Monthly Archives: November 2012

A sneak preview of A Cascade Christmas 2012

The always generous Redding Rancheria invited us to join their preview party of the annual production of A Cascade Christmas for 2012 at the Cascade Theatre. We started with a party at the Atrium, and then moved over to the … Continue reading

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200 miles of Off Road trails on 52,000 acres to ride.

Until I saw this map, I didn’t realize just how large and extensive a trail system awaits off road riders and mountain bikers in the mountains just northwest of Redding: Area Description: Just 10 miles northwest of Redding, the Chappie-Shasta … Continue reading

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Wine tasting at Cedar Crest in Manton

Shop Local Saturday sent us into the local hills looking for gifts. We found this great vineyard and winery in Manton, Cedar Crest. Kim offered us tastes of their fine local wines. Everything we tasted was excellent, but Al’s Field … Continue reading

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Last call for B ‘n E’s.

I was surprised to learn the longtime eastside bar Bert & Ernie’s concluded its 20 year run last Saturday. It always seemed to me to be “in Redding, but not of Redding.” Like a tourist bar. Reviews at Yelp are … Continue reading

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Real estate in the other Redding

Ran across this list of recent home sales in Redding. Redding Connecticut. Some fairly high priced homes there, it would appear. Perhaps our ‘sister city’ on the east coast wasn’t once named Poverty Flat. It was an interesting read. They … 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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Bright lights, big city.

Well, Shasta Lake City. The Silver Dollar beckons all with a welcoming glow. More so recently, since it gets dark so early. C’mon in. It’s Really Redding. Arright, Really Shasta Lake, but who’s to quibble?  

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Season’s first frost (almost) gets Redding gardeners picking

Got Karry Picking, anyway. We heard it might be a hard frost last night, but it wasn’t quite. Not taking any chances, Karry went out and picked what remained of the tomatoes and peppers. Fresh tomatoes in November. That’s Really … Continue reading

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Madness, Apocalypse, and bloggery

Noticed an interesting juxtaposition at the blog section of this morning. First, Doug Craig posting about the recent wake-up call represented by Hurricane Sandy. Followed by David Benda wondering which corporate chain would be open first for Black Friday, … Continue reading

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