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Kevin Crye Recall and Shasta County District 2 Race Remain Too Close to Call, District 4 Supervisor Patrick Jones Loses to Matt Plummer

With an estimated total of 1,208 unprocessed ballots left to be counted, Shasta County District 1 Supervisor Kevin Crye is beating back the effort to recall him by the skin of his teeth, according to the Shasta County Registrar of… Continue Reading

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Lawsuit Alleges Shasta County Board of Supervisors’ Casino Sweetheart Deal Cost County Taxpayers Millions

A lawsuit filed Feb. 13 on behalf of Shasta County taxpayers alleges the 30-year intergovernmental agreement between Shasta County and the Redding Rancheria to provide public services to the Tribe’s proposed casino relocation project in Strawberry Fields is illegal. The… Continue Reading

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The Reasonable Person’s Guide to Shasta County’s Primary Election: Part 2

Greetings again, Shasta County voters! Welcome to Part 2 of the reasonable person’s guide to the upcoming primary election, which takes place on March 5. Part 2 covers the District 3 and District 4 supervisor contests, and Measures C and… Continue Reading

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The Reasonable Person’s Guide to Shasta County’s March 5 Primary Election, Part 1

Greetings, Shasta County voters! Welcome to Part 1 of the reasonable person’s guide to the upcoming primary election, which takes place on March 5. This guide covers the recall of District 1 Supervisor Kevin Crye and the four-way contest for… Continue Reading

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Misogynistic MAGA Supervisors Attack Successful Women in Zogg Fire Witch Hunt

Sometimes, I miss the good old days before “woke” when you could call a moron a moron. These days, to soften the blow, we employ fancy scientific-sounding euphemisms such as the Dunning-Kruger effect to describe those unfortunate individuals with limited… Continue Reading

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District 4 Supervisor Patrick Jones’ Vote to Eliminate Impact Fees: 1 More Reason to Vote for Matt Plummer

At last week’s Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting, District 4 Supervisor Patrick Jones touted Redding’s experience with reducing new development impact fees while he was on the city council to justify eliminating such fees for the unincorporated areas of… Continue Reading

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MAGA Board Majority Shifts New Development Costs onto Shasta County Taxpayers

In a move newly appointed Shasta County Board of Supervisors chair Kevin Crye claimed would “spur growth” and help the “little guy,” the MAGA board majority voted 3-2 to suspend new development impact fees in the unincorporated county during Tuesday’s… Continue Reading