Local Native Educator Interrupts Grave Robbing of Wintu Burials at Turtle Bay
“You Cannot Sell What Is Not Yours”: Indigenous Peoples Say Their Voices Should Be Central in Riverfront Discussions
Native people presented a united front against selling riverfront land to private developers at Thursday’s Redding City Council riverfront development workshop. They invoked their responsibility to protect their homelands and the remains of their ancestors and pledged to prevent further erasure.
Engaging the Community in Proposed Riverfront Development: How It Started, How It’s Going
A series of public workshops, surveys and social media posts by the city haven’t reassured many community members that they’re being included in the riverfront planning process. Shasta Scout looked at how the city’s process compares with best practices in community engagement.
A Glimpse Into History: How Redding Acquired Riverfront Land
As Redding considers selling riverfront land for redevelopment, news archives from the 60’s and 70’s provide insight into how the city became owners of the land. Another public workshop on the possible sale and redevelopment of the land will be held tonight.
Democrat Max Steiner Says He’ll Do More for Republicans than LaMalfa Has
Steiner says a moderate Democrat can accomplish more for the North State’s Republican base than incumbent Congressman Doug LaMalfa. Newly released census data that will change the boundaries of California’s District 1 may play a role in his campaign. Steiner is running on a platform centered on water, forests and wildfire.
Redding Film Company Will Release Docuseries About Election Integrity, COVID-19 and “The Great Reset”
Speropictures’ new docuseries, ReAwakening, includes interviews with Trump allies who’ve pushed election fraud narratives, high-profile COVID vaccine opponents, and evangelical leaders. Critics say the series is designed to build momentum in the far right leading up to the 2024 election.
Shasta College’s Journalism Fellowship Produces Local DACA Story
California Humanities funding has supported journalism fellowships at Shasta College for several years.In the spring of 2021, Shasta College student Rosa Yadira Contreras, one of two fellows in the Shasta College program, wrote about her experiences as a DACA recipient living in Fall River Mills.
Advance Redding, “Key Stakeholder” in Riverfront Development, Lost Over $3 Million in Gross Revenue During the Pandemic
Despite recent losses, Advance Redding hopes to manage events at the Civic even after the new Bethel Church campus opens. Some in the Redding community worry about their connections to Bethel Church. Their contract renewal for Civic management is being negotiated and is likely to come back before the Council in November.
Nearly Half of All Shasta County Students Participated in COVID Mandate Walkouts
School absentee data provided by the Shasta County Office of Education indicates that a majority of Shasta County community members oppose COVID vaccine mandates in schools. Organizers of school walkouts say they’ll continue to pull their children out of school on Mondays until they’re given freedom of choice about vaccines. Student COVID vaccine mandates are not yet in effect.