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Established in 1959, Yuba Water Agency is dedicated to reducing flood risk, and safeguarding water supply for Yuba County. Despite significant runoff from a diminishing snowpack, the county demonstrated effective preparedness in managing last winter’s storms, leading to minimal impact on the region.
At the time of the Yuba City flood in December 1955, it was considered the most severe natural disaster in California since the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Starting December 18 and lasting for nine unrelenting days, torrential rain accompanied by high-speed wind drenched nearly 100,000 square miles.
The benefits of supporting older residents are the same as supporting all residents: a community where residents from birth to older ages can thrive, enjoy life, help others, and reach out for help when in need. “We think of older people as needing care and help—and some do—but we all do at points in our life. We want a society where people are able to say, ‘I need help.’
Court is not usually a place for young children, let alone a courthouse full of them. But on Saturday, November 4th, 29 families finalized adoptions of 34 children at the William R. Ridgeway Family Relation Courthouse. Volunteers—including nonprofits and government agencies, judges and court staff—made the day fun, colorful and memorable for children and their new official families with balloons, sweets, toys and books, a police car and firetruck.
While post-traumatic stress disorder affects millions of people, veterans suffer at higher rates than civilians, three times more for those who were deployed. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 11-20% of veterans who served in operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom have PTSD in a given year. Approximately 12% of Gulf War veterans and an estimated 30% of Vietnam Veterans struggle with PTSD.
Joshua’s House, a facility offering hospice care to terminally ill homeless patients, broke ground in Natomas this June. Between the need for funding, city approval and a suitable location, it wasn’t until this year that the dream took this ultimate step toward reality.
Yet even now, the project is not without roadblocks.