Fellow Reddingites. Once again I find myself drawn to the politics of my hometown, the City of Redding. I did not make this decision to run for city council lightly. I believe that Redding is in a pivotal place in… Continue Reading
Ken Murray was born in Los Angeles, attended grammar school in the small San Joaquin Valley town of Planada and graduated high school at Newport Harbor High in Newport Beach. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force… Continue Reading
Hello, I am Sandra Speer and I am the only candidate running for City Council that has ever worked at the City. I was the Personnel Director for 7 months and resigned to return to private industry. I saw many… Continue Reading
I was born in a mountainous region of Northern Thailand in 1980. My family, along with many Mien and other mountain ethnic groups, had fought for the U.S. during Vietnam and were forced to leave their previous home of Laos… Continue Reading
The campaign for Redding City Council boils down to whether we solve budget problems in a respectful manner or we allow bullies to control our town. I choose civility. I hope you will, too. We must believe that a solution exists that will treat people fairly. City employees are not our enemy. Many of them risk their lives to … Continue Reading
Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern
Candidates for the November 2, 2010, Redding City Council and City Clerk elections have at least two more weeks to return final paperwork to secure a spot on the ballot. Forms are due by August 6. However, if any incumbent… Continue Reading
As an informed citizen and voter in Shasta County, it is absolutely in your best interest to learn as much as possible about the candidates who are running for office. After all, you are actually participating in a hiring process when you vote. If you do not happen to reside in district 5, you can still vote with your wallet to help elect the best person for the job. I sincerely hope that after careful consideration, you will ultimately discover that that person is me. Here’s why… Continue Reading
My name is Cathy Darling, and currently I am your County Clerk, elected in 2006. I am writing to ask for your support and the gift of your vote on June 8th.
I was appointed Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters on September 7, 2004. Before that I served as the Assistant County Clerk/Registrar of Voters in the last fifteen months of Ann Reed’s service to the voters of Shasta County. In 2006 … Continue Reading
The most powerful person in our criminal justice system is the District Attorney. Due to the great power and responsibility entrusted to the District Attorney, it is imperative for the District Attorney to possess integrity and judgment. If the District Attorney does not possess these qualities, serious problems will exist in the criminal justice system and public trust will be lost.
Shasta County has serious problems … Continue Reading