Monday, March 1, 2021

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Your Future is Just a Click Away

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is now accepting online applications for the position of officer on a continuous basis. With this new continuous application...

Application Deadline for PG&E Bright Mind Scholarships is February 28

As part of its ongoing dedication to education and powering California's future, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the launch of its...

Sign-up begins for USDA disaster assistance programs restored by Farm Bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that eligible farmers and ranchers can now sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs...

It’s the‘Summer of Space’ at the Colusa Library

This summer is chockablock full of fun programming for readers of all ages and abilities. The theme is Summer of Space - intended to...

Take Action Against Distraction

Year in and year out, thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers and even more have been injured. By simply changing your...

Volunteers Needed for California’s Road Charge Pilot

California is actively seeking 5,000 volunteers to take part in a free study that could shape the way drivers are charged for road usage....

Californian’s Receive a Pay Raise, Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, July 1, 2014; many Californians will see an increase into their paychecks as the states minimum wage rises to $9 per hour,...

All Fair tickets available online; bargains to be had

The Colusa County Fair is offering a lot of “firsts” this year. Among the changes is that all tickets for all events including Fair...

Congressman Garamendi introduces bill to Ban Private Drones within two miles of wildfire or...

Congressman John Garamendi, the former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department and a current Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has...

Saving and Spending Tips for Millennials

Nearly half of Americans describe themselves as "good savers," according to the TD Bank Saving and Spending Survey, and Millennials are leading the charge....

Toy Drive a Success

During the recent Christmas Season, the California Highway Patrol and Impact Life Colusa County Thrift Store collaborated and hosted a toy drive for the...

Veterans Day: What our grandfathers didn’t talk about

Most of us recognize that the Americans who served in the military over the last ten years gave up their safety and comfort to...

Put Your Phone Away: Distracted Driving Includes Hands-Free Talking

In an age of constant communication and connectivity, it can be difficult to take a break. But drive time is when your phone should...

CDC Reports Flu Hit Younger People Particularly Hard This Season

Vaccination lowered risk of having to go to the doctor by about 60 percent for people of all ages This influenza season was particularly hard...

USDA Launches Effort to Assist California Producers Affected by Drought

USDA is announcing this additional funding through the Natural Resources Conservation Service's Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to help agricultural operators use water more...

On Equal Pay Day, Congressman Garamendi Calls for Action to End Gender Pay...

On Tuesday, April 2, 2014 celebrates Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into the year a woman must work on average to earn as...

Filing period for special district elections set

Several Districts are scheduled to hold Governing Board Elections on November 5. The filing period runs from Monday July 15, to Friday Aug. 9....

School Bus Safety is No Accident

More than one million children ride school buses in California every day. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) joins the observation of National School Bus...

No News is Good News

  The Arbuckle Parks and Recreations District held its bi-annual program review meeting on Thursday evening with no attendance from the public. The twice a year...

CHP Highlights NEW LAWS affecting motorists

The mission of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is to save lives. One way to assist in accomplishing this mission is to ensure all...

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Unveils Bureau of Children’s Justice

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today unveiled the Bureau of Children’s Justice within the California Department of Justice that will work to ensure all...

Digital Literacy Classes for Adults

The Colusa County Library will continue its popular FREE Digital Literacy Classes for all adults. No registration is required, however, due to the limited...

Time- and Budget- Stretching Tips for the Self-Employed

The ability to stretch a budget can help businesses or those who are self-employed weather lean times and flourish in good periods, and being...

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Significant Drops in Suspensions and Expulsions for Second...

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced a dramatic 20 percent drop in the number of students expelled in 2013-14 and a...

COLUSA COUNTY STATE FAIR EXHIBIT

This year’s exhibit will be about the Colusa Farm Show. It turns 50 this coming year and is one of our biggest visitor attractions....

Problem Gamblers and Their Families Can Now Get Help via Text

Help for problem gambling is just a text message away, thanks to new text support-services from the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) Office...

$44 Million Available for Ag Producers and Food Entrepreneurs to Develop New Products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that $44 million is available to farmers, ranchers, and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines. Funding...

Candidate Signs Vandalized

With the June primaries just a few weeks away, candidates have been hitting the streets - handing out brochures, speaking with constituents, and placing...

Veterans Day: Success after service

We’ve all been taught to honor our veterans on Veterans Day, November 11. They served in the military and fought battles the rest of...

What’s your plan? (02/25/2021)

Life was bliss growing up on King Street! I made my entrance into this world two years into the 1960s, in the month of October....

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