Sobriety checkpoints and additional police patrols will be on hand over the three-day holiday weekend in Sutter, Yuba and Colusa counties.
The Avoid the 9 Task Force plans drunken-driving checkpoints in Colusa on Friday and Marysville on Saturday.
Extra “saturation patrols” are also scheduled Saturday in Marysville, Y
It's an extravaganza. It's a celebration. It's a colorful Yuba-Sutter tradition — and there is money on the line.
The 80th annual Marysville Stampede returns this weekend to Marysville with all the flash and flamboyance that has made Cotton Rosser's Flying U Rodeo famous.
"It's the only professional sporting event that come
LOS ANGELES — Less winter runoff has allowed visitors to enjoy mostly clean water at California beaches, according to a report released Thursday.
An estimated 93 percent of the 445 beaches along the state's coast that were tested for bacterial pollution from Memorial Day through Labor Day had good to excellent water quality.
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama is set to at least partially bring out into the open some components of the U.S.-directed drone program, a key component of counterterrorism strategy, as he outlines the contours of the continuing threat to American security.
On the eve of the president's speech at the National Defense University,
Another invitation arrived today. That makes six this year.
Everybody but you, it seems, is having a baby, therefore, a baby shower. Consequently, you've bought enough receiving blankets to cover your city and wrapped enough tiny outfits to outfit an infantry of infants.
You're good with babies. Everybody says so, but for whateve
Looking at the numbers, the annual International Punjabi American Festival has been a success during its 19 years of existence.
The annual event sponsored by the Punjabi American Heritage Society of Yuba City drew about 3,000 people its first year in 1995. Now, some 9,000 to 10,000 people attend the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds festival each
Yuba City officials returned from their trip 10-day trip to China this week, calling it the most critical step in an effort to connect Yuba-Sutter's ag industry to a desirous Chinese market.
Mayor John Buckland said the highlights of the trip included meeting with provincial leaders and hearing about their desire to receive Yuba-Sutter a
California Water Service's proposal to hike rates in Marysville in the next three years has drawn the concern of City Council members.
"I understand costs are increasing for everyone, but at the end of the day, people are having to decide whether to pay their water or other bills," Marysville Mayor Ricky Samayoa said Wednesday. "It's a l
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in the U.S. shot to death a Chechen immigrant who turned violent while being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, officials said.
Ibragim Todashev, 27, was gunned down at his Florida home during a meeting with an FBI agent and two Massachusetts state troopers, au
Break-ups have been hard on Bradway Burdine.
On Tuesday, the 24-year-old Olivehurst man was arrested along with 18-year-old Ashley Trapp after stealing a truck and slashing its tires, police said. The truck belonged to Shelby Kannard, one of Burdine's ex-girlfriends.
The incident occurred about a month after Burdine's pickup was
A teacher and the Yuba City Unified School District have reached a tentative, $150,000 settlement of a federal lawsuit, according to court records in Sacramento.
A trial was set for last week in the case brought by Lisa Polonsky-Britt against the district, but it was put off so the settlement can be finalized.
"We're trying very,
The sound of horns blowing and cowbells ringing at Appeal-Democrat Park can mean only one thing — the Marysville Gold Sox are ready to charge the diamond and kick off summer.
Hundreds of fans turned out Wednesday night for Fan Fest, a six-inning scrimmage with alumni ahead of tonight's season opener against the San Mateo Rounders.
A homeless man was arrested on Tuesday for lighting a shopping cart on fire in Marysville four days earlier, the Marysville Police Department said.
Calvin M. Riggs, 62, of Marysville, was wanted by police after he set a shopping cart ablaze on Saturday, authorities said. The incident occurred next to the Walgreens on 10th Street.
Robert C. Bell, 28, of the 900 block of B Street, Live Oak, was arrested by the Sutter County Sheriff's Department at 8:30 a.m. May 22 on the 1000 block of Civic Center Boulevard on suspicion of receiving stolen property. He was booked into the Sutter County Jail.
Ramiro V. Hernandez, 31, of th
The Marysville City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday night against installing red-light cameras on southbound J Street at Fifth Street and on southbound Ramirez Street at East 10th Street.
Had they passed the measure, it would have brought to 10 the number of sites approved for the cameras (although a couple are out of c
I am in full agreement with the letter Gloria Adams submitted in Sunday, May 12th's Appeal-Democrat with regards to Sutter North. I too, have had rotten experiences with Sutter North's new "system."
I called to make an appointment not realizing I was talking to someone in Utah and made three requests, an appointment and two others. The o
The influence of a mother on her children in her home cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honest, life habits, kindness and hard work.
One of the most difficult jobs in the world is to bring up a family in the nurture and admonition of the Lord during these terrible days. And i
The shop I work at is on North Beale Road. We managed to survive the hard times of the last few years, as well as a few others down the street. Today however, we face the new threat of road "beautification" that has blocked access to part, if not all, of us.
At my shop, you must run down the street several blocks and a U-turn at a uncont
As an immigrant and an engineer, I know the magnetic pull that the United States exerts on anyone who dreams of a career in science. From the time I watched NASA technicians on television during the first lunar landing in 1969, I resolved to get the best scientific education that my talents and circumstances would allow.
That quest initi
Hood to play solo cello concert
Rebekah Hood, artistic director and principal cellist of the Veridian Symphony Orchestra, is performing a solo cello and piano recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Lee Burrows Center for the Arts, 630 E St., Marysville.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown is acting as California's cheerleader-in-chief, countering the state's anti-business reputation in an address to hundreds of business, agriculture and education leaders.
The Democratic governor spoke Wednesday to an annual gathering in the state capital hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce.