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An architect’s view of the Redding School of the Arts

Last week at the Shasta Association of Realtors, we had a talk by James Theimer of Trilogy Architecture about the design that went into the recently completed new campus of the Redding School of the Arts. I only had a … Continue reading

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Gateway Schools staff and students give for the holidays

Here’s a few images of the food and gifts gathered by students and teachers at Shasta Lake School. Needy families are identified, food collected and assembled, and gifts for their kids are fulfilled from a giving tree. Sometimes it seems … Continue reading

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Cooking class with Cal DeMercurio -a few photos

Chef Cal DeMercurio of The Old School Restaurant on Pine Street is a local celebrity. On Saturday, he held a cooking class at his restaurant in Redding in preparation for Thanksgiving cooks looking to add a few recipes and skills. … Continue reading

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Redding area schools get locavore, fresh, healthy food

This excellent recent article in the Record Searchlight reviews the successful efforts of area schools to incorporate locally grown, fresh foods into the school menu. With so many local kids getting a significant portion of their diet from school, I … Continue reading

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38th Annual Special Needs Kids Christmas Party

The 38th Annual Special Needs Kids Christmas Party was held at the Elks Lodge again this year. Organized by the Shasta Association of REALTORS Social Committee. The event was a great success, as always. Here’s a short video offering a … Continue reading

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Institute of Technology moves to Hilltop Drive

Redding’s Institute of Technology has moved from Redcliff to Hilltop. It should be good to have the student population near the restaurants and shops in the Hilltop retail corridor. The Institute offers these programs: * Accounting* * Criminology & Emergency … Continue reading

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Cottonwood kids find a cave on Mars

Check it out! A group of kids from Evergreen School found a skylight to a Martian lava tube. A familiar geological feature to Northern California cavers, here in volcano country. Real science, but then we have high expectations of our … Continue reading

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Shasta Lake School

“Act as though it were impossible to fail. A positive attitude helps bridge the gap between ability and aspiration.” Shasta Lake School principal Helen Herd quotes Emerson at the Shasta Lake School website. Longtime residents may remember this school as … Continue reading

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