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Good News For Fire Victims

Good News For Fire Victims

(YUBA COUNTY) – A state agency awards Yuba County a half million dollars to assist eligible homeowners, impacted by the Cascade Fire with low-interest loans. The funding is slated for disaster rehabilitation assistance, including reconstruction. The CalHome program funding will provide a low-interest loan with a 30-year term and deferred monthly payments to eligible low…more »

The Latest In The Pacheco Murder

The Latest In The Pacheco Murder

(YUBA SUTTER) – Alexander Rohde will be tried as an adult in the 2016 shooting death of a River Valley High School graduate.   Judge, Brian Aronson ruled that Rohde’s case would be transferred to the jurisdiction of the criminal court. He had been charged in juvenile court with murder, robbery and attempted robbery.  …more »

Charges Filed In Wyandotte Crash

Charges Filed In Wyandotte Crash

(OROVILLE) – An arrest is made in the wake of the crash that killed a woman standing on the side of Lower Wyandotte Road this week. Investigators say William Mandril was drunk behind the wheel when he collided with three people. We have learned one car, driven by Alyssa Gramps, was pulled over on the…more »

Fatal Ag Accident In LM

Fatal Ag Accident In LM

(LOS MOLINOS) – An employee at a walnut shelling facility in Los Molinos is crushed to death while working near a walnut bin. Cal OSHA was notified of the death at Crain Walnut Shelling. It looks like a major investigation by the agency is being formed right now. Officials say it can take up to…more »

Don’t Trifle At The Parking Lot

Don’t Trifle At The Parking Lot

(YUBA CITY) – You have been warned…people in Yuba City, who park in handicapped spaces, may get a $300 ticket…this as volunteers will be on extra patrol, starting next week. They’ll be looking for the placard. Many of the department’s 26 volunteers will be writing citations…officials say people who forget their placard when parking can…more »

A Booming Project For 20

A Booming Project For 20

(SMARTSVILLE) – A big project for Highway 20 gets underway in Eastern Yuba County. Officials say construction crews will start rock blasting for a construction project along the highway in the Smartsville area. We’re told drivers can expect up to 15-minute delays, after crews temporarily close the highway to conduct blasting activities. Major explosive activities…more »

Fatal Ped V Car South Of Oroville

Fatal Ped V Car South Of Oroville

(WYANDOTTE) -Two people are injured and another killed when a car hits a group of people standing next to a parked car on Lower Wyandotte Road, near Foothill, south of Oroville. Officials say one person was able to escape the collision. The driver was detained at the scene. The roadway was closed for a time,…more »

Funds Flow For Biomass Pjt.

Funds Flow For Biomass Pjt.

(YUBA COUNTY) – A group in the foothills is getting some funding for their new facility. Officials tell reporters the California Energy Commission awarded the Camptonville Community Partnership a grant of nearly $5 million…this to help pay for two major pieces of equipment for the planned biomass facility in the Yuba County foothills. The 3-megawatt…more »

Cascade Fire Findings Released

Cascade Fire Findings Released

(SACRAMENTO) – CalFire officials release their findings in the investigation into the cause of last year’s horrific Cascade Fire. They say sagging power lines coming into contact with each other during heavy winds kicked off the blaze one year ago. The fire in Yuba County started the evening of Oct. 8…four people died…264 homes were…more »

Deadly Crash In Lincoln

Deadly Crash In Lincoln

(LINCOLN) – One person dies…five others are hurt people after a violent crash on Highway 65 at Wise Road in Lincoln. One vehicle flipped over in the collision. Another car careens into a ditch and starts a grass fire. Crews were able to limit the blaze to just over an acre. The roadway was closed…more »

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