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Lakehead Strong

On a warm day in late June, a group of Lakehead residents gathered at the local fire station. It was time for the unveiling. The occasion was the culmination of three years of fundraising, which through a combination of donations and grants garnered $260,000 for major upgrades to the volunteer fire station. In 2017 the […]

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Finding Pathways

Since moving into their new facility, Hartman House, Redding’s Pathways to Housing has crossed its final hurdle to becoming a medical respite facility for the area’s homeless population. With the completion of construction this past fall, the space holds 15 beds for 10 men and 5 women, offices, a medical exam room, client resource room, […]

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The Gift of a Bear

Is there any symbol more synonymous with comfort than that of the Teddy Bear? To Janel Gesberg, the bears were always central to her vision. Her mother, Evelyn, had been suffering from ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and the night she passed away Janel knew she wanted to start a fund in her […]

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Cultivating Change at Faithworks

At Faithworks Community Coalition, creating fresh starts are part of the fabric of the Francis Court Transitional Housing Program. But the path forward isn’t always guaranteed. A little over a year ago, a single dad and his 5-year-old daughter arrived at Francis Court. The father, a veteran, had spent time experiencing homelessness and trauma while […]

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A More Colorful Red Bluff

Many artists will tell you that they see canvases everywhere. For Heather Griffin-Vine and the Tehama Creatives, that happened to be down an alley in central Red Bluff. Turn onto Antelope Boulevard off Interstate 5 and the first thing that will catch your attention is the large-scale rendering of a woman in Día de Los […]

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