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At Least 1 Person Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree Near Aubrun

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — At least one person was killed Monday night after a truck slammed into a tree near Auburn. The California Highway Patrol says the crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Auburn Folsom Road, near the Lees Lane intersection. (credit: Auburn Police Department) Both lanes of Auburn Folsom Road were closed as crews worked the scene. An image posted on social media by Auburn police showed what appeared to be a utility truck on the side of the road, under a tree. Auburn is located roughly 40 miles northeast of Sacramento. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
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Marysville prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July

In less than a week, Yuba-Sutter will be celebrating Independence Day with all the traditions that come along with the Fourth of July, including fireworks. On Monday, the Marysville Fire Department performed a controlled burn between the 5th Street and 10th Street bridges at Beckwourth Riverfront Park to not only control vegetation, but also prepare for fireworks that are planned for July 4.
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Butte County DA sends warning about fireworks ahead of Fourth of July

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Butte County District Attorney sent a warning on Monday reminding the public that any possession of fireworks within unincorporated portions of Butte County is illegal. District Attorney Mike Ramsey said Oroville and Gridley allow for the sales of “safe and sane” fireworks within their city...

Oakland photographer puts images of California decline on billboards around state

OAKLAND (KPIX) -- Some say California is dying, submerged in a housing crisis and devastated by year-round wildfires.An Oakland-based photographer just paid for billboards in Oakland to highlight the crises California faces. He's displaying his own photos on the billboards."I've been shooting my whole life, since I was 15," said photographer Thomas Broening. "When I'm shooting, I'm looking for something out of the ordinary."He's traveled around the world for his work and says there's no place better than California."I love California. I raised four children here," he said.But he says that, in the past decade, the Golden...

Forward progress of Monument Fire has been stopped

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. 4:20 P.M. UPDATE- Firefighters say the forward progress of the Monument Fire near the Thermalito Afterbay has been stopped at about two to three acres. Firefighters will remain at the scene for a couple of hours to mop up. CAL FIRE Butte County said the fire was...

Bike club hosts cancer research fundraiser

Leathered vests, motorcycles and classic car owners lined D Street between 1st and 3rd Street in downtown Marysville on Saturday for the return of the 15th annual The Americans Motorcycle Club Bike and Car Show Strike against Children’s Cancer fundraiser. Local member Doug Henry said the event was back...

Firefighters battle blaze at Yuba City recycling yard

YUBA CITY, Calif. — One firefighter suffered heat-related injuries while battling a blaze at the Empire Steel recycling yard along North Township Road in Yuba City Saturday, according to the Sutter County Fire Department. The firefighter is expected to be OK, officials say. The incident is an example of...
Klamath Falls News

Fatal crash on US97 claims the life of two people

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - On June 24, 2022, at approximately 12:35 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 267. Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound GMC Truck, operated by Erika Delrio (36) of Yuba City, CA, and a northbound...

West Yuba City Steel Recovery Plant Catches Fire

(Yuba City, CA) – Multiple fire stations responded Saturday to a massive blaze at the Empire Steel recovery plant in west Yuba City, on north Township Road. Smoke from the blaze could be seen throughout Yuba City/Marysville and Saturday’s hot temperatures didn’t help matters. However, only one firefighter was reported injured and that was minor.

Neonatal kitten training class debuts in Marysville

Kitten lovers and cat enthusiasts will be excited to learn of a new class being offered at the Hathaway Cat Resource Center in Marysville. Twenty lucky participants will be introduced to the basics of neonatal kitten care along with the opportunity to bottle feed newborn kittens. This free class will be offered on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those interested can register online or by contacting the FieldHaven Feline Center. This class is geared to suit people of all ages and skill levels, however, those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Apartments safely evacuated during fire in Oroville late Sunday

OROVILLE, Calif. - An apartment building was evacuated late Sunday night when a fire broke out in Oroville. The fire started just after 10 p.m. Sunday at Highlands Apartments in the 200 block of Table Mountain Boulevard on the city's north side. Butte CAL FIRE said two of the eight...

163rd Yuba-Sutter Fair concludes

The Upton family has a long line of livestock owners. Taylor Upton, 21, raised a variety of livestock all the way through high school before giving way to her younger brother and younger sister who are currently in the process of raising livestock each year for the Yuba-Sutter Fair. Jaden...

Oakland photographer raising awareness on climate change through billboard campaign

OAKLAND, Calif. - An Oakland photographer is hoping to raise awareness about climate change and the housing crisis through a series of billboards. Thomas Broening said he spent the past year and a half traveling through California, taking pictures of areas impacted by drought, fire, and homelessness. He put those images on eight billboards in Oakland, six in Oroville, and plans to have more next month in Los Angeles. He calls the campaign, ‘The End of the Dream.’
Mountain Democrat

Trimble, Jinkerson claim ‘Clash’ wins on the track

A season-high 104 racing machines packed the Placerville Speedway pit area to honor the late Bryan Carnett during the annual Carnett Clash Saturday night. Auburn’s Ray Timble would take home the $2,500 grand prize with the limited late models, while Diamond Springs’ Dan Jinkerson dominated the pure stock feature to claim the $1,000 victory. Redding’s Chase Majdic also earned his first career win at the track with the winged sprint cars and Colfax racer Ben Wiesz continued his unbeaten streak with the Nor-Cal Dwarf Cars.