SNIPPP’s Snapshots

SNIPPP (Spay & Neuter Intermountain Pets & Pet Placement) is a California non-profit animal rescue organization serving portions of Shasta, Modoc, and Lassen counties. They can be called to report lost and found pets and the group offers a number of services such as Spay/Neuter Assistance Programs and vouchers for dogs & cats, as well as rescue, adoption and re-homing […]

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Seriously injured after vicious attack, RPD SRO returns to work

REDDING — When Redding Police Officer and School Resource Officer Eva Smith responded to an April call at Shasta College to assist campus security in removing a violent subject from their campus she never could have imagined she would be seriously injured and left unable to immediately return to work. However, after spending the last several months recovering from the […]

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WVHS’s new kindness initiative blossoming into a “Rainbow in the Clouds”

HEMET — As the first day of school approached this year, West Valley High School Principal, Shannyn Cahoon, was looking for a unique way to not only welcome back its former students, but to show its incoming wave of freshman how kind, caring and supportive the school’s staff is. To Cahoon’s surprise, what began as an icebreaker for the school’s […]

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Area residents invited to join Temecula’s 18th annual 9/11 remembrance

TEMECULA — The City of Temecula has once again this year invited all area residents to join City leaders and other officials as they remember and honor those our nation lost on September 11, 2001. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: 4 arrested, drugs recovered, during Hemet search warrant Three dead after Beaumont shooting – Murder/suicide suspected Huge police response after reports […]

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City of Hemet begins LED streetlight retrofit – projected to save millions

HEMET — The City of Hemet announced they will begin LED retrofitting of over 4,200 streetlights with the months-long project scheduled to begin today, Thursday, Aug. 15. The retrofit project is expected to bring a variety of benefits to Hemet; including providing a longer lifespan for street lights, lowering regular scheduled maintenance costs, minimizing light pollution, and providing better visibility […]

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The Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company building; and the history of the telephone in Redding

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle The building at 1629 Market Street in Redding was once the official headquarters of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. According to Redding Electric Utility the building, which is located in between Yuba and Placer Streets on the east side of Market Street, is still in use to this day. This building often attracts […]

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Mt. Shasta PD seeks public’s input regarding getting a new K-9

MT. SHASTA — After losing their last K-9 after he was retired to another agency due to his age, Mt. Shasta Police Department is seeking the public’s input regarding getting another K-9 for their department. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two-vehicle Burney crash showers pedestrians with flying debris Trio arrested after Redding traffic stop leads to guns, drugs SCSO’s efforts to […]

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RSO, community reeling after death of second K-9 in 9 days

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Sheriff’s officials and dog-lovers throughout Riverside County and beyond are reeling after the death of a second Riverside County Sheriff’s K-9 in just over a week. Sheriff’s K-9 “Windy” – who was officially retired July 12, less than two weeks before she passed away – lost her battle with a long-term illness and succumbed to her illness […]

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Six arrested during RPD’s investigation of “problem house”

REDDING — Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit recently teamed up with City Code Enforcement officials to address a “problem house” they have been investigating for the past two months, Redding PD announced Aug. 1. The operation happened at a private residence in the 1000 block of Center St., Wednesday afternoon, July 31. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two injured, one airlifted, […]

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Nine arrested, many others cited, during RPD & CHP bike patrol

REDDING — Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit teamed up with CHP on bicycles to conduct a downtown enforcement operation Friday, Aug. 2. During the successful operation, officers made nine arrests and issued multiple citations, officials recently announced in a social media release. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two injured, one airlifted, after fiery Burney crash Girl, 9, dead, mother paralyzed, 2 […]

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