News & Announcements

AS HEARD IN COURT FEBRUARY 18, 2022

PAROLE DENIED!

 

PEOPLE V. FRANCISCO MEDINA:  A parole hearing was conducted today from California State Prison, Corcoran for Inmate Francisco Medina. On October 28, 1999, Inmate Medina was 18 years old when he committed the life offense of Second Degree Murder by shooting and killing 19-year-old victim, Christopher Clark in Willows, CA. Inmate Medina was 19 years old when he was sentenced to 15 years to life.  Inmate Medina was 31 years old at his first parole hearing in 2013 when parole was previously denied. Since that parole hearing, he obtained a new felony conviction in 2017, Possession of Heroin in Prison, for an additional and consecutive two year sentence from Kings County. The Parole Board denied Inmate Medina's parole for 3 years, when he will be eligible for a hearing for a fifth time. The parole hearing was virtually attended by Assistant District Attorney Ruby Neumann, who opposed the parole on behalf of Glenn County as well as Mr. Christopher Clark's mother and Victim Witness Advocate Pinedo.  

 

February/March 2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

GLENN COUNTY, CA — Glenn County Public Health in collaboration with Northern Valley Indian Health and Tri Counties Community Action Partnership (TCCAP) will be offering two Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics. These FREE clinics will offer all COVID-19 vaccine types to all eligible individuals, including 1st dose, 2nd dose, boosters and the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11. The clinics will be held on the following dates:


• Tuesday, February 22, 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Appointments recommended. Walk-ins will also be accepted. Glenn County Office of Education Conference Room – 311 S. Villa Ave., Willows, CA 95988
• Saturday, March 5, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Appointments recommended. Walk-ins will also be accepted. Glenn County Fairgrounds (Flaherty Hall building)- 221 E. Yolo St. Orland, CA 95963

COVID-19 Economic Development Business Assistance Grants

The Glenn County Planning and Community Development Services Agency (PCDSA) is pleased to announce a new round of funding for COVID-19 Business Assistance Grants is available and invites small business owners impacted by the pandemic to apply. All jurisdictions within the County of Glenn (the City of Willows, the City of Orland and the unincorporated areas) are eligible for applying. 

AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 21, 2022

PAROLE DENIED!

In 1998, Inmate Gerardo Valenzuela beat Ventura Ruiz to death with a hammer and then attempted to do the same to Efrain Garcia. In 1999, he was convicted of Second Degree Murder and Attempted Second Degree murder for his crimes. He was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.

On January 14th 2022 a parole hearing was held for Inmate Valenzuela. Deputy District Attorney Michael Coffey attended the hearing on behalf of the People of Glenn County to oppose his release. After a hearing that lasted more than 3 hours, the parole board determined that Inmate Valenzuela continues to pose an unreasonable risk to the public and denied his parole for 3 years.

January 2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

GLENN COUNTY, CA — Glenn County Public Health in collaboration with Northern Valley Indian Health and Tri Counties Community Action Partnership (TCCAP) will be offering two Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics. These FREE clinics will offer all COVID-19 vaccine types to all eligible individuals, including 1st dose, 2nd dose, boosters and the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11. The clinics will be held on the following dates:

• Tuesday, January 25, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Appointments recommended. Walk-ins will also be accepted. Glenn County Office of Education Conference Room – 311 S. Villa Ave., Willows, CA 95988
• Wednesday, January 26, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Appointments recommended. Walk-ins will also be accepted. Glenn County Success Square Conference Room- 131 E. Walker Street, Orland, CA 95963