Assemblyman Dan Logue today announced he will run for Congress in 2014.
Logue, R-Loma Rica, who will be termed out of his state seat, will likely challenge Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, in District 3.
The official announcement was scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Solano County Government Center fountain plaza.
Assemblyman Dan Logue said that if a 2014 water bond to help create additional water storage doesn't pass the Legislature, he will go around Sacramento.
Logue, R-Loma Rica, said he will collect the signatures and raise the money to get a ballot measure for a $5.8 billion project for Sites Reservoir, Temperance Flat Dam and a con
Cellphones are usually banned in school, but now they are replacing classrooms.
The seats will remain empty in Colusa High School English teacher Rebecca Changus's classroom as she facilitates summer school to about 70 students through a digital learning platform.
RedHawk attendees are three weeks in to the school's first all-onl
Community organizations and crafters outnumbered the produce vendors at the opening Farmers Market in Colusa on Monday — but participants believe things will pick up.
Shela Lee and her sister, Nancy Lee, both of Marysville, made enough money at the market last year to return for a second season in Colusa.
And despite the lo
A pile of almond shells that caught fire Saturday is still burning this week, creating billows of smoke at the base of the western foothills between Arbuckle and Williams.
The cause of the fire is listed as spontaneous combustion, Arbuckle Fire Chief Casey Cox said.
Almond shell or hull piles are a common threat in Colusa County,
Results from various Colusa County Fair competitions continue to trickle in more than a week after the 74th annual expo closed its gates on another four-day run.
Among the winners are Pamela Griffith, sweepstakes quilts; Beverly Morgan, sweepstakes preserved foods; Alma Hickel, sweepstakes baked goods and confections; John Vafis, floricu
Contributions for this year's Fourth of July fireworks display are needed.
It costs about $12,000 to put on the event each year, and that is with a lot of volunteer time, including Ralph Keeley, who is in charge of setting off the fireworks.
Businesses and individuals are encouraged to contribute.
The event is held under
Fire restrictions have been imposed in the Mendocino National Forest "due to dry conditions and increased risk of wildfires," the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday.
"The rugged terrain that makes the Mendocino such a remarkable place can be very conducive to the rapid spread of wildfire, especially this year when the forest is exceed
Name: Marc Struckmeyer.
Family: Wife, Liz; and daughters, Katelynn and Madison.
City of residence: Arbuckle
Occupation: Helicopter pilot at Jones Flying Service in Biggs.
Hobbies and interests: Shooting guns, hunting and fishing.
What are your f
To the thousands of Portuguese people living in the Sacramento Valley, Sunday's festa in Orland was a celebration of thanksgiving, faith and keeping alive the traditions that have survived for more than 700 years.
The 70th annual event was also all about the queens — including the 1952 queen from Maxwell.
"The dinner was so
Bethleham Lutheran Church in Colusa is hosting a Bible vacation school, "Go to Athens Greece" starting on Monday at the church.
The vacation school will be from 10 a.m.-noon daily during the week, with a closing event at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The church is located at 720 Ware Ave.
For more information, call 713-1457.
A man led California Highway Patrol on an hour-long car chase that took them through two counties on Tuesday morning.
Alerted to a report that a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup had been stolen from the ACE Hardware store in Cottonwood about 9:15 a.m., a CHP patrol unit in Tehama County spotted a pickup matching the description of the stolen truck
Karen Denise Dare, 49, of Willits, was arrested at 12:54 a.m. June 15 by the California Highway Patrol on Interstate 5, north of Arbuckle, on suspicion of driving while under the influence. She was booked into the Colusa County Jail. Bail was set at $1,673.
Christopher James Dougherty, 42, of Grass Valley, was arrested
After suffering a narrow loss to Sutter Area on Sunday, the Colusa Heat bounced back with a 11-7 victory against Peach Bowl to keep their majors softball District 2 Tournament of Champions hopes alive.
The Heat are the only Colusa County softball team still alive in the softball brackets entering the final stages of the tournaments. Colu
The Westside Rangers seized control of the minors baseball District 2 Tournament of Champions by handing the Colusa Cardinals their first loss of the tournament Sunday night.
Live Oak eliminated the Cardinals Monday evening to earn a spot in the championship series that began Tuesday evening at Peach Bowl Little League in Yuba City. Live
Red Bluff cowgirl Chelsey Bushnell will climb back in the saddle come July after earning a spot in the National High School Finals Rodeo being held July 14-20 in Rock Springs, Wyo.
Bushnell won the breakaway roping event at the CHSRA State Finals Rodeo in Bishop over the weekend. She qualified with points earned at the rodeo, as well as
When 19-year-old Scott Rakestraw was killed in a car accident more than 13 years ago, the outpouring of support from residents of Willows and the surrounding communities helped his family heal.
Scott Rakestraw was a three-sport athlete at Willows High from 1995-1999 but baseball was his passion. At the time of the accident, Rakestraw was
The National Federation of State High School Associations recently announced its support of the recently introduced Youth Sports Concussion Act sponsored by Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Tom Udall.
The legislation promotes improved national quality standards for injury-prevention equipment used in youth sports.
The bill's key operati
The agency that oversees special education programs in Colusa County was one vote shy this week of approving a budget that does not include funding to cover expenses at the Education Village.
The amended Special Education Local Plan Area 2013-14 budget removes $70,000 from the operations and maintenance category, which would hav
Sgt. Mike Bradwell stood on the shore of East Park Reservoir with the family and friends of drowning victim Joey Saephan in 2009 as they waited four hours for the Yuba County Dive Team to retrieve the body.
That incident emphasized the need for Colusa County Sheriff's Department to re-establish its own team.
That same year, the d
As two suspected gang members face murder charges in Colusa County, the District Attorney's Office said gang activity is increasing in the last few years.
Earlier this week, Tyler Edward Stirling, 19, of Colusa, was arrested on suspicion of threatening a female witness in a case in which Stirling has been charged with beating up a juveni
Two plans to transfer groundwater out of Colusa County to the San Joaquin Valley have received tentative approval, but one raised concerns about potential impacts to the water table.
The Colusa County Groundwater Commission had a final vote scheduled for this week, but it was canceled due to a lack of a quorum. A new meeting will be sche
Davis Mayor pro Tem Dan Wolk announced he will seek the District 4 Assembly seat in 2014.
The official announcement actually will come today at a 10 a.m. event in Sycamore Park in Davis, where he will outline his campaign and policy goals.
"I look forward to launching my campaign (today) at Willett Elementary surrounded by friend
The Sportsman Club on Fifth Street in Colusa was burglarized in the early morning hours Monday, continuing a trend of break-ins and thefts at the business.
Around 4 a.m., a man broke into the bar and took a game machine off the bar, said Colusa police Officer Sara Martin.
The police have video footage of the event, but the suspec
Forgery and other felony charges against Amanda J. Mitchum, 31, of Colusa, were dismissed due to insufficient evidence in Colusa County Superior Court on Wednesday.
Mitchum was arrested on May 3 by Colusa County sheriff's deputies on suspicion of forgery, grand theft, appropriation of lost property worth more than $400 and second-degree