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CA Neighborhoods Count Coming to Your Neighborhood

California Neighborhoods Count will be conducting a study in neighborhoods within your jurisdiction. The study is sponsored by the State of California— see letter of endorsement. The data collected will help the State in making important decisions about how to allocate funding for services and infrastructure — including funding for local law enforcement! If you have any questions about this study, contact Beverly Weidmer at (310) 393-0411, ext.6738 or via email at Beverly Weidmer@rand.org.

Community Service Officer Opening

The Police Department has an opening for a non-sworn, full-time position which, under supervision, performs a variety of tasks in support of Patrol and Investigations and related duties as assigned. Filing deadline is Friday, January 31, 2020 by 5:00 PM. More details.

Come Join the 23rd Citizens Academy

Applications are being accepted now! You will get an inside look at your police department directly from police officers and department staff. To apply you must be 16 yrs of age, have no misdemeanor convictions within the last year of application and no felony convictions. To apply contact Officer Kat Lowery at (530) 865-1616 or klowery@cityoforland.com. Deadline to apply is February 17, 2020. More details.

Senate Bill 978 in Effect January 1, 2020

Commencing January 1, 2020, Senate Bill 978 requires the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and each local law enforcement agency to conspicuously post on their Internet Web sites all current standards, policies, practices, operating procedures, and education and training materials that would otherwise be available to the public if a request was made pursuant to the California Public Records Act. Materials and other information from the Orland Police Department are on the Resources & Links section of the Police Department page.

Orland Center for the Arts & Gallery

The Gallery's December/January show will end January 25. The next show,“Vistas and Visions: From the Desert to the Sea” will feature artists: Ken Moore, Sr. and Judi Forney.Two highly gifted artists, each with their own distinctive styles, grace the gallery in this show. Internationally known for his realistic approach to the American West, Ken Moore, Sr. produces powerful oil paintings that capture the vast western landscape and the Native Americans, Mexicans, and working cowboys who filled its rich history. Deftly combining the surreal and the romantic, Judi Forney’s lush oils and pastels reflect her fascination with the visual beauty in nature and the inherent inner spirit she discovers in each stunning scene. Visit with these talented artists at the Artists Reception Friday February 7th from 3 to 7 pm and enjoy live music performed by Veronica Wiedeman and great food provided by Tau Alpha Sorority. More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

Learn More About the Upcoming Honeybee Discovery Center

The first interactive exhibit and museum of its kind will be opened in Orland at the corner of Walker and Fifth Streets. The Honeybee Discovery Center will teach the importance of pollinators in our environment, share the history of beekeeping and offer a pollinator garden. The gallery will be opened the First Friday of the month from 3 to 7PM.

Measure A Report for 18-19 Fiscal Year

At the City Council's meeting of September 16, 2019, the Measure A report was reviewed. The report states the income received and expenditures as of June 30, 2019.

The Queen Bees with Bartell's Backroads

Every year on August 17th the world celebrates World Honey Bee Day, recognizing honey Related imagebees and bee keepers. Bartell's Backroad visited with Terrie Barr of the Honey Bee Discovery Center to learn more.

New Sergeant is Announced

Chief Vlach announced that Kyle Cessna, an officer with the Orland Police Department since 2007, has been promoted to Sergeant effective August 15, 2019.

City of Orland Becomes the 40th Bee City USA in the Nation and the Queen Bee Capital of North Bee City USA logoDowntown bee bannerAmerica

Press release and a short news clip from KRCR TV news.

ChicoER Editorial Columns About Orland

If you don't subscribe to the Chico Enterprise Record or you want a print-out to send to family and friends, we have provided David Little's editorials from December 18, 2016 and December 25, 2016.

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Placing fats, oil and grease down your drain costs you money by clogging private and public sewer line pipes. COOL IT – CAN IT- TRASH IT.

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