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
The Yuba City City Council is considering purchasing the 800 Northgate Drive building.
A council member stated that it was to provide cheaper rents for fledging businesses. I do not think that our city should be in competition with private enterprise. Our country believes in a free marketplace. Our city is having difficulty in maintainin
On April 22, you published a letter from Billy M. Cooper titled "Why not background checks for politicians?" wherein he suggests that, instead of background checks for gun purchases, there should be background checks for politicians.
There are background checks for politicians, they are called elections. President Barack Obama has passed
Yuba City resident Paul Hughes wiped tears away from his eyes on Sunday as he listened to the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony for the Freedom's Heroes War on Terror Memorial.
For Hughes, a wounded Vietnam War veteran, hearing about someone else's fight with post-traumatic stress disorder hit close to home. "In our hearts, we're s
Max Smith wanted to cut down the old tree in his back yard. He wanted to cut his lawn, clean up his bushes and clear out the weeds, tall grass and bottles and cans others left in his yard.
"I was going to do it, but I got all sick," the 86-year-old retired U.S. Air Force veteran said.
He cares about the Olivehurst home on Brougha
WASHINGTON — Soon there will be fewer sick New Yorkers riding the subway, serving food in restaurants, or infecting their classmates, after the New York City Council recently decided to require local businesses to give workers time off if they are ill or have to care for a sick child.
But mandatory sick leave, hailed as a progressi
A suspicious fire destroyed everything in a Linda home on Sunday, two days after an occupant's brother was sentenced to 13 years in Yuba County Jail, officials with the Fire Department said.
Residents Matthew Pace, 21, and Robin Elliott, 32, were uninjured in the blaze, which started in a car trailer filled with personal belongings on th
Russell H. Peek, 39, of the 1500 block of Palm View Drive, Marysville, was arrested by the Yuba County Sheriff's Department at 11:30 a.m. May 18 on the 200 block of Fifth Street on suspicion of making threats to commit a crime and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. He was booked into the Yuba County Jail
On Highway 70 between Fifth and east 24th streets, Caltrans reports motorists can expect various east and westbound lane closures from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. through Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous work.
Also, preparation work continues on a $48 million project for highways 70 and 20 to replace sections of road through Mar
Name: Merissa Silva.
Family: Family of 10. Me and my two sisters were adopted.
Residence: Yuba City.
Occupation: Full-time student at Yuba College.
Hobbies, interests: Listening to music and reading.
What brought you to the Yuba-Sutter? My cousins adopted me, so that's what brought me here
Q: Is it legal for motorcyclists to ride between vehicles that are waiting at stop lights?
A: Yes, the practice sometimes referred to as "lane splitting" or "lane sharing" is allowed in California, in a "safe and prudent manner," the California Highway Patrol says.
It's probably a good time to discuss a motorcycle issue; this bei
The Heritage Foundation recently issued a comprehensive report showing that Sen. Marco Rubio's plan to instantly legalize 11.5 million illegal immigrants would add $6.3 trillion to the nation's budget deficits over the next 50 years. Heritage assumed there are 11.5 million illegals, but other estimates put the number at 33 million, which would m
California's Legislature has declared war on gun owners.
Currently, there is a bevy of new laws passing through Sacramento that will affect gun ownership in a myriad ways from restricting the purchase of ammunition to removing access to one's own gun in one's own home.
Some of these bills will either create felons out of law abid
Yoly Plascencia of Roseville and Juan Martinez of Olivehurst plan to wed July 6 at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Yuba City.
The bride-to-be, the daughter of Yolanda and Jose Plascencia of Lincoln, graduated from Lincoln High School in 2006.
She received her bachelor's degree from California State University, Sacramento, and will
Wow! What a journey this has been. But in the end, we are saying YES! to YES Charter Academy with Yuba County Office of Education. Thank you so much to Randy Fletcher, Lou Binninger, Marlene Rastetter and Mary Hovey for voting to support school choice in the foothills.
Thank you to our amazing council of directors, staff, community and f
I would like to thank the police officers and the 911 dispatcher of Yuba City who were very quick responding to my call when my car was stolen. Not only did they recover my car, but it was not damaged.
It took them no more than 10 to 12 minutes to respond and locate my car. The bad guy got away, but I was left with all my property intact
This letter is to convey my appreciation to the Rideout Memorial Hospital in Marysville. My daughter, Jo-anna Myles, became very ill and passed away on April 26. The superb care that the staff from the ICU on 3M did for my baby in her last days was absolutely phenomenal and displayed to me the caring and professionalism that all caregivers shoul
What a tragedy losing four crewmen of an MC-12W aircraft in Afghanistan.
Two of them were deployed from Beale Air Force Base. I am the honorary commander of the 489th Recon squadron at Beale, which trains the crews of the MC-12W.
When notified of the memorial service for the four airmen, I thought it a great opportunity for the c
My name is Karlie, and I am a high school AFS exchange student from Australia. This year, I was hosted by the Milner family. As I think about heading home this June, I want to thank my entire host family, but especially my host mom, Monique.
My host mom, Mo, always puts other people before herself and she does everything she can to help
Homelessness is on the minds of several Yuba-Sutter agencies and individuals this month with the recent seventh annual Homeless Summit and the Homeless One Stop planned for Friday.
More than 800 people in the area are reported as homeless, said John Floe, prevention services coordinator for Sutter-Yuba Mental Health Services. Of those, 1
At least 10 of the 11 officers and deputies involved in last month's deadly shooting of a Cleveland man in Yuba City returned to duty earlier this month.
Officials from the Yuba County Sheriff's Department, the Yuba City Police Department and the California Highway Patrol confirmed their officers returned to work around May 10.
After some uncertainty, Marysville's Friday Night Market is back on.
The Marysville Business Improvement District on Monday scrapped the market, claiming it could not go forward without the support of downtown businesses.
In late April, a petition was sent to the City Council from downtown business members to dissolve the distric
Pet owners converged on Saturday in Wheatland for the 89th annual Pet Parade.
Dogs, horses, goats and every other kind of animal walked the streets of Wheatland for the event, which began at the park on Sixth and Main streets.
Vendors, a photo booth and pet groomers were also present.
The Wheatland Lions sponsored the par