1 New Shasta County COVID-19 Case Brings Total to 21: Some Cases Traced to Local Church

Total Confirmed Cases: 21 (1 today) Travel Related: 4 Person to Person *: 0 Community Acquired **: 2 ** Not travel related or contact to known case * Contact to a known case Isolation: 16 Quarantine: 71 Recovered: 2 Deaths:… Continue Reading


The War On Journalists, At Home And Abroad

Last Thursday at about 8 a.m., I called the Shasta County Coroner’s office, seeking to fill in some of the blanks on “A Short History Of Fatal Encounters With Shasta County Law Enforcement,” my story published by A News Cafe… Continue Reading

National Correctional Officers Week

Supervising offenders in the community and preparing offenders for return to their communities are critical to protecting public safety. Correctional Officers must balance the time required to manage growing caseloads and their desire to provide offenders with the services they… Continue Reading

One of County’s Most Wanted Found at Win-River Casino

On Sat., Feb. 8 at approximately 9:40 a.m., deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office received a tip regarding the whereabouts of one of Shasta County’s most wanted subjects. Deputies were informed that Glenn Richard Horner was currently inside the… Continue Reading


Friday Clover Fire Update: Residents Returning Home; Fire 80 Percent Contained

Because the Clover Fire is in the mop-up phase and is expected to be fully contained by Sunday,  this will probably be one of our last Clover Fire updates. However, watch for upcoming after-fire stories here on anewscafe.com in the next… Continue Reading


22 Year Old Male Injured Jumping Between Houseboats

On 5-25-2012 at approximately 2040 hours, a report of a fall victim was reported at Slaughterhouse Island.    Several witnesses observed a 22 year old male subject jump from the roof of one houseboat to the roof of another. The subject… Continue Reading