Briefs: More police patrols set for Super Bowl Sunday
Additional police patrols are planned today in Yuba, Sutter and Colusa counties targeting drunken drivers on Super Bowl Sunday.
Saturation patrols are scheduled in all three counties from noon-2 a.m. Monday, Marysville Police Sgt. Chris Sachs said.
The effort is another part of the Avoid the 9 anti-drunken driving campaign.
Officers anticipate additional road dangers as a result of one of the biggest sporting events of the year.
Police have said, on average, one person dies in an alcohol-impaired driving collision every 51 minutes in America.
In 2010, 791 people died in California in crashes involving drunken drivers.
Drunken drivers face jail time, license suspension, insurance spikes, and fines, fees and classes that can exceed $10,000.
City manager set as guest speaker
Walter Munchheimer, city manager for Marysville, is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Yuba-Sutter Democratic Club.
Munchheimer will be speaking to the group about the revitalization of Marysville and his plans moving forward.
The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Yuba County Library, 303 Second St., Marysville.
For more information, call 741-3044.
Pow wow set for Feb. 16
The Marysville Winter Pow Wow, featuring traditional American Indian dances, is planned from noon-6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Allyn Scott Youth and Community Center, 1830 B St., Marysville.
Master of ceremonies Val Shadowhawk will start the event with "Open Gourd" and will follow with the grand entry at 1 p.m.
The public is invited to bring drums and dance while following proper pow wow etiquette.
A team dance contest, crafts and food vendors are also part of the event.
Admission is free and is sponsored by the American Indian Education Program of Marysville.
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