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Redding council vote | Group for Muslim moms | Shasta CEO search

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Thursday, March 23.

Bethel expansion project permitted to continue after Redding City Council vote

An attempt to appeal the Redding Planning Commission’s approval of Bethel Church’s expansion plans didn’t pass at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. The appeal would have drastically downsized the project. The project’s current plans include a church and a school on Colyer Drive off State Route 299.

— Kelly Frost, NSPR

New group in Chico creates a space for Muslim moms

A new group for Muslim moms had its first get-together in Chico this month. The Facebook group offers a space for kids and their moms to make new friends and build community. The group plans to meet every Sunday. Those interested can learn more on their Facebook page, Muslim Moms of Butte County.

Jamie Jiang, NSPR

Interview: Shasta County likely to see Chriss Street as next CEO

The Shasta County Board of Supervisors extended a conditional job officer to former Orange County treasurer Chriss Street to be the county’s next CEO. In the wake of the news, non-profit outlet Shasta Scout reported on Street’s background. Listen to an interview with Shasta Scout Editor and Community Reporter Annelise Pierce in today’s headlines.

— Alec Stutson, NSPR

Proposal to regulate oil industry profits advances in legislature

A proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom to crack down on oil industry profits cleared its first legislative hurdle yesterday. It could get a vote in the full Senate this morning. The current version would empower the California Energy Commission to impose a maximum oil refining profit margin and a penalty against companies that exceed it.

— CapRadio Staff

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Kelly is a graduate of Chabot Junior College in Hayward, California. After nearly 25 years in commercial radio, Kelly arrived in Redding and joined North State Public Radio first as a volunteer. He began covering Redding City Council meetings and other local events and was eventually hired as KFPR's Redding news reporter.
Angel Huracha has been a part of the journalism field since 2006 and has covered a range of topics. He is a graduate of Chico State with a Bachelor's degree in news-editorial and public relations with a minor in English.
Jamie is NSPR’s wildfire reporter and Report For America corps member. She covers all things fire, but her main focus is wildfire recovery in the North State. Before NSPR, Jamie was at UCLA, where she dabbled in college radio and briefly worked as podcast editor at the Daily Bruin.
Alec Stutson grew up in Colorado and graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in Radio Journalism, 20th/21st Century Literature, and a minor in Film Studies. He is a huge podcast junkie, as well as a movie nerd and musician.
Adia White is a broadcast journalist and producer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her work has appeared on WNYC, This American Life, Capital Public Radio and other local and national programs. She started at North State Public Radio as a freelance reporter in 2017 before leaving for a stint at Northern California Public Media in Santa Rosa.