Community, Life + Leisure

The Outreach Efforts Of The North State’s Caring Choices

Created to Care… Originally offering services to combat the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic affecting families in the North State, Caring Choices has since expanded its services.  With the missionRead More

The Joy Of Working At Personal Creations

Job Coaching… Workers really enjoy their jobs at Personal Creations in Redding. That’s the message you repeatedly receive as you tour this sparse crafting shop just south of downtown. WhetherRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The History Of Valentine’s Day

Holiday of Love… WHO WAS St. Valentine and was he really the patron saint of love? How do Cupid, lovebirds and poetry enter into the theme of Valentine’s Day? WhatRead More
Life + Leisure

The Eco-Friendly Wedding

Earth First Nuptials… For the environmentally conscious couple, having the wedding of their dreams – one that showcases what is at the heart of their sense of individuality – couldn’tRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The Bride And Groom Stroll

Enjoy the View… Betsey Walton loves to take photos – when the people, their expressions, and the joy she can capture all come together, she knows why she’s a photographer.Read More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

The Bailey Sisters – Artists In Residence

Creative Kin… There’s a misconception that to survive as an artist, you must live and work in an urban community – just ask Holly and Mimi Bailey. As sisters, lifelongRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

My Town – Deborah Divine

Full of boundless potential… Like the 400-year old Valley Oak that graces the front of our property, Redding has always been my home.  Our roots run deep and we haveRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure

Gerrit & Riley Lensink Photographed By Betsey Walton Photography

Gerrit & Riley Lensink photographed by Betsey Walton Photography…Read More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Film Shasta Sets The Stage For Local Cinematography

Location Location… What do you need? A forest, river, waterfall, volcano? Perhaps a remote ranch, pioneer cemetery or charming church? When a production company is looking for a location toRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Experience A River Romance Cruise

Love Boat… Imagine drifting down the Sacramento River and seeing a bald eagle swoop over you, trying to catch a fish. It’s nearing sunset and you’re peacefully going down theRead More

Downtown Details February 2020

Downtown Details… What’s Going on in Downtown Redding? Mixed use Development Three large mixed-use development projects are going up in downtown Redding at the beginning of 2020. These developments combineRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Choosing Your Bridal Hair Accessories

If the Crown Fits… It’s almost the big day and all of the exciting details are coming together. You’ve got your dress, shoes and jewelry picked out, but what aboutRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

An Interview With Marilyn Peters, Owner Of Simply Elegant Bridal Boutique

An Elegant Dream… What did you do before owning the shop? My background is in nursing. For the last 10 years I was the regional director for a large non-profitRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

An Evening At Club Cougar

Jazzin’ It Up… Foothill high’s music, dance and drama students are turning back the clock nearly a century to a time when swing was the thing and the Big BandRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

2020 Wedding Trends

In with the New… In 2020, wedding trends seem to center on one singular notion: Couples are passing on tradition and reaching, instead, for their own sense of individuality. WhileRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

Theresa Bryan’s Complete Health And Wellness Center

Oxygen Therapy… The act of breathing in oxygen is, of course, life supporting. It happens without thought or focus. But oxygen is more than just the air we breathe –Read More
Community, Life + Leisure

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Sugar Balance… “Lifestyle change is kind of big,” says Pauline Asbill, “and small lifestyle changes made over time help to form new habits.” This is certainly true for those individualsRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

The Snowmen Hill Group — A Fun-Lovin’ Fellowship Of Skiers

Seniors on the Slopes… Under a sign that says “Senior Moments,” you’ll find them in a corner of the lodge at the Mount Shasta Ski Park just about every morningRead More
Community, Life + Leisure

The North State Healthy Moms Project

Not Alone… “The biggest complication of pregnancy is having a mental health issue,” says Barbara Sheehy, maternal mental health manager at Dignity Health. “One in five will have anxiety orRead More
Life + Leisure

Taking Control Of Your Heart Health

Cardiac Rehab… Shasta Regional Medical Center is taking a double-sided approach to heart health: With the cardiac rehab program, registered nurses are working hard to get heart patients back onRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

SolShine Café And Mountain House Yoga In Montague

For Your Health… In a historic cowtown like Montague, located 15 minutes east of Yreka, an organic vegan café and yoga studio might be the last thing you’d expect toRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Pullins Cyclery In Chico

Spin Cycle… Pullins Cyclery owner Steve O’Bryan is the first to admit, “Our bike store is funky and disorganized.” He also takes pride in the fact that his shop, aRead More
Life + Leisure

Find Ways To Refocus And Take Time For Yourself

Just Breathe… When life gets hectic and altogether overwhelming, as it often does, one of the hardest things to remember is to just breathe. It’s advice we hear often butRead More