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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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City, County Leaders Stress the Positive at Redding Merchants Crime Watch Meeting; Loss of 64-bed Jail is Lone Negative

There was a lot of talk about the glass being half full on Tuesday when the Redding Merchants Crime Watch met for the first time since Redding voters in November defeated Measure D, a proposed half-cent sales tax hike that… Continue Reading

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Isaac Lowe, Civil Rights Matriarch, Remembered and Honored

Tuesday morning, a white, resplendent open casket was displayed before the altar of the First Baptist Church in Redding. It held the body of 94-year-old Isaac Jefferson Lowe, so beautifully serene; elegantly dressed in a delicately beaded ivory gown. During… Continue Reading

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Animal Sanctuary Hosts Annual Fire Safety/Planning Meeting

Chic Miller is a 65-year-old, 100-pound animal-rescuing dynamo with cropped blond hair, a broad smile, and clear blue eyes that squint shut as she throws her head back and laughs. Miller was in her glory Friday afternoon at the fire safety meeting she and her 75-year-old… 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

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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