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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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Red White and Blueprint Episode 3: The Revenge of Patrick Henry Jones

District 4 Shasta County Supervisor Patrick Henry Jones is hurting. From the moment Episode 3 of Red White and Blueprint’s docuseries opens to the gloomy retro doo-wop strains of The Hazelnuts, it’s clear Jones is in some serious pain. You… Continue Reading

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Shasta County Supes Say No to State Divorce; Table 2nd Amendment Vote After Colorado Shootings

Congratulations, Shasta County. You’re still married to California. For better or worse, in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad. Until, well, whenever. But just for the sake of discussion, should Shasta County have divorced itself from… Continue Reading

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Supervisor Recall Reality Check: Fact or Fiction?

While there’s a mounting, messy statewide movement afoot to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom, here in Shasta County there are abundant threats to also recall some Shasta County Supervisors. And when I say some, I mean that of the five… Continue Reading