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Workers called 911 about care of assisted living center’s patients

Oct 28, 2013

CASTRO VALLEY — Owners of an assisted living facility that had its license suspended last week were given permission by the state to keep operating as patients were relocated, but concerns about care led workers to call 911 for help over the...

High winds topple big rigs on I-580 near Tracy

Oct 28, 2013

TRACY — The California Highway Patrol says two drivers suffered minor to moderate injuries after high winds knocked over six big rigs on a stretch of Northern California highway. The crashes on Interstate 580 around the San Joaquin County city of...

Salmon experiment in flooded rice fields deemed a success

Oct 25, 2013

SACRAMENTO — Flooded rice fields appear capable of serving as substitutes for now-depleted wetlands and helping California's Chinook salmon population recover, researchers have concluded. In a report submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the...

Bomb maker gets life sentence in Colusa death

Oct 25, 2013

Paul Moore, 49, received a life sentence without the possibility of parole on Friday in Colusa County Superior Court. He was convicted on Aug. 23 of murdering Roberto Ayala with a bomb placed on rice field water pump on July 16, 2011. Emotional...

Bicyclist dies in Yuba County accident

Oct 25, 2013

A 45-year-old Marysville man riding a mountain bike was killed Thursday night on Simpson Lane in Linda when he was clipped by a vehicle, the California Highway Patrol said today. Marcus W. Barnes, 25, of Marysville, was driving a 2007 Mitsubishi...

Around Yuba-Sutter: Natural gas leak closes Highway 65

Oct 23, 2013

Yuba County A back hoe dug into a 16-inch transmission natural gas pipeline on Wednesday, causing a natural gas leak and road closure on Highway 65 near Sleep Train Amphitheatre for about two hours. A contractor struck the line at 2:35 p.m. at 3357...

Number of delayed California jobless claims grows

Oct 23, 2013

LOS ANGELES — The number of Californians left without unemployment insurance checks for weeks because of computer problems was significantly higher than previously thought, according to a newspaper investigation. The Los Angeles Times cites...

U.S. attorney general says mass shootings tripled in recent years

Oct 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday the average number of mass shooting incidents in the U.S. has tripled in recent years. Between 2000 and 2008, the country experienced an average of five mass shootings every year. Since then the...

2014 Economic Survey

Oct 21, 2013

Thanks for participating in the Appeal-Democrat’s 2014 Economics survey. We’re interested in finding out what readers believe the coming year will bring and what impacts it will have on their household economics. All answers and comments are...

Briefs: Flood Retrospective seeks images

Oct 18, 2013

Images of floods in Yuba and Sutter counties are sought for a Flood Retrospective scheduled at the Sutter County Veterans Hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, Yuba City. People with pictures or video of floods, who own the copyrights to the images...



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