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Michael wrote:

The only thing I know about Yuba City is that Juan Corona was mayor there for awhile in the 70's and helped keep the population down.

LOL! Actually, we're known for the Michael Lyons kidnapping and murder a few years ago, too. Maybe the reason is that in Yuba City murders are still NEWS. They're rare enough they don't all blur together in the memory like in SOME cities I could name.

In the spirit of honesty though, I have to comment on the air quality issue raised in other posts in this thread. The Sacramento Valley (including Yuba City and much surrounding territory) is a heavy agricultural area, especially with rice crops. Since the rice stubble has to be burned after harvesting to kill parasites or whatever, there are some days when the air quality here is no better than in major cities. Also, with last fall's wildfires all over, we had several intensely hazy, red-eyed, don't-take-a-deep-breath days. I came outside a couple mornings to find ash on my car.
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