Category Archives: Local shopping

Looking for a unique gift or plant in Redding?

Stop in here, at Wild Thyme. It’s a shop full of awesome. Check out their website, sign up for a newsletter, and befriend Wild Thyme on Facebook. Better yet, stop in at her shop on Oregon Street in Redding across … Continue reading

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Buy your holiday gifts now at the KIXE auction

Where can you get screaming deals on local items and gifts from the comfort of your livingroom? At the auction held on KIXE TV, starting at 7 pm every evening and running through the 19th. You can score some real … Continue reading

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Bob Moore and his mill provide bountiful whole grain goodness

Redding wouldn’t be complete without our grain mill. All great civilizations throughout history have relied on gristmills to provide the staff of life, going back to the Old Testament. Our terrific local mill is Moores Mill, founded by miller Bob … Continue reading

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SJ Denham body shop utilizes the net to deliver service

A recent fender bender type accident on Lake Boulevard left my little Miata somewhat worse for wear. I took it to fellow Chamber of Commerce member and longtime Redding automobile dealer SJ Denham on North Market Street for repair. I … Continue reading

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Local beer and winemaking store set to re-open

The onset of cooler weather lately had me thinking about brewing a batch of handcrafted beer. I went by the local beer and winemakers supply store, only to find it closed. But wait, there’s a sign in the window. Hooray! … Continue reading

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Watch the growth of WalMart

This one is making the rounds, but in case you haven’t yet seen it. It is interesting and thought provoking. Watch the explosive growth of WalMart over the years since inception. I can’t embed the video here, but you can … Continue reading

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Shop local. The job you save may be your own.

My parents tell me the newly expanded China Mart in Redding on Dana Drive dwarfs their huge Anderson store. I haven’t been in it. But I was looking for a new camera recently. I shopped online, did my research and … Continue reading

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Best photo of the fashion show

Sunday, I ran several photos I took of last Saturday’s benefit fashion show titled “The Collage.” I got some OK shots. But ultimately the most beautiful photo I saw was this, captured by my evening companion, the lovely Karry, using … Continue reading

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Ringing the bell for the Salvation Army

A familiar looking woman and a couple of kids from her school were seen ringing the bell for the Salvation Army this weekend in front of Raleys Supermarket. It was mighty cold outside, and we need to give a shout-out … Continue reading

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Shop outside the box. ShopHop tomorrow!

These 12 intrepid entrepreneurs want you to consider shopping their local establishments. Click on the image below for more. Shop all 12 to enter their drawing for a Grand Prize. These local shops are your friends and neighbors. They are … Continue reading

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