Marysville & Yuba City

Appeal Democrat
STAR scores improve in Marysville

Eleventh-grade students in Marysville Joint Unified School District improved slightly in English while those in Yuba City Unified stayed about the same, according to STAR testing results. The annual statewide school testing program showed Marysville...

Appeal Democrat
Y-S Stand Down begins Thursday in Marysville

The 14th annual Yuba-Sutter Stand Down, a three-day event open to all veterans, active duty personnel and their families, kicks off Thursday at Beckwourth Riverfront Park in Marysville. "We have grown to be the second largest Stand Down in...

Appeal Democrat
Marysville market opens Friday

The Marysville Certified Farmers Market opens Friday on D Street. It runs every Friday from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. on D Street between Third and Fourth streets through Oct. 25. That section of D Street will be close each week around 3 p.m. and reopen around...

Appeal Democrat
Naso found guilty of killing four women

SAN FRANCISCO – A jury on Tuesday found a former photographer guilty of murdering four young California women after a two-month trial in which prosecutors called him a remorseless serial killer who preyed on young prostitutes decades ago. The jury...

Appeal Democrat
Mosquitoes are worse this summer in parts of United States

WASHINGTON — The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. And this summer, it seems even worse than usual. "You can't get from the car to inside our house without getting attacked, it's that bad," high school teacher Ryan Miller said from...

Appeal Democrat
Yuba High’s Max Stassi joins Astros

Aug 20, 2013

Yuba City High product Max Stassi has been promoted from Double-A Corpus Christi to the Houston Astros and will join the big-league club tonight in Arlington, Texas, for their game with the Texas Rangers. The two teams play at 5 p.m. Max Stassi's...

Appeal Democrat
Statistics show fewer teens are lighting up

Smoking among teenagers has reached record lows, but marketing and technology are stalling the decline, Sutter County officials say. Following a national trend, smoking among youths has also declined significantly in Yuba County. According to the...

Appeal Democrat
Crews close in on Swedes Fire

BANGOR — A bleak, eerie quiet descended on Swedes Flat and Chinese Wall roads on Monday, as acre upon acre of blackened hillsides — dotted with white patches of ash and gnarled, blackened branches — stretched as far as the eye could see. That...

Appeal Democrat
Cousin denies role in Colusa County bombing

SACRAMENTO — Testifying on the witness stand for almost the entire day on Monday, a nervous Peter Moore responded to questions about his temper and implications that he was responsible for the Colusa County bombing death of Roberto Ayala on July...

Appeal Democrat
Reform slow to materialize after financial fiasco

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years after President Barack Obama signed a sweeping overhaul of lending and high-finance rules, execution of the law is behind schedule with scores of regulations yet to be written, let alone enforced. Meeting privately...



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