This facility was adapted in the wartime years to shelter Japanese-American strikebreakers used against resisters at the main segregation camp and imprison Japanese-American dissidents more

Oct 19, 2017 8:37 AM History

As I was looking for more information regarding the Lassen eruption, I came across some video that actually shows the eruption. Obviously, this video is far from HD, but it does show this historic event in action. more

Oct 14, 2017 8:36 AM History 3 Comments

400-feet underwater sits the relics of a once booming town in Northern California more

Oct 11, 2017 8:38 PM History

Learn about the history of one of our area's most notable legends, Bigfoot... more

Oct 11, 2017 6:00 AM History

Peering into the lives of the first non-Native people in Northern California, dreams, imaginings and real history clash in a bloody battlefield swirling in shadow... more

Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM History

A lot has happened at Lassen Volcanic National Park over the past 100 years more

Aug 13, 2017 9:10 AM History

This memory certainly stands as a significant chapter in NorCal history more

Jul 25, 2017 9:07 AM History

Watch a video commemoration of the completion of Shasta Dam and learn some interesting facts about its history. more

Jul 18, 2017 9:15 AM History

According to the National Park Service, the area is one of the “longest continually occupied areas in North America.” more

Jul 13, 2017 9:19 AM History

The history of the Redding Rancheria is beautiful, tragic and an ongoing struggle to keep the history of local tribes alive. more

Jun 7, 2016 9:16 AM History 1 Comments


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They give a brief introduction to the human history of the area. Using rein-actors, the feature puts you up close and personal with the lives of 19th Century white settlers heading up the Noble Emigrant Trail in search of better lives... more

Apr 11, 2016 10:28 AM History

Spanish explorers called it San Jose. Gold seekers knew it as Mt. Joseph. Mapmakers called it Snow Butte. Then, after a colorful Dane who had been a guide in the area, the local people called it... more

Feb 19, 2016 12:33 PM History 1 Comments


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Find out how Whiskeytown may have gotten its name, and learn a little more about the area's history... more

Feb 12, 2016 1:11 PM History

A D.C. socialite, the Gold Rush, shipping lines, San Francisco, Crescent City and Battery Point Lighthouse intertwine in history to reveal something about our NorCal origins... more

Jan 27, 2016 1:30 PM History

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Frank Kovalchek https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/legalcode

Considering its place adjacent to the recently added Lake Redding Bridge, you might overlook Redding’s storied Diestelhorst Bridge... more

Mar 16, 2015 11:55 AM History 2 Comments

Olsen Barn

Jan Davies

The historic Olsen Barn in Chester, CA, and its surroundings recall the rich and diverse history of Northern California... more

Mar 12, 2015 11:47 AM History



Names almost always make for a good story, and Hat Creek is no exception. Of course, not everyone may agree that a chosen name is appropriate. With a name like Hat, you know there has to be a story, and there is. more

Apr 2, 2014 8:44 AM History 7 Comments