Area Assemblyman Dan Logue said Monday he plans to introduce a bill to reverse a potential new law that would lift time limits for responding to public records requests.
While city and county officials said they don't think the new law will affect the way they do business, Logue, R-Loma Rica, said he believes it is a threat to government
Two U.S. congressmen have championed faster flood protection efforts in the Central Valley to prevent more deaths stemming from ineffective levees.
The critically damaged levee at Shanghai Bend in Sutter County, one that protects more than 40,000 lives, has already failed twice, resulting in 38 deaths in decades past, according to U.S. R
Housing prices in Yuba and Sutter counties continued on an upward climb last month with a low inventory of available homes driving up year-to-year prices more than 30 percent.
Last-month prices for new homes and resales climbed 35.3 percent in Sutter County and 31.8 percent in Yuba County from May 2012, according to statewide real estate
SAN RAFAEL — Serial murder suspect Joseph Naso delivered an hours-long personal history on Monday replete with childhood photos, as he launched his defense, denied the decades-old slayings of four women and claimed he is not the "monster" prosecutors have made him out to be.
The 79-year-old defendant's opening statement came after
When she is not busy drawing pictures of caterpillars, singing Taylor Swift songs or dancing with other princesses, Payton Tomassetti can be seen riding her blue bicycle.
Or at least that is her goal by week's end.
The 10-year-old, who has Down syndrome, is one of 40 people ages 8 to 52 participating in a five-day camp at River V
North State farmers were told Monday night in Yuba City they need to be involved in the politics of statewide farming issues if they want to hold off increasing regulations and the high costs they bring.
Area Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Loma Rica, told a gathering of about 60 North State growers they are the "heartbeat of the state." But he
SAN JOSE (MCT) —Orchard Supply Hardware, a locally operated business since 1931, said Monday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection but will keep operating its iconic name while turning over most of its stores to hardware rival Lowe's.
Under the transaction, which is expected to be completed in 90 days, Lowe's will acqui
Rafael P. Ponce, 37, of the 1600 block of Segull Drive, Yuba City, was arrested by the Yuba City Police Department at 5:45 a.m. June 17 on Bridge Street east of Cooper Avenue on suspicion of illegal entry. He was booked into the Sutter County Jail.
Summer Stroll set for Saturday
The 2013 Summer Stroll is set from 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday on Plumas Street in downtown Yuba City.
Previously held on Friday nights, the annual event's move to Saturday allows for a more spread-out event, said organizers in a statement, allowing visitors to enjoy the
SAN RAFAEL – Jurors in the trial of a 79-year-old man charged with the decades-old slayings of four women – two found in Yuba County – wiped tears from their eyes on Monday, as a prosecutor showed graphic images of the victims' bodies and described how they were discovered.
Marin County prosecutor Rosemary Slote showed
It's that time of the year! Temperatures rise and it gets really hot here in California. Time to remember not to shut your pets in a car or truck, with very little ventilation and no water.
I saw that the other day and no owner around. A barking dog is no fun in a hot car.
Would you want that for yourself and no one to help you?
These listed gun laws were passed by the state Senate and now go to the state House for voting:
SB683 — Requires a firearms safety certificate to purchase any firearm.
SB53 — Must obtain a purchase permit to buy any ammunition after Jan. 1, 2014. There will be a fee, possibly $50, to obtain a permit and must apply eve
There are many of us who enjoy the beautiful Ellis Lake and the wonderful wildlife living around it.
Lately, we have noticed there are not as many ducks, and some of our favorite ducks/geese are missing — no longer greeting us as we walk the lake. We also see more and more ducks and geese with one wing left, or a broken wing. After
I read with much interest the article on Joe Arpaio in the May 31 edition. As a former resident of Arizona for 10 years, I still follow Arizona politics. Sheriff Joe as he is called is a controversial figure. He was elected the Sheriff of Maricopa County in 1992. He has been re-elected five times. One can only conclude he must be doing something
On May 25, me and my wife, Maureen, visited the Museum of the Forgotten Warriors and Library Center in Linda just outside of the Beale Air Force Base gate with one of our sons and three of our grandchildren.
We would just like to let everyone in our community know about this museum, how wonderful it is and encourage them to visit it when
SAN FRANCISCO — An attorney representing inmates at two California state prisons told a federal judge on Monday that an airborne fungus occurring in the San Joaquin Valley presents the deadly threat of valley fever and that thousands should be transferred immediately.
Warren George, of the Prison Law Office, said 18 inmates died in
The Yuba County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing person who may be armed.
Samuel Pharis, 21, has been missing since Thursday. On Sunday, deputies discovered his vehicle abandoned in the Feather River river bottom area of Yuba County.
Pharis may be armed, as an empty rifle case was fo
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The U.S. space agency has eight new astronauts — its first new batch in four years.
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female helicopter pilot also is in the group. In fact, four of the eight are women, the highest percentage of fem
DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that it has a new CEO.
The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying sister begat a fundraising powerhouse that invested hundreds of millions of dollars in cancer research. Brinker announced last summer she would s
SAN RAFAEL — Opening statements are scheduled to begin Monday in the murder trial of Joseph Naso, accused of killing four women, including two in Yuba County.
The trial is expected to last about five months in Marin County Superior Court.
After a seven-week screening process involving thousands of prospects, selection of a
California Water Service will no longer collect payments for Marysville sewer bills beginning this fall because of what a company official says is confusion over the amount of the bill.
Lee Seidel, district manager for the Cal Water office in Marysville, said many customers are not aware their monthly bill includes the city's charge for
SACRAMENTO — A battle is raging over a California program that grants businesses tax breaks for creating jobs but prevents the public from knowing who got them and why.
At issue are enterprise zones, which were established to boost employment in disadvantaged urban neighborhoods and rural areas. California is home to 40 of these sp