Monthly Archives: February 2011

Redding League of Women Voters forum on Open Government

How much is too much Open Government? Can there even be too much open exchange in a free democratic society? Serious questions in an era of Wikileaks, with its demonstrated effects on some governments. Ponder these important questions and more … Continue reading

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Anderson Church of Christ

“The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.” So says the message board today outside the Anderson Church of Christ on North Street in Anderson. Words of wisdom. This below, is from their website: “The church … Continue reading

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Redding alt rockers Hollow Ln

Here’s a band performance image from the now closed Downtown Eatery. Hollow Ln is a Redding based (and Redding named) 3 piece outfit; guitar, bass, drum, and vocals. Tight, tight, tight, power trio originals are filled with thoughtful lyrics. Brandon … Continue reading

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High Speed Rail will never be cheaper

It should be an easy call. Pay a lot now, or pay a lot more later. Either way, you’re going to pay. Will it ever be cheaper than now? We could use the jobs. The infrastructure construction will boost the … Continue reading

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Night photo of a downtown Redding building

Here’s a building that looks lovely in night lighting. Lots of architectural detail in contrast to the night. I think this is a Cal Trans office. I believe they moved here from the former shampoo factory in the Mountain Lakes … Continue reading

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So I’m a Singularitarian

Remember the Weird Al parody song, “I lost on Jeopardy?” I was thinking about that song as humans lost to a computer this week on the TV show Jeopardy. Humans may have lost more than we know. And we may … Continue reading

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Shasta County is open for business

The Shasta Association of Realtors recently hosted a presentation by Mark Lascelles, the President of the Economic Development Corporation. That organization is tasked with spearheading local efforts to bring good jobs to our community. Our town has so much going … Continue reading

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Quantum Swirl, a new video features our music

Here’s and video by a French artist made using music by Craig Padilla and me. Quantum Swirl is from our CD Analog Destination, and is one of my favorites. You can even watch it in HD 720p. Enjoy! This is … Continue reading

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Our Anselmo Valentine

We were fortunate enough to secure a reservation for a Valentine Luncheon at Anselmo Vineyards. A lovely 20 mile drive toward Shingletown from Redding. Anselmo is a large property. In addition to the vineyard, it’s also a working cattle ranch. … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby at the Cascade

Bill Cosby appeared at the Cascade for 2 shows last night. Both sold out, from the looks of things. Bill’s humor fit the mostly over 50 crowd like a well worn shoe. Sometimes I could hear the punchline from the … Continue reading

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