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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

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Reverge Anselmo and Former Sheriff Tom Bosenko Use Recall for Personal Revenge

Reverge Anselmo is out for revenge. The Connecticut-based son-of-a-billionaire believes he was jilted by Shasta County a decade ago, after his efforts to establish a restaurant, ranch and winery near Shingletown ran afoul of local zoning ordinance provisions enforced by… Continue Reading

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Red, White & Blueprint Episode 5: Attack on Public Workers Built on Foundation of Lies

District 4 Shasta County Supervisor Patrick Henry Jones is an inveterate liar. As more than one victim of Jones’s prevarications has commented to me, he just makes stuff up. Case in point: About halfway through Episode 5 of Red, White… Continue Reading

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The Supervisor Talks Back: District 3’s Mary Rickert on the Recall Movement and Rural Life

The following Q&A is a transcript from the Saturday, July 17 episode of Common Ground Radio, co-hosted by Christian Gardenier and R.V. Scheide. (Tune in 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays to KCNR 96.5 FM/1460AM.) This transcript has been edited… Continue Reading

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Red, White & Blueprint Episode 4: Forget About It!

My, oh, my, how the mighty have fallen! Chances are the Red, White and Blueprint project wouldn’t exist if Palo Cedro restaurateur and RW&B co-producer Carlos Zapata’s seditious rant before the Shasta County Board of Supervisors hadn’t gone viral last… Continue Reading

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Warrior or Wuss, Patriot or Strip-Club Owner? Who’s the Real Carlos Zapata?

It’s laughable, in retrospect, to recall that back in January, some folks speculated whether tough-guy/Red White and Blueprint leader Carlos Zapata’s reason for being in Tampa, Florida, was to meet up with Sean Feucht, the infamous, ultra-evangelical, Bethel-mega-church, jet-setting musician/plague-rat.… Continue Reading