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City to clear overgrown vegetation along Kimball Road

RED BLUFF — The city is preparing to clear out thick brush next month in an overgrown area of Kimball Road due to the high risk of fire in the area. Red Bluff Fire Chief Ray Barber gave an informational presentation to the City Council Tuesday on the land on Kimball Road next to the city’s corporati


Red Bluff FFA competes at Arbuckle Field Day

The Red Bluff FFA Chapter took down five competitive Career Development Teams Feb. 4 to the 21st annual Arbuckle Field Day. The Best Informed Greenhand team took a test on the history of the FFA and placed 6th high team and Masie Skelton was awarded with 6th High Individual.


Public hearing set for Tuesday regarding commercial re-zone

RED BLUFF — A public hearing has been set for 11 a.m. Tuesday during the Tehama County Board of Supervisors meeting regarding combining two commercial zoning designations. The matter was previously discussed at a Feb. 7 pubic hearing at a Planning Commission meeting.


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


Missing California Woman Found Dead in Church Parking Lot

A California woman who went missing on Valentine’s Day was found dead on Feb. 20, authorities said. Brooke Harris, a 49-year-old mother-of-two, vanished on Feb. 14 in El Dorado Hills after calling her husband that morning.


100 years ago: Elks parade to be a daring adventure

The Red Bluff lodge of Elks Will hold a special meeting tomorrow night to initiate a big class of candidates. As a preliminary to this meeting the antlers will give a big street parade, the like of which has not been seen in this city since Barnum & Baily appeared here in ’63, when their drove of el


Oak tree triage, again

I didn’t think I would need to be writing another article about the damaged trees on our property so soon. Two years ago, January 2017, we had about 2 inches of wet heavy snow that took out seven live oak trees completely and broke many large limbs. This recent storm dumped around 8 inches so not on


MAGA-hat wearing teen claims California high school wouldn't permit her to wear hat

A high school student who reportedly wanted to sport her “Make America Great Again” hat at her California school this week wasn’t able to because of the dress code. Clovis North High School senior Maddie Mueller sought to wear the hat bearing President Trump’s campaign slogan on Wednesday upon the r


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


Family of ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez files $20 million wrongful death claim against Southern California city

Attorneys representing the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who police shot and killed in August 2018, filed a $20 million wrongful death claim against South Pasadena on Wednesday, alleging that officers acted negligently and unlawfully during the incident that began as a welfare check call. Autho


California prosecutors will hit legal roadblock in seeking death penalty against suspect in 1973 murder

California prosecutors have said they're weighing capital punishment for the man accused of strangling an 11-year-old girl in 1973 — but legal experts insisted Thursday that's not possible.


It’s almost time for California’s super bloom!

That sound you hear from Southern California in the coming days and weeks could be the deserts exploding in Technicolor. Desert-watchers say the Golden State is likely in for another ”super bloom” of wildflowers like the one we experienced in 2017. All the ingredients for the colorful cocktail are i


Trump administration ends talks with California on emissions, climate change

The Trump administration Thursday broke off negotiations with California over limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars, blaming state officials for failing to offer “a productive alternative” to the White House’s plans.


Roadkill could become legal to eat in California

SACRAMENTO (CNN) - A proposed California state law would make it legal for residents to road kill. That's right -- Senate Bill 395 would allow people who accidentally hit and kill wild animals on California roads to recover the edible portions.


California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.


California prisons to drop $5 fee they charge to inmates for doctor visits

Starting in March, California inmates will no longer need to make copayments when they go in for medical help. The payments are no longer necessary, as they offer “minimal fiscal benefit” and “may hinder patients from seeking care,” according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit


California lawmakers propose soda tax, banning cola at checkout areas

Lawmakers in California are aiming to curb the state’s consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages with a variety of proposed legislation announced on Wednesday. The bills, spearheaded by five state lawmakers, include measures that would require health warnings on sugary soft drinks, and proposa


Embattled California DMV gets its third director in just 32 days

The agency struggling to register licenses is also struggling to find a leader. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has gone through two directors in just over a month. The latest leadership shake-up came on Jan. 30, when acting director Kathleen Webb replaced acting director Bill Davidson,


Inmate farm aims for sustainability

RED BLUFF — When driving on Antelope Boulevard, many residents might not know of the lush farm behind Sportsman’s Lodge next to the Tehama District Fairground. This farm is another piece to Tehama County’s AB 109 program and is a place where inmates can work off prison time while learning how to gro


Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weather

LOS ANGELES — A preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather.