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Rick, the pub candidate

Rick, the pub candidate

Rick Dais is a different sort of local politician. By chance I met him in a smoke filled bar amongst a mixed crowd, the type of place that hangs Christmas lights and runs karaoke all night. He bounces back and forth between pool shots telling me the concerns he has with Sutter County. If the more »

Tradition's drum beat

Tradition’s drum beat

At the second of the Yuba College public events series on February 15, I went in expecting to see enthusiastic performers and a wonderful show. I did not leave the theater disappointed whatsoever. The show opened with musicians Michiyo Koga and Alan Johnson playing an almost mesmerizing song with the koto and bamboo flute. Relaxing more »

Dressing the part: In the world of cosplay

Dressing the part: In the world of cosplay

I was on my way to the Sacramento Convention Center. I turned the corner and almost ran full on into a Spartan from Halo, posed for a picture with a Predator from the predator movies. Just a normal day at SacAnime. The convention’s halls were chalk full of people and, as it turned out, SacAnime more »

Seven silver tongues

Seven silver tongues

Death, by whatever grisly or ghastly form in which it reaps, does not strike mortal fear into the hearts of man more so than speaking in front of a crowd. But if fear is to be measured by the amount of bling one places upon their shelf, then the Yuba College Speech Team is not more »

A plethora of canning specialities

Margaret Henry’s Canning Corner

Pickled Hot Peppers Ingredients: 4 lbs. red, green or yellow waxed peppers 3 lbs. red and/or green sweet peppers 5 cups vinegar 1 cup water 4 tsp canning salt 2 Tbsp sugar 2 cloves of garlic Preparation: Bring the vinegar, water, salt and sugar to a boil. Place the peppers and whole cloves of garlic more »

Winning Ways: Yuba College Women's Volleyball

Winning Ways: Yuba College Women’s Volleyball

The Yuba College Women’s Volleyball team has a winning tradition over the last ten years, annually the team to beat in the Bay Valley Conference. The 49er women went 23-2 last season, easily winning the conference title. Greg Chapman has coached the team for the last seven seasons, taking responsibility for building the character of more »

Competing in the Spring: Yuba College Track and Field

Competing in the Spring: Yuba College Track and Field

Stephanie Hahn competes in the Shot Put, Discus, Javelin and Hammer Throws events for the Yuba College track team. She went to high school locally and was recruited by Yuba College Throw Coach Howdy Atkinson. Joining the Yuba College track team is a new experience for her as she “always competed in school sports but more »

Shower, Deodorant & Underwear

Shower, Deodorant & Underwear

The 3rd annual Marysville Anime and Art Convention, hosted by the Laughing Lotus, drew community members from all around the Yuba-Sutter area and beyond. The event emulated some of the larger and more famous conventions dedicated to the genre such as Anime Expo or Comic-con. Our local MAACON featured costume and drawing contests, panels (where more »

Jacolby Bureau walks off the field after a game saving interception

Big Effort by the 49ers/ Here Come the Knights

Yuba College Football has struggled on offense all season. Having lost two consecutive Bay Valley Conference games, the last being a tough game on the road against Contra Costa, the 49ers were in desperate need of a win as College of the Redwoods came to town, along with their deep threat passing offense, looking to more »

The band Bears and Company at the Art-o-culture

We are alive

These last few weeks I’ve been enjoying some really great live music in Marysville. This is extraordinary because this doesn’t happen very often but this whole year has been a great time for enjoying local music. We’ve had several touring bands play spectacular shows in different venues in the area and a few new local more »

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