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Gay Activist Cleve Jones To Visit Grass Valley

A well-known gay and human rights activist will be in Grass Valley this weekend. Cleve Jones., who was recently portrayed in an A-B-C miniseries, will be the primary speaker for the local P-FLAG chapter’s annual fundraiser. Rick Duber with the … Read more >

Gas Prices Spike In Time For Driving Season

About 6 months ago, gas prices had dropped below $2.10 a gallon. But now, the cheapest price is now above $2.80 in many areas of the North State, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. And in just the … Read more >

Goldpanning Season Begins At Bridgeport

Memorial Day weekend also means the return of gold panning at South Yuba River State Park in Bridgeport. That’s from noon to 2pm every Saturday, Sunday and holiday through Labor Day. Event coordinator Cheryl Pirtle says patience helps if you … Read more >

High-Speed Internet Expansion Breaking Ground

After 8 years of stops and starts, the first construction phase of a major expansion of high-speed internet access for Nevada County is beginning soon… click to listen to John Paul Spiral Internet CEO John Paul says the first phase … Read more >

NID Says Canal Repair Nearly Completed

Repairs to a major water supply canal for the Nevada Irrigation District are on schedule to be completed in about a week. District Operations Manager Chip Close says no shortages have been reported. The record winter rains caused a landslide, … Read more >

Continuation High School to Graduate All Seniors

Graduation is kind of a rite of passage for most high school seniors–you get through ceremonies, have a big party, and then it’s on with college or the next chapter of your life. For those at a continuation high school, … Read more >

Local Supporter Questions Single Payer Costs

The estimated cost of a long-discussed universal health care system for California is over-stated and speculative, according to at least one local supporter. Mindy Oberne is chair of Nevada County’s chapter of “Health Care for All California”. A state financial … Read more >

Pregnant Woman Airlifted Near Yuba River

What started out as some hiking along the Yuba River turned into an ordeal for a young family Wednesday afternoon. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says his department was asked by Cal Fire to assist in locating the mother… click … Read more >

One Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Hair Salon

A scary situation in Grass Valley today (Wednesday) when a car ran into a hair salon in Grass Valley. Police Sergeant Jason Perry says the call came in a little after noon to ‘The Mane Event’ on Hughes Road… Listen … Read more >

Bicyclist Crashes Into Car

A bicyclist had to be flown by helicopter to Sutter Roseville with injuries after a collision with a car in Grass Valley. It happened yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon on Ridge Road just east of Banner View Drive. Highway Patrol Officer Marc … Read more >