Dec. 5 Supervisors Meeting Summary: 2024 Chair, Vice Chair Selected, CEO Gets Bump in Salary, Severance Package

Editor’s note: Please join me in welcoming Barbara Rice’s summary of Tuesday’s Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting. Rice is perhaps best known to A News Cafe regulars as ANC’s admin assistant and comments moderator. The complete agenda and video… Continue Reading


Shasta County Supervisors Unite in Rejection of Controversial Palo Cedro Subdivision

Tierra Robles may mean “Land of Oaks” in Spanish. But inside the Shasta County Board of Supervisors chambers Thursday, Tierra Robles translated into a red-letter day when two-years’ of pandemic-era rancor and political dissent were set aside long enough for… Continue Reading


Confusion Abounds: Did Shasta County Jump the Gun, Or is Step-back a Result of the Rodeo?

Did you enjoy a dine-in experience inside your favorite local restaurant over Mother’s Day weekend? Did you walk into a previously closed business and shop directly from a cashier? So happy for you. Unfortunately, much like finding random money in… Continue Reading


UPDATE: No Dine-in Currently Allowed — Congratulations, Shasta County! Welcome to Stage 2! Eat, Drink and Be Wary

What forbidden activities did you miss most during the nearly seven weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic shut-down? Shopping? Eating out? Getting your car washed? Having your kids attend school? May 11 UPDATE: According to a media briefing this afternoon, restaurants… Continue Reading