This Week in Local History: April 22-28
Carl and James Wilkie of Yuba City have recently purchased a new Stearns automobile. The car is a beauty and can get over the ground at a 70 mile per hour clip.
A variance for a paint store sign was granted by Yuba City planning commissioners after the store owner said that he was dependent on the sign for much of his business and a change in the sign "would practically force us to move." Robert Smith, owner of the paint store at 211 Percy Ave., told the commission that his store was "an asset to the community."
A number of male state Department of Transportation maintenance workers, protesting their exclusion from an informational seminar staged for their female colleagues, picketed at the Veteran's Center in Marysville.
The last of the much-sought-after Sacramento Kings bobblehead dolls debuted, creating long lines at the Marysville and Yuba City Carl's Junior restaurants. Russ Clark, owner of both eateries, said people lined up as early as 4:30 a.m., hoping to be one of the lucky collectors to purchase the fifth and final doll — Scot Pollard.
A six-month restriction on producing wastewater at the 84-home Gold Village subdivision in the Yuba County foothills was lifted after county officials determined the subdivision's replacement wastewater plant is ready to be tested at full speed.