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Sutter County Sheriff Brandon Barnes urged everyone on Saturday to take a moment or two to thank the many people in uniform Saturday during the fourth Celebration of Heroes event co-hosted by Crossroads Community Church and the city of Yuba City. 

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A group of local stakeholders met at picnic tables by the softball fields at Beckwourth Riverfront Park on Tuesday to go over plans for a clean-up effort planned for Saturday involving hundreds of volunteers.

Residential insurance coverage for more than 325,000 policyholders who have been affected by devastating wildfires across 22 Northern California counties will be preserved for at least a few months after Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium Monday requir…

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For anyone new to the Marysville Stampede, the road into Cotton Rosser Arena may have seemed long, tedious, and perhaps never-ending with multiple left and right turns over a beaten path before the destination was reached. 

As part of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s ongoing response to drought conditions across the state and to identify trees that could cause a wildfire or power outage, the utility will conduct aerial and foot patrols in the foothills of Yuba County today. 

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The Live Oak Fall Festival returned for the 67th year on Saturday and was filled with vendors littered throughout Memorial Park and plenty of games and entertainment for the youth. 

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Wrapped in fire-resistant aluminum, the Giant Forest trees in Sequoia National Park remained safe from the encroaching KNP Complex fire on Friday, even as crews worked to prepare the 2,000-tree grove from flames that appear imminent.

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The U.S. Forest Service released its Notice of Intent (NOI) for the North Yuba Landscape Resiliency Project on Thursday in collaboration with the North Yuba Forest Partnership (NYFP), according to a news release.

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On Thursday, District 4 State Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, sat down with The Appeal-Democrat to discuss his life in politics and the present and future of California.

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Live Oak City Council chambers played host to another contentious city council meeting with the 2021/22 fiscal year budget at the center of attention. After more than two hours of discussion, questions and public comments, the council voted 4-0 to pass three months of the budget on Wednesday.

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With reins in hand, horseback riders brought a bit of ranch life to Yuba City and Marysville on Wednesday with a cattle drive to kick-off the 87th annual Marysville Stampede.

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Averee Archer moved back to the area after last voting in Hawaii for the general election in November and previously living in the state of Washington for school. Tuesday’s election was the first she’s participated in-person.

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Yuba Community College District board members approved a plan on Sept. 9 requiring faculty, staff and students to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 1 or to submit to weekly COVID-19 testing in order to attend courses or be present at any district-owned facility. 

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Yuba City Fire Department Battalion Chief Eric Hankins opened Saturday’s 9/11 remembrance by telling everyone on the grounds of the Sutter County Museum where he was the moment the first plane struck the first tower of the World Trade Center. 

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Four individuals have filed to run in the Live Oak special election this December to fill the vacant city council seat, according to Sutter County Registrar of Voters Donna Johnston.

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Yuba Sutter Arts & Culture in Marysville brought together four panelists (a fifth sent in a statement) on Saturday as part of Birds of a Feather – the first gallery exhibition since the pandemic-induced closure of galleries and theaters in March of last year. 

All six Yuba County properties affected by wildfires last year and enrolled in California’s statewide Consolidated Debris Removal Program have cleared the entire debris removal process and been returned to county officials to begin the permitting process for reconstruction, according to the …

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As the national anthem was sung, Riverbend Elementary School students proudly raised their right hand to their heart during an honorary event hosted on Friday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.