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Buy local: Support local businesses - support Shingletown

Mar 30 2015

    How many times have we told ourselves or heard these words from fellow Shingletown area residents: “I’ll go to Redding to get “it”…. 

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Supervisors approve new deputy for Shingletown

Mar 30 2015

    The number one responsibility of local government is to ensure the public’s safety - in our homes and in our businesses. 

Article by: Supervisor Les Baugh  View Article
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A view from the Ridge: Do you fit your food to any thought? Part 2

Mar 30 2015

    As promised in last week’s “View”. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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Fan Fiction

Mar 30 2015

    Fan fiction, also called fanfiction or fanfic, are stories based on the characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than by its creator. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 03-30-15

Mar 30 2015

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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April is Library Month

Mar 30 2015

    The Shingletown Library has a lot to offer the community. 

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Plants of Shingletown - 7

Mar 30 2015

    Spring is here!  The ephemeral plants of early spring are beginning to poke their heads above the ground for a brief but striking show. 

Article by: Nick Zydycrn - Upcountry Landscape  View Article
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SMC: Pre-Mother’s Day Spring Tea & Fashion Show

Mar 16 2015

    We’ll get all dressed up and have some tea!  Oh, what fun this party will be! 
    The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) will be hosting their 5th annual Pre-Mother’s Day Spring Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, April 25th from noon to 2:30 PM. 

Article by: Shingletown Medical Center  View Article
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Mar 16 2015

    St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, is an Irish holiday celebrating St. 

Article by: Patti Allison, Development Officer for Shingletown  View Article
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Gaffs with a gaff and gigs with gig

Mar 16 2015

    With ocean fishing seasons just weeks away it’s time to get your boat, motor and fishing gear in good shape. 

Article by: Frank Galusha, EasyWriter  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 3-16-15

Mar 16 2015

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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A view from the Ridge Sailor Talk: A different language

Mar 16 2015

    For most of my adult life, I was a “stink pot” sailor, which means I scorn the sissies who choose sitting under a sail with nothing more exciting than irritating a power boater. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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Cats

Mar 16 2015

    The old joke is that cats were once worshipped as gods in Egypt—and they have never forgotten. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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Plants of Shingletown -Article 6

Mar 16 2015

    In the last column we were discussing how to prepare your land for landscaping if you live in our typical mixed conifer forest. 

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Lassen OHV grant proposal available for review

Mar 16 2015

    The Lassen National Forest will once again have the opportunity to submit an application to obtain a grant from the California State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR) for consideration for funding in support of the Forest’s on-going Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) program. 

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Mr. E Bunny brings Easter Baskets to town

Mar 09 2015

    Mr. Bunny has notified the Shingletown Community Center group (S. 

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SVFD Auxiliary brings back the Fun Day Craft Faire

Mar 09 2015

    As many noticed, last year’s Family Fun Day event did not include the traditional Craft Faire in the big event. 

Article by: shingletown Volunteer Fire Department  View Article
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Wild Horse Sanctuary practices responsible herd management

Mar 09 2015

SHINGLETOWN – Managing a herd of some 300 rescued wild horses and burros on the 5,000 acres that comprise Northern California’s Wild Horse Sanctuary can be a challenging, but necessary, thing to do. 

Article by: Wild Horse Sanctuary Staff  View Article
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Forty years

Mar 09 2015

    Come the month of May, forty years will have passed since I graduated from South Dade High School in Homestead, Florida. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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A view from the Ridge: The nifty-fifties... plus, plus, plus

Mar 09 2015

    I’m thinking that a major part of our wonderful community is eligible for discounts at oil and lube establishments, senior rates at the movies ( the chipper young ticket seller could ask you to be carded, but noooo),  are in line for age defying makeup, testosterone patches, six different heartburn medicines, Depends, relaxed fit jeans. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 3-9-15

Mar 09 2015

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Shingletown man arrested

Mar 09 2015

    On February 26, 2015, at approximately 1:55 pm, deputies responded to the Cottonwood area in an attempt to locate Charles Joe Petrisevac, of Shingletown, who had a warrant for his arrest for misdemeanor battery. 

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Shingletown Council applauds Supervisor Les Baugh

Mar 09 2015

    The Shingletown Council Membership meeting received much favor from those that attended. 

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Home Fire Escape planning can make the difference between life and death

Mar 02 2015

    In two minutes you can ride an elevator to the top of the Empire State Building or make a pot of coffee. 

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Cascade Theatre hires new management team

Mar 02 2015

    Redding’s historic Cascade Theatre is happy to announce the appointment of the theater’s new management team. 

