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Stockton Captain Appointed as Redding Police Chief

City Manager Kurt Starman today announced the appointment of Robert Paoletti, a Captain with the Stockton (California) Police Department, as Redding Chief of Police. He replaces Peter Hansen, who will retire as chief on November 14. Paoletti, 41, is an 18-year veteran of the Stockton Police Department, serving in various roles from… Continue Reading

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REU Director Paul Hauser to Leave City of Redding

Redding Electric Utility (REU) Director Paul Hauser has announced he is leaving his position to become general manager of the Trinity Public Utilities District. His last day with the city will be August 31; he begins his new position with… Continue Reading

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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen to Retire Nov. 12

Redding Police Chief Peter T. Hansen has announced his retirement, effective November 12, 2011. Hansen, 54, is a 28-year veteran of the Redding Police Department. He began as a patrol officer and rose through the ranks to become chief of… Continue Reading

Radical Change: Stillwater Lands Its First Tenant

It’s official. After a decade in the making, the industrial megaplex that is Stillwater Business Park has signed its first tenant. After agreeing to a non-binding letter of intent in November, which was passed by the city council in December,… Continue Reading

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City Investigation Inconclusive Amid Heated Political Climate

A private investigator’s report proved inconclusive as to whether city of Redding employees attempted to threaten a local business with boycotts based on how its owners vote in Tuesday’s election. The report, made public today, does not name the city employee alleged to have made threatening comments on… Continue Reading

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RPD Chief Announces Retirement Amid Budget Challenges

Just a year and a half into his tenure as Redding Police Chief, Peter Hansen has announced he’s stepping down.

Hansen, who took over for Chief Leonard Moty in November of 2008, will remain on the job until Dec. 3 to help ease the transition to a new chief. He leaves with 27 years of service with Redding Police Department and more than 30 years of … Continue Reading