Board of Supes 12/03: Axing Empty Clinics; In-home Services Wage Changes; Reducing Low Income Housing Vouchers; Housing for Mentally Ill
This Board meeting included two actions related to health care that signal encouraging changes for Shasta County residents. The Board conducted a “Beilenson hearing”, or public hearing. State law requires that before a county can reduce or eliminate or change medical or health care services to the public, it must
SHASTA COUNTY – Shasta County is expecting extremely low temperatures in the next few days, but you can stay safe and healthy by planning ahead, staying inside and keeping warm. The homeless and older adults are especially susceptible to the dangers of cold weather. Other groups at risk include infants, people who work or are [...]
Seeking a neutral voice to lead the city during an election year, Redding City Councilwoman Francie Sullivan relinquished her prospective term as mayor for 2014 and asked Rick Bosetti to hold the largely ceremonial post for a second straight year. In a 3-2 split that broke along a now-customary division, Sullivan, Bosetti and Councilwoman Missy [...]
UPDATE: On November 25, 2013 at around 10:34 AM, Redding Police officers responded to the Redding Library, at 1100 Parkview Avenue, regarding a suspicious object along the side of the building. Upon arrival, officers found a hard-shell suitcase near the building in an area mostly concealed by landscaping. The Redding Library and the area around [...]
I shouldn’t have been surprised by what happened this morning: I checked the Facebook page of my friend, John Balma, saw the beautiful photograph of President Kennedy that he had posted, and burst into tears.
Although a divided Redding City Council on Tuesday passed on the opportunity to financially support a non-profit veterans museum, the panel reiterated its willingness to offer it a home on 15 acres of city property. Councilman Patrick Jones’ motion to provide $193,800 to the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center was defeated on a [...]
The short story of how Blake Dorsey came to be an in-home coffee roaster is that he needed a job that would allow the Redding husband and father of two teen-age sons the ability to keep a watchful eye on the home front when his kids needed him most. His dream occupation wasn’t necessarily something [...]
Board of Supes 11/12: Teeter Revenue; JFK Memorial Drive Rehabilitation; Pay Increases; Northern Sacramento Valley Water Plan
Note: There will be no Board of Supervisors for the next two weeks, November 19 and November 26. Enjoy the holiday! In a sign of a recovering economy, the Board acted to recognize $2 million in “Teeter” revenue. Teeter is a method by which the county advances property tax revenue, in the amount due, to [...]
About me: My name is Melinda Curtis. I’m 39-years old and married. My husband’s name is Geff. We have three dogs and own a home in Anderson. I was born with cerebral palsy.