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4 min ago | City of Belmont
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.
6 hrs ago | Lassen County Times & Westwood Pine P...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California is threatening more than 100 homes, at least some of which are under mandatory evacuation orders. The fire about 15 miles northeast of Redding in Shasta County had burned through nearly 2 square miles of grass, brush and oak timber as of Thursday morning, a day after it began.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:46 pm
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