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Does California Need Full-Time Representation?

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Aug 22, 2013
Does California Need Full-Time Representation?

By Manuel Martin | August 22, 2013 California’s experiment with a full-time legislature began in 1966, 47 years later and with California’s economy,  it’s safe to say our full-time legislature has failed the people. Our democratic f...

YubaNet.com
August 22, 2013 Happening Now

Aug 22, 2013

Happening Now is a feature designed to bring updates, announces and info on news items throughout the day. You are invited to participate. See a road closure? A business opening? A smoke plume? Email us at news@yubanet.com or call 530-478-9600. You c...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Wine grape harvest is “definitely underway” in our County

Wine grape harvest is “definitely underway” in our County

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt: The harvest is underway at Sierra Foothill wineries, with signs that yields may be average to high with good quality, we’re happy to report. Harvest at Naggiar began in the middle of the night on Thursday with its Viognier from block 16, the Grass Valley winery reported. “So...

FOX40
Rim Fire Jumps Thousands of Acres Overnight

Aug 22, 2013
Rim Fire Jumps Thousands of Acres Overnight

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The U.S. Forest Service says the Rim Fire, burning in the Stanislaus National Forest, jumped from 16,000 acres to nearly 54,000 acres overnight.

About 2,500 structures are threatened by the flames. Two homes have already burned.

The fire …


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Davis Vanguard
Analysis: Should the City Undertake a New Citizens Based General Plan Update?

Aug 22, 2013
Analysis: Should the City Undertake a New Citizens Based General Plan Update?

The City of Davis has been undergoing major changes in the last year or two.  As the city undergoes a change of direction on economic development, needs to reach some sort of consensus on future growth and the issues of affordable housing, infill, and...

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Davis Vanguard
VANGUARD COURT WATCH: Michael Perez Cops to Reduced Sentence in 2001 Murder

Aug 22, 2013
VANGUARD COURT WATCH: Michael Perez Cops to Reduced Sentence in 2001 Murder

By David M. Greenwald Last week, the mother of Michael Perez, Roxanne Perez was acquitted of perjury stemming from answers she gave in response to a jury questionnaire for the Marco Topete trial back in 2011.  A week later, Michael Perez, whose 2001 ...

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FOX40
Nearly 10,000 Without Power in Natomas, North Sacramento, Rio Linda

Aug 22, 2013
Nearly 10,000 Without Power in Natomas, North Sacramento, Rio Linda

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Nearly 10,000 people were without power early Thursday morning, affecting customers in North Natomas, North Sacramento, Rio Linda and South Natomas.

The power outage started around 2 a.m. As of 4:30 a.m., the outage only affected one customer.…


Davis Vanguard
Transitions

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Aug 22, 2013
Transitions

By Rob White This week is a significant week in the White household. My oldest is starting as a freshman at Chico State, and this is the week to move him in to the on-campus dorms. So tomorrow we will pack everything he needs for the year in to my car...

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Appeal Democrat
Honors for Hmong heroes

He was 12 years old when he picked up a rifle to defend himself, his family and the 40-50 Hmong people that lived in his small Laotian village as they fled ahead of the advancing North Vietnamese Army. "I was shaking and terrified," said Nyia Yia...

Appeal Democrat
Furloughs slow Yuba City firefighters

Furloughs in the Yuba City Fire Department have resulted in slower response times to certain emergency calls, but the figures remain relatively low, officials said Wednesday. Excluding furloughs, the response time of all fire stations in the last six...

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