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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Colusa forming ad hoc budget committee to tackle deficit

“The way that I’m reading this is the same that I read in last year’s budget, and the budget prior to that: I don’t...

City Council votes to unfreeze lieutenant position at Colusa Police Department

The Colusa City Council last week voted 4-1 to unfreeze a lieutenant position at the Colusa Police Department, paving the way for Colusa Police...

Greenceuticals gets special use, regulatory permits from city council

After clearing one of the final hurdles with the Colusa City Council last week, the long-talked-about Greenceutical, LLC project is moving forward in the...

Colusa boat ramp to begin construction

The final domino has officially fallen into place for the City of Colusa’s boat ramp project. The California Department of Boating and Waterways gave its...

City Council asks for more time to decide on reinstating CPD lieutenant position

Colusa Police Chief Josh Fitch asked the city council to reinstate his department’s lieutenant position during their regular meeting on May 15, but the...

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 audit report: Clean

During a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 15, Norm Newell, representing the firm of Smith and Newell Certified Public Accountants, gave the Colusa...

County announces cannabis survey results

While the future of the commercial cannabis industry in unincorporated Colusa County didn’t get any clearer at Monday night’s special meeting of the Board...

Colusa City approves cannabis cultivation facility, 3-0-2

On May 15, Greenceuticals LLC took a major step toward building the indoor cannabis cultivation facility it has envisioned for the City of Colusa,...

Colusa City Council first to oppose measure to raise bar for new taxes

The Colusa City Council was the first government body in the county to take a stance against a proposed state measure that would make...

Shasta gets funding for Redding to Sacramento bus route

A new, electric bus route from Redding to Sacramento was awarded state grant funding and is moving forward, although the details of the service...

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...

Colusa Planning Commission Chair airs frustrations with Colusa City Council 

  Richard Selover, chair of the City of Colusa’s Planning Commission, was at last Tuesday’s city council meeting to express the commission’s collective frustration with...

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...

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) Groundwater Sustainability Planning

Attention all users of groundwater wells in Colusa, and/or Glenn County: The State of California under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) law requires...

Arbuckle welcomes Garofalo for community meeting

Speeding cars were among the top concerns voiced to Colusa County Sheriff Joe Garofalo by Arbuckle residents at last week’s community meeting at the...

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...

Williams considers Sacramento route from county transit

Against the wishes of Mayor Charles Bergson, the Williams City Council is taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to the issue of out-of-county...

More work coming to Bridge Street prior to CalTrans rehabilitation project

While the sewer work that snarled Bridge Street traffic over the past few weeks is completed, it was only a precursor to the roadway...

Williams City Council appoints new planning commissioner

A 2013 graduate of Williams High School is stepping into the local political sphere as the newest member of the City of Williams’ planning...

Williams Unified trustee responds to allegations, vows to continue in role

The Williams Unified School Board trustee accused of a number of election code violations and perjury will not be resigning her post, she said...

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,...

Williams City Council forming ad-hoc committee to support local food assistance programs

With what they see as long-term uncertainty surrounding the only two food assistance programs in Williams, the city council voted to form an ad-hoc...

Greenceuticals project gets new location with approval of city council

It appears that Greenceuticals LLC may have a cultivation facility in the City of Colusa after all. After putting out a Request for Proposals for...

Williams to see intersection improvements

  Four intersection improvement projects will soon get underway in Williams.  The Williams City Council is going out to bid on projects to install four new...

County relaxes take home vehicle policy 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors last week agreed to tweak its vehicle use policy rather than restrict certain law enforcement employees from taking...

Council weighing options after surplus property sale falls through

After push-back from nearby businesses and property owners, Greenceuticals LLC’s cannabis cultivation project – originally planned for the site of the Stokes Building at...

Williams City Council OKs equipment purchase 

With miles of streets and storm drains to maintain, the Williams City Council voted 4-0-1 to dip heavily into the city’s Vehicle Internal Service...

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...

Supes award $2.7 million contract for roadwork

  The Board of Supervisors approved a $2.7 million contract with Knife River Construction for the reconstruction of just under 14 miles of roadway in...

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