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COOLING STATION AVAILABLE AT ST. ANDREW’S ON FRANKLIN

COOLING STATION AVAILABLE AT ST. ANDREW’S ON FRANKLIN

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church on Franklin Road, Yuba City is opening a Cooling Station from 1 to 5 pm, in their Youth Center when temperatures are around the 100 degree mark. At present, the church informs us they plan to open each afternoon until possibly Sunday 9/1.more »

FAA INVESTIGATES ORORVILLE JET CRASH

FAA INVESTIGATES ORORVILLE JET CRASH

The FAA has issued its preliminary report on Wednesday’s jet crash at the Oroville Airport. Categorizing it as an accident, the report describes the plane taking off and then, becoming fully engulfed in flames. All 10 on board escaped without injury.more »

YCHS TEACHER PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER ‘THREATS’

YCHS TEACHER PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER ‘THREATS’

The Appeal-Democrat reporting a Yuba City High School teacher is on leave after an alleged threat of corporal punishment if students did not turn in certain forms signed by parents. An investigation is expected to be turned over the the Sutter County’s District Attorney’s Office for review. However, word is some students thought it ‘was…more »

FIRE DESTROYS OLD LONG BRANCH SALOON IN LINDA

FIRE DESTROYS OLD LONG BRANCH SALOON IN LINDA

The old Long Branch Saloon in Linda was burned badly, at around 1:00, early this morning, in a fire on Lindhurst Avenue across the street from Warfit Gym. Crews were on the site for several hours putting the fire out, and power was been shut off in the area .more »

SACRAMENTO LIGHT RAIL ACCIDENT LEAVES DOZENS INJURED

SACRAMENTO LIGHT RAIL ACCIDENT LEAVES DOZENS INJURED

More than two dozen people are hurt from a light rail accident in north Sacramento. The incident happened around 9:45 p.m. last night west of the Winter Street light rail station near Marconi Avenue and Roseville Road. Sacramento Regional Transit reports a passenger light rail train and a maintenance train collided on the blue line…more »

LIVE OAK BOULEVARD HOMELESS SHELTER MEETING TONIGHT

LIVE OAK BOULEVARD HOMELESS SHELTER MEETING TONIGHT

Sutter County officials have scheduled a community meeting this evening, so residents can learn more about ‘Better Way”, the new emergency homeless shelter on Live Oak Boulevard in Yuba City, behind the Behavioral Health Services facility. The 6:00 meeting takes place at the Sutter County Veterans Hall, on Veterans Memorial Circle in Yuba City.more »

16 YEAR OLD ARRESTED IN LAS PLUMAS ‘SCHOOLSHOOTER’ THREAT

16 YEAR OLD ARRESTED IN LAS PLUMAS ‘SCHOOLSHOOTER’ THREAT

A Snapchat video showing 3 guns and a warning, if you go to Las Plumas High School, ‘get ready to jet #schoolshooter.” has now resulted in the arrest of a 16-year-old student. As it turns out, the original video was posted by a former student bragging about his new guns – a BB and pellet…more »

PLANE CRASH LANDS AT OROVILLE AIRPORT

PLANE CRASH LANDS AT OROVILLE AIRPORT

A jet crash at the Oroville Airport yesterday morning at around 11:30 – But even with the plane being severely damaged and dried vegetation catching fire around it – All 10 on board escaped safely. The cause of that crash remains under investigation.more »

SUTTER COUNTY HIGHWAY 99 ACCIDENT LEAVES 2 DEAD

SUTTER COUNTY HIGHWAY 99 ACCIDENT LEAVES 2 DEAD

CHP reports 2 people killed yesterday afternoon, in a head-on crash in Sutter County on HWY 99, south of Garden Highway. A southbound truck veered into the northbound lane at around 4:00, broadsiding an SUV, killing the drivers of both vehicles – there were no passengers in either vehicle, and no other details have been…more »

SEVEN HOUR STANDOFF IN CONCOW ENDS WITH ARREST

SEVEN HOUR STANDOFF IN CONCOW ENDS WITH ARREST

Camp Fire cleanup efforts in the 12,000 block of Granite Ridge Road in Concow were put on hold for 7 hours Monday after 56-year-old Thea Lomker allegedly attacked several members of a state office of emergency services contract crew with bear spray. The incident began around 9:25 in the morning when the crew showed up…more »

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