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Williams to take hard look at financial needs 

Williams City Council members could be looking at the needs of the city through more educated lenses in 2020.  City Administrator Frank Kennedy said the...

County to streamline airport land use decisions

After nearly 40 years as a group of aviation buffs overseeing land use and operations at the Colusa County Airport, the Board of Supervisors...

Williams to ban trucks on portion of Husted Road 

The Williams City Council has decided the road damage from heavy trucks is a burden the city can no longer afford.  The City Council voted...

Candidate filing period open for special district governing board elections

Several Districts are scheduled to hold Governing Board Elections on November 7, 2017. The filing period runs from Monday July 17, 2017 to Friday...

PJUSD reworks plans for distance learning

In the new age of distance learning, teachers of the Pierce Unified School District are discussing where the virtual classroom should be hosted. The school...

Williams retools rules for commercial cannabis

At their regular meeting on Dec. 12, the City Council unanimously voted to approve a trio of ordinances that establish the rules for commercial...

Colusa Police Department asks for exception to hiring freeze

Just a month after the city council directed their city manager to institute a city-wide hiring freeze, the Colusa Police Department was given an...

Love’s Travel Stop, Starbucks get building permits

Two long-awaited businesses are moving forward in the City of Williams, as the Love’s Travel Stop and Starbucks projects received their building permits from...

County reduces tax breaks given farmers 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 last week to reduce the terms of California Land Conservation Act contracts as a way to...

Cannabis business park coming to Colusa

The Colusa Planning Commission on Thursday got a glimpse of what the Triple Crown Cannabis Research and Development Business Park on East Clay Street...

Williams City Council to explore starting own transit service

At the request of Councilmember Charles Bergson, the Williams City Council discussed the possibility of splitting from the Colusa County Transit Agency joint powers...

Maxwell Recreation board to move forward with tax measure

The Maxwell Park and Recreation District Board of Directors are renewing efforts to put a tax measure before property owners in early 2020 in...

Fire department merger picks up steam 

Colusa Mayor Greg Ponciano said the first of many meetings to possibly consolidate the Colusa Fire Department with Sacramento River Fire Protection District got...

State legislatures make final pitch for water storage projects

The California Water Commission last week heard a chorus of state legislators wanting to keep their promise to the voters of Proposition 1 that...

Colusa City Council swears in three members

Two familiar members on the Colusa City Council and one new member took their places on the dais on Dec. 4.  Colusa City Clerk Shelly...

Colusa responds to pot discussion at community meeting

More than 40 people were on hand at last Wednesday’s community cannabis forum in Colusa, the sixth of seven community meetings put on by...

Sites Reservoir now eligible for $933 million of Prop. 1 funding

On Friday, California Water Commission staff released updated assessments of the public benefits for 10 proposed water storage projects that are seeking bond money,...

Colusa City Council reorganizes for 2018

Colusa City Councilman Greg Ponciano will serve his third one-year stint as the city’s mayor in 2018, while Councilman Dave Womble will serve as...

Colusa City manager receives hefty pay increase 

The Colusa City Council last week approved a new contract for City Manager/Public Works Director Jesse Cain, which will make him one of the...

City to repair decaying water well

The Colusa City Council held a special emergency meeting March 4 to execute a repair of one of the city’s major water wells. City officials...

Colusa approves fee moratorium on downtown building projects

The Colusa City Council on Tuesday approved a temporary moratorium on certain fees to incentivize property owners in Colusa’s downtown to upgrade their facades...

County claims City of Colusa violated CEQA; intends to file suit

The County of Colusa has informed the City of Colusa that it intends to file a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Petition, aimed at...

Williams struggles to provide drinking water

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Colusa City Reports: May 2020 (Fire/Police)

Colusa Police Dept., May 2020 There were 347 calls for service, up from 262 in April. There were an additional 37 calls for assisting other...

Colusa waives planned sewer increase due to COVID-19

Local businesses and residents hurt by COVID-19 will have a few extra bucks in their pockets for the next 12 months. The Colusa City Council...

Williams sewer lines need major work

The City of Williams likely has enough sewer capacity to meet the needs of businesses and residents for the next 20 years, if growth...

County denies groundwater agency advance on new tax

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors voted against advancing the Colusa Groundwater Authority 100 percent of its revenue from a new fee imposed on...

City continues meetings for Levee Park, hires firm

The City of Colusa announced in a press release that it has contracted the services of Melton Design Group, a Chico based landscape architecture...

City Council welcomes new members, keeps leadership intact 

Two new members of the Colusa City Council were seated on Dec. 15. Daniel Vaca and Denise Conrado, who were elected on Nov. 3, were...

USDA proposes bold moves to improve forests management

The USDA’s Forest Service on Friday released proposed changes to modernize how the agency complies with the National Environmental Policy Act. The proposed updates would...

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