Monday, August 8, 2022

Drought fuels fear of total economic devastation

In a typical August, Colusa County rice fields would be lush green as the grain begins to flower and ripen.  Colusa County is the top producer of rice in the...

Local News

Governor declares Monkeypox emergency

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday declared a state of emergency to bolster efforts to combat monkeypox.  Newsom said the declaration will help California coordinate a...

June 7 election results certified 

Colusa County Clerk/Recorder Rose Gallo-Vasquez has certified the results of the June 7 statewide direct primary election.  While Colusa County had a number of uncontested...

County to contract HR services

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday ratified an agreement with Municipal Resource Group to provide Human Resource Services until a new director...

Federal and state funding slated for childhood mental illness 

Gov. Gavin Newsom last week applauded the launch of a federal initiative that aims to achieve universal access to mental health and substance use...

County to investigate harassment allegation  

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors has hired a private investigator to get to the bottom of allegations made against a county employee.  According to...

BBQ helps veterans

Colusa VFW Post 2441 and the Maxwell American Legion Post 218 came together with the community and veterans of the military and their families...

County to fill critically needed positions 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday loosened the shackles they created when they implemented a hiring freeze in June to overcome a...

Williams places tax measure on November ballot 

The Williams City Council last week joined officials in Colusa and Colusa County in asking voters to increase sales taxes when they cast their...

Students ready for new school year

As summer quickly comes to an end, Colusa County students will soon be back at school. The schools are nearing their first day, with Maxwell...

Colusa ad hoc to prepare response to Grand Jury

Colusa Mayor Tom Reische on Tuesday appointed Council members Greg Ponciano and Denise Conrado to an ad hoc committee to redraft a response to...

Bright Vista Youth Center opens in Colusa

Colusa County officially opened Bright Vista Youth Center in Colusa on July 20, welcoming city and county officials, adults, youth, and community partners to...

Congress approves funding for salmon habitat 

Congress on Friday approved $7.9 million in federal funding to support the Sacramento River Basin Floodplain Reactivation for Salmon Habitat, Fish Food, and Fish...

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Williams Police Department reports 

May 2022 There were approximately 719 events logged during the month of May, which included calls for service, proactive enforcement, and extra patrols. This is...

Trouble in paradise lands homeless man in jail 

A Colusa transient is being held in the Colusa County Jail without bail after allegedly attacking the woman who lives with him in the...

Killer denied petition for reduced sentence 

Everyone wants out of prison these days and they’re not shy about asking.  Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Thompson on Monday denied Daniel...

Arrest Log (July 28, 2022)

Mark Forrest Kimmel, 62, of Durham, CA, was arrested at 12:57 AM on 07/26/2022 in the 3000 block of Hwy 45, in Colusa by...

Accused child molester returned to Williams

A man accused of committing a lewd act on a child under 14 will be allowed to live in the same vicinity as his...

Colusa Police Department, June Report

There were 320 calls for service in June for Colusa Police Department officers with 33 agency assists. This is a slight decrease from May,...

Hearing rescheduled for housing development lawsuit

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge will likely not settle the dispute between the Colusa County Board of Supervisors and the Colusa City Council...

Stonyford man arrested following vegetation fire

A man burning trash, which started the June 30 fire in Stonyford that destroyed multiple structures, is being held on arson charges in the...

Local Sports

Jr. Softball All-Stars do Colusa proud

Colusa Area Little League’s Junior Softball team saw its remarkable run come to an end on July 24 in Tucson, Arizona, but not before...

Doris Jenkins

Oleta Kalfsbeek

Mike Smith

James Newton Polander

Diana Lynn Sanapaw Muniz

Legal Notices

Fictitious Business Name – J.V’s Grooming

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 2022-0000082 Date filed: July 29, 2022 The following persons are doing business as:  J.V’S GROOMING Business Address: 3100 WESCOTT RD., COLUSA, CA 95932 Mailing Address: 3100...

Order to Show Cause for Change of Name – No Name Given Samuel

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF COLUSA CASE NUMBER: CV 24605 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: NO NAME GIVEN SAMUEL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE...

County of Colusa – Notice of Public Hearing to Consider the Implementation/Continuation of the Process Changing the Terms of Williamson Act Contracts

COUNTY OF COLUSA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE IMPLEMENTATION/CONTINUATION OF THE PROCESS CHANGING THE TERMS OF WILLIAMSON ACT CONTRACTS  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT...

City of Williams – Notice of Public Hearing in connection with proposed liens for unpaid solid waste fees

CITY OF WILLIAMS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IN CONNECTION WITH PROPOSED LIENS FOR UNPAID SOLID WASTE FEES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Williams...

Ficitious Business Name – Sucevich Construction

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 2022-0000081 Date filed: July 25, 2022 The following persons are doing business as: SUCEVICH CONSTRUCTION Business Address: 1405 HALL ST., ARBUCKLE, CA 95912 Mailing Address:...

Williams Unified School District – Notice of Intent to Sell Public Property

WILLIAMS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT  NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL PUBLIC PROPERTY AND PROVISION OF PRIORITY OFFERS  On December 14, 2021, the Board of Trustees of the...

Fictitious Business Name – Gwaltney Electric

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 2022-0000077 Date filed: July 20, 2022 The following persons are doing business as: GWALTNEY ELECTRIC Business Address: 86 N. PACIFIC ST., MAXWELL, CA 95955 Mailing Address: PO...

City of Colusa – Notice of Election – Measure B

City of Colusa PUBLIC NOTICE OF ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE COUNTY OF COLUSA AND NOTICE OF DEADLINES FOR FILING PRIMARY AND REBUTTAL ARGUMENTS FOR...

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Employment – Maxwell Irrigation District – General Manager

Maxwell Irrigation District General Manager The Maxwell Irrigation District (MID), located in Colusa County, California is in search of a General Manager.  The position requires oversight...

COLUSA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT – EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

COLUSA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Classified ASSIGNMENTS Para-educators Location: Burchfield Primary School (ASES Program) and Egling Middle School (ASES Program); Details: 183 days per year plus 13...

Employment – Colusa County One-Stop Partnership – Fiscal Specialist

Colusa County One-Stop Partnership Fiscal Specialist The Fiscal Specialist, under the direct supervision of the Interim Director, oversees and directs the accounting, financial auditing and reporting,...

Yard Sale: The Mary Overton Fabric Sale/Fundraiser

THE MARY OVERTON FABRIC SALE/FUNDRAISER 9 AM to 3 PM - Saturday, Aug. 6 Next to the Catholic Church , 342 Oak St., Colusa Quilt Fabrics, kits, patterns,...

Employment – Pierce Joint Unified School District – Tutor

PIERCE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 540-A 6TH STREET - ARBUCKLE, CA 95912 (530) 476-2892 EXT. 13004 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TUTOR - 2022/23 SCHOOL YEAR 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm, Monday,...

Employment – Maxwell Public Utility District – Administrative Assistant

MAXWELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Assistant to the General Manager; Clerk to the board of Directors, bookkeeper/treasurer and other secretarial knowledge. Prepare agendas and...