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Cops on Campus: Redding resource officers first day on campus

REDDING, Calif. — Wednesday was the first day of school for students in Shasta County but they're not the only ones stepping onto campus for the first time. The Redding Police Department introduced new School Resource Officers. School Resource Officers partner with our community schools to provide school safety and promote collaboration with the police department and our local schools.

Shasta County Board of Supervisors appoints new public works director

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Shasta County Board of Supervisors appointed Al Cathey to be the county's next public works director on Tuesday. Cathey holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and has worked with the City of San Jose and the County of Humboldt, the County of Shasta said on Wednesday.

25-year-old dies in Highway 299 crash near Fall River Mills

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - A 25-year-old woman from Montgomery Creek died in a crash on Highway 299 near the Fall River Mills community on Saturday, according to the CHP. The CHP said the woman was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt on Highway 299 around 5 a.m. when she crossed over double yellow lines and crashed into a big rig.

Fire near Lakehead in Shasta County burns 2 acres

LAKEHEAD, Calif. 8:37 A.M. UPDATE - Firefighters are working to put out a wildfire that broke out early Tuesday in Shasta County. The U.S. Forest Service said the fire has burned two acres and crews have been able to lay a hose around the fire. Multiple resources are at the scene.

Shasta supervisors back Sheriff Johnson's plan to build new jail away from downtown

Shasta County supervisors agree with Sheriff Michael Johnson’s vision of building a new jail and rehabilitation campus outside of downtown Redding. After hearing a presentation from assistant County Executive Officer Eric Magrini on options for a new jail, including expanding the current one downtown, supervisors unanimously backed the sheriff at Tuesday’s board meeting. ...

Storm Tracker Forecast: Dangerous heat & impacted air quality ahead

Dress in light layers, pack extra water, and plan ahead to stay indoors as you get ready to take on your Tuesday. Dangerous heat is on the way to northern California today, and we'll have very impacted air quality as wildfire smoke from the 6 Rivers Complex continues to settle into our region. High pressure to our east will continue to build west and that will drive our hotter temperatures over the next several days. Low pressure to our south is projected to draw enough monsoonal moisture north to bring the potential for Sierra thunderstorms late this afternoon through this evening. The threat of thunderstorms will be a concern for our fire danger, as they leave us with the potential for lightning sparks fires and locally gusty winds. Skies are clear of clouds over northern California to start your Tuesday, but we have a lot of patchy smoke and haze overhead early today. Hazy conditions are expected for most of our region, and air quality is very impacted. Big air quality impacts are being observed this morning. Very Unhealthy to bordering on hazardous in Trinity and Shasta Counties. Unhealthy in most of the valley. Smoke may limit daytime heating, but how much of an impact remains to be seen. Temperatures are starting out in the 60's to 70's in the valley and foothills, while our mountain zones have dipped into the 40's to 50's overnight. Winds are out of the northeast to 10mph early today, but will shift to become out of the south this afternoon. Gusts up into the 15 to 20mph range will be possible, and humidity will dip into the single digits to teens today. The dry and hotter conditions are big concerns for our fire danger, but the modest winds will keep our fire danger in the moderate range today. Temperatures will end up several degrees hotter today, and Heat Advisories are set to go into effect for a large portion of our region. Heat Advisories go into effect in the valley, foothills, Trinity County, Siskiyou County, and Modoc County at 11am Tuesday. They will remain in effect through Wednesday evening in Trinity and Modoc. Through Thursday evening in Siskiyou. Through Friday evening in the valley and foothills. High temperatures are projected to climb into the 104 to 111 degree range in the valley, and upper 80's to lower triple digits in our foothill and mountain areas Tuesday afternoon.

How Northstate schools are increasing safety this upcoming school year

SHASTA CO, Calif. — — School safety became front of mind across the country following the Uvalde shooting where 19 children and two teachers were killed. Shasta County School District has been working to increase its security in the time since. Associate superintendent Mike Freeman said they are looking at perimeter safety and will also be doing vulnerability assessment training in the fall.

Could 3D-printed homes solve California's housing crisis? | To The Point

CALIFORNIA, USA — California’s housing crisis involves everything from the affordability and availability of homes to homelessness, and there’s not one, simple solution. However, two Northern California companies are trying to shake things up in the construction industry. Instead of conventional, “stick-built” homes, they are using a 3D printer, something they think will make a big difference in the future.

A call for teachers as local schools deal with staffing shortages

SHASTA CO, Calif. — — School starts for many students this week but a teacher shortage is being seen across the nation and here locally in Shasta County. Shasta County Associate Superintendent Mike Freeman said they, along with many other local schools, are dealing with staffing shortages coming into the school year.

BREAKING: Plumbing truck catches fire on Highway 273 in Anderson

ANDERSON, Calif. — BREAKING, AUG. 17, 6:38 PM:. Firefighters are currently at the scene of a vehicle fire on Highway 273 near Ox Yoke Road in Anderson. Shasta County CAL FIRE officials said their crews are assisting the Anderson Fire Department with this fire. The southbound lanes on Highway...

Man shot, killed in Shasta County domestic violence incident

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - A man who deputies said was mentally and physically abusing a woman died in a shooting on Sunday evening in Shasta County, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they responded to a home on Gas Point Road at about 9:45 p.m. for...