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.
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.
New red-light traffic cameras planned for two Marysville intersections were squelched by the City Council, with one member saying they create a "negative atmosphere" for the city.
The council voted 3-2 Tuesday night against installing cameras on southbound J Street at Fifth Street and on southbound Ramirez Street at East 10th Street.
MOORE, Okla. — It was the school where panther paw prints once beat a playful path to the front door, where teachers did the Harlem Shake last month and 400-plus students were just a few days from their summer break.
But Plaza Towers Elementary is now the epicenter of a nation's horror.
It's in shreds, as is nearby Briarwoo
A federal agency wants farmers to clear orchard trees lying beneath its power lines, and it's willing to pay them to do so.
The Western Area Power Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Energy, is pursuing a plan calling for the clearing of orchard trees within its easement. Farmers can receive compensation for trees choppe
Yuba County and Wheatland officials will try again to hammer out a tax-sharing agreement that would move forward annexation plans for some 4,000 acres east and north of the city.
The hope is a new agreement will satisfy county supervisors who last month denied a master agreement to streamline Wheatland annexations. Such a tax-sharing agr
All 11 officers involved in the deadly shooting last month of a Cleveland man have returned to duty as the Sutter County District Attorney's Office continues its investigation.
Wheatland Police Chief Allyn Wightman confirmed a Wheatland officer placed on paid leave after the April 3 shooting of Daniel Lee Lucha Jr. returned to work earli
An Olivehurst man remained behind bars on Tuesday, two days after authorities said he beat his adult daughter with folding chairs and a can of beans during an argument over a missing chicken feeder bolt.
Dewayne V. Eddy, 54, is scheduled for arraignment today in Yuba County Superior Court to answer a felony allegation of assault with a d
Smoke, smog, pollen and pollutants — these are just a few things people breath into their lungs unknowingly.
But thanks to junior high Girl Scouts Maria Garcia and Alexa Carrera-Griggs, students at St. Isidore are now prepared.
Every day, Garcia and Carrera-Griggs hoist a colored flag up their school's flag pole to help tea
Marysville motorists won't be the only ones having to negotiate an ever-changing series of detours while Caltrans completes its $48 million two-year roadway reconstruction project.
Fire engines, ambulances and law enforcement vehicles will have to closely monitor traffic flows in responding to any emergencies that might occur in or aroun
MOORE, Okla. — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and officials said
When Rick Butler's father became ill in February 2012, he never thought the cause was the well water his parents drank and showered in every day.
He shrugged off a friend's advice to check the family's personal well. His parents had been living in the same house since the '70s, and he refused to believe the water was seriously harming th
WASHINGTON — The White House acknowledged Monday that senior aides to President Barack Obama knew a month ago that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups, expanding on previous administration statements about who in the White House knew about the inquiry and when they knew about it.
Previously, the White Hous
Two new red-light traffic cameras are planned to be installed in Marysville, bringing to 10 the number of approved camera locations in the city.
The City Council, under its consent agenda, is scheduled tonight to approve placing new cameras on southbound J Street at Fifth Street and on southbound Ramirez Street at East 10th Street. Items
Employees at two Yuba City businesses got to go home early on Monday after a construction crew struck a Pacific Gas & Electric gas line on Burns Drive.
Frito-Lay Inc. and Yuba City Scrap and Steel Inc. were evacuated after a tractor working near Blackburn Talley Park broke a two-inch gas line about 3:30 p.m., officials said.
"Connecting to Quit," a no-cost tobacco cessation program, is being offered by the Yuba County Tobacco Education program.
The four one-hour class sessions are at noon today, Friday and May 28 and 31 at the Yuba County Health and Human Services office, 5730 Packard Ave., Suite 100, Linda.
Call 749-6366 to register.
FRESNO — Two men were in custody on Monday after accidentally dialing 911 on a cellphone before breaking into a car, authorities said.
After the mistaken "pocket" call, a police dispatcher was able to hear a rambling 35-minute conversation that went from trying to find a way to get drugs to breaking into a car.
"Get the bol