February 2017 \ Diaspora News \ INDIAN DIASPORA IN NORTH CALIFORNIA
Gurdwaras Help Yuba City Evacuees

Several gurdwaras in Sacramento, California’s capital city, have come forward to offer meals and shelter

Yuba City has an estimated population of 13 per cent Punjabi-Americans and evacuation was ordered for parts of Yuba County, including Hallwood, Marysville, Olivehurst, Linda and Plumas Lake. Yuba County Office of Emergency Services posted an evacuation order on Facebook: “Yes, an evacuation has been ordered. All Yuba County on the valley floor. The auxiliary spillway is close to failing. Please travel safely. Contact family and friends. Help the elderly. Take only routes to the east, south, or west. DO NOT TRAVEL NORTH TOWARD OROVILLE!!!!!”




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