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Girl Scouts Help Improve Life for Domestic Violence Victims

Girl Scouts Help Improve Life for Domestic Violence Victims

Earn Award Through Community Service WHEATLAND, CA (MPG) - At the end of 2015, Wheatland Girl Scout Troop 856/2631 finished their Girl Scout Silver Award! This troop consists of Iris Bookholtz, Grace Stillwell, Lauren Rohde, Emily Loutzenhiser, and leader Amelia Oliver. In order to earn this award, the girls needed to assess the community a[...]
Assemblyman Gallagher Receives Perfect Score from California Manufacturers

Assemblyman Gallagher Receives Perfect Score from California Manufacturers

WHEATLAND, CA (MPG) - Assemblyman James Gallagher (R- Plumas Lake) has received a perfect score on the California Manufacturers and Technology (CMTA) 2015 legislative scorecard. He is one of thirteen Assembly Republicans to earn the highest score from CMTA. “Manufacturers contribute to a vibrant and growing economy in California,” said Assemblym[...]
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Yuba City Author Shares Heartwarming Christmas Tale

YUBA CITY, CA (MPG) - Author Chris A. Kersting adds an interesting angle to the Christmas story in his new children’s book, “The Wise Men Went With Haste: A Little Dog’s Christmas Miracle Continues.” This engaging new book is set to be released nationwide this week. Did you know that Jesus had a pet dog? His name was Haste. In “The Wise Men Went[...]
Future Farmers of America Student Excels

Future Farmers of America Student Excels

Samantha Levitt Works to Repair Vintage Tractor WHEATLAND, CA (MPG) - The Wheatland High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) encompasses many vibrant, talented students. Teacher Jeff Magill runs an effective classroom that encourages a variety of skills that include rebuilding antique farm tractors. Last year, student Samantha Levitt sta[...]
12 Days of Christmas: Tradition Ideas for Families

12 Days of Christmas: Tradition Ideas for Families

By Lanaya Nilsson SACRAMENTO REGION, CA. (MPG) - Looking to start some “traditions” for your kids during the Christmas season? Fun traditions that your family will look forward to every year, and pass on to the next generation? Just because it’s Christmas, doesn’t mean you can’t make it your own! Here’s a list of ideas based on the “12 days of C[...]
Placer Valley Tourism Helps Bring Baseball to Lincoln

Placer Valley Tourism Helps Bring Baseball to Lincoln

By Amy Looney PLACER COUNTY, CA (MPG) - On Nov. 19th, Placer Valley Tourism board of directors unanimously voted to contribute $260,000 toward the renovation of McBean Park Stadium in Lincoln. This comes on the heels of the news that the Lincoln City Council approved a partnership with William Jessup University (WJU) to revitalize the historic M[...]
Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

SACRAMENTO REGION, CA (StatePoint) - When making this year’s holiday gift list, consider how you might also give back to your local community. The holiday season is the perfect time of year to do this, when volunteer and donation opportunities increase. Here are a few ideas to give back in your community. The Gift of Literacy Only one-third o[...]
Yuba City to Host the Sierra Nevada Wind Orchestra

Yuba City to Host the Sierra Nevada Wind Orchestra

YUBA COUNTY, CA (MPG) - Wheatland local musicians and educators David and Judy Coe have been making music in the Yuba-Sutter area for decades, chiefly with the ensemble they hold dearest, the Sierra Nevada Wind Orchestra. The group has attracted musicians from throughout the Northern California area, with players coming from Jacks[...]
Water Meetings Draw Hundreds of Sites Reservoir Supporters

Water Meetings Draw Hundreds of Sites Reservoir Supporters

YUBA CITY, CA (MPG) - Two meetings in October gave hundreds of constituents the opportunity to learn more about the plan for utilizing $2.7 billion in Proposition 1 funds for water storage and to send a clear message of support for the Sites Reservoir project. The North State Water Forum in Chico was hosted by Senator Jim Nielsen, Congressman Doug [...]