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.
The presentation of the Little Queen and her sidemaids at the Orland Holy Ghost Club's annual Portuguese Festa is a tradition that has been passed down through generations.
Over the past 70 years, being the festa's royalty for a day is a dream come true for little girls of Portuguese descent.
"It feels good to be Little Queen," s
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.
The Orland Holy Ghost Club's annual celebration, held at the Gle
Glenn County's $5 million budget deficit has been reduced to $1 million with proposed cuts.
However, employee layoffs or furloughs may be needed to achieve a balanced budget next year, county officials said at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.
Supervisors Steve Soeth and Mike Murray have been working as an ad-hoc commi
When her daughter Ava was born 10 months ago, Chariss Femino knew motherhood would forever change her life.
She knew that working as a biologist in Sacramento wouldn't have the same appeal as spending more time with her child, and finding some other line of work closer to home.
Her decision to open a new store in Willows has not
By Monica Vaughan
Assemblyman Dan Logue said 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 Site
Tri-tip fundraiser at pool Friday
A tri-tip lunch fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. — 4 p.m. Friday at the City Pool, 815 W. Laurel St.
Barbecue tri-tip sandwich, chips and a drink will be available for $8. Take-out is also available.
This will also be a free swim day.
For more information or to pu
A man led California Highway Patrol on an hour-long car chase 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 on southbound I
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: Tom Roberts.
Family: Wife, Becky; and daughter, Paige.
City of residence: Born and raised in Willows.
Occupation: Packing operator at Johns Manville. I'm also a 28-year volunteer fireman because I love to help people. I want to give back to my community.
Hobbies and interests: Walking and bu
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
It's been several years since the curtain came down at the Glenn County Theatre Company.
The Laurel Street theater doors have been closed since "Alibis" in 2009.
But Madelyn Coffman and Adam Carter hope to breathe new life into the troupe, when they present "Oz the Musical" beginning on Friday.
"We hope this will be the f
The tattered American flags scheduled to be retired by fire on Flag Day didn't get their final send off.
As the American, state and flags of the VFW and American Legion flapped in a strong north wind from atop the flag poles at Willows Memorial Hall on Friday, more than 70 flags were lying on a table below, gingerly folded and ready for
The Willows City Council approved its final 2013-14 budget Tuesday with little fanfare, but a closed session evaluation of the city manager on the same day may lead to changes in how budgets are developed in the future.
City officials said the $3.4 million operating budget assumes for the first time in many years that the city will have
The Willows municipal code won't be changed anytime soon to allow any City Council member to direct the placement of an item onto a meeting agenda.
On a 2-2 vote, the City Council could not reach a consensus to place the discussion on a future agenda.
Councilman Larry Mellow, a member of the new council majority, was absent from
Shifting winds and dry conditions continue to hamper firefighter efforts to beat down a blaze that has consumed more than 300 acres of Mendocino National Forest lands.
No structures are threatened in the remote terrain. As of Friday morning, the U.S. Forest Service said the fire is 30 percent contained.
"The fire is burning in de
Brews and Blues Festival today
The Community Wish Foundation will hold its annual Brews and Blues Festival from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. today at St. Monica's Parish Hall, 1129 W. Wood St., Willows.
Tickets at the door are $30.
Entry includes samples of beer, wine, beverages, and food from area businesses, games, raffles, doo
Jeff Fleming missed most of the Super Bowl this year.
He likes to think if he had been watching for the entire game, his beloved 49ers might have achieved the pinnacle of grid-iron excellence.
But Fleming wasn't watching football that day. He was treating periodontal disease in a mountain Maya community in Guatemala.
The Glenn Medical Center has a new Electronic Health Record system.
"From our perspective, this will provide more quality care, patient safety and quick access to medical charts," center Controller Maria Zamora said.
Doctors and medical staff can get information with a click of a button instead of having to look for a paper chart
Glenn County supervisors will take up budget discussions Tuesday as they grapple with how to resolve a $3.3 million budget deficit for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Supervisors Steve Soeth and Mike Murray will give a report on their Ad-hoc committee and suggestions for where to cut.
The two have met with county department heads and di
By Diane Cleland
For Tri-County Newspapers
If you think grass is just that green stuff you mow, you have not met the ornamental grasses.
Their rustling leaves, waving flower heads, and soft billowy shapes give gardens a grace and liveliness few other plants can match. Because of it durability and versatility, ornamental g
A lineup stacked with talented hitters and surprising depth at pitcher guided the Willows Bombers majors softball team to the District 47 title with a 10-7 victory in extra innings Thursday against Paradise in the Tournament of Champions.
Taylor Culp withstood a game-tying Paradise rally in the sixth inning and earned the win in the seve
If you're the type of person whose favorite sounds of summer gravitate toward the smacking of shoulder pads and the barking of signals by a quarterback, your ears are soon to be in for a treat.
The 36th annual Lions All-Star football games are less than a month away, with kickoff on July 13 at Harrison Stadium in Oroville.