Category: Shasta County

Closure of the Pit River bridge upsets the Fall River community

Closure of the Pit River bridge upsets the Fall River community

By Janet Chandler Candidate Shasta County District 3 The Pit River bridge in Fall River is a vital link between that community and Big Eddy Estates on the other side of the Pit River.  On Thursday, September 10, community members attended a meeting with county and state officials to discuss...

Measure A Doesn’t Measure Up

Measure A Doesn’t Measure Up

By Red Smith This voting cycle the good citizens of Shasta County are being asked to consider Measure A, a measure to adopt a new medical marijuana cultivation ordinance. The concern is many of our fair citizens will hear medical marijuana abatement and jump into the pond with both feet;...

Ding Dong Dicks (as in detectives)

Ding Dong Dicks (as in detectives)

         A few weeks ago correspondents from the Shasta Lantern began following up on reports from Redding citizens who claimed to have been visited by State Agents demanding to examine their firearms. We have been able to piece together the rest of the story by speaking with...