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Fireworks Precautions Advised


Legal fireworks are also supposed to be “safe and sane” for the 4th of July. But with summer wildfire season almost always dangerous, especially after years of drought, many communities have banned them for years. That includes Grass Valley, about … Read more >

Fourth of July Travel Is Heaviest Since 2002


It looks like an even busier 4th of July travel period in California this year, especially with the 4th falling on a Monday. Triple-A says not since 2002 has the state experienced such a surge in people leaving town toward … Read more >

Woman Seriously Injured in Golf Cart Crash


It was an unusual crash, but a serious one, handled by the Highway Patrol in Lake Wildwood. Officer Tim Sheehan says a local couple crashed their golf cart, with the woman suffering serious injuries… Listen to Tim Sheehan 1 The … Read more >

Ozone Advisory Issued for Nevada County


The Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District says ozone concentrations are expected to reach the “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” range again today in Western Nevada County, due to the combination of high temperatures, mild winds from the Sacramento region, poor … Read more >

Nevada Co Official Questions State Transpo Plan


A long-range outlook regarding California’s transportation system has been released by Cal Trans. Called “California Transportation Plan 2040”, the agency says it provides recommendations for how the state can move toward its greenhouse gas reduction targets and achieve the vision … Read more >

Youth Offender Pilot Pgm Approved For Nevada Co


Nevada County will soon be one of five counties to implement a 3-year pilot program for housing youth offenders. The Assembly has approved the program, which we told you about earlier this month. County Probation Chief Mike Ertola says eligible … Read more >

Autopsy Reveals Identity of Suspected Homicide Victim


An autopsy has been completed on a body that was found in the front yard of a home in the 16-thousand block of Countrywood Lane just outside of Nevada City. The couple who lives at the property returned home and … Read more >

Malakoff Diggins Solar Project In Signed Budget

Malakoff Diggins

Five years of efforts has finally paid off, with the Malakoff Diggins solar project included in the State Budget signed by Governor Brown. One of the main drivers of the 700-thousand dollar project has been Nevada County Supervisor Hank Weston. … Read more >

Higgins Fire Department Begins Station Closures in budget Crunch

Higgins Fire Truck

Starting tomorrow reduced staffing will go into effect at Higgins area Fire District Stations and one station will be closed entirely. Public Information Officer for the District Pete Marchinek says with reduced funding, there’s no way for the department to … Read more >

Wildfire In Placer El Dorado Counties Growing

USFS Shasta Fire

The so-called Trailhead Fire that began in the American River Canyon in Placer County on Tuesday has now grown to at least 350 acres, with about 400 structures threatened. All but about 70 acres is burning in the El Dorado … Read more >

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Austria's highest court has ruled that presidential elections narrowly lost by a right-wing candidate must be repeated after his party claimed gross irregularities in the absentee vote count
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The Pentagon announced the repeal of its ban on transgender service members.
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