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Appeal Democrat
Stabbings, melee at Yuba City Sikh temple

Two men were stabbed, a third was assaulted, more than a dozen were pepper-sprayed and several others were hurt Saturday night during a brawl outside the Tierra Buena Sikh Temple in Yuba City. "It's the worst thing that's ever happened here," said...

Appeal Democrat
‘Uncle Bill’ retires after storied law enforcement career

When the levee broke in the winter of 1997 and much of Yuba County seemed to be sinking, sheriff's Sgt. Bill Siler raced home to gather equipment and kiss his wife, Karen, and his 18-month-old son, Kyle. "He said, 'I don't know when I'll see you...

Appeal Democrat
Park, albeit small, slated for Wheeler Ranch subdivision

An empty acre of weeds and dirt near the entrance to a Plumas Lake subdivision stands as a final reminder of the bust in local housing toward the end of the last decade. Intended as a park in the Wheeler Ranch subdivision, the lot at Links Way and...

FOX40
Video: McClatchy senior raises money for school with ride

Nov 10, 2012
Video: McClatchy senior raises money for school with ride

A McClatchy high school senior raised money for his school’s athletics program with a unique ride he organized. Kai Beech reports.



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FOX40
Video: Raley’s strike day 7: Tensions rising?

Nov 10, 2012
Video: Raley’s strike day 7: Tensions rising?

Even as temperatures drop, the hostilities are beginning to rise.

“Not one of these people striking actually works here,” said a person in a car.

“Do you want to see my badge? It’s in my car,” replied Randell Ng, a …


FOX40
Video: Art of Norman Rockwell on display at Crocker

Nov 10, 2012
Video: Art of Norman Rockwell on display at Crocker

SACRAMENTO–

The Crocker Art Museum will display the classic American artwork of Norman Rockwell through February 3.

Museum visitor Lee Oestreicher said Rockwell, “showed ourselves to us in a way that was shockingly familiar.”

But the exhibit also shows how …


FOX40
Video: World’s largest Christmas project

Nov 10, 2012
Video: World’s largest Christmas project

The world’s largest Christmas project was started by a 8-year-old from Sacramento. Operation Christmas Project looks to help children in less fortunate parts of the world.



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Elk Grove News
Prop. 37 narrowly defeated by corporate millions, deceptive ads

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Nov 10, 2012
Prop. 37 narrowly defeated by corporate millions, deceptive ads

Genetically engineered crops are moving down the approval pipeline at record speed; will GE animals be close behind? AquaBounty salmon has been genetically engineered to grow twice as fast. Pictured here is a large GMO salmon and a non-GMO salmon. Th...

The State Hornet
Men’s basketball scores big in season opener

Nov 10, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team started the season off with a bang after a 34-point lopsided victory over UC Merced tonight.

Appeal Democrat
Yuba River salmon, dam battle brews anew

The Yuba County Water Agency sent a shot across the bow of a federal agency this week, sending a notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service unless it revises a biological opinion on improving Yuba River salmon runs. Water Agency...

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