Sunday, October 26, 2008

Redding Rumors

Redding Record Searchlight [CA]
26 October 2008

Fact or fiction? We check out the north state's most enduring legends

By Ryan Sabalow

Rumors - every small town has them.

Though with a population of about 90,000, Redding really can't be called "small," folks here and in the surrounding north state are no slouches when it comes to tall tales and urban legends. [...]

[There are bodies buried in Shasta Dam.

[Divers encountered fish the size of Volkswagens at the bottom of Shasta Dam.

[Shasta County is a dumping ground for out-of-town parolees.

[Redding is the second-sunniest city in the United States.]