Monthly Archives: November 2009

Big!Lots black Saturday

People were lined up this morning to get into Big!Lots in Redding on Saturday, a day after Black Friday sales. Anybody know why? I’m trying to guess, but coming up blank on that idea.

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Hilltop Drive night view

Took some night shots of the palm trees on Hilltop with their new lights: I was partly inspired to try this by the beautiful night photos of Las Vegas seen HERE.

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Beermaking 101

I went to Redding new Brewstore across the street from the library, and bought supplies to make an India Pale Ale. A News Cafe has agreed to run my beermaking story on their website HERE. You can follow along in … Continue reading

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Fall colors

It’s been a mild Fall, and sometimes the best colors seem to come from a rapid cold snap. Still, these Redding Fall colors look just fine.

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My favorite veteran on Veteran’s Day

Seen above is my dad on October 18 1950 with the motor pool of his company, the 14th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squad. They are in Japan prior to deploying to Korea for bomb disposal duty as part of the US … Continue reading

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November Voter publishes podcasts

Erin and I worked on the November issue of The Voter last night. We added an innovation to the online article about the State Senate 4th District candidates. We included the Podcasts of the 2 Republican candidate talks recorded at … 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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Amusing signs on Hilltop Drive

We like amusing signs here at Really Redding. This one’s on Hilltop. That works out to only $37 each for most of you. Meanwhile, the nearby Herb Specialists shop looks certain to be another marijuana collective. Especially in our town, … Continue reading

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How we make law in California – in parking lots

We make decisions about law and governance in Redding’s supermarket parking lots. Our initiative process puts power directly in the hands of the people – people shopping – and goes around the legislators we pay to get this stuff right. … Continue reading

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Fresh strawberries in November ~ the fruits of global warming?

Maybe it’s global warming, maybe it’s just ordinary. Don’t know, but in Redding you can buy locally grown organic strawberries in November. A month when other states are shoveling snow and such. I’m sure those places have their charms, but … Continue reading

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