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Court restarts trials, struggles to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Colusa County Superior Court will remain on limited operations through the end of July, state officials announced Thursday, although COVID-19 restrictions could make it...

Speeding continues to rile Princeton residents

Last year, Colusa County Sheriff Joe Garofalo hoped a greater law enforcement presence in Princeton would help curb speeding.  When Garofalo held a community meeting...

City Council, staff give general overview on pot projects in Colusa

  A total of seven cannabis-related projects are in various stages of permitting or development, and two are currently operating in the City of Colusa. Painted...

Landowners file lawsuit over new groundwater tax 

The first lawsuit over the new assessment fee to fund the local government agency tasked with sustaining groundwater has been filed in Colusa County...

Colusa City Council splits on tax liens for delinquent Recology accounts

During last week’s regular meeting of the Colusa City Council, Dan Shea, general manager for Recology Butte Colusa Counties, asked councilmen Dave Markss, Dave...

Colusa Planning Commission recommends approval of new Greenceuticals DA

In a manner that could best be described as begrudging, the City of Colusa’s planning commission recommended in a 4-1 decision that the city...

Another cannabis company floats project to Colusa City Council

A Yolo County-based cannabis company is the latest to express interest in coming to the City of Colusa, and pitched their project to the...

Colusa County Grand Jury releases 2018 report

Last week, the Colusa County Grand Jury released the findings of five investigations it conducted over the past year. For the most part, the...

Cannabis company underway at Colusa Industrial Properties

The Colusa City Council last week unanimously approved the special use and regulatory permits for CompassLeaf LLC to develop and open a cannabis manufacturing...

Williams Unified to consider cannabis policy

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County adopts tentative budget for 2018-19

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors anticipates dipping into reserves to meet a $95.7 million spending plan for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which began...

Jefferson lawsuit to move forward in district court

The lawsuit filed last year by Citizens for Fair Representation against California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will be heard in a Sacramento courtroom...

Williams to prioritize capital improvement wish list 

The Williams City Council met jointly with the Williams Parks and Recreation Commission last week to begin putting together a priority list of capital...

Public Meeting for Sites Project

The Sites Project Authority and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation are hosting two public meetings to solicit input from the public on the Draft Environmental...

State threatens county COVID-19 funding

It only took 48 hours after the Board of Supervisors voted last month to support the constitutional and civil rights of its citizens for...

Colusa water and sewer rates to increase

There’s good news and there’s bad news for residents of the City of Colusa as the city moves forward with changes to its water...

County’s cannabis ad-hoc committee reports to Supes

After months of research and consulting with county department heads, Colusa County Supervisors John Loudon and Kent Boes – both members of the county’s...

Colusa City Council talks annexation

After the topic initially came up during a joint meeting of the Colusa City Council and Planning Commission, ‘future annexations’ was on the agenda...

Police & Fire News: City of Colusa (04/15/2020)

COLUSA POLICE DEPARTMENT (February 2020) The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 280 calls for service, up from 257 the previous month, and 21 additional...

County to sell contracted CVWP water

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors last week agreed to sell its water interest in Central Valley Water Project to the highest bidder. In a...

County waits homeless prevention funding

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors last week decided to wait for the second round of funding from Proposition 2 before trying to tackle...

A bump in the road to recovery: the cost of repairs

Roadwork is a common view for motorists driving through Colusa. In addition to the massive overhaul of streets such as 6th Street and Fremont....

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...

County declines 2020 FARMER funding for new tractors 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Air Pollution Control District, voted no to a third round of state funding to help...

Planning commission to consider temporary facility for medical marijuana e-commerce start-up

A group that Colusa City staff is likening to the Amazon of the medical marijuana world is seeking to operate a temporary facility on...

Census activities in schools support effort to make sure every child is counted

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools initiative held a nationwide kickoff on Oct. 28 to highlight the new 2020 Census classroom activities for...

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...

Stay at home order extended through April

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Proposition 218 election underway in Maxwell

Maxwell Park and Recreation District is preparing for the approval or rejection of a Proposition 218 tax assessment proposal that could either make or...

City Council approves  zoning for cannabis park 

The Colusa City Council last week rezoned about 84 acres adjacent to the Sacramento River on East Clay Street from residential to light industrial...

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