A week or so ago I noticed a headline on a science website: “Which Countries Consume the Most Antidepressants?” Beneath the headline was a photograph that showed a bowl filled with milk and multi-colored pills, along with a spoon for scooping them out.
There is no argument that Thanksgiving is a day of and for families.
On November 19, 2015, at 4:59 pm, 30 year old Charles Robert Jones of Shingletown reported his vehicle was stolen from the driveway of his residence, which is located in the 7500 Block of Arbor Drive in Shingletown.
On Saturday, November 14th, the annual Thanksgiving food drive was held in front of Reed's Market, for our local Grassroots Emergency Food Closet.
On Friday, November 20, 2015 at 3:33 pm, a Shasta County Shingletown Deputy initiated a traffic stop on William C.
As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record.
Tis the season of perpetual outrage.
…..in outer space? Apparently, an American spaceship has discovered soil on Mars very similar to the dirt in my back yard.
On Friday, November 13 several members of the Shingletown Garden Club met at the Park & Ride to discuss which part of town they wanted to give attention to first.
Sacramento – While recent rains and cooler temperatures have lowered the threat of wildfires in some areas of the State, CAL FIRE continues to have extra firefighter staffing statewide and remains at peak fire season in Central and Southern California.
SHASTA COUNTY – A news conference was held to announce the launch of a new program for Shasta County residents.
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States.
REDDING- The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans District 2, is preparing to close several of its Safety Roadside Rest Areas for the season.
SACRAMENTO — California State Parks honors the service of veterans, as well as active and reserve personnel, by offering free admission at 143 participating state parks on Veteran’s Day, November 11.
I know how I do mine: if I’m within $50.
Every so often for local elections the county registrar gives our church a call and asks that it be used as a polling place.
Another awesome Safe Trick or Treat in Town was held on Saturday, October 24 from 4 to 5:30 pm! What a wonderfully fun time! There were approximately 180 kids and teens, 125 adults and quite a few dogs! We may not have counted everybody, but we think these were close numbers.
Redding – Effective Monday, November 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 am, the burn permit suspension in Shasta and Trinity Counties will be lifted.
It’s really fun to hear and read the English language put certain words together….
Ross Anderson’s article, The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy was published at the Atlantic on October 13.
On October 29, 2015 deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office AB109 Team, which includes the Shasta County Probation Department, conducted several probation compliance checks in the Shingletown area.
Covered California is a part of the state of California and was created to help you get health coverage to protect yourself and your loved ones.
I admit to it.
This past weekend was interesting in the “may you live in interesting times” ancient curse sort of way.
It was a perfect evening for a hearty soup dinner; cool temps, warm company.
The meeting on October 7th at Black Butte Jr.
Country and Western reording artist and NBC hit series “The Voice” contestant Summer Schappell performed at Hawes Family Farm’s “Concert in the Country” event on Saturday, October 24, 2015.
Several months ago my wife learned that JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) near Pasadena was going to hold their annual open house on Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, 2015.
This is a reworked rerun of a column that I did years ago.
Bonfire for War Bonds
SHINGLETOWN – Approximately 20 wild horse weanlings and 15 wild horse yearlings in a rainbow of colors will be available for adoption on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Wild Horse Sanctuary, located near Shingletown in northern California.
A huge thank you to all the volunteers and bag stuffers that helped make this such a fun and successful 19th annual Think Pink Day celebration on October 15th.
The Shingletown Medical Center along with Owen’s Pharmacy put on a Birthday Party and Hoedown that the entire community was able to enjoy.
The PineNeedlers of Shingletown had their sixth successful quilt show on September 19th.
Pioneer family descendent Glenn Aldridge took members of the Shingletown Historical Society and guests on a verbal tour through Inwood, up Highway 44, to Dersch Meadows and Viola.
Do you have junk in your backroom closet? Clutter in the store room? Dusty objects in the rafters of the garage? No? Well, clean freak that you are! Because I’m sure 99.
What’s it like to be a writer? Much of being an author, outside of the sitting down and staring at the computer screen while words appear on it from your busy, typing fingers, is somewhat similar to what I’ve heard it’s like being in the military: hurry up and wait.
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: Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions Workshop could be a great place to learn new skills.
After sitting idle for the past 20 years or so, the fire hydrant system on the south side of Hwy 44 and around Alpine Meadows is getting another look.
The defensible space disposal program on Tuesday, September 1st and Saturday September 5th, 2015, was again a huge success.
I’m the first to admit that I‘m no spring chicken anymore but really now…do I have to be reminded of it every two seconds? Every time I turn on the TV, the commercials show ladies of a certain age (as with me) are engaged in the following activities:
•Sitting on a bleacher at a kid’s sporting event, suffering from hemorrhoids.
There is a woman in our church whom I’ve known for more than twenty years.