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RPD Issues Statement About Viral Video of Arrest Gone Wrong; Suspect Struggles with Cops, K-9 Unit

Multiple videos have gone viral of a Jan. 23  incident on Willis Street in Redding that show a lengthy struggle between 39-year-old Kevin Hursey and several Redding Police Department officers, including a K-9 unit. Today Redding Police Chief Bill Schueller… Continue Reading

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Straight Outta Cottonwood: The Story of Northern California’s Outlaw MAGA Militia

Militias have become increasingly active in the last few years, including in Shasta County. Modern United States militias are categorized by the Southern Poverty Law Center under its hate-groups umbrella as extremist organizations that have evolved into a far-right paramilitary… Continue Reading

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Urgent: More Whitmore Landowners Needed For $5 Million Wildfire Mitigation Project

Residents of Whitmore, that bucolic hamlet of 1000 or so residents nestled in the forested Sierra/Cascade foothills 30 miles east of Redding are encouraged to attend an urgent meeting of the Whitmore Fire Safe Council on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at… Continue Reading

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Shasta County Supervisors Terminate Dominion Contract in Narrow, Contested Vote

Five years into an eight-year agreement with Dominion Voting Systems Inc. of Denver, Colo., to provide Shasta County with precinct-by-precinct ballot printing, counting and reporting hardware and associated computer software, the county’s Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted 3-2 to direct… Continue Reading