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Yuba County threat due to ZIP

As an 18-year-old growing up in western Nevada County, I’ve identified with the problems involved with having the wrong phone prefix and ZIP Code. I’ve had a front-row seat to the attempts at having the problems addressed.

After spending my entire life communicating with my friends only at school because the cost of long-distance, five-mile calls were prohibitive, I’m finally getting a toll-free number! One big problem solved! Regarding the ZIP Code, the problem continues.

Yesterday, I received a questionnaire from Yuba County Jury Services. There was an “ADDRESS CORRECTION REQUESTED” notice on the front. However, my address is currently correct since I can only receive mail at the Yuba County ZIP Code – 95977. This document also provided notice that I complete and return within 10 days, that not doing so may result in a summons to appear before a judge pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure 196.

I don’t live in Yuba County but might be subjected to fines? Jail? I’d like to be out from under this kind of threat from a county I have no affiliation with, that mails to me for one reason: a faulty ZIP Code. Fix it, please!

Greg Balow

Penn Valley

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