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Shasta County Supervisor Patrick Jones’ Use of Blackmail Against County CEO May Backfire

UPDATE: A 4-1 vote of approval of county CEO Matt Pontes was reached during the Shasta County Board of Supervisors’ closed-session evaluation of Pontes Tuesday evening. The dissenting vote was cast by District 4 Supervisor Patrick Jones.  Here’s an excerpt… 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

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Supervisors’ Acts of Defiance May Have Consequences After All

A few strange things happened Tuesday at the Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting. But before we examine the meeting’s most bizarre parts, I’d be guilty of burying the lead if I didn’t share one of the most stunning developments.… Continue Reading