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Board of Supervisors 2010 Redistricting Update!

Following the August 2 presentation of “Redistricting Proposal I” Board members took a closer look and considered the potential impacts of the proposed changes....

Williams Prepares to Welcome Fallen Hero Home

It has been a long wait for the Lopez family as delays preventing their son from arriving home. Rueben "boy" Lopez will arrive at Beale...

Pedestrian hit by Semi

Staff Report | Lloyd Green Jr On Wednesday, August 18th 2011 at approximately 11:00 pm. A semi-truck traveling northbound pulled into the Maxwell Rest Area....

Possum Causes Power Outage to 11,000 Customers

Staff Report | 3:00 p.m. On early Thursday morning at approximately 1:20am, a possum managed to get into some equipment at the Cortina Substation out...

Local Takes New Edge on Guitar Manufacturing

By Elizabeth Kalfsbeek Innovation is brewing in the world of electric guitars in the form of boutique guitar designer and crafter Mike Peterson of Williams....

Colusa Independence Project Providing Homes

Special to the WPR Sometimes all it takes is a single hand up to get a family back on its feet. A Colusa County effort...

6 Youth Boxers Compete in World Amateur Championships

La Corona Boxing Club of Arbuckle, took six boxers to the 10th Annual Desert Showdown Lonsdale World Amateur Boxing Championships and came back with...

CALIFORNIA LEADS NATION IN FARMERS MARKETS

The USDA has designated the week of August 7-13 as National Farmers Market Week, and CDFA Secretary Karen Ross is calling on Californians to...

News Back Then (August 19, 2011)

NEWS BACK THEN This feature is contributed by: Pat Ash of Williams California information is acquired through the Colusa County Branch Library Williams Farmer • 7/28/1900 A GREAT...

BENEFICIAL BUGS IN THE DELTA: CDFA BEGINS RELEASING INSECTS THAT FEED ON INVASIVE WATER...

A small insect, native to South America, has been brought to California waterways thanks to its voracious appetite for water hyacinth, an invasive aquatic...

Athletes Need to Take Special Precautions in Hot Weather

Submitted to the WPR The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages coaches, athletes, and those exercising outside in hot weather to know the warning...

Task Force Finds Commercial Liability an Effective Strategy to Reduce Alcohol-Related Problems

Submitted to the WPR Holding alcohol retailers liable for injuries or damage done by their intoxicated customers can reduce motor vehicle deaths, homicides, injuries, and...

Majority of U.S. Hospitals Do Not Fully Support Breastfeeding

Special to the WPR Breastfeeding protects against childhood obesity, yet less than 4 percent of U.S. hospitals provide the full range of support mothers need...

INVASIVE SPECIES POLICIES AND PARTNERSHIPS TO BE DISCUSSED AT AUGUST 24 MEETING OF THE...

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will discuss invasive species policies, initiatives and partnerships at its meeting on Wednesday, August 24, 2011....

ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY DETECTED IN WESTMINSTER AREA OF ORANGE COUNTY

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is administering a treatment program for the Oriental fruit fly in the Westminster area of Orange County....

Williams Remembers Soldier and Hero

The community of Williams mourns the loss of a local hero who was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, August 11, 2011. This devastating news...

Hot Rod’s to Rock Williams – August 18th

The Hot Rods Oldies Band will return to Williams Thursday, August 18, 2011 for the Williams Summer Music Festival at the Sacramento Valley Museum....

Farmer’s Market Mushroom Sales Benefit Non-Profits

Colusa County non-profit groups will have an opportunity this fall to apply for funds generated through the sale of Premier Mushrooms at the Colusa...

CRMC Finalizes Electronic Medical Record System

The electronic medical record or EMR is one of the most widely used components of technology impacting healthcare today. Your paper record, which is...

Board of Supervisors Redistricting Update

The Board of Supervisors considered another Redistricting Proposal at the continued Public Hearing held August 2. “Proposal I” is the result of some fine...

U.S. Postal Services Looks to Close 3,700 Post Offices

On Tuesday, July 26th, the U.S. Postal Service announced its plains to consider closing more than 3,700 post offices. The list included local post...

YCCD to Offer 4 New Transfer Degrees for its Students

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office recently informed the Yuba Community College District (YCCD) that it has approved Woodland Community College’s (WCC) Associate in...

CDFA Announces Vacancies on Organic and Farmers’ Market Advisory Committees

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing 18 vacancies on two advisory committees overseen by the department’s Inspection and Compliance Branch. Vacancies...

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