I-5 clear after multi-vehicle accident blocks traffic: News in Northern California

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News briefs are in date order with the latest addition at the top.

Reporters post news here from Dec. 1 to 11, 2022.

I-5 clear after multi-vehicle accident blocks traffic in Redding

Thursday, Dec. 1

Traffic is moving after a multi-vehicle accident blocked all northbound lanes on Interstate 5 in Redding.

The vehicles collided before 2:20 p.m. Thursday, south of the Hilltop Drive overcrossing, according to the California Department of Transportation.

Crews cleared the site by 3:35 p.m., Caltrans said.

The cause of the accident and how many vehicles were involved hasn’t been announced yet.

― Jessica Skropanic

Redding ceremony remembers Pearl Harbor attack

Thursday, Dec. 1

The Sons and Daughters of the Pearl Harbor Survivors group will host a ceremony commemorating the 81st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at 9:55 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7 on the Redding Courthouse steps.

The event remembers both those who died and those who survived the attack, and the official beginning of the United States’ direct involvement in World War II.

Admission is free.

― Jessica Skropanic

Jessica Skropanic is a features reporter for the Record Searchlight/USA Today Network. She covers science, arts, social issues and entertainment stories. Follow her on Twitter @RS_JSkropanic and on Facebook. Join Jessica in the Get Out! Nor Cal recreation Facebook group. To support and sustain this work, please subscribe today. Thank you.

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