Mon. Nov 23rd, 2020
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For nearly two months, a back-and-forth battle has been waged between Shasta County health officials and the WaterWorks Park in Redding.

The latest salvo comes from the Shasta County Environmental Health Division, which announced over the weekend that it is revoking the park’s public pool permit on July 27. The permit rejection is due to “an immediate threat to public health and safety,” the county health department wrote in a press release.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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