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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Food for Thought: Keeping Your Food Safe

I love to eat new foods and try new recipes. Although I can sometimes be unsure of how to tackle these new items. After...

Dog’s Head Out the Car Window – A Dangerous Habit

Submitted by: TripsWithPets.com For most pups, the best part of a car ride is feeling the breeze in their furry faces as they stick their head...

Food for Thought: Do you Speak Label?

Have you stood in a grocery aisle, looked at a label and thought, “What does that mean”? If you are going to plunk down...

Food for Thought: Where in the World is your food from?

I am a patriot. I grew up reciting the flag salute in school and singing songs about the great red, white and blue. My...

Do Family Farms Still Exist?

I have a confession to make. I am little spoiled and sheltered, but not in the ways you may think. I would say I...

My Little Mayberry: To the Maxim!

Words beginning with ‘E’ have been catching my attention this week.  Exuvia:  the castoff coverings of animals.  Bleah, you say.  But think of casting...

Who’s Feeding America?

Do you wonder where your food comes from? Are you curious about the processes your food goes through? Have no fear, you aren’t the only...

The News Back Then March 8, 2013

Williams Farmer •  3/4/1905WILLIAMS LOCALS The trustees of Williams have caused thirty one orange trees and a number of olive trees to be planted on...

My Little Mayberry: Simplicity

Simplicity can be satisfying: A single red Camilla in a crystal bowl. Your loved one, your other loved one (the dog), a good book and the...

News Back Then – December 28, 2012

This week in our history • 12/30/ 1955 • Contributed by the Inside ObserverSEVERAL THOUSAND FLEE FLOOD AREA WILLIAMS WELCOMES 900 VICTIMS And Then The...

News Back Then – September 14, 2012

WILLIAMS NEWS FROM 1877 January 13: Nothing has transpired in our little town since our last, except the burning of W. M. Nickerson’s Restaurant last...

My Little Mayberry: “What’s Bugging Me”

You can tell the season by the critters showing up.  Ah ha! Multitudes of insects.   Must be summer.  Flies are swarming around horses and...

News Back Then – August 17, 2012

Williams Farmer8/22/1924225 TONS OF PRUNES WILL BE SHIPPED FROM  MILLS ORCHARD Mills Orchard is shipping some 225 tons of prunes from their Maxwell orchard this...

From the desk of the publisher: Growing our publication

Dear Readers, I would like to thank you for reading the Williams Pioneer Review, and I hope you will continue to read and contribute to...

News Back Then: “Williams Arch”

By: Pat Ash WPR Historian   The History of the Williams Pioneer Arch and the Why we celebrate Pioneer Day Williams Farmer 2/2/1917: The blue prints for the...

From the desk of the publisher: Rebuilding a Community

Thoughts of the Editor: Rebuilding a Community April 23, 2012z  -  By: Lloyd Green Jr. While cities are trying to figure out what to do with...

My Little Mayberry – Name that Name!

by Denise Denton-Rinzler Why are names so important? Anthroponomastrics – whew! That’s a mouthful. Means the study of personal names. According to etymologist H. Edward Deluzain,...

My Little Mayberry – “Leap Year”

By: Denise Denton-Rinzler Another Leap Year. Some scientists are proposing the Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar be instituted worldwide in 2017. Sabbaths, your birthday and holidays would...

From the desk of the publisher: Not Shopping Locally is Costing You BIG-TIME

Opinion Column of: Lloyd Green Jr. - Editor & Publisher It is hard to imagine our small towns with no commerce, no stores, and no...

News Back Then – February 24, 2012

Williams Farmer 2/19/1941 ORDER YOUR TREES NOW FOR PLANTING The Williams Chamber of Commerce will continue with the tree planting work, as in the past,...

News Back Then – February 10, 2012

Williams Farmer 2/11/1905   TRUSTEE INGRIM SHOT-TROUBLE IN THE BEAR VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT There has been trouble brewing in the Bear Valley school district for weeks. The...

From the desk of the publisher: A great book.

As a newspaper publisher, many may think that I am an avid reader. Sadly, I wish I had more time to read than I...

News Back Then – January 11, 2012

1/9/1906-WATCH NIGHT PARTY Did you ever hear of a picnic on the 7th of January?  Well, the directors of the Williams Oil Company enjoyed a...

News of the Weird – September 23

Shopper arrested with live lobsters in shorts A man in southern Mississippi is accused of trying to walk out of a D’Iberville grocery store without...

Empty (Gorillia) Nest Syndrom

My Little Mayberry Essays of Colusa By Denise Denton-Rinzler Empty (Gorillia) Nest Syndrom Both kids are launched now. The emptiness of the house. Unnatural quiet. Like Sunday after...

News Back Then – September 23

MAXWELL PHOENIX Volume 1 - Number 1- 8/31/1893 MAXWELL A Brief Write Up of the Town   An Enterprising Community-One of the Most Prosperous Little Villages in Northern California-Good...

News Back Then – September 2, 2011

NEWS BACK THEN This feature is contributed by: Pat Ash of Williams California | Information is acquired through the Colusa County Branch Library Williams Farmer 3/2/1956 CLYDE...

My Little Mayberry – Essays of Colusa

My Little Mayberry – Essays of Colusa By DeniseDenton-Rinzler  Home, Home – out of Range? Everyone knows banks have foreclosed on a zabillion homes.  The very tax-paying...

News Back Then (August 19, 2011)

NEWS BACK THEN This feature is contributed by: Pat Ash of Williams California information is acquired through the Colusa County Branch Library Williams Farmer • 7/28/1900 A GREAT...

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