Briefs: Linda fire reported as suspicious
Authorities are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a double-wide trailer in Linda on Saturday, officials said.
Linda Fire Protection reported the fire as suspicious to the Yuba County Sheriff's Department after receiving reports from neighbors of a man leaving the property shortly before the home was engulfed in flames, District Chief Rich Webb said.
The man was identified as Chase Thompson, the homeowner's grandson, who lived at the residence with his grandma and two other people.
Authorities have been unable to find Johnson since the fire, Webb said.
Two dogs were killed in the blaze. No one was injured.
The cause of the fire is still unknown.
Sheriff's department plans meetings
The Yuba County Sheriff's Department has announced town hall meetings that will be at several Yuba-Sutter schools and community centers in April.
Each meeting will have a question and answer period with Sheriff Steve Durfor.
Town halls will be held:
• Camptonville School: 6:30 p.m. April 18.
• Rio Del Oro School — Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
• Brownsville Community Center — Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.
• Foothill Lions Club — Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m.
• Alcouffe Community Center — Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Reception set for exhibit at museum
A reception for the opening of the Japanese-American exhibit is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Community Memorial Museum of Sutter County, 1333 Butte House Road, Yuba City.
Co-hosted by the Japanese American Citizens League, the exhibit is in remembrance of the internment experience of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Keynote speakers are Mori and Jim Tanimoto.
Regular museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, call 822-7141.