Free Anza community meeting to address “Living with Lions”

ANZA — Area residents are being invited to join the Mountain Lion Foundation’s Conservation Specialist Korinna Domingo later this month to learn more about issues related to living in close proximity with mountain lions. The free community meeting is scheduled to be held Jan. 18, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Anza Community Hall, located at 56630 SR-371, in […]

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The Quartz Water Fountain on Yuba Street

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle: Shasta Historical Society Above: this postcard image was taken between the years 1904 and 1915, it shows a person looking at the quartz water fountain which was on the corner of the Carnegie Library building at 1527 Yuba Street. The Lorenz hotel is near it. From the collection of Jeremy Tuggle.  In 1904, a […]

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Masons supply Christmas cheer, food boxes, to 400 area families

Four hundred families throughout the Hemet, San Jacinto, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, and Fallbrook areas had their Christmas’ brightened this year when they received holiday meal boxes from three area Masonic Lodges. The boxes given to each of the families contained everything necessary for a memorable holiday meal; including meats such as turkey, ground beef, chicken breasts, sausage, bacon, canned meat, […]

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Redding’s Christmas Tree: A Local Tradition Since 1919

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle – Shasta Historical Society A crowd gathers to attend the lighting of the Redding Christmas tree in 1933. The tree is topped with a neon star. Courtesy of Shasta Historical Society. This holiday favorite was originated in 1919 by the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), who cut the first evergreen to be placed […]

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Community invited to 38th Annual Redding Lighted Christmas Parade

REDDING — The 38th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be held in the downtown area of Redding on Saturday, Dec. 7. The parade is scheduled to begin at 6 pm and is expected to conclude at 9 pm. The theme for this year’s event is Hometown Holidays, which was suggested by theme contest winner and $100 prize recipient Lynn Belvins,  […]

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6th annual “Ignite Opportunity” event introduces students to STEM career fields

SHASTA COUNTY — For the second year, Shasta County Coroner’s Office sent a team to the Shasta County Office of Education’s STEM Career Fair at Shasta Fairgrounds to meet with high school freshman from all over Northern California and introduce them to the highly specialized STEM career fields. Originally founded by SCOE and the North State STEM Career Day Committee […]

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Perris’ first dog park to open after City receives $25,000 grant

PERRIS — The City of Perris will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the new PetSafe® Paws Dog Park on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The three-acre dog park was made possible through the PetSafe® Bark for Your Park™ program, which provides funding to create safe, off-leash dog parks nationwide. Since 2011, PetSafe® brand has donated over $1.6 million […]

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Local artists Roth & Watson featured at Banning Art Gallery

The Banning Art Gallery is proudly exhibiting art work by local artists Don Roth and Cindy Watson as featured artists from Nov. 3 through Dec. 6. The public has been invited to a reception to personally meet the artists and hear them talk about their works, scheduled for Nov. 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the gallery. LEADING THE […]

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Community invited to Perris Valley Historical Museum’s “Bazaar @ the Perris Depot” – Nov. 9

PERRIS — If you cherish real antiques or hard to find collectibles and are still looking for potential Christmas gifts – whether for family, friends, or yourself – then this weekend’s return of Perris Valley Historical Museum’s Bazaar @ the Perris Depot is the place you will want to be this Saturday, Nov. 9. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Wanted […]

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Bella Vista: A lumber town

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle: Shasta Historical Society The original carpenters behind the famous Shasta Lumber Company’s flume (also known as the Terry lumber flume) were Orison D. Morse and his siblings who completed the first five miles of lumber flume in 1886 before Morse sold the lumber flume to Holbrook and Phillips. Later, these gentlemen sold out to […]

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