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Here's what you need to remember from the week for Friday, Feb. 26.
The Redding Rodeo will make a comeback in 2021 even if it has to be at a limited capacity. The rodeo typically brings in money for the city and local business as it draws people, contestants, and visitors to Redding. Redding organizers said certain events will not be able to happen this year. The Redding Rodeo plans to put tickets on sale in March with the rodeo planned for May 13-15.
Comcast said it notified Paradise that it has reached an agreement with PG&E to put cables underground. This will be a major step in improving safety for evacuations as trees fell across some roads during the Camp Fire. Paradise lobbied for Comcast and AT&T to put lines underground when PG&E decided to do it. The PG&E project is 25% complete.
Redding’s Market Street reopened on Wednesday after the Downtown Circulation Project finished after a year’s worth of work. The street was closed 49-years-ago when it was made into a pedestrian mall. Businesses hope it will revive downtown and bring more people into their shops and restaurants.
On Wednesday, Shasta County moved into the less restrictive red tier. This allows businesses to open indoors with a limited capacity. The Shasta Family YMCA started to welcome members back with a reservation system. Turtle Bay Museum reopened and it also on a reservation system.
Redding film fans will be able to return to Cinemark 14 on March 5. The movie theater will make safety changes in order to provide a safe experience for people who want to return to the theaters. The movie theater will be able to reopen to 25% capacity and people are encouraged to buy tickets online.