Category Archives: Politics

Election victory last night for Brian Dahle

Congratulations to Brian Dahle for handily winning a second term as Assemblyman for the 1st District. His pragmatic approach to legislation is reflected here in this understated acceptance speech in Redding. Thanks also to Bruce Ross and Broker Erin Rader. … Continue reading

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Yes on Measure B rally strikes an optimistic chord

A few images from today’s enthusiastic Yes on B rally! The measure seeks voter approval to enable that a 4 Star Sheraton Hotel be built on this patch of shovel ready dirt. Dirt which currently produces ZERO revenue. We need … Continue reading

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The State is sending low level offenders to Shasta County

This plan has been well publicized. Federal judges have ordered the State to reduce prison populations. State budget problems have forced leadership to think outside the cell, er box. The State will begin sending low level offenders back the counties … Continue reading

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Redding League of Women Voters forum on Open Government

How much is too much Open Government? Can there even be too much open exchange in a free democratic society? Serious questions in an era of Wikileaks, with its demonstrated effects on some governments. Ponder these important questions and more … Continue reading

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Women's Event offers local networking and education

Women Making History was an event held at the Atrium in Downtown Redding on March 21. It was an opportunity to hear speakers and meet representatives from local Women’s and Family Services, like The NorthState Chapter of California Women Lead. … Continue reading

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February Voter published

Erin worked hard on getting out the February issue of The Voter, the newsletter of the League of Women Voters. Events around Women’s History Month are coming up so there is lots associated with that celebration. Be sure and join … Continue reading

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How we make law in California – in parking lots

We make decisions about law and governance in Redding’s supermarket parking lots. Our initiative process puts power directly in the hands of the people – people shopping – and goes around the legislators we pay to get this stuff right. … Continue reading

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