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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Bergson in as Williams’ mayor, Jauregui as vice-mayor

Forget “Mr. Mayor” – you can call him “Charles in Charge.” Those were some of the first words spoken – jokingly – by Williams City...

Williams teachers on the chopping block School board grappling with large budget deficit

The Williams Unified School District board of trustees may have to make some tough decisions in order to deal with an estimated $700,000 budget...

2018 election filing dates

Candidates interested in running for an office on the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election may obtain petition in-lieu filing fee forms from...

Golden Roots Nursery cannabis manufacturing facility seeks planning commission blessing tonight

Tonight at 7 PM, City of Colusa Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider whether to recommend the City Council adopt an...

Greenceuticals latest cannabis business to make pitch to Colusa City Council Brian Pearson

Yet another cannabis-related business is looking to set up shop in the City of Colusa, and the company – California Cannabis Cultivation Greenceuticals LLC...

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...

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...

Annual grower meetings to be held for Rice Farmers

Rice Commission will hold meetings on January 18 at two valley locations The latest news on issues affecting California rice farmers will be presented during...

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...

Truck routes, speed limit changes, and stop signs

Williams City Council holds transportation-heavy meeting as it weighs split from Colusa County Transportation Commission From traffic studies and speed limit changes to new stop...

Williams talks SB 54, limits to local cooperation with federal immigration authorities Brian Pearson

While the passage of California Senate Bill 54 – the “sanctuary state” legislation that was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in October,...

County develops Safe Routes to School plan

Colusa County officials and a Sacramento design firm have spent the past year mapping out recommendations that, if implemented, could make it safer for...

Supes plan to narrow focus, engage community before deciding on future of commercial cannabis...

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors reiterated last week that they will take the slow, measured approach to potentially opening the county’s doors to...

“Not a lot of wind in the sails”

Williams City Administrator tells County Transportation Commission he doesn’t see transit split happening During the Colusa County Transportation Commission meeting last week, commissioner and Williams...

Williams Police Department welcomes a new officer

Last Thursday, Williams Police Chief Ed Anderson welcomed his newest officer, Leticia Reusser, to the force at a small swearing-in and badge pinning ceremony...

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...

Photo of Colusa “mountain lion” turns out to be a feral house...

A photo that was purported to show a mountain lion walking in a field behind SavMor in Colusa was the talk of the town...

Williams City Council sets conditional use permit fees for commercial cannabis businesses

On Wednesday, the Williams City Council unanimously passed a resolution establishing conditional use permit fees for commercial cannabis businesses, greatly increasing the city’s anticipated...

Four-way stop planned for tricky Williams intersection

Following a vote by the city council at last week’s meeting, a four-way stop sign will be installed at the intersection of Vann 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...

Colusa boat ramp delayed until Spring

Folks in Colusa have been waiting for a new boat ramp for more than 10 years, and they’re going to have to wait a...

Colusa, Glenn Groundwater Sustainability Agencies will apply jointly for $1 million grant

The Colusa County Groundwater Authority will be applying for a $1 million grant from the Department of Water Resources, which will be used to...

Cultivation Technologies, Inc. being investigated by Securities and Exchange Commission

Cultivation Technologies Inc., the first cannabis-related business entity to receive a development agreement from the City of Colusa, is under investigation by the United...

Williams City Council approves budgets, Capital Improvement Plan

The Williams City Council unanimously approved the city’s operating budget for the 2018 and 2019 Fiscal Years at their meeting on Sept. 20, along...

State of the County: CAO says county in “very solid position”

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors heard from CAO Wendy Tyler for her annual “State of the County” briefing last week. The gist of her...

Williams discusses exit with transportation commission

The Williams City Council may entertain breaking away from the Colusa County Transportation Commission and going it alone. Unhappy with the way transportation funding is...

Colusa awards $2.58 million contract for boat ramp construction

It’s been a long time coming, but the City of Colusa is finally making tangible progress on their new boat launching facility. On Thursday, the...

E-commerce cannabis company clears hurdle with Colusa City Council

In a 3-2 decision during their Sept. 5 regular meeting, the Colusa City Council voted to adopt an ordinance approving an interim, 12-month development...

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...

County receives clean audit

Colusa County’s annual independent audit for the 2015-16 fiscal year came back clean, according to a presentation last week by the county’s independent auditor. “After...

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