Colusa City Council moves forward with three big projects

The City of Colusa moved forward on a trio of major projects during a special meeting that lasted just 15 minutes on Friday morning,...

Williams Unified launches plan to improve school facilities

Williams Unified School District officials unveiled their final Facilities Master Plan at a press conference at Williams City Hall on Jan. 17. The master plan...

Maxwell Park and Rec District lowers tax proposal request 

The Maxwell Park and Recreation District Board of Directors decided last week to take a more conservative approach to increasing revenue to fund programs...

Williams school board more transparent, likes changes

Williams Unified School District has had a tumultuous few years, but the school board said last week that the dust has settled, a new...

County to address homelessness 

On a warm summer day, a Colusa police officer stopped a homeless man from stretching out under a shade tree in Veterans Memorial Park....

Planning Commission approves online cannabis retailer

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Colusa’s redevelopment dream finally buried

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Maxwell appoints new Park and Rec’s board member

The Maxwell Park and Recreation District Board of Directors voted 3-0 on Aug. 22 to recommended Kurt Chambers to fill an open seat on...

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...

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...

Supes to hear feedback from cannabis survey, community meetings on May 21

  The results from numerous community forums and an online survey will soon be coming in, and the future of the commercial cannabis in Colusa...

Ambulance services to be cut in county

UPDATE: Local agencies working on fix for ambulance shortage Colusa County has faced a reduction in ambulance services before, but for the first time in...

Greenleaf Processors facility temporarily shut down due to smell

Operations are on hold at a commercial cannabis operation in downtown Colusa, until city officials can figure out why the company’s odor control mechanisms...

County looks to plug into statewide information service

For most people across the United States, help with basic services and information starts by dialing 2-1-1.  While approximately 270 million people (90 percent of...

Pierce School Board seats members, reorganizes for 2019

Pierce Joint Unified School District saw one incumbent and one newly elected member seated to the Board of Trustees last Thursday. Pierce Superintendent Carol...

US beef gains full access to Japan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Friday announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate...

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...

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...

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...

Williams approves two-year positive budget 

The Williams City Council approved a preliminary operating budget last month that stretches two years and does not dip into reserves like other cities...

Colusa Planning Commission approves one pot project, denies another after public hearings

The City of Colusa’s Planning Commission asked for more public participation and they got it, as citizens packed the council chambers at Colusa City...

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...

County airport back in Colusa’s court

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors will allow the City of Colusa to draw the county airport into its proposed new city limits, but...

Police shortage leaves agencies struggling with options 

Hiring and retaining police officers to work the streets continues to be a problem local officials are struggling to overcome.  The Colusa City Council said...

Williams City Council OKs criminal history checks for cannabis employees

Last Wednesday, the Williams City Council followed through on a promise to its citizens by unanimously approving a resolution that authorizes the Williams Police...

Proposed bill to boost local investments passes first committee

Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D – Winters, on Thursday presented a bill in the Assembly Local Government Committee, where it passed on a 5-2 party-line...

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...

Economic cost of child abuse high 

Child abuse is a persistent problem within Colusa County and the entire state. Although it is often a hidden social ill, its impact is...

City Council approves sale of Main St. property to local businessman

  The Colusa City Council unanimously approved the sale of the two city-owned parcels at the corner of Bridge and Main Streets during their meeting...

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...

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