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No homes for Yuba Highlands

Mar 5, 2013

Property at one time slated for the Yuba Highlands development is now part of a conservation easement, with little chance anything other than wildlife and a few grazing cattle will ever live there. Officials with the not-for-profit Trust for Public...

Aggregate plentiful in Yuba-Sutter

Mar 5, 2013

When it comes to having crushed rock available necessary for development, Yuba-Sutter can boast of being in better shape than much of the rest of California. According to a California Geological Survey report released Tuesday, the region has enough...

Olivehurst votes to remove fluoride

Feb 21, 2013

Fluoride is on the way out in the Olivehurst Public Utility District. Citing potential health concerns from the chemical compound, the district's board voted 3-2 on Thursday night to stop adding it to drinking water, four years after its use was...

Yuba-Sutter park-and-rides to install cameras

Feb 21, 2013

Thieves, vandals and more garden-variety miscreants are on notice if they are planning some misdeeds in a Yuba-Sutter Transit park-and-ride lot: Someone soon will be watching. After approval by the transit board on Thursday, bids will start coming...

Beale faces brunt of cuts under sequestration

Feb 20, 2013

In just over a week, Beale Air Force Base, and other local agencies that rely on federal funding, are bracing for impact. As of March 1, the stipulated federal budget cuts for defense and nondefense spending would effect a broad number of areas. But...

Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale ending quickly

Feb 20, 2013

The roughly 200 members of the 13th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base — about a fourth of them Yuba-Sutter residents — have seven months to figure out where they will land next. After they learned their reserve squadron will be...

Beale’s 13th Reconnaissance Squadron to deactivate

Feb 19, 2013

Reflecting the ongoing shuffle of missions and groups within the US Air Force and the military as a whole, the 13th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base will be deactivated later this year, base officials announced Tuesday. As of Sept. 29,...

Storms heading to Yuba-Sutter

Feb 18, 2013

Last weekend's balmy weather will give way to something more typical for February, with rain expected this morning and the promise of more later in the week. Rain should be falling through much of the day, according to Stefanie Henry, a meteorologist...

Is a revival near for Linda’s Peach Tree Mall?

Feb 15, 2013

After more than a quarter century as an unavoidable reminder of Yuba County's 1986 flood, or more recently, the county's tough economic times, Peach Tree Mall in Linda could thrive again. In recent months, county planning officials said they've...

Big-rig accident closes portion of Highway 70

Feb 15, 2013

A big-rig accident on Highway 70 Friday morning has closed a portion of it north of Marysville, with a load of laundry on the road and a downed power pole both involved. According to the Yuba-Sutter California Highway Patrol office, Pablo R....

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