Not the Onion: Shasta County Supervisor Patrick Jones Passes Polygraph Test

There’s no question District 4 Supervisor Patrick Henry Jones is Shasta County’s prevaricator par excellence. In recent months, as documented by ANC, Jones has blatantly and maliciously lied about political opponents past and present. Continue Reading


Redding Newspaper Conducted a ‘Witch Hunt’

The Record Searchlight filed a Freedom of Information suit to get copies of the four iterations of the Blue Print for Public Safety prepared by Matrix Consulting prior to the just released 5th and final iteration There is a recent… Continue Reading


Ken Murray Opinion: Redding City Council Should Reflect Upon the Past Before Resurrecting Electric Utility Commission

Those who are not students of the past are often guilty of re-making the mistakes of their predecessors.  Such is the case with the current proposal by Redding City Council Member Patrick Jones to resurrect the Electric Utility Commission.  The… Continue Reading


Incumbents, Sullivan Fare Well in Council Race

In a Redding City Council election that centered around the retirement and health benefits of city workers, two council incumbents who have taken a hard line against unions were victorious Tuesday night. Continue Reading


UPDATE: Bosetti, Jones, Sullivan Keep Lead in City Council Race

Rick Bosetti, Patrick Jones and Francie Sullivan led the race for three seats on the Redding City Council as of 10:19 tonight, after a second round of election night results were posted on the Shasta County Clerk’s web site. With 58 of 114 precincts… Continue Reading


Sunday Funny: Confessions of a Callous Cartoonist…

Confessions of A Callous Cartoonist, or How To Cheese-Off Your Editor, Most of the City and Your Dog Without Really Trying Very Hard: Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey.… Continue Reading