News Release

California Chief Justice to Help Celebrate the Renovation/Expansion of the Glenn County Courthouse in Willows

Project consolidated court services, addressed security and seismic issues, and increased operational efficiency
Mar 28, 2024

What:  California Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero will join judges and staff from the Superior Court of Glenn County to officially commemorate the renovation and expansion of the Willows Courthouse. The courthouse officially reopened for business November 1, 2023.

Since the state judicial branch took over responsibility for courthouses in 2002, the judicial branch construction program has completed 35 new courthouse projects and another 18 projects are underway and in various stages.

Who:  The ceremony will include remarks by Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero, Presiding Judge Donald Byrd, and Judicial Council Administrative Director Shelley Curran

When:  Friday, April 12, 2024, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Where:  Front steps of new Glenn County Courthouse, 526 West Sycamore Street, Willows (in case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held across the street inside the Glenn County Civic Memorial Building Hall)

NOTE: The ceremony is open to the public and invites media to attend—email to RSVP. Tours of the courthouse will be available after the ceremony.

Why:  The renovation/expansion consolidated court services at one location, addressed security and seismic issues, and increased operational efficiency.

For more information, visit the California court’s website at