Rumors Swirl as Hard-right Board Majority Foments Secrets, Lies, and a Legacy of Banished County Counsels

Once upon a time — before Shasta County was overtaken in January by an ultra-right board majority — the words “special Board of Supervisors meeting” meant something, well, special, outside regular supervisors meetings. Yesterday was the board of supervisors eighth… Continue Reading


Reverge Anselmo Gives Another $250,000 to Right-Wing PAC That Donates to State of Jefferson Candidate

Win Carpenter is ramping up his campaign to run for the District 3 Shasta County Supervisor seat. Carpenter will be running against long-time incumbent, Mary Rickert, who recently announced she planned to run for a third term. The Carpenter and… Continue Reading


Q&A: Supervisor Crye’s Pointless ‘Special Meeting’ Inspires Supervisor Rickert to Run for Re-election

Please join me in welcoming District 3 Supervisor Mary Rickert to A News Cafe as we discuss what led her to make an important decision earlier this afternoon. CHAMBERLAIN: Good evening, Supervisor Rickert. Thank you for taking the time to… Continue Reading


Doni’s Best Thanksgiving Recipes: Cranberry Relish, Cut-Out Cookies, Yeast Rolls & Your Favorites

Am I the only one who’s been caught off guard by Thanksgiving this year? For Pete’s sake, I still have Halloween pumpkins on my front porch! I turned their faces around so they’re just plain pumpkins, which still work for… Continue Reading


Autocratic Chair, 2 Supes’ Concealed Campaign Conflicts: New Details Cast Doubt Upon Least-Qualified Health Officer Appointment

  Dr. James Mu, Shasta County’s new health officer, has been on the job for four weeks. It might have taken much longer to learn how the less-qualified Mu landed that position, if not for people who shared with A… Continue Reading


Shasta County GOP Forum: By Republicans, For Republicans, About Republican Candidates – Minus Jones

About 80 people scattered among the sea of available seats inside the McLaughlin Auditorium in Redding Wednesday. Everyone was there for a Shasta County GOP candidates forum. Judging by many familiar faces, the majority of the audience was comprised of… Continue Reading