Shasta County Newswire

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  1. Three Shasta County's Most Wanted arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRCR

    Tara Ainsworth was arrested by Tehama County deputies in Red Bluff at 2 a.m. Friday. Ainsworth was wanted on two felony warrants for failure to appear in court.

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  2. State senate seeks raise to legal smoking ageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KRCR

    The California state senate is proposing to change the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Senate Bill 151 is the latest effort in an anti-smoking push in California. "In California the age group that has the highest smoking prevalence or use of tobacco products is ages 18 to 24," said Andrew Deckert, physician at Shasta County Public Health.

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  3. Hwy 273 closed after logging truck hits pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRCR

    A major accident closed down part of Highway 273 in Shasta County Friday morning after a logging truck hits a pedestrian. It happened around 5:30 in the morning near South Bonnyview Road in Redding.

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  4. Police: Man threatened with gun over washer-dryer set priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRCR

    Two Shasta County men are facing weapons charges after allegedly threatening a man they were trying to buy a washer-dryer set from on Chico St., City of Shasta Lake. Deputies say 25-year-old Sterling Seteroff and 34-year-old Michael Spencer got into argument with the victim over the price Thursday night.

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  5. Health officials call e-cigerettes health threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRCR

    ... a substantial drop in nicotine," Hess explained. Hess said e-cigarettes are safer than tradition cigarettes. Shasta County Public Health said there is no scientific evidence that "vaping" helps people quit smoking cigarettes. "Nicotine is a toxin, a ...

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  6. Redding police arrest Susanville murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KRCR

    Redding Police Department investigators, Shasta County Sheriff's deputies, and Susanville Police Department detectives found him at the Clear Creek Mobile Home Park in Redding around 2:40 p.m. Wilson was wanted on two outstanding warrants, both issued in Lassen County. One of the warrants charges Wilson with a single count of homicide.

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  7. Partnership revamps Tehama County welcome signRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The Red Bluff-Tehama County Chamber of Commerce along with Cal Fire and Sierra Pacific Industries partnered to replace and upgrade the county sign at the Shasta County line on I-5. The new welcome sign provides added information for visitors and guests for tourist information as well as events taking place in Red Bluff and Tehama County.

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  8. Dogs help children improve their readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KRCR

    "It's a program where children read to the dogs," said Katy Yoder, the directer of the R.E.A.D program in Shasta County. Shari Meier, a volunteer with R.E.A.D, said she has seen improvements in reading scores with a couple of kids she and her dog Miss Midnight visit.

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  9. Search for Shasta County's Most Wanted memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KRCR

    ... say they believe Brophy is still in the area and will continue looking for him. If you have seen him, call the Shasta County Sheriff's Office at (530) 245-6540.

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  10. Four 'Most Wanted' suspects arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KRCR

    Tonya Leanne Davis, 44, of Redding, was arrested Tuesday by the Shasta County Marshal's Office. Also arrested Tuesday was Robert Lloyd Tyler, 24, of Redding, by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Two free horticulture workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... t http://ceshasta.ucanr.edu/ . Sponsored by Shasta College Horticulture Department and the Master Gardeners of Shasta County.

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  12. a Vagina Monologuesa productions to benefit Girls Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Girls Incorporated of the Northern Sacramento Valley is proud to be the chosen recipient organization for two benefit performances of Eve Ensler's award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues.” The Feb. 21 and 28 performances are presented by V-Day Tehama-Shasta, a local non-profit that is part of an international mission to end violence against women and girls. The shows take place 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the State Theatre, 333 Oak St. in Red Bluff, and 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the First United Methodist Church in Redding, 1825 East St. in Redding.

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  13. Program serving girls hires Tehama County directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... County program director, according to a press release from the group. Holly Burke will continue to serve Shasta County as program director. Peterson has been a facilitator for five years. She is also an entrepreneur, yoga instructor, healer and cast ...

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  14. 43-year-old man killed while riding ATV identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KRCR

    According to the Shasta County Coroners Office, Damon Young of Redding died from injuries he sustained after being thrown from his ATV. Young was riding his 2013 Honda 450R Quad around 8:30 p.m. on Silverthorn Road, north of Redding, when he crashed his ATV, stated officials.

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  15. City council: No changes to marijuana ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KRCR

    ... to be decided at Tuesday's meeting, but Cadd wanted to see Redding's ordinance mirror the one approved by Shasta County voters last November. His reasoning had to do with issues like the odor coming from outdoor grows in the city, and problems with ...

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  16. Redding authorities apprehend inmate who fled from Glenn County work campRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Spring. Escape procedures were started, but he was not immediately located. The Redding Police Department, Shasta County Sheriff's Office, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation conducted surveillance in Redding throughout ...

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  17. Gold theft prompts safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KRCR

    Detectives with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office arrested a UPS driver, 40-year-old Kevin Peel, after they said he stole more than $200,000 worth of precious metals from packages he was supposed to deliver. Craig Friedman, owner of "Wrap N' Pack," a local mail processing store in Redding, said gold and silver cannot be insured when trying to ship.

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  18. Inmate who walked away from Glenn County work camp being soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... firefighting crew at the Valley View Conservation Camp at 3339 Road 307 near Alder Springs. He was charged in Shasta County for being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm and was committed to CDCR in October 2013, according to the press ...

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  19. CDCR searching for inmate who walked away from Glenn County work campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... firefighting crew at the Valley View Conservation Camp at 3339 Road 307 near Alder Springs. He was charged in Shasta County for being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm and was committed to CDCR in October 2013, according to the press ...

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  20. UPS driver arrested for theft of nearly $200K in gold/silverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | KRCR

    A UPS driver from Shasta County was arrested for grand theft, after hundreds of thousands of dollars in gold and silver were reported missing. The silver coins, silver bars and gold bars never reached their destination after being shipped through UPS.

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