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Disabled American Veterans chapter celebrates opening of new location

Sep 22, 2013

While they are grateful to those at Marysville's First United Methodist Church that allowed them to hold monthly meetings there since their inception in 2007, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9 members are smiling a little bigger now that they have...

Relief for the shelter: Donations allow mission to install much-needed heating, air conditioning

Sep 15, 2013

Staying cool in the heat of the summer is no longer a problem at Twin Cities Rescue Mission in Marysville now that a new heating and air conditioning system has been installed. Volunteers, many of whom are homeless, are busy helping with improvements...

After years, former soldier finally gets his medals

Sep 8, 2013

He watched from a quarter mile away as Japanese representatives boarded the USS Missouri anchored in Tokyo Bay and formally surrendered, ending World War II. "I thought it was really special to be able to see something like that," U.S. Navy veteran...

Korean War veterans’ profiles: Meridian brothers grew up in Navy, served on ship together

Jun 30, 2013

The brothers from Meridian grew up together, served on the same radar-equipped destroyer in the Sea of Japan during the Korean War and are now growing old together. "The whole reason I joined the Navy is because the draft was after me, and I didn't...

Mosquito spraying starts today

Jun 30, 2013

West Nile virus has once again been detected in Yuba-Sutter as four mosquito samples and one bird tested positive for the disease this year. In an effort to minimize the spread of West Nile virus, the Sutter-Yuba Mosquito & Vector Control District...

Movie magic in Marysville: ‘The Mendoza Line’ filming at ballpark, other venues in Y-S

Jun 20, 2013

A Hispanic minor league catcher living in fear of his undocumented status while struggling to perform at a high enough level to make the majors is a key storyline in a independent film being shot in Yuba-Sutter. Juan Carlos, 34, is playing Ricardo...

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