Monthly Archives: October 2014

Jefferson Public Radio

We have a few radio stations in Redding. Most are un-listenable, at best. One that I like a lot is JPR for their Rhythm and News programming. In Redding, you can listen at FM 89.7. They have a good signal … Continue reading

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Redding is getting warmer

But don’t take my word for it. Climate change is pure physics. The atmosphere doesn’t care what you think or believe. It simply reacts to physics.

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Antlers Bridge replacement in Lakehead is a colossal structure

I don’t think these photos quite capture the scale of this mammoth construction project began in 2009, and located about 20 miles north of Redding. I don’t think I’ve ever come across a construction project this big before, hence why … Continue reading

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Deer can read

At least these seem able. There were more than a dozen behind the No Hunting sign. Fall, a season where literacy can be very handy.

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Railroad Park Resort near Castella

Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience? A scenic drive 50 miles north of Redding gets you to the Railroad Park Resort, where you can dine in a boxcar. The lovely Karry checks the menu. We imagine the scenery rolling by … Continue reading

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New building to replace the Greyhound Station in Redding

Here’s a glimpse of the planned building now under construction at the site of the iconic-but-now-razed Greyhound Station that occupied the corner of Pine and Butte in Redding. Click to slightly expand. We have a long history of tearing down … Continue reading

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East Valley Times a source for Palo Cedro area news

After featuring The Anderson Standard local news portal a couple days ago, it makes sense to post about The East Valley Times. Based in Palo Cedro, they cover smaller northstate communities east of Redding like Millville, Whitmore, Bella Vista, Jones … Continue reading

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Redding’s Al Johanson passes away at 91

I recently read that Alger “Al” Johanson has passed away at 91. He gave me my first full time job in Redding in 1974, and became something of a pivotal figure for me as a young man. I see currently, … Continue reading

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Clearie’s Restaurant & Lounge in Redding

Clearie’s Restaurant & Lounge occupies a special place in the literal and figurative heart of Redding. The site on Eureka Way and Market was once home to The Shack, a popular blue collar diner that was something of an institution on … Continue reading

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Think Pink promotional effort underway today

Get ’em while they’re hot (pink)! This year the Think Pink bags are reusable grocery bags, a nice touch. The lovely Karry and her friends helped fill the bags. Available now at MD Imaging on Court Street. Mind the traffic…

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