Jail Space, Public Safety and Confidence are Key Issues at District 1 Supes’ Candidate Forum

Shasta County’s rejection of a $20 million grant to build a 64-bed jail became a focal point during Tuesday’s District 1 supervisorial candidates’ forum at the Sheraton Hotel in Redding. Sponsored by the Redding Chamber of Commerce, the forum featured… Continue Reading


Mary Rickert Announces Run for District 3 Shasta County Supervisor

Prather Ranch owner and longtime mental health advocate Mary Rickert is officially announcing her candidacy for the office of District 3 Supervisor in Shasta County. Mary joins incumbent Pam Giacomini and challenger Janet Chandler in a three-way race that will… Continue Reading

17th Annual Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Staff Recognition Ceremony

  The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office will hold its 17th Annual Staff Recognition Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday January 29, 2015 at the Shasta County Board of Supervisors Chambers. At this ceremony, new and promoted employees will be recognized… Continue Reading

Board of Supes – 5/20: Architect Hired for New Adult Correctional Facility

The Board of Supervisors held a brief meeting this week, with a modest agenda. At every meeting of the Board, time is set aside for Supervisors to report on activities they have engaged in during the previous week as part… Continue Reading


Board of Supes – 5/13: EDC Says Economy Improving

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday received a report from Mark Lascelles, of the Shasta County Economic Development Corporation. It was modestly encouraging, and contained a cautionary tale within. The national economic environment is tepid; companies are not expanding and… Continue Reading


Board of Supes – 5/7: Emergency Declaration on Drought

The Board on this day received a report from Lori Scott, Treasurer of the County, on Investments for the quarter ending March 31. This dry-seeming report provides an interesting look at the management of revenues by public agencies. The county… Continue Reading