Yuba County Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involves Vehicle
Highway 70 Site of Yuba County Fatal Pedestrian Accident. A Yuba County fatal pedestrian accident occurred on February 24, north of Marysville, when the walker was struck by a vehicle. The collision happened along Highway 70 close to Magnolia Road around 11:00 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a Chevy Trailblazer, green in color, was going north along Highway 70 at around 65 mph in the second lane.
Stretch of I-80 shut down as monster blizzard dumps snow on mountains in California and Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — California authorities shut down 100 miles of Interstate 80 on Friday as the biggest snow storm of the season bore down on the Sierra Nevada, where residents were urged to take shelter and stay off roads as they prepared for up to 10 feet of snow in some areas and damaging winds.
Drain floods historic Oroville State Theatre
OROVILLE, Calif. - Recent rainfall made its way inside the historic Oroville State Theatre. A historical gem to the community in Oroville flooded last night. Executive Director for the Oroville State Theatre Cindy Daniluke noticed the water flooding the auditorium and orchestra pit. "So the water was probably a couple...
Mistrial declared in Placer County fentanyl murder case because of a document error
A mistrial was declared Friday in Placer County's first-ever fentanyl murder case jury trial due to a document mistake. The judge moved to restart the trial after learning during testimony on Thursday that an independent lab that conducted testing in the case mistakenly failed to transmit a summary report, the Placer County District Attorney's Office said.
Sierra County cracking down on semi-trucks using narrow mountain roads
(FOX40.COM) — The Sierra County Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on big rig drivers looking to use the narrow lanes of State Route 49 to bypass Interstate 80, which is backlogged due to ongoing weather conditions. The sheriff’s office is advising locals to be aware of hazardous big rigs crossing into oncoming lanes. “We’re fully […]
Blizzard conditions make Sierra driving dangerous
KTVU reporter James Torrez shows the snowy conditions on the way to the Sierra. He stopped at Blue Canyon, four miles from Emigrant Gap in Placer County, and said he isn't going any farther because he doesn't have chains.
Nevada County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 289 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Nevada County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 289 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Nevada County reported a total of 289 crime cases. The most common crime type was 'Other' with 96 instances, followed by 'Disturbance' with 65 cases, 'Theft' at 32 cases, and 'Suspicious Situation' with 31 cases. Lesser reported crimes included 'Trespass' with 21 cases, 'Assault' with 16 cases, and 'Arrest' with 13 cases. More severe crimes such as 'Shooting', 'Vandalism', and 'Burglary' were reported 8, 6, and 1 times respectively. The high number of 'Other' and 'Disturbance' cases suggests a need for increased vigilance and community engagement in the place. The relatively low numbers of severe crimes such as 'Shooting' and 'Burglary' is a positive sign, but any occurrence is a cause for concern, indicating that there is no room for complacency in maintaining law and order.
Fatality Occurs in Traffic Crash in Palermo
A fatal traffic collision occurred in Palermo, close to Oroville, claiming one life while two individuals from the vehicle fled from the scene. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) disclosed the incident at approximately 4:00 a.m. near the junction of Kusel Road and Custer Lane. Responding officers discovered the vehicle overturned in a ditch adjacent to a bridge.
Dive into Flavor: Top 3 Seafood Restaurants in Grass Valley
Welcome to this article where we explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Grass Valley. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these places yet? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Plumas Lake man pleads not guilty to murder in alleged DUI, fatal hit-and-run
Larry Lee Anderson Jr., 50, of Plumas Lake pleaded not guilty to second degree murder on Thursday in a Yuba County courtroom after being arrested for an alleged DUI near Olivehurst that resulted in the death of a Lindhurst High School football coach. Anderson was arrested on Monday on charges...
Chico Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills Pedestrian
Pedestrian Killed on Highway 99 in Chico Tractor-Trailer Accident. A pedestrian was killed in a Chico tractor-trailer accident on February 25. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) accident report, the fatal incident occurred along Highway 99 southbound at Esplanade around 11:15 p.m. Chico Tractor-Trailer Accident Under Investigation. The big...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.95 and $5.09 in Oroville as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Heavy snow and wind begin to hit Sierras
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Setting up his chains for an arduous journey up the mountain, longtime big rig driver John Eric Gomez said there’s only one way you’re able to tackle heavy snow and wind on the roads. “The only way that you can get through it confidently...
Power outages expected for Sierra foothills and mountain areas as blizzard approaches
DUTCH FLAT, Calif. — With a blizzard on the way to the Sierra foothills and mountain communities, PG&E said its crews are ready to respond to expected power outages. "When things hit the fan, it's really difficult here," said Dutch Flat resident Ford Bechtle. Peaceful towns like Dutch Flat...
More than 2,600 Placer County PG&E customers without power
PLACER COUNTY, Calif. — Nearly 3,000 PG&E customers in Placer County are without power Friday night due to weather, according to the PG&E outage maps. The outages began around 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday night and currently do not have any estimated time of repair. High winds, heavy...
Schools close early, events rescheduled in preparation of blizzard
TRUCKEE, Calif. – An onslaught of snow is expected to hit the Truckee/Tahoe area Thursday afternoon, bringing what is likely to be the biggest storm of the season. With weather and law enforcement agencies warning people to stay off the roads and inside, many have preemptively postponed events and meetings.