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Redding, California is located in Shasta County. Zip codes in Redding, CA include 96049, 96003, and 96099. The median home price in Redding is $249,900 which is roughly $143/per square foot. More Redding information.

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Wildfire Devastates Calif. Town

The most destructive fire California has seen this year rips through nearly the entire town of Weed - near Redding. The flames destoryed more than 150 homes and buildings.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

KSBW-TV

Wildfire ravages town of Weed

In just a few hours, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged 150 structures, a saw mill and a church. At times, the fire moved so fast that residents had only a few minutes to get out of the way.

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City of Belmont

Search for Missing Belmont Man Shifts to Redding Area

The investigation into the disappearance of elderly Belmont resident Paul Merrill appears to be shifting from Siskiyou County to the Redding area in Shasta County. On Wednesday, 9/10/14, based on reported sightings around the McCloud area, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office began an extensive ground and air search for missing Belmont resident Paul Merrill.

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Lassen County Times & Westwood Pine P...

State of Jefferson push lands in Susanville

The campaign to create a new state of Jefferson arrived in full force at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Susanville on Sunday, Sept. 7. A crowd of more than 125 enthusiastic residents filled the hall to hear the justification for the citizens' right to form a new state and to hear the reasons to separate from California through a process that mirrors the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

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GantDaily.com

Local Firefighters Respond to Western Fires

The National Preparative level went to a four, with five being the highest. It was decided that five more crews from the east were needed out west.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Winnemem Wintu War Dancers: Shasta Dam A "Weapon of Mass Destruction"

For the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and National Park Service, the 602 foot-high Shasta Dam on the Sacramento River north of Redding is a keystone of the Central Valley Project and a monument to engineering skill. "Shasta Dam, dwarfed only by Hoover and Grand Coulee dams when it was completed on the Sacramento River in 1945, is breathtaking not only for its great size, but for its majestic setting in the southern range of the Cascades," according to the National Park Service.

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KRCR

Boy hit by car near Mistletoe School

A 12-year-old boy was taken to hospital Monday morning after being hit by a car near Mistletoe School in Redding. The collision happened around 7:45 a.m. in a crosswalk on Mistletoe Lane.

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The Raw Story

California man killed ex-girlfriend's dog, then fed it to her, police say

A Redding, California man was arrested last week after he claimed to have murdered his ex-girlfriend's dog, cooked it, then served her a meal prepared with its meat, ABC 7 reports . According to the restraining order filed against him, the victim's Pomeranian, "Bear," went missing in early August after she had a violent argument with Ryan Watenpaugh.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KRCR

Woman in critical condition after being hit by car

Redding police said they got the call of the crash at 2:29 a.m. on the 400 block of Lake Boulevard. When police arrived to the area they found 23-year-old Arieanna Bruner lying in the roadway.

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Stuff.co.nz

Man accused of feeding dog to ex

A California man has been arrested for allegedly stealing his ex-girlfriend's pet dog, cooking it and feeding it to her, police said. Ryan Watenpaugh, 34, of Palo Cedro was arrested on Thursday and charged with counts of domestic violence, false imprisonment, stalking and cruelty to animals, according to records from the Shasta County Jail.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Mushroom harvest permits available starting Sept. 20

REDDING >> Commercial Permits for the 2014 Matsutake mushroom harvest season on the McCloud Ranger District of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest will be available Sept. 20 through Nov. 8. However, due to drought conditions in the region, the 2014 Matsutake season start and end dates may fluctuate or potentially be closed indefinitely.

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Examiner.com

Ryan Watenpaugh: Dog cooked, fed to ex-girlfriend? Dog's paws bagged, delivered

Ryan Watenpaugh, a 34-year-old California man, was arrested and accused of a heinous act of retribution against an estranged former girlfriend. Watenpaugh allegedly killed and cooked his ex-girlfriend's dog , served it to her under a ruse that it was beef, then rubbed it in her face with a deplorable text asking her how her missing pet tasted.

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WGY-AM Albany

Man Allegedly Cooked Ex's Dog, Served It to Her as Meal

In one of the more demented breakup stories in a while, a man in Redding, Calif., is accused of killing, cooking, and serving his ex-girlfriend's dog to her and then telling her about it after the fact, reports the Sacramento Bee. Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh denies cooking the dog but admits leaving its paws on the woman's porch in a small bag.

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Red Bluff Daily News

Death notices: Sept. 13, 2014

Nichols: Shirley Bell Nichols, 77, of Red Bluff died Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Mercy Medical Center in Redding.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KKTV

Man Accused of Feeding Girlfriend Her Own Dog

An unseasonably cold day can be expected in the wake of last night's cold front. Temps will only manage the 40s and low 50s later this afternoon, some 30 degrees below normal! As odd is it may seem given the time of year, you'll need the winter jacket today.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Seeds: Quilters piece together tribute to State Parks

Inspired by their favorite state parks, quilters throughout California pieced together a fitting tribute to a milestone anniversary. And now the public is invited to two parties to celebrate – including one Saturday.

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The Willits News

California drought:Dams part of drought relief bond package

How much money drought -stricken California should spend to build new dams was a big part of the debate over the bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month to put a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot. Republicans and Central Valley Democrats who pushed hardest for new reservoirs highlighted the fact that California built many of the world's most ambitious dam projects during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, but a large state- or federally-funded reservoir hasn't been built in 35 years.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Shasta County man accused of cooking, serving up estranged girlfriend's dog

Redding police have arrested a man accused of killing and cooking his estranged girlfriend's dog and serving the animal to her in a meal. The suspect, Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh of Palo Cedro, denied killing or cooking the victim's missing Pomeranian.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Going Home

I'm sitting looking at the ocean. Not the wrong ocean, just the "other" one, the one I'm not used to.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California teen to face charge in rat poison death

Prosecutors say a 14-year-old Northern California boy will face criminal charges in the death of another teen who snorted rat poison that he believed was cocaine. Shasta County prosecutors tell the Record Searchlight of Redding the 14-year-old supplied the rat poison, but did not intend to harm the 16-year-old boy who died.

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