This week, much of us in the community are giving a standing ovation "slow clap" to The Record Searchlight for its recent decision to use Facebook-hosted comments. This was a forward-thinking move that places Redding.com in line with the vast majority of larger news networks such as CNN, Mashable, Buzzfeed, etc.
I’ve spent a great deal of time over the past year getting to know our community better through community events, knocking on hundreds of doors, and speaking with our area’s leaders.
One question I hear frequently since the election is, “Where is the tea party going? Is the tea party dead?” Yes. But we can learn from it.