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Recent articles by Jessica:

Here are three North State vacation ideas that let you keep your physical distance

While counties implement reopening plans, there are ways to enjoy an early summer vacation and stay at a safe physical distance. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Tehama County reports 2nd case; Anderson fireworks show canceled

As of Friday morning, a total of 33 Shasta County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. The last two didn't show any symptoms, officials said. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: What we know Monday about COVID-19 in Northern California

The number of reported COVID-19 cases is slowing down in Northern California with no new cases reported Sunday. → Read More

These North State summer camps have plans to open. Here's what you need to know

Those who organize camps for kids tentatively plan to open this summer with guidance from California. U.S. health experts to avoid spread of COVID-19. → Read More

How this wreath-maker from Weed weaves native plants, weeds into gifts for moms

It all started in the 1980s as a hobby, but it's grown into a business over the past nine years. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Plumas County to require facial coverings

As of Wednesday evening, the number of COVID-19 cases among Shasta County residents hasn't changed in eight days. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Shasta County goes a week without any new COVID-19 cases

As of Tuesday evening, the number of confirmed Shasta County coronavirus cases stood at 31 with four deaths, according to public health officials. → Read More

What you need to know before going to the animal shelter as it reopens

As North State pet rescues and shelters reopen, here are answers to questions about which vet services and adoption options are available this week. → Read More

North State food banks get creative with routines to feed growing numbers

A month into the stay-at-home order, food banks are struggling to feed an increasing number of people asking for food. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: What we know Tuesday in Shasta County

One new case of coronavirus was reported in Shasta County late Monday, bringing the count to 25. The man, in his 50s, is in isolation at home. → Read More

UPDATE: Power restored after outage hits Mt. Shasta Mall, Hilltop bluff

Residents lost power about 2:30 p.m. and at least one traffic signal wasn't working until power was restored at 4 p.m. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: What we know Monday about Shasta County COVID-19 cases in California

Three more Shasta County patients have recovered from the virus, for a total of six as of Sunday. → Read More

Thinking of starting your own garden during the stay-at-home order? Here's a guide

Make the most of your time in the garden during the stay-at-home order. Here are links to columns and stories to help you make your spring garden bloom. → Read More

Try virtual piano, painting lessons with these Redding artists while you are staying home

Two Redding teachers, one art teacher and one piano teacher, offer lessons to all levels online during the stay-at-home order. → Read More

These Redding restaurants are now taking orders, offering delivery and drive-through

Dine on meals from Redding restaurant at home. Here's a list of restaurants that offer delivery or drive-through services. → Read More

As coronavirus fears grow, what's sold out and still on the shelves at your stores?

A rundown of what items are in stock and sold out at numerous Redding stores and pharmacies. → Read More

Hat Creek Radio Observatory to listen for FRBs arriving from another galaxy every 16 days

Now that scientists know about FRBs, observatories - including the Hat Creek Radio Observatory in California - are being calibrated to listen for them. → Read More

Winning since age 2, Red Bluff archer shoots perfect score at Vegas Shoot, World Series Finals

A Red Bluff woman won two of the biggest archery competitions in the world over the weekend in Las Vegas. → Read More

A million snow geese are lunching in California's rice fields: How you can see them

More than a million snow geese return to California’s wetlands every winter. It’s a migration dating back millennia. Their arrival sends → Read More

Over a million snow geese are lunching in California's rice fields: How you can see them

Snow geese return to California wetlands. Here's why our state is so attractive to them, and the skinny on the festival that welcomes them home. → Read More