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Olivehurst Utility District Cracking Down On Water Waste In Drought

OPUD will read the meters from June 1 to June 30. Households that use 26 units of water or less will not be penalized. Those that used between 27 and 45 units will be hit with a $25 fine. Those who use more than 45 units will have to pay a $60 penalty.


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Call Kurtis Investigates: Share A Name With A Crook? You Could End Up In Jail

A family man is on the hook to pay back $5,000 bail after being arrested twice on a warrant that belonged to a man who shares the same name.


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DA Error: Olivehurst Teen Charged With Manslaughter, Despite His Brother Still Being Alive

The Yuba County District Attorney is apologizing for the mistake and the manslaughter charge filed against 18-year-old Joaquin Orozco.


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Flames Rip Through Barn-Style Home In Olivehurst

Investigators are saying that the fire that destroyed a barn-style home in Olivehurst was intentionally set.


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Yuba County Food Plant Destroyed In Massive Fire

An Olivehurst area walnut plant was destroyed in a massive fire late Saturday night, devastating residents who call the plant a staple in the community.


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Bank Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed By Yuba County Deputies Following High-Speed Chase

At around 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, a deputy spotted a person who matched the description of a suspect in bank robberies in Yuba City and Chico, as well as another attempted robbery in Marysville, said Sheriff Steve Durfor.


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Olivehurst Truck Driver Gets Stuck Under Oregon Trestle

The sheriff’s office identified the driver as 38-year-old James Hall of Olivehurst, Calif. He reportedly told deputies he was using a noncommercial GPS. He was cited for violating the posted truck route.


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UPDATE: Olivehurst Girl Reported Missing Returns Home

The Yuba County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a 15-year-old Olivehurst girl who has not been seen since Friday morning.


Stephen Kinghorn (source: Yuba County Sheriff's Department)

Minnesota Long-Haul Trucker Arrested For ‘Sexting’ Olivehurst Girl

A Minnesota man has been arrested for “sexting” a 13-year-old Olivehurst girl, according to the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department.


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Dispute With Habitat For Humanity Leaves Olivehurst Woman Living In Shell Of Home

A dispute between Habitat for Humanity and an Olivehurst homeowner abruptly halted her home’s remodel, and now she’s living in a house of cards.


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1 Dead, 3 Hurt In Olivehurst Shooting

One person is dead and three others hurt after someone fired several shots at a home in Yuba County Sunday night where a family gathering was underway, according to the Sheriff’s Department.


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3 Olivehurst Men Face Federal Hate Crime Charges In 2011 Attack

Three Yuba County men accused of beating a white man and black woman in an alleged racially motivated attack are facing federal charges for the 2011 assault.