Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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UCCE Almond Grower Newsletter available

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) released its latest issue of the Sacramento Valley Regional Almond newsletter that covers commercial almond orchard production...

Lawmakers Urge Gov. Newsom to ‘Let Them Play’

Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) has led a bipartisan group of legislators in sending a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom urging the California Department...

Camping reopens on State-operated wildlife areas and refuges

With the recent lifting of the Regional Stay-at-Home Order in all parts of the state, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will...

Planning to travel internationally? Guidelines have changed

If you are planning to travel internationally please be aware beginning Jan. 26 changes will be made to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Treasury issues second Economic Impact Payments by debit card 

Starting this week, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are sending approximately 8 million second Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) by prepaid debit...

Closure of Maxwell Rest Areas Also Extended Through March

Caltrans is alerting motorists of an upcoming long-term closure of the north- and southbound Interstate 5 Willows Safety Roadside Rest Areas (SRRA) in Glenn...

From the publishers desk: Changes to the Pioneer Review

Just like every other business, the newspaper print industry is being impacted by the coronavirus, and this newspaper is no exception. The coronavirus crisis impacted...

5 tips for a safer digital experience this holiday shopping season

Online holiday shopping is booming this year, as more consumers avoid brick-and-mortar stores in an effort to socially distance. According to a national consumer survey...

Family Time: Teach your kids how to write a hand-written letter

The idea of writing a hand-written letter might be foreign to kids these days, but there are still many skills children can learn from...

Virginia Read announces book-in-common

The Virginia Yerxa Community Read Committee announced its annual selection with Richard Adams’ adventure tale, ‘Watership Down’, as the 2021 book-in-common.  “Set in England’s Southern...

Meetings to be held on sustainable groundwater regulation

The Colusa Groundwater Authority (CGA) and Glenn Groundwater Authority (GGA) will host a meeting at 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Dec. 9 via...

CAPC accepting donations for toy drive

The Colusa County Community Advocates for Parents and Children (CAPC), the Family Resource Centers of Colusa County (FRC), and the California Highway Patrol (CHP),...

Karen Garcia’s killer pleads guilty to manslaughter 

Salvador Garcia-Vaca, 24, the man accused of killing 21-year-old Williams native Karen Garcia Romero in 2018, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter.  Garcia-Vaca is...

Fishing licenses and related items now available for sale

California anglers can now purchase 2021 fishing licenses and related items directly through the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) website or authorized license...

Pheasant, Fall Turkey, Second Dove Seasons Open Saturday, Nov. 14

Every year, the second Saturday of November poses something of an omnivore’s dilemma for California hunters. That’s when the state’s wild pheasant, fall turkey...

PG&E Upgrading Colusa Substation to Improve Reliability, Enhance Capacity

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be upgrading the Colusa Substation to provide greater reliability and increased capacity. Over the next two years, PG&E...

Pistachio production course available

The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be offering a virtual, multi-day, multi-topic Pistachio Production Short Course in November 2020....

City to review parks and recreation master plan

Community meetings to be held Over the next few weeks, the City of Colusa will be reviewing its Parks and Recreation Master Plan in a...

Sept. 5 is Free Fishing Day in California

The last chance of the year to fish for free arrives over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Free Fishing Day is being offered by...

Traffic safety should never take a holiday

PRESS RELEASE Labor Day typically marks the end of the summer travel period, but 2020 has been anything but typical. Although many Californians may forego...

Air Quality Advisory issued for Colusa County

Air quality advisory is issued by the Colusa County Air Pollution Control District for: August 20 – August 24, 2020  The August Complex Fire and the LNU...

County public health officer issues order requiring public use of facial coverings

Order issued as a result of rise in local positive COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Cases  In a press release, the Colusa County Public Health Officer ordered that face...

Hometown Pride: Arbuckle to hold monthly cleanup efforts

After much success, the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee held its first 'Sweep the Street' event in downtown Arbuckle on July 14.  The ARC will continue...

Disease Outbreak Strikes California Deer Herds

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has confirmed outbreaks of adenovirus hemorrhagic disease in deer in several northern California counties, and is...

Do not plant unsolicited seeds received by mail

Last Thursday, Colusa County Agricultural Commissioner Greg Hinton issued an advisory for Colusa County residents after a reports of mysterious and unsolicited shipments of...

From Stonyford: Pandemic Closes Stonyford Museum

Submitted by: Roy Stewart Because of the state’s mandate against indoor gatherings, Covid-19 is keeping the Stonyford Museum closed to viewers; however, the staff continues to...

EDITORIAL: Truth behind the numbers

Last Thursday, CBS13 Sacramento aired a 1-minute, 45-second segment about Coronavirus in Colusa County, and according to the report Colusa County received attention from...

Need extra cash? Find your unclaimed property

With uncertain times, and strained budgets, finding extra coins under couch cushions can be a blessing. Most Californians are unaware that the state is...

Colusa and Lake Counties to host virtual meeting with state legislator

The Colusa County and Lake County Democratic Parties will host a virtual meeting with Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry at 6 PM on Wednesday, July 29....

Govenor Newsom announces no in-person schools for most counties

Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced his plan for learning and safe schools ahead of the 2020–2021 school year, as the California Department of...

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