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Smokejumpers practice their skills

I was in Mountain Gate when I happened upon these smokejumpers practicing. Click any image to enlarge. Check out the person standing in at the door. Jump! So, these folks jump leap from perfectly good airplanes… …into forests of pointy … Continue reading

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High water release at Shasta Dam

A series of views of the Shasta Dam spillway running at high water release I captured on Feb 12 2017. This water flows into the Sacramento River. I believe the flow was around 70,000 cubic feet per second at this … Continue reading

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Images of Redding from the West

A view of my favorite city beneath a snowbound Lassen Peak. Taken from a friend’s home in West Redding. And look for Redding’s big flag in the lower middle. Thank you Enterprise Lion’s Club for maintaining Redding’s iconic big flag! … Continue reading

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Bricks Roadhouse in Redding closes

Bricks Roadhouse opened on Churn Creek Road just over a year ago. Definitely a Redding original, I had posted here about Bricks 2 previous locations. I liked their food very much. I took these images seen below intending to post … Continue reading

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Reflecting on life around Shasta long ago

Curating this intriguing video here. I often wonder what it was really like in the Northstate, say 600 years ago. We know very little for certain. But from bits and pieces of history I’ve learned, a kind of mental picture … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple in Redding

In my backyard in Redding, actually. A few fall images I captured, taken at different times in the day. CLick any to slightly enlarge. Lovely Fall colors. Just another thing to be thankful for, on this Thanksgiving 2015.

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Climb Descend Repeat -in and around Redding

Here’s a locally produced film of a couple of mountain bikers enjoying some local trails around Redding. The terrain will look familiar to northstate viewers, even if you haven’t actually been on these particular trails. Nice production. Nice riding. We … Continue reading

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New Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce video

Here’s a brief video promoting Redding and our historical values of hard work. Nicely done. Our Realty has been a Chamber member since 2005. The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce is Really Redding.

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Armando’s Gallery House Moroccan Dinner in Redding

Erin attended the opening night of The Moroccan Dinner at Armando’s Gallery in Redding and came away with a few images. He’s hosting another 2 nights, but I’m told it may be sold out. Looks like a lot of fun. … Continue reading

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Riley rides Redding

In Redding, we are blessed to have Whiskeytown National Recreation Area literally a few minutes drive to the west. In addition to being home to a beautiful lake, the area has numerous trails to explore. Below, my friend and colleague … Continue reading

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