Colusa County

'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' next Yerxa book chosen

"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," a semi-autobiographical account of life in Brooklyn around the turn of the last century, will be the subject of the 2017 Virginia Yerxa Community Read.

The book was a best-seller when it was published in 1943 and proved to be very popular among soldiers fighting in World War II.

Community read organizers are encouraging people to write accounts of their own history as part of the celebration, set for April 29. That day will include demonstrations, community discussions of the novel and much more.

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Registration due today for child passenger safety class

Registration is due today for a class in keeping children safe in a moving vehicle.

The class is from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Colusa County Public Health, 251 E. Webster St. It costs $20; an appropriate car seat will be provided. Children are not allowed to attend the class.

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School district board meeting set

The Williams Unified School District board will meet at 6:30 p.m.. Thursday in the Multipurpose Room of Building F at 499 Marguerite St.

The public is invited to attend.

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