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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

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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

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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

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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