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Letter to the Editor re Ruben James Porras: A Victim Speaks Out

Note: The Redding business person who wrote this letter asked to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation that could lead to the further loss of income and/or employment and damage to the person’s reputation. While anewscafe.com is not disclosing the letter-writer’s name, we… Continue Reading

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Doni Interviews East Coast Social Media Expert: Fight Cyberbullies with Offensive & Defensive Strategies

Ira S. Wolfe, founder and chief social media strategist for Social Media Architects of Delmarva, was kind enough to answer some questions related to the Ruben Porras story. In this interview, Wolfe offers some insights about how businesses can use… Continue Reading

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The Two Faces of the Redding, California Facebook Page

Major update 9/23/11, 10 a.m.: As of this morning, administration of the Redding, California Facebook page has been returned to Shawn Thompson, the original creator of the page. In an ironic twist of events, Ruben James Porras lost his admin rights… Continue Reading

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Redding Woman Tackles Cyber Giant

Update: I’m removing names of businesses that were in the testimonials for Ruben because one of the businesses said they never wrote that testimonial – that Ruben created it. My apology for the error, and for any confusion. Note: This… Continue Reading

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Redding Pastor Experiences Egyptian Revolution Firsthand

From her bed on the 11th floor of an apartment building in Cairo, Egypt, not far from Tahrir Square, Redding’s Ann Muir listened to the sounds of gunfire and explosions below. It was a late January evening in this city… Continue Reading

Baseball Committee Seeks Home Run in Pepsi Vote

A community voting blitz is underway this month for a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant that would help kick-start the construction of a Redding community baseball field for youth leagues and collegiate teams on Simpson University’s campus. Online voters are eligible… Continue Reading