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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. 

Article by: CalFire  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Cascade Theatre  View Article
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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. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Staff  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Nick Zydycrn  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Scott Valley Bank  View Article
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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. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Staff  View Article
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Taste and odor of water

Feb 23 2015

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

Article by: Irina Hays  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Shasta County  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Shingletown Medical Center  View Article
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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. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Staff  View Article
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Shingletown Council Update

Feb 09 2015

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

Article by: Shingletown Council  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Nick Zydycrn  View Article
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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. 

Article by: The Inwood Neighbors  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Staff  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Shasta College  View Article
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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. 

Article by: Shingletown Medical Center  View Article
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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
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And so the Revolution

Jan 26 2015

    The first American launch of 2015—of a Falcon 9-R carrying a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station—was scheduled for 6:20 AM on January 6. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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Shasta County amended smoking ordinance: Amended law protects community from exposure to secondhand

Jan 26 2015

SHASTA COUNTY – Shasta County’s revised smoking ordinance went into effect January 16, 2015. 

Article by: Shasta County  View Article
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Plants of Shingletown Article 1

Jan 26 2015

Nick has lived in Shingletown for the past 25 years. 

Article by: Nick Zydycrn  View Article
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How important is well maintenance?

Jan 26 2015

    My name is Irina Hays; I am resident of Viola and the President/ CEO of Air and Water Dynamics Inc. 

Article by: Irina Hays  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 1-26-15

Jan 26 2015

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

Article by: Staff  View Article
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PG&E planting trees on behalf of customers who ditch paper bills

Jan 19 2015

San Francisco - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced a partnership today with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to plant a new tree in the wildfire-stricken Los Padres National Forest on behalf of every customer who enrolls in paperless billing over the next several weeks, through February 26. 

Article by: PG&E  View Article
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A new vision for Shingletown

Jan 19 2015

    We now have something wonderful going on in Shingletown and it is called the Shingletown Council. 

Article by: Shingletown Council  View Article
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Special wishes answered from the Wish Tree

Jan 19 2015

    Once again, Shingletown residents opened their hearts in answering the Christmas wishes and dreams which had been placed on the “Wish Tree”, sponsored by SCC and the Ridge Rider News. 

Article by: Staff  View Article
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A view from the Ridge Dissa and Data 1-2015

Jan 19 2015

    I’m going to take a more serious tone this week and get a couple of things off my mind so I can put them aside and get some sleep at night instead of my  brains doing a “let’s keep the old lady awake…. 

Article by: Vera De Witt  View Article
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AARP Smart Driver Schedule

Jan 19 2015

    Based on the results of a two-year research study, the course has been adjusted to include a focus on areas where older drivers could benefit from additional training. 

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Mental Health

Jan 19 2015

    In Samuel Butler’s satire, Erewhon, published in 1872, he presented a society where criminals were treated as if they were ill, while the ill were treated as criminals. 

Article by: R.P. Nettelhorst  View Article
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Sheriff's Log 1-19-15

Jan 19 2015

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

Article by: Staff  View Article
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Jack Polan remembered

Dec 15 2014

    December 9, 2014 marked the one year anniversary of when a local “larger than life” man’s life was cut short due to colon cancer. 

Article by: Eric Robanske  View Article