Michael H. Long, 29, of Orland, was arrested by the Orland Police Department at 1:32 a.m. Nov. 28 on Fifth Street, on suspicion of controlled substance possession. He was booked into the Glenn County Jail. Bail was set at $10,000.
Matthew D. Kavathas, 28, of Chico, was arrested by the Willows P
A divided Orland City Council handed the mayoral gavel back to Jim Paschall on Monday.
In what is an end of year ritual for most cities, the reins of power rotate when the new mayor and vice mayor are selected to run the meetings and preside over ceremonies for the coming year.
Paschall, who served as mayor in 2011, was selected
A hard freeze has been forecast starting today through Saturday, said the National Weather Service, which issued a formal warning to Northern Sacramento Valley that overnight temperatures could run from the low 30s to the low 20s during that time.
The warning states, "Impacts: cold temperatures could kills crops and sensitive vegetation,
With more than 250 vendors at the 38th annual Orland Craft Fair selling everything from pomegranate jelly to fine art, visitors said they would never start their holiday shopping anywhere else.
"There is no place I would rather be on Thanksgiving weekend than here," said Dorothia Stephens of Chico. "It's this show — not Black Frida
In just three short years, the Orland Art Center has become the premiere gallery in the North State.
The Fourth Street art gallery has provided the community with monthly exhibits, professionally taught art workshops, children's art classes, educational lectures and seminars, and has become the town's cultural center, officials said Satu
Frida Valle, from left, Katie Freitas and Emmy Henning show their wares at the Hamilton City Christmas Tree Lot, which is now open. Hamilton FFA will be selling trees, wreathes and mandarins from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday to Sunday at the Hamilton High School Farm. Stop by and get a tree perfect for your home. Trees range from 4 feet all of the way u
The Glenn County Sheriff's office lost another longtime employee Tuesday when the Glenn County wished Karen Brown a happy retirement.
Brown started her career as a correctional officer in the Glenn County Jail in 1986, where she was charged with the care and custody of inmates, along with emergency dispatching and record duties.
"AB 109 has impacted California more than any other law concerning law enforcement," said Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones, at a recent meeting of the Orland Rotary Club.
Sheriff Jones continued, "This law has changed the way we think, handle law enforcement, handle inmates, and has changed the way we do business."
The League of California Cities held its final 2013 board of directors meeting Nov. 7-8 in Newport Beach, where the focus was on setting the organization's strategic goals for the coming year.
Members of the League's entire leadership participated in this process.
Orland Councilman Bruce Roundy participated in the meeting as an o
When it comes to legendary animals, Smokey Bear is as familiar to pre-school children as Big Bird and Barney.
Smokey Bear, along with U.S. Forest Service Fire Prevention Officer Jeff Vance and other Forest Service firefighters, visited Joyful Noise Preschool in Willows last week as part of the agency's fire prevention education program.
Takii A. Wilson, 39, of Antioch, was arrested by the Orland Police Department at 3:22 p.m. Nov. 20, at Fourth and Walker, on suspicion of controlled substance possession. He was booked into the Glenn County Jail. Bail was set for $32,000.
Mariah S. Halvorson, 20, of Orland, was arrested by the
If good things come in small packages, then a lot of great things must come from small stores.
While people might head off to the big box stores on Black Friday, they are equally encouraged to shop the main streets of their home towns on Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday, held each year on the Saturday following Th
When Jerry Smith drove away from Willows High School on Friday, he knew he would look in the rear-view mirror and know he left it a little better than how he found it.
As vice principal for nearly a decade and principal the past four years, Smith's departure was a mixed bag of emotions for the 53-year-old educator.
"I'm happy, an
The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is investigating the attempted murder of Willows man.
Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones said John Joseph Arano, 55, was found with multiple stab wounds in his home just before 11 a.m. Tuesday on Colusa Street.
Information was limited, Jones said, adding he does not believe robbery appears to be th
An Elk Grove man died on Sunday at Thunderhill Raceway Park.
Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones said Kenneth Ray Henry, 50, was pronounced dead at Glenn Medical Center around 2:30 p.m.
Jones said Ray had come up to Willows on Friday to race motorcycles, along with two friends, one of whom witnessed the accident.
Henry was r
The California Office of Traffic Safety is joining with the California Highway Patrol and California State Transportation Agency to remind motorists to prepare for increased traffic and poor weather conditions during the holiday season.
"Thanksgiving is one of the most heavily traveled holidays, with millions of people hitting the roadwa
The Glenn County Board of Education members have a mountain of documents to read over the holidays if they want to get their new charter school up and running in 2014.
The board plans to meet in special session on Tuesday to develop and approve a process to review the new petition for the "second-chance" charter school, in which troubled
Orland High School cheerleaders did well at a recent competion held in Chico.
The Chico Cheer All Stars hosted the fourth annual cheer competition "Bring It On — Battle of the Locals" at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Nov. 10.
School teams competed in either the Building (stunting) or Non-Building categories.
AAA of Willows and L&L Towing teamed up on Tuesday to hand out $600 in free turkeys at the Willows Food Bank to individuals and families, just in time for Thanksgiving dinner. Manny Marston, left, of AAA in Willows, is shown with Brian Mitchell, accepting one of the last Butterballs handed out from L&T drivers Patrick Matthews and Zack T
Four high schools are coming together to kick off the fifth annual Grand Raffle for their 2014 Safe and Sober graduations.
Kickoff sales will begin at the Orland Craft Fair on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any graduating senior.
Prizes include a one week stay at a Puerto Villarta Villa plus $1,500
Thanksgiving is a time for family and traditions, and many of those traditions can lead to enjoying National Forest System lands.
The Mendocino National Forest office reminds visitors that wildfire is still a risk in November.
While last week's storm showered some areas of the forest with more than two inches of precipitation, th
This year, Conway Couto and Adam Kennedy volunteered to harvest the Hamilton City FFA's high-density Arbequina olives. It was a great experience to see the harvester and how it works.
Students at Hamilton High learn by doing.
The school farm provides opportunities for practical experience while making money for leadership opportu
Orland Care Pharmacy and Orland Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 7 to welcome the new business. Orland Chamber director Joyce Yancy, from left, Orland chamber president Doris VIckers, Andy Mgbam, owner of Orland Care Pharmacy, Councilwoman Salina Edwards, Mayor Charles Gee and others helped with the launch. Orland Care
Accused of sticking their heads in the sand and deliberately refusing to address Orland Unified School District's dire financial situation, the school board members sat quietly on Thursday as Orland teachers uttered their no confidence vote in Superintendent Chris von Kleist and business manager Laura Holderfield.
Von Kleist was not pres
Brian Lee Ward, 23, of Orland was arrested at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 17, by the Orland Police Department on East Tehama Street at Woodward, on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, and transporting a controlled substance for sell while on probation. He was booked into the Glenn County Jail on $20,000 bail.