Briefs: Yuba City woman hit by car listed as critical
A 55-year-old Yuba City woman was listed in critical condition on Monday at Rideout Regional Medical Center following a Friday night accident in which she was struck by a vehicle in a Linda parking lot.
Yolonda Alvarez was walking from her parked car in the Walmart parking lot at about 9:10 p.m. to work her shift at the store, the California Highway Patrol said.
The CHP said that at about the same time Christopher Thompson, 22, of Wheatland was leaving his shift and driving west toward the parking lot exit and struck Alvarez.
Alcohol or drugs are not suspected to be a factor in the accident, the CHP said.
Senior center holding craft fair, collecting food
The Yuba County Senior Center is hosting a Christmas craft show this weekend while also accepting nonperishable food donations for those in need in Olivehurst.
The sale, including quilted items, ceramics and jams, is from 9 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday at 4979 Olivehurst Ave., Olivehurst.
Persons bringing donations will receive a raffle ticket for a homemade afghan. Food collected will go to the Olivehurst Turkey Swap.
For more information, call 741-0777.
Positions open on two public boards
Applications are being accepted for positions on the Sutter County Fish and Game Commission and the Sutter County Memorial Museum Commission.
Forms can be picked up and returned to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, 1160 Civic Center Blvd., Yuba City.
Appointment to the boards will be made on Nov. 16 or after.
Literary videos at Center for the Arts
Virginia Woolf, Alain Robbe-Grillet and J.R.R. Tolkien are featured in today's Imagination Mind Education videos at the Lee Burrows Center for the Arts in Marysville.
The series includes three videos from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays at 630 E St.
Admission is free.
Nov. 13 — Children's literature and the fantastic; postmodernism and the fantastic; defining science fiction.
Nov. 20 — Mary Shelley, H.G. Wells and "The History of Utopia."
Nov. 27 — Science fiction and religion; pulp fiction, Ray Bradbury and the American myth; and Robert A. Heinlein.
For more information, call the Yuba-Sutter Regional Arts Council at 742-2787.
Fundraiser set this weekend at Church of the Nazarene
Soup and dessert are part of the Christmas Bazaar this weekend at the Hallwood Community Church of the Nazarene.
The fundraiser is scheduled from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m-1 p.m. Saturday at 2825 Highway 20, Hallwood.
Friday includes a soup and dessert supper and Saturday includes a continental breakfast plus the soup and dessert luncheon.
Family of the Year Event on Nov. 15
The 16th annual Yuba-Sutter Family of the Year Event, honoring a family in each county, is slated at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Boyd Hall, 1895 Lassen Blvd., Yuba City.
The River Valley High School orchestra, directed by Jan Roberts-Haydon, will perform during the program.
Admission is free, with refreshments served.
In addition, the event will also award the top three essay entries submitted by high school students. This year's essay contest garnered 62 entries.
Held in conjunction with National Family Week, the local event emphasizes the importance of strong families as well as honoring residents.
Church holding autumn bazaar
A fall bazaar featuring a variety of items is scheduled from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Faith Tabernacle, 760 Spiva Ave., Yuba City.
Items include handmade crafts, baked goods and food.
For more information, call 673-2500.
Business collecting items for indigent
Holycross Memorial Services in Yuba City is collecting donations during the Thanksgiving Day week for people in need in the community.
Items such as blankets, coats and toiletries can be dropped off between 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 19-20 at Holycross Memorial Services, 486 Bridge St.
The collected donations will go to River Bottoms Church Ministry, Salvation Army Ministry, Crossroads Community Church and Craftsmen for Christ Ministry for distribution.