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Health officials say a recent drop in case counts and hospitalizations has been a promising sign, though the Yuba-Sutter area’s test positivity rate still remains high.

The city of Marysville filed a lawsuit in Yuba County Superior Court challenging the decision of the California Department of Transportation to approve the Highway 70 expansion project, according to court documents.

Yuba County is getting a little name recognition in Hollywood, with the movie “Breaking News in Yuba County,” set to premiere next month (though there might not be much more to it than the actual name).

With most people shut up in their homes more than ever before, many health officials have raised concerns about another health crisis spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic – an increase in domestic violence. 

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Yuba City Unified School District plans to have elementary-school-aged students return to a hybrid learning model – part distance learning, part in-person.

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Last year, Black Lives Matter marches took place all across the country, including in Yuba-Sutter.

Bi-County Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu said the Yuba-Sutter area is seeing a glimmer of hope with a slight lowering of COVID-19 test positivity rates and case counts, but said there is still much work to do.

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WASHINGTON – Donald Trump became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as a bipartisan House majority Wednesday voted to charge him with inciting insurrection by his supporters, who stormed the Capitol to block ratification of Joe Biden’s electoral victory.

Instead of dragging it out to the curb for pick up, the folks down at Riverside Lanes in Colusa are getting creative about what to do with Christmas trees after all of the decorations have been taken down and put away. 

The Church of Glad Tidings in Live Oak is planning a three-day conference this weekend that will revolve around empowering attendees to stand their ground against “liberalism and egregious government overreach,” according to event fliers.

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On a sunny but brisk Saturday, the sounds of swooshing, crackling snow and laughing children mixed with revving snowmobiles preparing for trips to the backcountry.

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Sutter County Superior Court Judge Laura Davis granted a motion by the defense to move the trial of Constance Addison to another county, according to Deputy District Attorney Diego Heimlich.

WASHINGTON – A woman on federal death row has been executed in the United States for the first time since 1953, after last-minute appeals were rejected by the Supreme Court, according to multiple US media outlets.

LOS ANGELES – As parts of Northern California began to see the first guarded signs of progress in the battle against the winter coronavirus surge, communities in hard-hit Southern California were bracing for more cases to swarm hospitals already overwhelmed as COVID-19 continues to rise.

The California Department of Public Health notified local health officials Tuesday afternoon that the regional stay-at-home order for the Greater Sacramento Region was being lifted, reverting the Yuba-Sutter area back to the state’s tiered system.

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WASHINGTON – Facing an unprecedented second impeachment, President Donald Trump on Tuesday emerged from the White House for the first time since a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol six days ago and said the push to remove him from office was causing “tremendous anger” in the country.

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump famously tweeted that “trade wars were good, and easy to win” in 2018 as he began to impose tariffs on about $360 billion of imports from China. Turns out he was wrong on both counts.

An accelerating rush to give coronavirus vaccines to Americans is leading to confusion over who can get a shot when, and creating disparities that could complicate the push toward widespread immunity.

The man killed in the house fire in Linda on Sunday has been identified as Jeff Osborn, 68, according to Yuba County Sheriff’s Office public information officer Leslie Carbah.

SAN DIEGO – A new variation of the coronavirus discovered in Japan is “very likely already in the U.S.” as well, according to Davey Smith, director of infectious diseases at the University of California, San Diego.

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is set to announce it will encourage states to begin vaccinating people who are 65 or older and people with certain preexisting conditions in an effort to accelerate the nation’s sluggish COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have opened a broad investigation of possible sedition and conspiracy in connection with last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, officials said Tuesday in their first public briefing on the status of the case.

MINNEAPOLIS – Fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will stand trial alone in March in connection with the death of George Floyd, leaving the three other former police officers involved in the death to be tried together later this summer.

WASHINGTON – The Capitol Police department is facing a perilous time with an unsettled leadership, which is leading lawmakers and staffers to fill in the gaps amid the fallout of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on Congress and a continuing, threat-filled environment.

For nearly two decades, the South Yuba River Citizens League welcomed audiences to Nevada City each January for the annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This year, since the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic does not allow in-person gatherings, the format of this year’s festival will change. 

Bi-County Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu said the daily count of positive COVID-19 tests within the Yuba-Sutter region remains very high and the impacts of exposure during the holiday season is not yet fully known. 

A 72-year-old from Yuba City is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center for major injuries suffered after a collision with a vehicle while riding a bicycle, according to Yuba City Police Department Lt. Sam Escheman.

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Two shipping containers are being converted into homes and will be completed next month and be ready for occupancy by March in Yuba County, according to River Valley Redevelopment Corporation Principal Jorge Vega.

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In preparation for Marysville’s 171st birthday (Jan. 18), local residents will have the opportunity Saturday (Jan. 16) to take a virtual trip through the city’s rich history with a livestreamed event, “The Multifarious Mystery of Marysville’s Missing Monuments.”

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In at least one way, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed things down – there seems to be more people than ever going outside for some rest and relaxation in the open air.