This Week in Local History: Dec. 30 to Jan. 5
Dec. 30 to Jan. 5
By a resolution passed, the City Board of Health at a regular session, voiced its intention to have the expectation ordinance strictly enforced. Action was also taken to do away with public drinking cups, which were a constant sources of menace to the public health.
The Marysville Art club, which study the literature and the paintings of the great masters, was organized by women of this city in the assembly hall of the Packard library. Mrs. Charles Hexter was elected secretary.
The City of Marysville and the Marysville-Yuba County Chamber of Commerce announced that preliminary work was completed on a shallow draft barge channel in the Feather from Verona to Marysville and to Verona to Sacramento. The channel, as proposed, would be 10 feet deep and 200 feet wide.
Marysville Union High School trustees ordered installation of a radio at the school switchboard, to monitor a warning device from Sacramento, in the event of a state emergency.
A Sacramento judge cleared the way for Sutter County's transit system to begin rolling on New Year's Day. California Rural Legal Assistance lost a courtroom bid to halt startup of the County of Sutter Transit System. The beginning of the county's dial-a-ride taxicab marked the breakup of Hub Area Transit Authority's regionwide service.
A proposal to convert the buildings of the Yuba City First United Methodist Church into a residential care facility was given the green light by the Yuba City Planning Commission. The commission approved the rezoning of 2.11 acres from a residential zone to multiple-family residential, that allowed a 47-unit, 94-bed residential care facility to be developed.
With a plea to put the incident behind them, a Sutter County judge denied a character defamation lawsuit in the case of the dead cat that pitted a former Yuba City Council candidate against his neighbor.
A women was taken into custody after authorities said she was found walking naked across the E Street bridge towards Marysville.
An accident and an airbag popping up in his face didn't stop a 15-year-old fleeing deputies in his mother's car. One of the 15-year-olds was being questioned outside the car when the other drove off, starting the pursuit. The driver continued on, losing control on a curve and striking a parked car and mailbox.
An underground natural pipeline within 1,500 feet of Alicia Intermediate School in Linda and a Yuba County Airport within a half-mile helped spur the plan to shut the school.