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ACCIDENT CLOSES 10TH STREET BRIDGE – EXPECT DELAYS

ACCIDENT CLOSES 10TH STREET BRIDGE – EXPECT DELAYS

Word now that the 10th Street Bridge is open again – Hopefully you slept through the worst of the major traffic nightmare during the predawn hours this morning, high atop that span. A multi-vehicle collision blocked traffic for several hours at around 1:00 – Which also caused a certain amount of chaos on the approach…more »

CHP: DROWSY DRIVING AS BAD AS DUI

CHP: DROWSY DRIVING AS BAD AS DUI

CHP says drowsy driving is just as bad as drinking and driving.  Maureen Short, a Safety Engineer at Chevrolet, says drivers have a delayed reaction time when they’re tired.  CHP says that in 2014, drowsy driving caused nearly five-thousand crashes, but by 2016 that number grew to nearly seven-thousand fatigue collisions.  A recent study by…more »

GOP CONGRESSMAN TOM McCLINTOCK SUPPORTS TRUMP’S BORDER POLICY

GOP CONGRESSMAN TOM McCLINTOCK SUPPORTS TRUMP’S BORDER POLICY

Republican Representative Tom McClintock is still supporting separating families at the border. McClintock, who represents Roseville and other Sacramento suburbs, says President Trump is enforcing laws “as the Constitution demands him to do.” He says Trump “should have the support of every American who believes in the rule of law.” McClintock also believes family separation…more »

ACCUSED YUBA CITY CHILD MOLESTER TO REMAIN JAILED

ACCUSED YUBA CITY CHILD MOLESTER TO REMAIN JAILED

An accused Yuba City child molester remains jailed on half-a-million-dollars bail after his court appearance yesterday. 37-year-old Benjamin Mejorada’s preliminary hearing was continued until July 18th, at which time the judge is scheduled to rule where there is enough evidence to try him. Mejorada’s charges include a felony count of lewd and lascivious acts with…more »

MURDER VICTIM IDENTITY RELEASED – YUBA CITY/LIVE OAK MEN CHARGED

MURDER VICTIM IDENTITY RELEASED – YUBA CITY/LIVE OAK MEN CHARGED

A Knights Landing man may have been the victim of gang violence Monday, and three local men have now been arrested on murder charges, along with 3 Woodland juveniles in that crime. 51-year-old Rosendo Amavizca reportedly saw the suspects speeding along South Oak Grove Avenue Monday afternoon and wanted them to slow down as children…more »

HOT WEATHER IN YUBA-SUTTER AND HOW TO DEAL WITH IT

HOT WEATHER IN YUBA-SUTTER AND HOW TO DEAL WITH IT

With a high today reaching into the upper 90s – A warning from the National Weather service that the ‘heat is getting hotter’ (to borrow a line from the movie ‘Biloxi Blues’). A warning has now been issued, just ahead of weekend temperatures expected to climb as high as 108 degrees. Precautions are advised, such…more »

BRIDGE DELAYS

BRIDGE DELAYS

Hopefully you slept through the major traffic nightmare in the predawn hours this morning, high atop the 10th Street Bridge. A multi-vehicle collision blocked traffic for several hours around 1:00 – Which also caused a certain amount of chaos on the approach to the bridge itself, as it took some time before law enforcement was…more »

YCPD NEEDS YOUR HELP IDENTIFYING TWIN RIVERS VANDALS

YCPD NEEDS YOUR HELP IDENTIFYING TWIN RIVERS VANDALS

Reports of vandalism at Twin Rivers Charter School, on Live Oak Blvd. In Yuba City. At least two young men can be seen on a security camera picture, both wearing hoodies – one with a ‘Proto Street Gear’ logo on it, the other, with a blurred image on his hoodie. Both men are wearing masks,…more »

STATE SENATE PASSES POLICE FORCE RESTRICTIONS

STATE SENATE PASSES POLICE FORCE RESTRICTIONS

The California Senate is advancing a bill that restricts police officers from using deadly force.  Senator Steven Bradford says the change is necessary to address racism in California.  AB 931 would change the language in policy from “reasonable force” to “necessary force” and would only justify lethal measures if there are no other alternatives.  The…more »

CALIFORNIA TO CREATE STATEWIDE ONLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

CALIFORNIA TO CREATE STATEWIDE ONLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

California is in the process of creating a statewide online community college geared toward retraining working adults.  The plan proposed by Governor Brown will receive 100-million dollars from this year’s state budget, and will get another 20-million annually.  The curriculum will be tailored to jobs in growing industries, like healthcare and advanced manufacturing.  The cost…more »

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