Dear City Council members, I understand you are meeting in closed session tonight (September 7, 2021) to discuss the terms of a possible sale of the Turtle Bay, Riverfront Park, Rodeo Grounds, and other nearby parcels. I am opposed to… Continue Reading
In the firefighting profession, time is everything.
The loss of a minute on a call could mean the difference between a home being damaged or completely destroyed. Time can translate to a person being rescued or mortally trapped.
So when Redding Fire Chief Kevin Kreitman points to a map … 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 California news,… Continue Reading
Redding City Council members voted 4-1 to pass an average $9-per-month electric rate increase, with more hikes expected, during a lengthy, agenda-packed meeting Tuesday night. Paul Hauser, Redding Electric Utility director, explained that the electric rates would first climb by about $9 a… Continue Reading
Tuesday, Nov. 2, is election day. If you’re still staring down a blank ballot, here’s a refresher on the candidates and columnists who shared their goals — and gripes — on A News Cafe, plus some election news, and other… Continue Reading
A private investigator’s report proved inconclusive as to whether city of Redding employees attempted to threaten a local business with boycotts based on how its owners vote in Tuesday’s election. The report, made public today, does not name the city employee alleged to have made threatening comments on… Continue Reading