Condemned building, E. coli outbreak, Health care impact; KCRA Today Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017

Good morning, Northern California. Here what you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017

City leaders voted Wednesday night to help the tenants of a condemned building in downtown Modesto move out.

The building, located at 624 9th Street, was declared unfit for human occupancy after city inspectors found mold, standing water, vermin and other health hazards.

During a Modesto City Council meeting, members voted to use taxpayer dollars to help the occupants relocate. CLICK HERE for the full story.


++ The Department of Water Resources will mark a major milestone in a levee project in Yuba City. Winter storms and high river levels damaged three miles of levees. Several agencies will join DWR to discuss the status of repairs.

++ It’s getting a little easier to go to the DMV in parts of California. A new self-service terminal will debut in several Southern California grocery stores. Customers will be able to take care of vehicle registration and get their license plate tag immediately.


++ Monthly health insurance premiums for Covered California customers are expected to increase an average of 12.5 percent statewide in 2018. However, hundreds of thousands of rural residents will see a larger increase in monthly payments compared to people living in big California cities. Mike Luery has the full story.

++ Nine children and an adult were diagnosed with E. coli infections after visiting a Nevada County lake. Six of the children are still in the hospital. Three have developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, a potentially life-threatening condition. Read the story here.

++ The man who was killed in a gunfight Tuesday with Yuba County sheriff’s deputies was identified as Mark Anthony Sanchez, 32, of Gilroy. Sanchez was a convicted felon who served time in California State Prison for multiple felonies, officials said. Dana Griffin has the story.


Thursday is expected to be partly cloudy and slightly cooler. However, the day will be humid and the morning will be warm.



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