Judge Critiques Flaws in Election-Denier Laura Hobbs’ Lawsuits, Sets New Hearing Date

Monday morning, inside Shasta County’s Superior Court, Laura Hobbs, election-denier and defeated District 2 Supervisor candidate, sat at a courtroom table before Judge Stephen H. Baker. She was there for a hearing about the fate of the lawsuits Hobbs filed… Continue Reading


Can We Talk About Free Speech? Probably Not, But Here We Go Anyway!

A month-and-a-half ago, I wrote a story about two Palestinian exchange students who’ve been hosted by Shasta County families. Ali Alijamal, 15, hails from the war-torn Gaza Strip and currently attends Redding School for the Arts. Basel Abu Ramadan, 24,… Continue Reading


Supervisors Scrutinized For Undisclosed Attorney General’s Letter Exonerating DA

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story insinuated that CEO David Rickert knew of the Attorney General’s letter to Supervisor Patrick Jones in the winter. However, according to new information provided by CEO Rickert, he only became aware of… Continue Reading


Attorney General’s Letter Regarding Zogg Fire Settlement Investigation

Dear Supervisors,

The lack of transparency regarding the handling of the Attorney General’s letter pertaining to the Zogg Fire settlement investigation is disturbing. The public has yet to receive a satisfactory answer as to why the letter was not immediately disclosed when it was received by the County. Continue Reading


Supervisor Jones Hid Attorney General’s Bombshell Letter that Exonerated District Attorney

Friday morning, as District 1 Supervisor Kevin Crye pontificated and opined about Shasta County business from outside a Redding coffee shop in front of an audience of nearly 20 supporters and curious citizens, North State social media sites were simultaneously… Continue Reading