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Annelise Pierce

Annelise Pierce is Shasta Scout’s Editor and a Community Reporter covering government accountability, civic engagement, and local religious and political movements.

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Meet Michael Dacquisto for Redding City Council

There are ten candidates running for three seats on the Redding City Council. Michael Dacquisto says he’s running to continue the council work he’s proud of, including funding the police, cleaning up Nur Pon, and filling up Stillwater Business Park.

Meet Marcus Partin for Redding City Council

Three are ten candidates running for three seats on the Redding City Council. Marcus Partin says he’s running because his background has prepared him well for the city’s current needs and concerns.

Meet Erin Resner For Shasta County Supervisor

There are four candidates running for two seats on the Shasta County Board of Supervisor this fall. Erin Resner currently sits on the Redding City Council. She says she’s running to use what she’s learned in city government to help the county make progress on issues like public safety, mental health and children’s services.

Meet Kevin Crye for Shasta County Supervisor

Four candidates are running for two open seats on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors this fall. Crye, who hopes to represent District 1, says he’s running because so many people in the county aren’t being heard.

The Specialist Squeeze: In Rural Areas, Including Shasta County, the Lack of Specialist Doctors Hurts Patients, Families and the Community 

Patients who need a specialist physician such as a lung doctor may wait months, travel for hours, or fail to connect with one at all. Experts say the lack of timely, accessible specialist medical care has ripple effects across the community, worsening social outcomes for patients and families. Statewide there is not yet a coordinated plan to address this problem.

Meet Tenessa Audette for City Council

There are three seats open for this November’s election for Redding City Council. Candidate Tenessa Audette says she decided to run because those she tried to recruit for office were intimidated by Shasta County’s tense political climate.

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