Completion of the $5 million Sutter Animal Services building is on schedule.
Animal Services Manager Diana Barrett has toured the new facility several times and said she's "very pleased."
"This is a really neat design," she said this week. "The walls are taking shape ... you can start to see how the flow moves there."
When the Marysville City Council in 2006 bought vacant land along B Street across from Ellis Lake, a staff report described development of the property as "slow and sometimes rocky."
Seven years and a recession later, the description seems to be a drastic understatement.
Now, the eight parcels on nearly four acres between 12th an
Warmer weather and a variety of entertainment are expected on Saturday at the Summer Stroll on Plumas Street in Yuba City.
The stroll is "just to have a great time kicking off summer in 2013," said Greg Erwin, coordinator of the Downtown Business Association. Summer officially starts Friday and the weather on Saturday is forecast to offe
Saying they "just want justice," the family of a Yuba City women shot and killed by police in 2010 has filed an appeal to restore the wrongful death suit against the Yuba City Police Department.
"We felt like the federal judge dismissed the case on a technicality and did not make a ruling based on the facts of the case," Matt Biscotti, t
Marysville police hauled away a tow truck driver Tuesday night who they said arrived at a crash scene smashed.
Jeffrey D. Brundage, 51, was drunk when he came to tow away vehicles involved in a noninjury collision at 10:18 p.m. at 10th and H streets in Marysville, Sgt. Chris Sachs said.
"The officers on scene noted that the tow t
Marysville's Business Improvement District — created in 1998 to collect dues to benefit downtown promotions — has officially been dissolved by the City Council.
Council members voted unanimously, and without comment, on Tuesday to dissolve the district that had been plagued over the years with internal disputes over its direc
Marysville's 2013-14 budget looks just as much at how to deal with expected future financial crises as it does at spending for the coming year.
The City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a budget that calls for reducing park maintenance, closing City Hall every Friday and leaving two Police Department positions vacant.
Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Loma Rica, announced Wednesday's he is running for U.S. Congress in 2014.
The former Yuba County supervisor, who was elected to the Assembly in 2008, is termed out next year. The 3rd Congressional District, in which U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, won re-election last year, is thought by some observers
Papa Murphy's Take 'N Bake Pizza in Yuba City is donating 20 percent of its regular-price sales today to the Alzheimer's Association.
Customers interested in donating to the group are asked to write "Alzheimer's" or "ALZ" on their receipt at the business, 962 Gray Ave.
Exhibitor guide to fair is now av
Adam J. Stone, 30, of the 1300 block of Hammonton-Smartsville Road, Linda, was arrested by the Yuba County Sheriff's Department at 11 a.m. June 18 at his home on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. He was booked into the Yuba County Jail.
Antonio O. Aguilar, 49, of the 4300 block of A
Dollar stores have done more to keep down what we pay for basic goods and helped more struggling families than any government action ever has. For that, and because they are based in the South, Barack Obama's O-bots in the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) are going after them.
Stores like Wal-Mart and Dollar General often o
When you look for reasons why the public doesn't trust government and politicians, this is textbook:
– An unrelated bill is slipped in with the mix of budget bills that have to be approved on deadline. It is, essentially, hidden from view and even legislators are fuzzy on the details, and there's no time for discussion.
The levee on the north side of Marysville has been resurfaced, and the levee improvement work has been completed. It's great to have a stronger levee that will hopefully protect Marysville in times of high water.
What is disappointing, though, is that the gates installed across the levee at Jack Slough Road have adversely impacted the bi
It's official: YES Charter Academy is being sponsored by the Yuba County Office of Education after it was declined by the Marysville Joint Unified School District earlier this year.
In May, the Yuba Environmental Science Charter Academy received a tentative "yes" for a charter renewal as long as the school and county came to an agreement
When it comes to the story of "Around the World in 80 Days," one visual may come to mind: a giant balloon.
The Acting Company will perform the play starting Friday. However, "unlike the movie, we have no balloon," said Foster Campbell-McManus, the play's director.
The reason: "Jules Verne did not write a balloon into the book," C
SACRAMENTO – The commission that sets the pay of California lawmakers and statewide elected officials such as the governor and attorney general has voted to restore a 5 percent pay cut it made to salaries last year as state employees faced furloughs.
Wednesday's vote was 5-1 in favor of restoring the wages to 2011 levels. Chairman
In the annals of job-quitting, the quit you executed was fabulous.
Everybody thought you were a lifer at work. Nobody thought you'd ever leave. But you'd been quietly job-hunting for months, and on the day you got the call you were waiting for (and the new position), you shocked them all. You quit — quit!
And you couldn't s
Multi award-winning family group The Hoppers is bringing gospel music to Northern California next week with a stop at Crossroads Community Church in Yuba City during its "Something Good" tour.
The family singing group is performing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, with doors opening at 6 p.m., at 445 B St.
Admission is free, with donations a
MINEOLA, N.Y. — Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of a jumbo jet off the coast of New York, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory that a missile strike may have downed the Paris-bound flight.
TWA Flight 800 crashed July 17, 1996, just minutes after the jetliner took off fro
Health care facilities in Yuba-Sutter have been using video conference systems for several years, getting patients in touch with specialists out of the area.
By using the telemedicine service, patients also save time and don't have to worry about traveling to a distant office.
The primary focus of Veterans Administration clinics
Dear Savvy Senior: Can you offer some tips about protecting seniors from financial scams? My neighbor's elderly mother was recently swindled out of $10,000, and I want to make sure my own mother is protected. — Troubled Daughter
Dear Troubled: Financial scams that target the elderly continue to be a big problem
Critics are correct when they argue that President Barack Obama doesn't have a strategy for military victory in Syria. The reality is that despite his decision last week to arm the opposition there, Obama is still playing for a negotiated diplomatic transition.
It's a confusing policy with multiple objectives: Obama wants to bolster mode