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Elizabeth Smart to speak at Season of Change Banquet

Sep 08 2014

Redding - Elizabeth Smart, a nationally renowned speaker and activist who was the victim of one of the most widely followed child abduction cases in U. 

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SMC - A Summer Fair 2014

Sep 08 2014

    The Shingletown Medical Center along with sponsorships from Shasta Regional Medical Center, KRCR & KCVU and Tim Riley & Associates invite you to a FREE fun filled day for the whole family. 

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Two arrested in Marijuana bust

Sep 08 2014

    On September 4, 2014, Agents with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Investigative Team, United States Forest Service and California Department of Fish and Wildlife Marijuana Enforcement Team conducted a second operation near North Fork of Digger Creek in south eastern Shasta County regarding illegal marijuana cultivation taking place on United States Forest Service property. 

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Shingletown Historical Society Takes you back in time

Sep 08 2014

LOST FOR THREE DAYS AND NIGHTS

SHASTA POWER COMPANY MAN LOST HIMSELF AT HEAD OF BATTLE CREEK

July 16, 1903:  A new employee of the Shasta Power Company, whose name cannot be learned, was lost from Friday morning until Monday morning and came near perishing from hunger and cold. 

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A view from the Ridge Dieting: The Fat of the Land

Sep 08 2014

    Browse through any media release, whether it be magazine, newspaper or late-night paid program, and nine times out of ten you’ll discover a new, improved, easy, foolproof, delicious way to lose weight and still eat all you want of any food that tastes good. 

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Life happened

Sep 08 2014

    John Lennon, of Beatles fame, is quoted as saying “Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. 

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Sheriff's Logs 9-8-14

Sep 08 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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California Whooping Cough epidemic continues

Sep 08 2014

SACRAMENTO – The number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the state continues to climb, Dr. 

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In the spotlight: Cedar Crest Vineyards & Winery

Sep 01 2014

    Cedar Crest Vineyards & Winery is located in the foothills near Lassen Volcanic National Park in Manton, California. 

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Bunco Games at the fire station

Sep 01 2014

    Once again, the SVFD Auxiliary is providing the fun of a Bunco party for the community. 

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Medical Center: California Health+ Center

Sep 01 2014

    You may have noticed that the Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) has a new exciting logo highlighting that it is now a CaliforniaHealth+ center. 

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Why your kid shouldn't be guzzling 'energy' drinks

Sep 01 2014

    Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study. 

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Back In Time: Shingletown Historical Society

Sep 01 2014

RANGE RIDING FOR BEEF COMES TO END

OWING TO SCARCITY OF CATTLE,  FEED MORE ABUNDANT AND LUXURIANT THEN EVER

August 14, 1913:  John Schuler, Walter Armstrong, Hugh Addington, Johnnie Thatcher, Dean Null and D. 

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A view from the Ridge Important life lessons (Or how to avoid embarrassing yourself)

Sep 01 2014

    One of the things I feel compelled to do is help my fellow Shingletowners (and I’m hoping this will count towards my hours of community service) by passing on the important and valuable life lessons that I’ve learned the hard way. 

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Sleep

Sep 01 2014

    Sleep.  I never seem to get enough of it. 

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Sheriff's Log 9-1-14

Sep 01 2014

8/12

Joda Rd/Pegnan Rd. 

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In the spotlight: Serendipity Farms

Aug 25 2014

    Serendipity Farms, located at 6315 Park Ridge Drive in Anderson, is a farm with a lot of variety for everyone! Tammi Miller, the owner, went into detail about the variety of produce they offer and how it works. 

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Announcement from Shasta County Treasurer-Tax Collector

Aug 25 2014

    The delinquent date for the UNSECURED PERSONAL PROPERTY (typically boats, summer homes, mining claims, and businesses) taxes for the 2014-2015 fiscal year is August 31, 2014. 

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Low-water recreation updates for Shasta Lake

Aug 25 2014

REDDING - Shasta Lake is experiencing a near-historic low-water year following extreme drought conditions for the State of California. 

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A view from the Ridge Dissa and Data 2014

Aug 25 2014

    If nothing else, life, on The Ridge certainly offers interesting events, often in one’s back yard…. 

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Lawsuit

Aug 25 2014

    One of the unfortunate realities of life is that you can be sued for anything. 

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Shasta College saves property owners over $2 million

Aug 25 2014

REDDING – On August 14, 2014, the Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (“District”) successfully closed on a financing (“2014 Refunding Bonds”) that refinanced $19,380,000 of the general obligation bonds that voters approved in 2002 to finance the construction and modernization of the District’s facilities. 

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Air Quality Management District Hearing Board

Aug 25 2014

    The Air Pollution Control Board is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT HEARING BOARD to fill an Engineer vacancy. 

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The Helper

Aug 25 2014

    This morning I was reading my Bible; I love to start my day that way. 

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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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