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Superfoods with Vitamin C

Mar 02 2015

    If you chug a glass of orange juice every time you start sniffling, you may be onto something. 

Article by: Patti Allison, Development Officer for Shingletow  View Article
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Dawn Over Ceres

Mar 02 2015

    On the night of January 1, 1801 Giuseppe Piazzi at the Academy of Palermo, Sicily discovered Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt lying between Mars and Jupiter, the fourth and fifth planets, respectively, in our solar system. 

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A view from the Ridge Twelve-step program: exiting a sports car

Mar 02 2015

    My daughter is the proud owner of a very low-slung and very fashionable  sporty vehicle. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 03-02-15

Mar 02 2015

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Plants of Shingletown -Article 5

Mar 02 2015

    The last few weeks we’ve discussed the more common conditions encountered when gardening and landscaping in our area. 

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Mr. E Bunny needs community help

Feb 23 2015

    The Shingletown Community Center group is gearing up to construct many Easter baskets for our resident kids and YOU can help with this important process. 

Article by: Shingleown Community Center  View Article
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Scott Valley Bank announces new President and Chief Executive Officer

Feb 23 2015

    Scott Valley Bank has announced the selection of J. 

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A view from the Ridge: I was health clubbed

Feb 23 2015

    Summer! The River! What River? Any SoCal boat owner with a penchant for camping in 100-plus heat, boat drifting, inner tubing, water skiing, pitting a souped-up Merc outboard motor (that would be De Witt’s  Kums Undun) against some “all show, no go” inboard; mention Paradise Point or Hacker’s and chances are The River would immediately be identified as The Colorado River. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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Je Suis Charlie

Feb 23 2015

    On the morning of January 7, 2015, Islamic terrorists walked into the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper with a circulation of perhaps 15,000. 

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Sheriff's Log 2-23-15

Feb 23 2015

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Taste and odor of water

Feb 23 2015

Color of water
    Drinking water should be colorless and clear from turbidity. 

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Working families eligible for tax help and cash

Feb 09 2015

SHASTA COUNTY – Hundreds of individuals and families in Shasta County work hard every day but don’t earn enough. 

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Get covered Open enrollment 2015

Feb 09 2015

Last day for enrollment  is February 15, 2015. 

Article by: Shingletown Area Resource  View Article
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Shingletown Medical Center receives community grant from Mercy Medical

Feb 09 2015

    On Monday, January 26th, the Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) was awarded a Community Grant during the January Mercy Advisory Council meeting taking place in the Mercy Medical Center Board Room. 

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The Garage

Feb 09 2015

    In 1998 my wife and I were foster parents and took in the younger brother of our now youngest daughter who was about two years old at the time. 

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A view from the Ridge - English spoken here, so hear this

Feb 09 2015

    I have a big, loud rant, and that would be about the way spoken English is being butchered and misused. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 2-09-15

Feb 09 2015

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Shingletown Council Update

Feb 09 2015

    Shingletown residents showed their support at the Shingletown Council Meeting on February 4th. 

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Plants of Shingletown -Article 3

Feb 09 2015

    Most of us above the Black Butte Road area live in the ‘Ponderosa’ zone which is dominated by mixed conifer forests. 

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The "Inwood Neighbors" want to set the record straight

Feb 09 2015

Editor's Note:  The following information is presented as a paid announcement by "The Inwood Neighbors", a group of 60 or so Inwood property owners that have banned together. 

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Corrosive water

Feb 09 2015

    This week I would like to describe you one of the problem which are typical and predominate for Shingletown area. 

Article by: Irina Hays  View Article
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What you should know, juice from concentrate

Feb 02 2015

    Concentrate juice, also known as fruit juice concentrate, contains far less water than juice that hasn‘t been concentrated. 

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Free horticulture workshop offered at Shasta College

Feb 02 2015

REDDING -  Come take part in a FREE horticulture workshop on Pruning and Grafting Fruit Trees on Sunday, February 15th from 1:00 till 3:30 pm on the Shasta College Farm, Building 4000. 

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Shingletown Medical Center-Give kids a smile day to provide free dental screening

Jan 26 2015

Shingletown Medical Center will be sponsoring their first Give Kids A Smile® event to provide children with free dental screening and fluoride varnishing on Friday, February 6th, at Black Butte Elementary and Jr. 

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A view from the Ridge Proverbs: Philosophy for nonintellectual's

Jan 26 2015

    It’s way too late for New Year’s resolutions and besides, they’d all be broken by now. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article