Monthly Archives: October 2013

Record Searchlight goes retro to celebrate anniversary

If you haven’t seen it, today’s local newspaper looks pleasingly retro. The Redding Record Searchlight is formatted to look like an older version of itself in celebration of their 75th year of publication.Click to enlarge slightly. What they really needed … Continue reading

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A celebration of life at Redding Dragstrip

The words across from the Really Redding header says “Life and all in Redding California.” So, “all” includes end of life as well. This is a cross-post from the Redding Dragstrip website. I wrote of a memorial service for my … Continue reading

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Troxell’s Big Red Orchard – apples in abundance

Head out Highway 299 east from Redding for about 34 miles. Just past the Montgomery Creek School on the right, you’ll find Troxell’s Big Red Orchard. That’s the place to go to buy fresh apples. (530) 337-6699 Gerald Troxell will help … Continue reading

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Redding style train song from Still Married

We are a train town in Redding. But if you want to ride out of town, the only passenger train leaves just after closing time at 2:20 am. That’s either pretty late, or awfully early, depending on your perspective. Cheer … Continue reading

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