor the Mom in Your Life… Mom. She’s your first best friend. Your biggest cheerleader, even at times when you haven’t believed in yourself. Your lifelong protector.Read More
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My Town – Tracy Edwards

CEO, Redding Rancheria my town: my home I am the granddaughter of the late respected Tribal elder Betty Benner. I am of Pit River descent and a member and CEORead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Rough & Ready

Roughout Ranch Foundation… When Kathleen O’Donnell left her home in Amador County, she headed north to Redding in search of a more purposeful life. She wanted to combine her loveRead More
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Food + Dining

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

This recipe is the perfect solution for dealing with those brown bananas you often find sitting on your counter. Moist and chocolatey with the perfect balance of sweet and salty,Read More

Downtown Details – April 2022

Thank You for Supporting Downtown Businesses! Redding is developing a great new Downtown. In most cases, a great Downtown offers residents and visitors a popular gathering space to socialize, placesRead More
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Food + Dining

Widening the Range

Bison Chili… Herds of Bison have been roaming the plains of North America for 400,000 years. But the meat of this majestic animal is a virtual newcomer to the modernRead More
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Recreation + Outdoors

Something Big

Camping with Bigfoot: A Guided Expedition… It was a typical chilly Sunday afternoon in the redwood forest, on January 16, 2022, when a local family of four went for aRead More
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Community, Education, Recreation + Outdoors

Oh Honey

Honeybee Discovery Center in Orland… Such is the concern for the honeybee that a mythology has developed around a quote often attributed to renowned physicist Albert Einstein. “If the beeRead More
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Recreation + Outdoors

Time to Pack Up

Ellen Andrews, Packer for the U.S. Forest Service… “So, stubborn a a mule is a real thing. You’ve gotta have some buy-in from the mule if you want to getRead More
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Health + Beauty

Art of Glass

Wavelength’s Tracey Lynn Claims a Piece of History… The sentinels of stained glass and concrete were Market Street fixtures for close to a half-century, adding a touch of grace toRead More
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Arts + Entertainment

A New Melody

Piano Angels Hit the Right Note… Pianos are filled with hammers, strings and pedals, of course, but they’re also composed of music, emotions and memories. Which is why when theyRead More
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Recreation + Outdoors

Ropin’ & Ridin’

Thrills and Spills at the Etna Rodeo… Few Scott Valley traditions are as revered as the two rodeos that take place at Etna’s Scott Valley Pleasure Park on the firstRead More
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Arts + Entertainment

Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star

Ray McDonald: Merle Haggard was a Friend of Mine… Ray McDonald Loved his job. He spun records for Bakersfield radio station KBBY in the wee hours in 1968. Since landingRead More
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Recreation + Outdoors

Take Refuge

Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge… Established in 1928 1928 by President Calvin Coolidge “as a preserve and breeding ground for wild birds and animals,” the Tule Lake National Wildlife RefugeRead More
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Recreation + Outdoors

Practically Picture Prefect

The California Poppy… Can you name California’s official state mineral? State fossil? How about the state lichen? Hmmm. Not so easy. But odds are you know California’s state flower. CaliforniaRead More
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Community, Recreation + Outdoors

All Things Horse Related

Cottonwood Creek Equestrian Center A Northern California’s gathering place for anything horse-related, Cottonwood Creek Equestrian Center prides itself on keeping happy, healthy horses. The full-service equestrian boarding and training centerRead More
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My Town – Michele McEntire

Owner, Founder and Operator Elite Barre Fitness Studio my town: making memories My love for Shasta Lake began around 6 months old, when my parents spent weekends and vacations onRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Garden Party

Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens… In a forested canyon not far from Interstate 5, white dogwoods open their buds, Shasta lilies dot the hillsides and fragrant Western azaleas scent the air, signalingRead More