End the Guilt: Go See Dave Alvin & the Women

What: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women perform in a benefit concert for Redding School District’s music program and public television station KIXE. When: Wednesday (Sept. 29), 7:30 p.m. Throughout the history of humankind, one of our species’ peculiar strengths is… Continue Reading


6 Compete for Redding School District Board Seat

Two women and four men have filed applications for the Redding School District board position that opened up when President Rein Stolz stepped down last month. The board will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sept. 20 in the… Continue Reading


Sunday Funny: Hey Buddy, Can You Give A Gal A Boost?

Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news,… Continue Reading


Silence Unwise ‘In Hindsight,’ Trustee Says; Applicants Sought

The Redding School District board’s decision not to publicly announce the resignation of its president at a contentious meeting last week was “an agenda mishap,” the acting president said Monday. “In hindsight, we should have mentioned it in the beginning,”… Continue Reading


Redding School District Pres Resigns, Parents Demand Ouster

The Redding School District board president – whose wife faces theft and embezzlement charges related to a parent club and school within the district – resigned Tuesday, hours before parents called for his removal during a well-attended board meeting.

Rein Stolz was not present at the evening meeting at Cypress Elementary School. His resignation was not publicly announced … Continue Reading


Librarian Accused of Embezzlement Placed on Leave

A Redding School District librarian accused of embezzlement and theft from a parent club and school has been placed on leave, a district administrator said Friday morning. Wanell Stolz had been working as an information specialist for Cypress and Juniper… Continue Reading