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Pillow-Guy’s Election-Denying, Redding-Welcomed BFF Refuted by Stanford Professor: ‘So much chaos’

Some may call it a coincidence that in the middle of the Sept. 13 Shasta County Board of Supervisors public comment period — precisely as the meeting was being blatantly hijacked by election-denier Dr. Douglas Frank, abetted by Supervisor Patrick… Continue Reading

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Beleaguered County Clerk Speaks Freely About 2020 Election Documents, Candidates’ Real Addresses, and Bully ‘Patriots’

Today A News Cafe features a frank conversation with Cathy Darling Allen, Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters. She agreed to answer some controversial questions related to her elections department. We discussed many things, such as her response to a fringe… Continue Reading

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Wanted: Shasta County Employees. Must Ignore Pirates, Gangplanks; Expect Sharks, Shipwrecks

From a distance the ship known as Shasta County Government looks attractive enough. It’s big. It’s strong. It’s also the county’s largest employer, with more than 1880 souls paid to serve and protect Shasta County citizens. The Shasta County Government… Continue Reading

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Redding Narrowly Steps Back from Declaring Short-term Rentals an Urgency-Ordinance Emergency

There are truly troubling times when life-and-death emergencies motivate cities to adopt urgency ordinances. In Redding, two dire examples in recent memory were the Carr Fire and COVID-19. The significance of an urgency ordinance is it’s supposed to be addressed… Continue Reading

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Noni Doni’s Kitchen: The Search is Over for the Very Best Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I often joke that someday, if someone wanted to test me for Alzheimer’s (of course, when I’m much, much older), skip the time-place-who’s president questions. Just ask me to recite the Sour Cream Coffee Cake recipe. Seriously, someone could wake… Continue Reading