Tuesday Night Massacre: Gateway Trustees Aim to Fire Superintendent, Hire Bryan Caples

At a hastily called special meeting Tuesday night, the newly elected anti-establishment majority on the Gateway Unified School District Board of Trustees plans to fire superintendent Jim Harrell. Harrell, a prominent member of Bethel, is in the ninth year of… Continue Reading


Could Tehama County’s Recall Past be Prologue to Shasta County’s Future?

  Picture a bucolic far-northern California county held hostage by a band of militia-backed right-wing populists who’ve taken control of the county board of supervisors. With their three-vote majority on the five-member board, their hidden agenda, according to some observers,… Continue Reading


Shasta County Superintendent of Schools Candidate Bryan Caples Has Sketchy Work History

A candidate seeking to become the next Shasta County Superintendent of Schools has been dismissed or granted an early exit from his three stints as a school superintendent during the past decade. According to public school board records, self-proclaimed conservative… Continue Reading