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CHP Reminds Revelers to Safely Ring in the New Year – Local Businesses Assist

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is urging motorists to begin the New Year responsibly. If the celebration plans include alcohol, designate a driver before...

Navarrete Wins Agribee

Arbuckle Elementary Fifth grader, Jakob Navarrete had a dream on becoming a finalist in the Butte County Farm Bureau’s Agribee – with hard work...

Williams Dedicates Fire Truck in Honor of Granzella

The Williams Fire Department held a ceremony on Monday, December 16th, dedicating Engine No. 3071 in memory of Jim Granzella for his years of...

Colusa County Olive Oil

Grown in the fertile lands of Arbuckle California, JD Charter Family Olive Oil, is making an appearance with a developing reputation for freshness. Traditionally almond...

My Little Mayberry: Twelve Days of Christmas – Local Gifts

Holidays! Ack! What to give? Why not local gifts? Ideas: Star Thistle Honey – we have at least three apiaries offering it Rice! I know folks...

Community Briefs: December 20, 2013

December GardenThis is the best time of the year to plant your bare-root roses, bulbs, camellias, cyclamen, and hellebore, living Christmas trees, and bare-root...

PG&E Pays $158 Million in Property Taxes to 49 California Counties

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes totaling more than $158 million this week to the 49 counties in which it operates...

Fiscal Projections for California Welcomed by Counties with Past Due Monies Owed

The recent projections by the Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) showing a $5.6 billion reserve at the end of 2014-15 was welcome news to the...

Floodplain Maps Updated for Maxwell, Arbuckle & Williams

Over three years ago FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) initiated the process of “Map Moderization” to update the Colusa County National Flood Insurance Program...

Local Tribe Donates to aid Victims of the Philippines Typhoon and Midwest Tornado Outbreak

In keeping with their commitment to philanthropy, the Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community, have donated a combined $50,000...

A Hit-and-Run Driver Made a Mess in Williams

  An unidentified driver hit a fire hydrant on ‘E’ Street in Williams, Thursday December 12th, 2013 spilling over 100,000 gallons of water onto the...

Williams Police Explorer Program Prepares Youth for Law Enforcement Career

The Williams Police Department Explorer program is providing an opportunity for young men and women between the ages of 14 to 20 to work...

Arbuckle Volunteer Firefighter Association Endorses Candidate for Sheriff

Candidate for Colusa County Sheriff, Joe Garofalo, has received the endorsement of the Arbuckle Volunteer Firefighter Association as well as an endorsement received by...

Mockingbird Selected for 5th Annual Virginia Read

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee has been selected as the 2014 Virginia Yerxa Community Read. Now in its fifth year, the VYCR,...

Garamendi Concurs with Federal Court Ruling that NSA U.S. Phone Metadata Collection an Overreach...

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a cosponsor of legislation to prevent the abuse of surveillance powers, today concurred with District Court Judge Richard J....

Premier Mushroom Honored as Sustainability Innovator

Premier Mushrooms Inc. was recently named as one of the Northstate’s best when it was honored as winner of the Sustainability Innovator of the...

Tis the Season for Traffic Safety

The California Highway Patrol prepares for its annual holiday enforcement effort As Californians ready for their holiday travels, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is set...

California State Minimum Wage set to Increase

 The upcoming increase in California’s minimum wage means almost all employers must post an updated minimum wage notice.  AB 10 increases California’s current minimum wage...

Why do Farmers Farm?

In a previous article I wrote about farmers who have full time jobs and then came home to tend to their farms. Many of...

Northern California Enrollment Figures Released by Covered California

Covered California™ and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced today that from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, as a benefit of...

Congressman Garamendi Supports Military Retirement Restoration Act

Legislation would undo military retiree benefit cuts included in the Bipartisan Budget Act Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a Member of the House Armed...

High Tech Gifts are Great for Kids, But Beware of Spills and Damage

 Many parents may be considering tablets, laptops or smartphones as holiday gifts. Indeed, more than 85 percent of American kids now have mobile devices,...

Tips for Taking the Stress Out of Holiday Cooking and Baking

 Anything to make entertaining easier is a welcome gift around the holiday season. “Whether you’re a newer cook or a seasoned expert, everyone can use...

Great Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts

 There’s no better time than the holiday season to help your favorite outdoor thrill seekers gear up for all their upcoming adventures. Even if the...

Great Holiday Gifts for Current and Future College Students

 Whether the students in your life are in high school and dreaming about their future majors, or in the middle of their college careers,...

Great Holiday Gifts for Gardening Enthusiasts

Shopping for gardeners this holiday season? You can make their season a bit brighter by shopping with their favorite hobby in mind. Here are a...

Great Holiday Gifts for People On-the-Go

 No matter how hard we try, life just won’t slow down. And with the increasing need to be connected all the time, a few...

Holiday Tech Gift Guide for the Man in Your Life

 Holiday shopping for the special guy in your life can be taxing -- especially if you aren’t quite sure where your relationship is going...

Holidays can be Stressful for Seniors: Advice for Caregivers

The holidays may be filled with joy, but for the ever-growing number of aging Americans and those who care for them this otherwise celebratory...

Great Edible Holiday Decoration and Gift Ideas

Sometimes the best presents and the most treasured ornaments aren’t the ones that last a lifetime -- they’re the ones that you can eat! But...

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