The Women’s Business Center at JEDI will hold a virtual summit for business owners and entrepreneurs who are seeking capital in Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity and Humboldt counties.

The free online summit, called Dream Big & Fund It, runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13-15.

The presentation is for small businesses to learn about loans, managing grants, start-up funding and more. Several community lenders from local banks will be presenters and be available for questions and anwers.

Topics include loan readiness, credit repair and creative/alternate financing options. 

The summit is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Adminitration.

Register to attend all the sessions.Receive a link at

— Mike Chapman

More than 200 PG&E customers without power in Happy Valley

5 p.m. Wednesday UPDATE

Power was retored to the area at 3:48 p.m., PG&E said.


Pacific Gas and Electric says 228 of its customers in Happy Valley are without power in an outage that started at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

PG&E estimates electricity will be restored by 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The power outage is due to scheduled maintenance along China Gulch Drive.

“Our preliminary determination is that your outage was caused by scheduled maintenance work,” the utility said on its website.

A repair crew is working to restore power.

Power restored to PG&E customers north of Anderson

Friday, April 2

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. reported that power has been restored for the 1,620 customers north of Anderson who lost it on Thursday afternoon. 

The outage began around 2:46 p.m., according to the utility’s website. PG&E workers responded and power was restored around 4:30 p.m.

Earlier this afternoon, a vehicle crashed into a pole in the area, at the intersection of Riverland Drive and Knighton Road, according to California Highway Patrol communications. 

At 3:30 p.m., CHP also reported defective traffic signals at the intersection of Knighton Road and Churn Creek Road, less than a mile from the crash. 

More Redding news roundups

Read or Share this story: