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Anselmo Vineyards ranch up for auction

Aug 18 2014

SHINGLETOWN - Concierge Auctions, a luxury real estate auction firm serving high-net-worth individuals worldwide, announced the September 25th auction of Anselmo Vineyards and Seven Hills Ranch, a 2,400+ acre western wonderland of beauty, award-winning wines, and flexible use opportunity as an agricultural ranch, vineyard and winery, or family homestead. 

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SVFD Auxillary: New style Fun Day

Aug 18 2014

    Saturday, August 9, brought the traditional Family Fun Day event to Shingletown, with the emphasis on family. 

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A view from the Ridge With age comes wisdom

Aug 18 2014

    I’m not all that excited about this aging process which I, along with many of my friends, seem to be caught up in. 

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GISHWHES

Aug 18 2014

    On Saturday, August 2, I received the following peculiar email:
    Hi! My name is Veronica, and I have a slight favor to ask of you. 

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Telephone Scam

Aug 18 2014

    In the beginning of August 2014, several reports were made to the Sheriff’s Office and other local area law enforcement agencies regarding a telephone scam where the suspects were posing as Sheriff’s Office employees, demanding money to clear arrest warrants for failing to appear for jury duty. 

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Shasta County West Nile Virus death state's second this year

Aug 11 2014

SHASTA COUNTY - A Central Shasta County adult is the second person in California to die with West Nile Virus (WNV) this year, Shasta County Public Health confirmed today. 

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A view from the Ridge: Caution! Living may be dangerous to your health!

Aug 11 2014

    We are bombarded from every side with bad news about what’s good for us. 

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Yes Men

Aug 11 2014

    A pet peeve is a minor annoyance that one identifies as being particularly infuriating. 

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Sheriff's Logs 8-11-14

Aug 11 2014

    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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North State Outdoor News 8-11-14

Aug 11 2014

Weather and variety saves trip to coast
    What seemed to be the “Fishing Trip from Hell” turned out to be a freezer-filling delight when those 101 things finally came together off the Humboldt Coast last month. 

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Body of Triple Homicide Suspect Shane Miller found

Aug 04 2014

    Shasta County Sheriff Coroner Tom Bosenko announced Sunday, August 3rd, that a body that was found in Humboldt County is the body of triple homicide suspect Shane Miller. 

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Sheriff's Log 8-4-14

Aug 04 2014

    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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Here there be monsters

Aug 04 2014

    Nice people will say things like, “why can’t we just all get along” or “why can’t we just live in peace?” As if the sentiment alone will fix the problem, as if people would “just wake up” and “give peace a chance. 

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A view from the Ridge Try this on for size

Aug 04 2014

    It’s high time we’ve got to take time out and rethink sizes. 

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SVFD 37th Annual Fun Day

Aug 04 2014

    Saturday, August 9th is the Shingletown Volunteer Fire Department's 37th Annual Fun Day. 

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Large buck answers cattle call: Slain

Aug 04 2014

    September 11:  Frank Darrah, returned Monday from the Dunham Cattle Camp on Cow Creek, where he spent several days riding after cattle. 

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Wild Horse Sanctuary celebrates 36 years of Rescuing wild horses and burros at Annual Open House

Aug 04 2014

    Looking for some wild summertime fun in the country?  Well, look no further than the Wild Horse Sanctuary’s annual Open House on Saturday, August 16 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 

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SMC - Healthier living workshop sessions

Aug 04 2014

    Do you want to learn skills on how to manage a chronic health condition? Do you have a loved one who is living with a chronic health condition? The Healthier Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions Workshop could be a great place to learn new skills. 

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Shasta County District Attorney's Office Part of nearly $20 Million Consumer Fraud Settlement with SYSCO Corp.

Jul 28 2014

    Sysco Corporation, the country’s largest food distribution company, and its seven California Operating Companies (OpCos) will pay a combined total of almost $20 million dollars in restitution, costs, and penalties for the OpCos’ illegal practice of holding perishable foods – for example seafood, milk, and raw meat – in unrefrigerated sheds. 

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Board of Supervisors seeking applicants

Jul 28 2014

    The Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Community Service Area (CSA) No. 

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SMC - Thank you to our Donors & Volunteers - your partnership inspires us!

Jul 28 2014

    The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) wants to thank all their donors and volunteers for their support. 

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Shingletown Historical Society making history

Jul 28 2014

    The Shingletown Historical Society, after decades of planning and fund raising by generations of dedicated people, at last has secured a building to soon become another gem (as is the Library) of our little town. 

