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Dozens of arrests in Whiskeytown over past week

Whiskeytown Law Enforcement was busy this last week, with over a dozen reported arrests on park grounds. The arrests occurred for a variety of reasons, including child endangerment, driving under the influence, public intoxication, evading a peace officer, vandalism, burglary, domestic violence, and methamphetamine possession. On top of this, Rangers...
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Drive-by car show in Red Bluff honors memory of 16-year-old Camp Fire Survivor

RED BLUFF, Calif. — On Tuesday afternoon in Red Bluff, a drive-by car show was organized to honor a 16-year-old Camp Fire survivor who recently passed away. Chance Johnson died on June 24 after battling several health complications, including kidney failure and heart problems. Chance, or "Chancie" as his family called him, loved hot wheels and collecting toy cars. According to his family, there wasn’t a day Chance wasn’t in pain. In spite of that, the young man was always happy and always helpful.
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City of Redding could approve location for micro shelters next month

REDDING, Calif. - The City of Redding recently purchased 17 micro shelters for homeless people and could soon have a place to put them. The city could be adding 12-15 micro shelters in the back of the Redding Area Bus Authority (RABA) to house some of the homeless for 10 months.

LOCAL EVENTS: Northstate Fourth of July Celebrations

NORTHSTATE, Calif. — Independence Day is just around the corner! That means barbecues, parades, fireworks and jubilant celebrations will be taking place all across the Northstate. See what events your local community has planned for the holiday:. REDDING — FREEDOM FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS. Redding's Fourth of July celebration...

Redding Major Injury Motorcycle Accident

Collision Reported on State Route 44 Between Semi and Motorcyclists. A major injury was reported at Old Station east of Redding on June 26 in a collision involving two motorcycles and a tractor-trailer. The crash happened just south of Old Station along State Route 44 at about 4:10 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) report said that the individual who called in the accident was in the big rig.

Redding man arrested following probation search at residence

REDDING, Calif. - Redding Police arrest man after drugs, a .22 caliber rifle, and a large amount of ammunition found during probation search. On Tuesday, officers of the Redding Police Department's Bike Team were conducting patrols in downtown Redding and the adjacent areas. During their patrol, the Bike Team developed information regarding a suspect who was believed to be involved in illegal narcotics activity around the downtown area.

Redding police arrest felon after probation search reveals narcotics, rifle

REDDING, Calif. — Police arrested convicted felon Lonnie Booker, 50, of Redding, on Tuesday, after a probation search revealed meth, ammunition, and a rifle. While the RPD Bike Team was patrolling the downtown area, they said they developed information about Booker being involved in illegal narcotics activity. They relayed the information back to nearby patrol officers who found Booker and began searching him.

Pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle in Shasta County

REDDING, Calif. - A man was killed early Tuesday morning after being hit by a vehicle in the Happy Valley area southwest of Redding. The collision happened just before 5 a.m. on Canyon Road just east of China Gulch Road. Officers said the pedestrian was walking or running in the...

Ruby Joe Woods Thomas

Ruby Joe Woods Thomas, age 75, native of Redding, CA, and resident of Bon Wier, TX, transitioned on June 22, 2022. Funeral Services will be Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greater Old Field C.O.G.I.C., 3529 FM 4065 at 1416 in Bon Wier. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Biloxi Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.

Police: Man found passed out behind the wheel at busy Redding intersection

REDDING, Calif. - A man was arrested for impaired driving in Redding after police said they found him passed out behind the wheel in the middle of an intersection early Monday morning. Police arrested 36-year-old Ricardo Cuevas Esquivel of Anderson around 1:30 a.m. Monday. A witness reported a driver passed...

"Long Island Medium" Theresa Caputo is coming to Redding

REDDING, Calif. — Therese Caputo, star of the hit TLC show "Long Island Medium", is coming to the Redding Civic Auditorium for a one-night special event. Caputo will be sharing personal stories, explaining how her gift works, and delivering healing messages to audience members. The show will take place...

"They really saved my life," Supervisors approve renewal of Shasta Day Reporting Center

REDDING, Calif. — Lives are being changed in downtown Redding for the better. It's happening at the "Day Reporting Center" (DRC). Shasta County Supervisors just approved a one-year, $900 thousand renewal with "GEO Reentry Services" to help an average of 75 participants at a time move from criminal behavior to productive lives. Some of them come here voluntarily, some are referred by county probation; some are given a choice: here or prison.

Historic building in Red Bluff gets new life

RED BLUFF, Calif. — A historic building in Red Bluff is getting new life. The Kraft building on Jefferson Street was the first public library in Tehama County, originally opening in 1909. In just a few weeks, after a slight remodel, it will become a featured event destination. The...

Two firefighters suffer heat injuries after fire razes home near O'Brien

OBRIEN — At 2:15 pm on June 27, fire crews from several agencies responded to a house fire on the 3200 block of Highway 199 just north of O'Brien. Rural Metro Fire - Josephine County, Illinois Valley Fire District, Oregon Department of Forestry, American Medical Response, Grants Pass Fire Rescue and PP&L were at the scene.

Manton after-school program gets chance at expansion

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. — The Manton After-School Program will be getting a boost thanks to the Tehama County Major Crimes Board. Tehama County District Attorney Matthew Rogers announced on Tuesday the Manton Education Council will receive a $48,768 grant from the county's Anti-Gang/Anti-Drug Board. The money will be used to expand the after-school program for the campus from two days per week to five days per week. The program currently serves around 35 students and provides them with extra classes and nutritious meals before they get picked up by a parent later in the afternoon.

Pedestrian killed in collision with driver near Redding early Tuesday

REDDING, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a vehicle and pedestrian collision that left one person dead Tuesday morning near Redding. Police said the man, whose identity has yet to be released, was walking on the roadway of Canyon Road, and walked into the path of a vehicle driving westbound.

Waiting for wildfire: private helicopter company on standby in Redding

REDDING, Calif. — A private helicopter crew has been standing by at Redding's Benton Airpark for the last few weeks, prepared to be sent to a major wildfire. The Sikorsky Sky Crane just returned from its most recent mission: the Ridge Fire in Siskiyou County. Helicopter Transport Services' company...

Woman arrested for DUI after police said she rammed a patrol car

REDDING, Calif. - A woman was arrested for driving under the influence after Redding police said she rammed a patrol vehicle. Ashley Guthrie, 34, was arrested for evading, assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a peace officer, impaired driving, and resisting arrest. The incident started just after midnight, early...