North Coast crabbers are set to end this year’s crab season Saturday on a high note after bringing in an above average haul of more than 11 million pounds of Dungeness crab worth $34 million between November and June, according to preliminary state data. … This year’s haul is in stark contrast with the previous… Read More


Construction work on a portion of the Marysville Ring Levee – deemed by a federal agency as the “weakest link” in the city’s levees – began earlier this month along Highway 70. … John Nicoletti, a levee commissioner for Marysville, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assessed the ring levee and found that Binney… Read More


The American River Parkway Foundation strongly disagrees with Erika D. Smith’s column (“County’s parkway plan to roust the homeless is waste of $5 million,” Insight, July 13), but agrees with her earlier piece about threats to the parkway. More than a natural setting, the American River Parkway is an economic driver for the Sacramento region,… Read More