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Tea Party Tent Show – Notes on the State of Jefferson

I’m a sucker for lost causes and the State of Jefferson is more lost than most. The quixotic notion that a half-million citizens in northern California and southern Oregon’s rural counties, frustrated with lack of representation at the state level,… Continue Reading

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Redding Council Asks State AG to Look Into Missing Public Access TV Funds

The state Attorney General will be the next agency to try and learn what Redding Community Access Corporation did with $110,000 in fees Redding cable customers paid for a public access TV station. The Redding City Council voted unanimously Tuesday… Continue Reading

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Council Briefs: Redding Airport Parking Changes, End of Tax-sharing Talks and Anti-DUI Grants Accepted

Long-term parking at Redding Municipal Airport just got a little more expensive, while short-term parking is now free. With a unanimous vote, the City Council on Tuesday agreed to switch the parking concessionaire, change rates and install a pair of… Continue Reading

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A Divided Redding City Council Withholds Support of the State of Jefferson Movement

Aspiring residents of the proposed State of Jefferson, many wearing matching “Don’t Tread on Me” yellow and green T-shirts, filled the Redding City Council chambers Tuesday to make their case for a 51st state. They filed out, disappointed but obviously undaunted,… Continue Reading