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Marysville parents hit with child endangerment charges

Apr 2, 2013

Felony child endangerment charges have been filed against the parents of a 5-year-old Marysville girl who lived in an apartment police said was filled with waist-high garbage. Police went to the home of Alyson Leigh Leonard, 41, in the 1200 block of...

Yuba City approves gated communities

Feb 19, 2013

Gated communities won support Tuesday from the Yuba City City Council if, members said, 100 percent of residents in a neighborhood want to add gates — a threshold that the Renaissance subdivision may not reach. No residents in the development at...

Workshop brainstorms Yuba City ideas

Feb 12, 2013

They held a storyboard session, selected symbolic photographs and heard how employee furloughs affect public safety staffing in Yuba City. The five-hour goals workshop Tuesday — attended by City Council, staff and members of the Economic...

Linda hostage drama just a drill

Feb 8, 2013

A two-day law enforcement training exercise ended Friday with a hunt for an active would-be shooter at a site officers described as perfect — the closed Peach Tree Mall in Linda. "They're going to the sound of gunfire," California Highway Patrol...

Rain in February? No problem

Feb 7, 2013

Heavy rain early in the season, a dry January and rainfall the first week of February — it all figures to be standard stuff for the National Weather Service in Sacramento. "It's within the realm of what we consider normal," said meteorologist Drew...

Colusa Farm Show: Giant Yuba City hedger a tribute to late father

Feb 5, 2013

Big Mo, flying a Jolly Roger flag for fun, made it Tuesday to the Colusa Farm Show after a 2:30 a.m. finish and a family history that spans three generations. "It's great to have it here," Rob Bains, 36, of Yuba City said. The 32-foot-long hedger...

Tourism marketing wins Yuba City funding

Feb 5, 2013

Yuba City will pay a total of $210,000 in the next three years to support the Yuba-Sutter Chamber of Commerce's tourism marketing program. "It is a real economic engine," Mayor John Buckland said Tuesday night after the council approved the...

Highway 99 key to boosting Live Oak economy

Jan 15, 2013

Highway 99 is how many people know Live Oak, says a city councilman who sees improving the corridor as a key to boosting the local economy. "If it's tattered, that reflects the wrong image," Gary Baland said. The highway is among matters the City...

Asia rice demand strong for Yuba-Sutter

Jan 9, 2013

Agriculture faces a sweet future as the middle class in China and India expands and imports more food from the United States, rice growers were told Tuesday in Yuba City. "We have got a great market opportunity," said Randy Russell, who represents...

Marysville council deadlocks on new member

Jan 8, 2013

A deadlocked Marysville City Council was unable to fill a council vacancy on Tuesday night. Mayor Ricky Samayoa and Vice-Mayor Jim Kitchen supported Ami Scarfe, an attorney for the Yuba County Department of Child Support Services. Councilmen Dale...

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