Monthly Archives: March 2009

Trailer Joe's not scared of new competitor Trader Joe's

I checked with the staff at Trailer Joe’s down on Hwy 273 to see if they felt threatened by the upcoming opening of competitor Trader Joe’s up in Redding. There was much laughter and derision when it was pointed out … Continue reading

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Kool April Drags coming up soon

Less than a month to the Kool April Nites car show, and the drag races that accompany the big event. Bob Lidell of the Redding Dragstrip asked me to make an ad for the program, and this is it. I … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley visits the Sundial Bridge

I met these folks while out for a walk. They were at the bridge to take a photo of Flat Stanley, with our famous bridge in the background. Turns out Flat Stanley has been on a journey around the world, … Continue reading

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Sulphur Creek before and after yesterday's big rain

Seen above, Sulphur creek from the bridge on the north side of the Sundial from Friday. Seen below, the same creek yesterday, Monday, after a big storm blew through. Also seen, this Rainbow over Redding. No sign of the rumored … Continue reading

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Odd lifeform spotted on Sacramento River shoreline

I spotted this odd creature on the river last Friday. Don’t know what it is. Maybe its just grass on a stump. Maybe its a diplomatic emissary from the Galactic Empire in communication with the Sundial Bridge. You decide.

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Jon Stewart rips CNBC (and Wall Street) a new one.

How did it happen that a comedy show slices deeply to the heart of the financial system’s kleptocracy, while what passes for serious business “reporting” has become nothing more than a hollow sham? The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – … Continue reading

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Apology for yesterday’s Record Searchlight expose’

Sorry readers. Turns out my “discovery” yesterday that RS has been running and re-running the comic strip of the long dead Charles Schulz for years was not any kind of scoop at all. Several of you informed me that it … Continue reading

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Record Searchlight apparent victims of elaborate hoax

Check it out! I’m not making this up. I was lining my birdcage when I noticed this on the top of the March 1 2009 RS Comics section. It triggered a faint memory from 9 years ago, that this comic … Continue reading

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Cherrypeel lets you vote on new music

A new site for showcasing music has come to our attention. You can vote on music as you hear it. Simple enough. Seems to be mostly Indie stuff. Worth a listen, click on the logo. I still like SOMA FM … Continue reading

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