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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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Bethel Church Embraces Socialism, Rakes in $1.7 Million in COVID Funding

It’s safe to say that Bethel senior leader Bill Johnson is no socialist. If he hadn’t done so earlier, the self-appointed local apostle and prophet made his opposition to liberté, égalité, fraternité publicly known in November 2016, in an opinion… Continue Reading

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Rep. Doug LaMalfa and the Big Lie

It can’t be easy being California’s 1st Congressional District Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R). The cognitive dissonance alone must be intense, like tinnitus from attending too many Grateful Dead concerts. After almost two decades in public service, LaMalfa’s still best known… Continue Reading