Shirley Maupin had barely pinned up one quilt, when another was flapping loose in the stiff wind that greeted the May Surprise crowd on Saturday.
But the wind did little to upset the good mood of the crowd that attended the event, which in addition to the Pacific Flyway Quilters show, also featured the annual wine tasting by the Friends
Rodeo fans were living large and celebrating heartily in Stonyford over the weekend.
The 70th annual Stonyford Rodeo officially kicked off the season for summertime fun in the western Colusa County foothills — best known for camping, fishing, boating and other recreational activities at nearby East Park Reservoir, Stony Gorge and t
Assemblyman Dan Logue has named Ashley Indrieri Woman of the Year for the 3rd Assembly District.
Indrieri is the executive director of Family Water Alliance, a statewide nonprofit working on water and private property rights for the protection of California agriculture.
The organization also administers the Sacramento Fish Screen
At least one animal a year tests positive for rabies by Colusa County Animal Control.
Last year, Animal Control tested one badger, seven bats, two cats, two dogs and one squirrel for rabies, Chief Officer Courtney Elliottt said. A bat tested positive, which in its weak and crazed state can be tempting to cats.
"If a bat is flappi
Surrounded by half-eaten, heaping bowls of fried pork, Bev Thayer of Grimes said she might have to take a break from carnitas for a few weeks.
"All that cholesterol," she said. "But, I love to eat."
Thayer was a judge of the carnitas and salsa cook-off at the Spring Fiesta in Arbuckle on Sunday.
Carnitas are small pieces
A 31-year-old Gerber woman died in a rototiller accident on Thursday while preparing to plant a garden, Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said.
The Sheriff's Department has not released the victim's name. However, through other media sources, the woman has been identified as Griselda Jimenez Orozco.
The accident took
An argument over whether a 22-year-old former Colusa woman could move into the laundry room of a Yuba City apartment complex ended Monday when the woman reportedly tried to stab a man with a broken beer bottle.
Kristy N. Molina was arrested and booked in the Sutter County Jail without bail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
The only thing remaining of Corning's May Madness Burn-Outs is tire rubber blackening the parking lot in front of City Hall.
That, and the memories, of course, as 2013 was the last year the burn-outs would take place during the annual car show event.
The last ever winner of the burn-outs was Eric Hammond driving a 1969 Chevy pick
Fifth-generation rice farmer Derrick Ash depends on a lot of people and negotiates a lot of decisions to get his rice in the ground.
And every year, there is a hitch.
On Monday he sowed his fields — west of the Colusa National Wildlife Refuge — just ahead of the wind.
"I did seed on Monday to beat the wind, bu
Williams Councilman John Troughton Jr. and City Administrator Charles Bergson raised concerns about how the proposed increase in the city's contribution to the Williams Fire Protection Authority would impact the city's budget at a finance meeting on Wednesday.
"We have to consider all the departments in the city, and this is a big jump,"
Wearing goggles that simulate impaired vision from alcohol intoxication, Colusa High School juniors RJ Phillips and Fernando Amador stumbled and lost their balance while trying to walk a straight line.
"It was kind of blurry. Everything was moving at once. It was pretty realistic," said Amador about trying to follow the line of blue tape
A fire that came within 100 feet of two homes Tuesday afternoon was started when strong winds knocked a limb into some power lines near Old Highway 99W and Crawford Road.
Eight fire departments responded to blaze, which burned about 2.5 acres of grass, trees and other brush, but also torched a power pole and some railroad ties, Williams
One man has been arrested and allegedly stolen vehicles, guns, trailers and other equipment were seized this week after Tehama County sheriff's deputies busted a suspected chop shop near the Glenn and Tehama counties border.
Jesse Allan Janto, 31, who investigators believe ran the chop shop, was arrested without incident by Chico police
Juan Ambriz knows the thrill of victory on the soccer field.
He and his Williams High teammates celebrated a 2009 Northern Section championship with a win over Colusa — the highlight of his playing career.
Now Ambriz takes aim at a different prize — $20,000 in the ninth annual FIFA Interactive World Cup tournament.
The annual Maxwell Rodeo is around the bend with the theme, "Grab Your Herd! It's Our 83rd."
The town's biggest event is set for May 18.
It kicks off with the Bull Run at 8 a.m., followed by the annual parade at 9:45 a.m.
The parade includes a wide variety of businesses and organizations. Floats are not only submitted fro
Caltrans will swing open the Meridian Bridge at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday — stopping Highway 20 traffic in both directions for about three hours.
The historic bridge, built in 1977 to replace one lost to fire, is a turntable bridge. It is inspected once a year.
Additionally, repaving work on Highway 20 in western Colusa County begi
The death of a Willows man found last month in Stony Creek has been ruled a homicide, Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones said Friday morning.
The exact cause of 37-year-old Michael Castillo Perea's death will not be released until toxicology results have been completed, Jones said, but detectives immediately considered his death suspicious
It's spring. The earth is alive with beautiful shades of vibrant green. I love the crisp green tone of the fresh new leaves. What a glorious time of year.
The freshness of spring got me thinking about using foliage to add color and interest to our gardens, particularly foliage of the big-leafed plants. Here are a few that will enhance yo
A group of Colusa High School aerospace students took to the tarmac Saturday to paint a compass rose next to the airstrip at the Colusa County Airport as part of a community service project.
The students were joined by the director and members of The Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots, of which Amelia Earhart was
Ray Bradbury said his book "Fahrenheit 451" was more about the danger of television destroying an interest in reading than about censorship.
"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them," the late writer said.
That is the opposite of the mission of the Virginia Yerxa Community Read prog
The latest candidate for the 3rd Assembly District seat — and the first Democrat — said California should be divided into at least two states for greater representation in Washington and for more local control on critical issues.
Jim Reed, 62, an attorney in Red Bluff, announced his candidacy for the state office Monday.
St. Mary of the Mountain Catholic Church in Stonyford used to be part of Zachary, a town that now sits at the bottom of East Park Reservoir.
The building, constructed in 1896 as one of the first churches in these hills, was moved in 1908, said Joyce Bond, co-author with Beulah (Moore) Vanlandingham and Sharky Moore of a book called "Back
The end came Thursday to the couple dubbed "Bonnie and Clyde" by North State law enforcement, when Emily Clark of Willows was found guilty in Butte County Superior Court of armed robbery.
Clark, 36, faces 15 years in state prison when she is sentenced on May 21 for robbing the Chico Dollar Store at gunpoint, officials said.