Redding Council Asks State AG to Look Into Missing Public Access TV Funds

The state Attorney General will be the next agency to try and learn what Redding Community Access Corporation did with $110,000 in fees Redding cable customers paid for a public access TV station. The Redding City Council voted unanimously Tuesday… Continue Reading


Council Briefs: Redding Airport Parking Changes, End of Tax-sharing Talks and Anti-DUI Grants Accepted

Long-term parking at Redding Municipal Airport just got a little more expensive, while short-term parking is now free. With a unanimous vote, the City Council on Tuesday agreed to switch the parking concessionaire, change rates and install a pair of… Continue Reading


A Divided Redding City Council Withholds Support of the State of Jefferson Movement

Aspiring residents of the proposed State of Jefferson, many wearing matching “Don’t Tread on Me” yellow and green T-shirts, filled the Redding City Council chambers Tuesday to make their case for a 51st state. They filed out, disappointed but obviously undaunted,… Continue Reading


Raising Shasta Dam Raises Concerns at Redding City Council Meeting

Given Redding’s strong emotional, financial, geographical and recreational ties to Shasta Dam, any talk of raising the dam by 181/2 feet is certain to raise eyebrows, if not outright concerns. Those concerns and questions were plentiful Tuesday night when the… Continue Reading


Redding Joins North State Counties in Opposing New Clean-air Standards for Big Rigs

Redding became the first city to ask the California Air Resources Board to delay pending diesel-truck emission regulations that one council member said would decimate the north state trucking industry and lead to higher prices and empty store shelves. In… Continue Reading


Redding’s Parks Draw the Short Straw After Council Considers Development Impact Fee Hikes

Everybody loves Redding’s parks and its trail system. Charging homebuilders to come up with an extra $2,700 per house to support those popular amenities? Not so much. With a unanimous, albeit conflicted, vote, the Redding City Council approved a slate… Continue Reading


A Possible Homeless Day Center in Redding Draws Mixed Reactions at Community Forum

Redding, CA – Should a day center be established in Redding? And if so, what role, if any, should the city play in it?

Those were the central questions posed to the community Monday during a special meeting of the Redding City Council. Councilwoman Missy McArthur had asked for the forum after a proposed sit-lie ordinance was shelved last month. Continue Reading