Yuba City

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Woman Banned From Little League In 1950s Will Throw Out First Pitch At Little League World Series

Today’s Little League fields are open to both boys and girls, but in 1950, only 12-year-old boys suited up for the Saturday games. That is, until Kay Johnston snuck onto her neighborhood team and changed baseball forever.

08/11/2014

panhandling crackdown

Yuba City Considering Ordinance To Crackdown On Aggressive Panhandlers

Yuba City officials say they aren’t looking to trample anyone’s rights, but argue panhandlers often hang out in dangerous situations that affect everyone.

07/31/2014

social-media shaming

530 Fatties Facebook Page Targeted Overweight, Obese Yuba-Sutter Residents

530 Fatties appears to be created by someone who lives within the local 530 area code, and featured photos of overweight or obese people in public without their permission. With those photos are words mocking the subjects’ weight.

07/21/2014

speed

Yuba City Police Cracking Down On Speeders In Education Effort

Drivers caught going over the limit on Clark Avenue just north of State Route 20 and Railroad Avenue north of Teesdale Road will have a choice if they’re caught—pay a $200 fine, or take a class and the fee will be dismissed.

06/26/2014

skull

Police: Human Remains Found In Yuba City Likely Tied To Religious Tradition

Oberman and his roommates moved into the home about three weeks ago. First Sky found the head of a doll, and what appeared to be the porcelain doll sitting in a chair. So he kept digging.

06/26/2014

Amber Alert

Amber Alert Suspect Spotted In Yuba City Seconds After Cellphone Alert

Seconds after a statewide Amber Alert was issued for two missing children in Oroville, a chance encounter by an alert citizen led to an arrest in Yuba City.

06/19/2014

chrome

California Chrome, Despite Belmont Loss, Still The Pride of Yuba City

The day started out with enthusiasm and excitement.

06/07/2014

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

California Chrome: Cal Expo Opening At 8 a.m. Saturday, Yuba City Closing Plumas Street

In Yuba City, they’re expecting around 20,000 people. Businesses are rushing to get ready for the Chrome crush, but nobody’s complaining about the extra works.

06/06/2014

nasal strip

Why Is California Chrome Wearing A Nasal Strip And Does It Give The Horse An Advantage?

Ellen Jackson breeds and trains horses at Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville. Her horses tested the strips in a 2004 UC Davis study, which found they cut down on lung bleeding—a problem among racehorses.

05/19/2014

beer party

Parents Could Face Charges For Wild Yuba City After-Prom Party

We found ranch owner Rick Lee on his tractor on Friday, not wanting to talk. He and his wife Dawn are accused of hosting the massive prom rager, complete with a stripper pole and upwards of 300 underage high schoolers drinking booze.

05/16/2014

California Chrome during the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Credit: Getty Images)

California Chrome Heads To Baltimore For Preakness

A filly is going to challenge the boys in the Preakness for the first time since 2009 when Rachel Alexandra won.

05/12/2014

chase shots fired

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.

05/06/2014

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