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Father sues Yuba County for deputy shooting son
The father of a man shot dead by police last fall is suing Yuba County and three deputies, asserting they didn’t use proper de-escalation techniques for someone with mental illness.Sacramento and Los Angeles attorneys filed the federal lawsuit in the U.S. Eastern District Court on Wednesday on behal
Williams sees a significant improvement in the city and region
By now you have heard that Starbucks Coffee has opened in Williams. This new store adds to the city’s array of stores geared for travelers. However, this is not just another “travel” store. The opening of this business at this location is a significant step for the city and the region.This business
Two Arrested During Chico Traffic Stop for Meth Possession and Sales
CHICO, Calif.- Approximately one half of a pound of methamphetamine was found in north Chico during a traffic stop early Thursday morning. Two people were arrested during the incident.Thursday morning, Oct. 18, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m., two deputies on routine patrol say they saw a green For
Things to do in Calistoga and Napa County
THURSDAYOCT. 18LENGTHEN AND STRENGTHEN CLASS— Instructor Karen Mann leads a Hatha yoga and fitness class at the Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St., at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. For adults of all fitness levels. No registration required; fee is $5.
Drug Related Search Warrant Yields Three Arrests
40-year-oldKristy Renee Kirkland, 40 had a probation violation and possessed of drug paraphernalia, which earned her an arrest.
2018 Sikh Festival and Parade take shape
Over the next few weeks, members of the local Sikh community will open their homes to people from all around the world – people who are traveling to the area to attend the 39th annual Nagar Kirtan here, a weekend of activities capped off with a parade.It’s a world-renowned festival that sees more th
Two arrested for financial elder abuse
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, investigators from the Lake County District Attorney’s Office served search warrants at the Linda Mafrice residence at 10970 Mistletoe Lane Clearlake and Meghan Demarco residence 6170 Golddust Drive, Kelseyville in an ongoing investigation of financial elder abuse.
At least 3 injured in head-on crash closing northbound I-5 near Woodland, CHP says
A head-on collision on Interstate 5 near Woodland resulted in major injuries and closed all northbound lanes in the area Friday morning for more than an hour, according to Caltrans and California Highway Patrol. Caltrans tweeted at 5:36 a.m. that CHP was diverting traffic from northbound I-5 to Coun
Family threatens deputies’ lives during domestic violence call
A group of men surrounded and threatened to kill deputies who responded to a domestic violence incident Wednesday morning in Olivehurst.A woman called Yuba County for help around 6:40 a.m., reporting that she had been assaulted by her live-in boyfriend, and had fled to a nearby neighbor’s home, depa
Robert William Reynolds (1944-2018)
Robert William Reynolds, age 74, passed on October 14, 2018 surrounded by loved ones in Woodland, CA. Bill was born on June 23, 1944 to Claire and Leslie Reynolds.
Colusa law enforcement finds child at narcotics, cannabis bust
The Colusa County Task Force seized methamphetamine, guns and marijuana Tuesday in the 400 block of California Avenue in Arbuckle, according to a press release.At around 7 a.m., agents served a drug-related search warrant and seized approximately 66.3 grams of meth, about 3 pounds of marijuana, four
California reconsiders life sentences for nearly 4,000 third-strike criminals
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, prisoners from Sacramento County await processing after arriving at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif. California will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot
Butte County’s most wanted
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Anthony Raymond Cabral for a warrant charging him with false imprisonment, possession of a firearm by a felon, unlawful possession of ammunition and resisting an officer.
PG&E fined $1 million for Yuba City gas line explosion
The California Public Utilities Commission is fining the Pacific Gas & Electric Company $1 million in connection with the 2017 explosion of a Yuba City home that injured two people.In its citation issued Monday, the CPUC stated that its Safety and Enforcement Division found that the faulty installat
Missing Inmate Captured in Oroville
OROVILLE, Calif. -Officials from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Office have captured a man who walked away from a Male Community Re-entry Program in Butte County on Monday.James Betti, 31, was apprehended around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, near the Feather River in
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino sparks outside interest in Yuba County
Once completed, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will be the newest addition to the Yuba County Sports and Entertaining Zone along Forty Mile Road, but its presence – even during construction – is already spurring economic development interest in the area, officials say.“We are definitely seeing an incr
Officials searching for inmate who walked away from Oroville Reentry facility
Officials said an emergency search was done after they were notified around 4:55 p.m. that James Betti, 31, had not returned from a pass and his GPS device had been tampered with.
SWAT standoff that closed Stony Point Road ends in arrest of wanted man
Joseph Vicino, 35, became a suspect in a theft allegation about 4 p.m Tuesday at the property near Mecham Road, sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Crum said.
Video shows truck plummet after avoiding road signs
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The California Department of Transportation posted a video online of a terrifying accident involving an 18-wheeler that they say ignored warning signs of the dangerous road.According to the post, State Route 175 between Hopland and Lakeport in California is limited to vehicles n
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed Chico man
OROVILLE — A Sacramento-area man pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges connected to a hit-and-run in May on Highway 99 that killed a Chico man, according to court documents.John Gieck, 43, of North Highlands pleaded guilty in Butte County Superior Court to charges stemming from the May 5 death of 68-y