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Yuba Sutter Arts & Culture has two pandemic-inspired art programs planned in December “to bring joy, to bring wonder, to bring a glimpse of hope during this time that is so challenging and difficult.” 

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The 14th annual Turkey Drive tour came to an end on Saturday with a stopover at Golden Valley Auto Body of Yuba City, where numerous organizations and volunteers continued working to help bring a Thanksgiving meal to everyone in the community. 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit social gatherings of any kind, 100 miracle Santas around the world are “saving Christmas” by offering customized, virtual visits for kids. 

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Dozens of children formed a bucket brigade at Collins Lake on Thursday and helped transport juvenile rainbow trout from trucks to fish pens as part of the annual trout net pen program.

The statewide stay-at-home order is set to take effect tonight (Saturday) at 10 p.m. in California counties residing in the most restrictive purple tier – that includes Yuba and Sutter counties.

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The Yuba-Sutter Food Bank is seeing an uptick in locals experiencing food insecurity, but has so far been able to meet that demand.

Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of stories on the status of things related to the COVID-19 pandemic -- on the local front. We’d like to hear from readers about what questions or specific issues they’d like to have addressed. Send your ideas to ADnewsroom@appealdemocrat.com.

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series on the status of things related to the COVID-19 pandemic -- on the local front. Stories will review prevention goals, fatalities, medical facilities, economics and politics. We’d like to hear from readers about what questions or specific issues th…

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a mandatory overnight stay-at-home order Thursday that is to be observed throughout most of California to combat a surge in new coronavirus cases. The measure comes just days after the governor enacted a dramatic rollback of reopenings

Editor’s Note: Back in March/April and again in July/August, we asked an array of local leaders to give us their takes on the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on our communities, what local leaders needed to do. We’re circling back for a third round, asking some of the same leaders and some ad…

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Schools in the reopening process have been asked to pause due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the Yuba-Sutter area, according to a letter from Bi-County Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu, Yuba County Superintendent of Schools Francisco Reveles and Sutter County Superintendent of Schools Tom Reus…

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Plans for the development of a mixed-use community that will see homes built and jobs created in south Sutter County were approved by supervisors this week.

The Yuba Water Agency approved nearly $1 million worth of grants Tuesday for a handful of projects throughout the county that will enhance flood risk reduction, improve water quality and provide emergency responders with needed equipment.

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Salvador Garcia-Vaca, accused of murdering Williams native Karen Garcia in January 2018, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter on Tuesday, admitting to the kidnapping and robbery of the victim following an altercation, in addition to a weapons enhancement charge. 

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Editor’s Note: Back in March/April and again in July/August, we asked an array of local leaders to give us their takes on the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on our communities, what local leaders needed to do. We’re circling back for a third round, asking some of the same leaders and some ad…

Supervisors for Colusa, Sutter, and Yolo counties approved a memorandum of understanding to create a regional child support agency, according to a news release from Sutter County’s public information officer Chuck Smith. 

Colusa County has awarded $796,769 in grant funding to local businesses during two rounds of the Coronavirus Relief Small Business Assistance Grant Program offered by the county to help mitigate the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on local business owners. 

The Creative Light Theater will present the musical comedy “Prospects” from Dec. 4-8. The play has been reimagined for 2020, according to a press release.

A Yuba City man was struck and killed at Lincoln Road and Gilliland Drive by a Ford F-350, according to Yuba City Police Department Lt. Sam Escheman.

A Sutter County Superior Court judge issued a statement of decision last week in the lawsuit filed by area state legislators against Gov. Gavin Newsom, which essentially upheld an earlier ruling that the governor overstepped his authority in issuing an executive order related to the November…

The Marysville City Council will vote on whether to ratify the appointment of finance director Jennifer Styczynski as acting city manager during a meeting tonight (Tuesday).

The burn suspension in Yuba, Nevada, Placer and Sierra counties was lifted as of 8 a.m. Monday, according to a news release from Cal Fire, Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit.

Editor’s Note: Back in March/April and again in July/August, we asked an array of local leaders to give us their takes on the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on our communities, what local leaders needed to do. We’re circling back for a third round, asking some of the same leaders and some ad…

 Editor’s Note: Back in March/April and again in July/August, we asked an array of local leaders to give us their takes on the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on our communities, what local leaders needed to do. We’re circling back for a third round, asking some of the same leaders and some a…

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Swan tour season is in full swing in Yuba County, thanks to a partnership between Yuba Water Agency director Charlie Matthews and his rice farm, along with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series on the status of things related to the COVID-19 pandemic – on the local front. Stories will review prevention goals, fatalities, medical facilities, economics and politics. We’d like to hear from readers about what questions or specific issues th…

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The Department of Water Resources recently published a comprehensive needs assessment for the Oroville Dam that identifies dam safety and operational needs following the reconstruction of the spillways that were heavily damaged in February 2017 – that was when the Yuba City/Marysville area w…

Local elections have yet to be certified as officials continue to go through the process of counting ballots.