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NorCal Catholic Hospital To Allow Tubal Ligation After Lawsuit Threat

A threat of a lawsuit has led to an about-face by a Catholic-affiliated hospital in Northern California which had refused to perform a sterilization procedure on a woman as requested by her doctor, citing religious principles.

08/25/2015

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NorCal Catholic Hospital’s Refusal To Sterilize Woman Could Bring Statewide Legal Response

A Northern California hospital’s refusal to sterilize a woman because it violates Catholic principles could be challenged in court in a case with broad impacts for other religious-based hospitals across the state.

08/24/2015

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Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service Planes

Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires near Redding after a drone flew to close to the scene.

07/02/2015

The USGS originally recorded a quake at this location.

USGS, LA Times ‘Quakebot’ Mistakenly Report Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Near Redding

An earthquake with magnitude of 5.1 was reported but never hit the Redding area overnight.

05/29/2015

Authorities raided a suspected chop shop in Oakland on September 30, 2014. (Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force)

Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released Early

A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.

05/20/2015

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3.3 Earthquake Rattles Redding; Fifth 3+ Magnitude Quake To Shake Calif. In 12 Hours

From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.

05/06/2015

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Man Who Intentionally Crashed Plane Near Redding Was Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Zachary Cain Stickler pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony count of making criminal threats. Sheriff’s officials say he intentionally crashed a plane into a pasture east of Redding the next day.

04/21/2015

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2nd Crash On Same Day Leaves Tour Bus Rider Dead, 30 Injured In Northern California

A tour bus that had already crashed earlier in the day ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned, killing one person and injuring 30.

11/23/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Bear Spotted Hanging Out At Redding City Hall

The Redding Record Searchlight reports the bear was seen near Redding’s city hall Sunday morning. Redding police Sgt. Ron Icely tells the newspaper that the bear also was seen near a local Safeway store, and on someone’s roof.

11/17/2014

A Pomeranian dog (Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons)

NorCal Man Accused Of Killing, Cooking Ex-Girlfriend’s Pomeranian Dog And Feeding It To Her

A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her.

09/12/2014

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