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300 pack Yuba City forum for Walnut Day

Feb 21, 2013

Trials involve not courtrooms — but studies about pruning trees. Spacing is not where players are on a basketball court, but how trees are planted. Blight is not urban decay, but the damage trees can sustain. Welcome to the annual Walnut Day,...

Marysville man’s choking conviction upheld

Feb 21, 2013

The conviction and four-year sentence of a Marysville man, whom police said choked his girlfriend when she told him to leave her apartment after she found him on the couch having sex with her friend, has been upheld by a state court. Gregory Adam...

Interest in agriculture heats up in Yuba-Sutter

Feb 20, 2013

Listing farmers as an endangered species — a status a bumper sticker warned looms in California — may be premature, even without the boost of that Super Bowl ad with the voice of the late radio broadcaster Paul Harvey. Spring Fling, the March 15...

Yuba City ranked third for unemployment

Feb 20, 2013

Federal figures place the Yuba City metro area among the top five cities in the United States for unemployment, says the website 24/7, which adds that construction jobs here have boomed. Yuba City is third among a trio of cities in the...

Marysville approves agreements with police

Feb 20, 2013

Agreements between Marysville and its police officers association won City Council approval Tuesday after the resolution of what City Manager Walter Munchheimer called a "chicken and egg situation." He said the police association agreed to drop...

Elliotts shutter Marysville camera shop after 42 years

Feb 18, 2013

They met in 1955 as high school students at a Junior Statesman convention in Sacramento and 16 years later moved to Marysville to open Elliott Photo on D Street. There, Gary and Marjorie Elliott in 1984 would have a baby room built for their...

$1 million Western Parkway project attracts 15 bids

Feb 18, 2013

Fifteen companies bid on the $1 million Western Parkway project in Yuba City — with the low bid by a Modesto firm that is recommended for the contract when the Yuba City City Council takes up the matter tonight. George Reed Inc. of Modesto...

Yuba City council to take up gated-community question

Feb 17, 2013

Yuba City has two of them, residents in a third neighborhood have asked about converting to one, and on Tuesday the City Council will take up whether such conversions are acceptable. The council discussion about gated communities and requirements for...

Wheatland Community Garden set to open

Feb 16, 2013

By Ryan McCarthy @ADrmccarthy The Wheatland Community Garden opening Wednesday comes free of city funding and with its most important days ahead, says the city's community development director. Tim Raney said volunteer work and donations helped make...

Yuba County Library considers Internet access fee

Feb 14, 2013

Yuba County Library in Marysville is looking at charging people to use computers for Internet access after the county library advisory commission asked for a review. "We're looking at ways to generate income," Sandeep Sidhu, library administrative...

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