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Don’t Blame Winter; Chief Johnson Had the Idea First

Redding City Councilwoman Julie Winter has been getting plenty of negative press, but I think it’s time we even out the blame a little. After all, she wasn’t the first in Shasta County to come up with the idea of… Continue Reading

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Shasta County Board of Supervisors Approve Upcoming Draft of Specific Transactions & Use Tax Proposal

If sheer enthusiasm and willpower could grease the skids of the political process, supervisors Joe Chimenti, Les Baugh and Steve Morgan will ensure that the proposal for a specific transactions and use tax is signed, sealed and delivered to Shasta… Continue Reading

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Voters Grant Sheriff Bosenko Another Term; Kehoe, Chimenti and Possibly Les Baugh Advance to Runoffs

Despite a litany of complaints about a chronic lack of jail space and a spirited challenge from a retired sergeant, voters on Tuesday returned Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko to another four years in office. Unofficial results from the Shasta… Continue Reading

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Jail Space, Public Safety and Confidence are Key Issues at District 1 Supes’ Candidate Forum

Shasta County’s rejection of a $20 million grant to build a 64-bed jail became a focal point during Tuesday’s District 1 supervisorial candidates’ forum at the Sheraton Hotel in Redding. Sponsored by the Redding Chamber of Commerce, the forum featured… Continue Reading

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Measure D Supporters Launch Campaign For the ‘Safe Streets Now’ Tax Hike

A group of business leaders stepped forward Tuesday to voice their support for a tax hike they feel is desperately needed to bolster police forces and combat a growing crime problem that threatens the quality of life in Redding. If… Continue Reading