Dec. 5 Supervisors Meeting Summary: 2024 Chair, Vice Chair Selected, CEO Gets Bump in Salary, Severance Package

Editor’s note: Please join me in welcoming Barbara Rice’s summary of Tuesday’s Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting. Rice is perhaps best known to A News Cafe regulars as ANC’s admin assistant and comments moderator. The complete agenda and video… 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


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