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Act 1: Supervisor Baugh Directs the Scene – Act 2: Sheriff, Protesters, Play Their Parts

By now you’ve heard of Tuesday’s tumultuous dust-up at the Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting in Redding. There, in the hallway outside the chambers, a few dozen protesters raised a wild ruckus, complete with horns, bells, a full-on regulation-sounding… Continue Reading

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The Price of Admission to the Mother’s Day Cottonwood Rodeo? Priceless

In a perfect world, there’s a magical morning-after-rodeo pill to protect about 2,000 men, women and children who enjoyed one sunny Sunday afternoon of bliss in exchange for COVID-19 risk of infection during a mass gathering that ignored national, state… Continue Reading

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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 square off in ‘Kettle Competition’

Employees of the City of Redding and Shasta County are again participating in a friendly Christmastime “kettle competition” to assist the Salvation Army. The battle will be highlighted by a bell-ringing faceoff between City Manager Kurt Starman and Shasta County… Continue Reading

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Winners: Carlton, Morgan, Baugh, Darling, Regnell …

113 of 113 precincts reporting. Registered voters: 95,279; Ballots cast 36,483; Voter turnout 38.28 percent. Results are as follows: Shasta County District Attorney Race: Steve Carlton 58.33 percent “Jerry” Benito 41.41 percent Shasta County Auditor: Connie Regnell 55.40 percent Randal Faulkner… Continue Reading