SR-299 backup reported after minor JP wreck between car and hay truck

JOHNSON PARK — CHP and other emergency personnel have just arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle, non-injury accident between a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer semi-truck pulling a load of hay, a CHP incident log has indicated. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: City of Shasta Lake probation compliance check nets 5 Suspect unknown after bodies of two transients found at […]

Read more

CHP investigating hit and run after car sparks Burney vegetation fire

BURNEY — Authorities are searching for a driver who may have left the scene of a vehicle accident that sparked a car fire earlier this evening, Friday, Sept. 7. The vehicle blaze quickly spread to nearby vegetation, according to a CHP incident log. The single vehicle accident happened in the area of Jack Rabbit Flat and SR-299. The highway, normally […]

Read more

Unoccupied Burney home that burned last April burns again

BURNEY — Officials are investigating a suspicious residential structure fire that erupted yesterday at an abandoned Burney home less than half mile from Burney’s Fire Station 17. The home, at 36764 Woods Ave, near Oak St. and behind Pit River Mini Mart, previously caught fire and burned in mid-April. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Road rage may have led to Oak […]

Read more

Road rage may have led to Oak Run head-on crash, jack-knifed big-rig

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 6, 5:43 p.m., With additional details and information UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 6, 1:25 p.m., With lane closures updated See original story below. OAK RUN —  Officials updated shortly before 1:20 p.m. that both directions of travel on SR-299 were re-opened and the victims had been transported from the scene and were headed to Mercy Medical Center in […]

Read more

Officials at scene of fiery, solo-vehicle rollover near Big Valley Summit

BIG VALLEY SUMMIT — Emergency personnel are at the scene of a fiery, single-vehicle accident involving a pickup truck that overturned between McArthur and Nubieber earlier this evening. The crash happened on SR-299, near Big Valley Summit, according to a CHP incident log. CHP and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene at 7:14 p.m., after receiving reports of an […]

Read more

FRRCD tours McArthur Swamp, discusses infrastructure changes & other ongoing projects

Fall River Resource Conservation District Board and Staff members recently joined Range Manager Julie Allen as they toured some of the pastures at McArthur Swamp with the goal of observing first hand the condition of the land’s infrastructure as part of their ongoing conservation efforts for the area. At RCD’s monthly board meeting after the tour, the environmental conservation organization […]

Read more

Small flowers in downtown Burney, once stolen but now replaced, bring back big sense of pride

BURNEY — When someone stole all the flowers off the back of a wagon in downtown Burney earlier this year the entire community seemed to notice, with many area residents decrying the increase of thefts and vandalism in the small mountain community of just 3,200 residents. Sadly, the beautiful, donated wagon – which sits at the corner of Main and […]

Read more

UPDATE: MONTGOMERY CREEK: Redding man killed in Hwy 299 head-on wreck ID’d

UPDATED: Saturday, Sept. 1, 3:30 p.m. See original story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK — Family members and friends of a Redding man who died in a head-on collision on Highway 299, Thursday morning, Aug. 30, have identified the victim killed in the wreck as Chris Liso. Liso was president of Liso Pest Control and he was driving one of his company’s […]

Read more

All invited to enjoy Burney Elementary’s Back to School Night and Taco Dinner – Tuesday, Aug. 28

BURNEY — Area residents are being invited to join students, parents, and school administrators, at Burney Elementary’s upcoming Back to School Night and Taco Dinner. The taco dinner, which is being hosted by 6th grade teacher, Jenny Boyd Arseneau, is Tuesday evening, Aug. 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Prices are $5 for a taco plate and $1 for drinks, […]

Read more

UPDATE: Excessive speed, intoxication, suspected in fatal McArthur rollover

Writer’s note: A previous version of this report used information gathered from CHP-Redding’s online incident log; which in turn had used appended information gathered from CHP-Susanville’s incident log. CHP later confirmed several time discrepancies caused by delays in information appended from one CHP log to the other. I apologize for any confusion caused by the earlier report and the time […]

Read more
1 2 3 5