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Yuba-Sutter officials say the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted their respective situations in terms of growing debt with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.

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Waiting patiently, sitting back on a ledge, her facial covering strapped on, Anna Brackett took a quick look at the entrance of First Lutheran Church, where area residents were permitted to enter in limited numbers to receive their free food allowances. 

Bi-County Public Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu said for all testing labs, the time between taking a COVID-19 test and getting a result could be anywhere from one day to as long as a week, but some Yuba-Sutter residents said it has taken longer to receive their results. 

Marysville Mayor Ricky Samayoa announced in a Friday news release that he filed for re-election. He said he plans to continue the city’s revival and emphasize “the health and wellness of our families and economy during this difficult time.

An Olivehurst man was sentenced to five years, four months in state prison after he pleaded no contest to making criminal threats and domestic violence.

A Loma Rica man was sentenced to 12 years in state prison after pleading no contest to continuous sexual abuse and committing a lewd act on a child under 14.

Over the objection of the prosecution, two Sacramento County men charged in a suspected human trafficking case had their preliminary hearing pushed back more than a month.

Marysville City Council continues to discuss who will be named interim city manager with another special meeting scheduled for Tuesday – after two special meetings were held this week.

Get your fans and air conditioning units ready for another weekend of above-normal temperatures, says the Sacramento office of the National Weather Service.

Sutter County NET-5 Agents served a search warrant on the vehicle and residence of a Yuba City man, which led to the discovery of several illegal drugs, firearms and ammunition, according to a press release from the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office.

Colusa County residents now have an order requiring face masks be worn in public places indoors and outdoors in situations where they would be unable to maintain social distancing.

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A band of Yuba City teens calling themselves “Estilo Sagrado” (Sacred Style) have been battling it out on the EstrellaTV – a Spanish-language television network –  show “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento.” Over the past eight months, they made it all the way to the show’s grand finale Wednesday night. 

“The Yuba City Police Department does not support or tolerate the use of law enforcement symbols to deface property or intimidate people for their beliefs or support of other causes,” according to a news release issued by the department.

Nearly 80 percent of participants in an informal, online Appeal survey said they are either very concerned or moderately concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some Yuba-Sutter election races have started to take shape as local candidates have filed their intent to run paperwork.

The Marysville City Council met Tuesday in a closed session to review a list of names of potential interim city managers and tonight (Thursday) it will meet again about the position.

A Marysville woman turned herself in at the Yuba City Police Department Wednesday after initially fleeing the scene of an accident where she allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian.

A local off-roading club is organizing a clean-up event later this month to remove vehicles that were abandoned in the river bottoms. 


The end of the contract date for the Fifth Street Bridge Replacement Project has been extended to Aug. 21, according to Project Manager Mehrdad Varzandeh, due in part to a cement shortage.