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North State Outdoor News 7-28-14

Jul 28 2014

Silvers, shakers and keeper ocean salmon
    July 2nd was scheduled to be a normal workday, until I got the call, late Tuesday, from Matt Dallam of Northwind Charters, the happy-go-lucky skipper of his new boat, the “Fishy Business. 

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Sheriff’s log

Jul 28 2014

    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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Allegories

Jul 28 2014

    Several years ago, after listening to the condemnation of the Israelis in their ongoing conflict with the Palestinians by the UN, by politicians, by intellectuals, by columnists, by entertainers, and by religious leaders in Europe, the United States, and around the world, I decided to write an allegory. 

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Letters to the Editor 7-28-2014

Jul 28 2014

Dear Editor,
A special Thank You for a patriotic donation in helping us make The Walk of Honor a success by financing The Walk of Honor advertisement in our communities Ridge Rider Newspaper, giving everyone a chance to Honor a Veteran. 

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News from True North/Grassroots for Kids

Jul 28 2014

    Recently, Trish Vallee Fortman, Retired Program Director for True North, Inc. 

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Hot Lava Night 2014 a rousing success

Jul 28 2014

    If you missed the Shingletown Library’s Casino Night Western Adventure, you missed a really fun evening! The library grounds were transformed into an old west main street, complete with a General Store, a Bank, A Gambling Hall, a Café, and a Saloon. 

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Huge marijuana bust

Jul 21 2014

    On Wednesday, July 16, 2014 the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Investigative Team began a two day marijuana operation in the Big Bend area. 

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Sheriff's Log 7-21-14

Jul 21 2014

    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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Crisis, by R.P. Nettlehorst

Jul 21 2014

    My youngest daughter was exposed to a cocktail of drugs in-utero and was still going through withdrawals when she came to us barely five days old. 

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A view from the Ridge The First Lady

Jul 21 2014

    There are just a couple of things I would not want to be in this lifetime…or whatever I have left of one. 

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Chilly Pepper's Fundraiser

Jul 21 2014

    After years of searching for the perfect "rolling foal hospital", Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang Rescue Ranch is so very blessed to announce that we finally found the perfect vehicle. 

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Lassen Volcanic National Park now offers tents

Jul 21 2014

    Visitors to Lassen Volcanic National Park can now go tent camping without having to own, store, pack, set up or take down their own camping equipment, with the park’s new RentMyTent program. 

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North State Outdoor News 7-14-14

Jul 14 2014

First tuna taken 60-63 miles off Eureka
    ‘Tail Chaser II’, skippered by Craig Maclay and his crew, was all alone just past the 125 line last Thursday when they got a triple on albacore tuna, landed them all, and took another near the same spot after moving further offshore without any strikes. 

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Sheriff's Log 7-14-2014

Jul 14 2014

    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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Can Walmart survive?

Jul 14 2014

     This morning my wife walked into my office and vented about the automated checkout line at our local Walmart in Lancaster, California. 

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A view from the Ridge - Dog days

Jul 14 2014

    I recently did a small discourse on my cat, Clementine. 

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Warm temperatures bring water safety reminders

Jul 14 2014

    With the temperatures rising, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind you of the basic rules of water safety. 

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Top emergency personnel held a meeting in Shingletown

Jul 14 2014

    Are you prepared for a disaster? A meeting in Shingletown got the top emergency personnel together to help answer that question. 

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Library again brings great adult fun to Shingletown 2014 Hot Lava Night a Western Adventure

Jul 07 2014

    The Shingletown Library presents a Western Adventure this year at the annual Casino Night fundraiser. 

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Shingletown man arrested for murder

Jul 07 2014

    On July 1st at 2:26 am, the Shasta County Sherriff’s Office responded to the area of Pine Hollow Drive regarding a shots fired call. 

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Sheriff's Log 7-7-2014

Jul 07 2014

    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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Back to School

Jul 07 2014

    For the past two years my youngest daughter—now diagnosed with extreme ADHD and bipolar disorder, together with schizophrenia—has been on independent study. 

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A community Thank you

Jul 07 2014

    "The family of Debbie Pruett would like to thank the community for it's love and support. 

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Drought conditions in Shasta County

Jul 07 2014

    On April 25, 2014 Governor Brown issued an Executive Order to redouble state drought actions. 

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CNN airs network special on Miller Murders

Jul 07 2014

    CNN is airing a special series titled “The Hunt with John Walsh”. 

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Shingletown Library book and vendor fair a success

Jun 30 2014

    The Shingletown Library’s 20th Anniversary Book and Vendor Fair was a really fun day for all. 

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Why do we celebrate Independence Day?

Jun 30 2014

    The United States celebrates Independence Day annually on July 4. 

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Sheriff's Log 6-30-14

Jun 30 2014

    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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