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Not the Onion: Shasta County Supervisor Patrick Jones Passes Polygraph Test

There’s no question District 4 Supervisor Patrick Henry Jones is Shasta County’s prevaricator par excellence. In recent months, as documented by ANC, Jones has blatantly and maliciously lied about political opponents past and present. Continue Reading

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Nathan Pinkney Grilled by Zapata Attorney Who Excludes Journalist Doni Chamberlain from Trial

Last Wednesday evening, my good friend and colleague A News Cafe publisher Doni Chamberlain sent me an urgent email. Chamberlain is covering the triple joined trial of Emiliano Carlos Zapata, Christopher Meagher and Elizabeth Bailey on charges that the trio… Continue Reading

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Where Were You on 9/11? Where Are You Now?

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was sleeping upstairs in a two-story shotgun shack in Locke, the rickety Chinese fishing village in the Sacramento River Delta some 30 miles south, down a winding levee road from the state… Continue Reading

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Reverge Anselmo and Former Sheriff Tom Bosenko Use Recall for Personal Revenge

Reverge Anselmo is out for revenge. The Connecticut-based son-of-a-billionaire believes he was jilted by Shasta County a decade ago, after his efforts to establish a restaurant, ranch and winery near Shingletown ran afoul of local zoning ordinance provisions enforced by… Continue Reading

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The Shasta County Recall is a Death Cult

  According to the Wikitionary, there are essentially two kinds of death cults. The first type consists of a religious movement that worships death or the dead; think the ancient Egyptians with their mummified pharaohs resting for eternity in enormous… Continue Reading