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Fairgrounds Holds 33rd Annual Christmas Faire

Before you even get to enjoy your first helping of Thanksgiving leftovers, Christmas events have arrived in Nevada County. The Country Christmas Faire opens today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds and runs through Sunday. Fairgrounds C-E-O Rea Callender says not … Read more >

Cornish Christmas Begins In Grass Valley

Grass Valley’s traditional kickoff of the holiday season is tonight, with the Cornish Christmas Celebration. And the Executive Director of the Downtown Association, Marni Marshall, says this also happens to be the 50th year of this event… click to listen … Read more >

Holidays at Empire Mine This Weekend

For some real Christmas magic, you might want to check out “Holidays at Empire Mine”, which is happening Friday and Saturday. Event publicist Courtney Ferguson says Santa will be part of a very festive, nostalgic atmosphere… click to listen to … Read more >

Sierra College Gets Prestigious Ranking

Some major recognition for Sierra College, which has a campus in Nevada County. It’s been ranked among the Top 150 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute, an international nonprofit think tank and research organization. There are around … Read more >

Turkey Trot Tips off Thanksgiving Thursday

It started out of a family tragedy, and has evolved into a community tradition. Thousands of people will be at Nevada Union high school tomorrow for the 12th Annual Michael Bratton the Second Turkey Trot. There will be 5-K and … Read more >

Heaviest Thanksgiving Travel In 12 Years

If you’re travelling for your Thanksgiving holiday get-together, and you haven’t left already, you’ll have lots of company all day today. An estimated 2.3 million Northern Californians are expected to travel more than 50 miles. This is one of the … Read more >

Don’t Forget Food Safety When Preparing Turkey

When cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving, of course the hope is that you’ll have it moist and flavorful. But you should also take steps to avoid any possibility of food poisoning. At the UC Cooperative Extension Office for Placer and … Read more >

Personal Income Increase In Nevada Co Stable

Personal income in California grew at a slower rate last year, compared to 2015. But at 3.1% for Nevada County, Assistant County CEO Martin Polt says it’s a fairly stable rate and points to what he describes as a “steady … Read more >

Dish Network Blacks Out Two Sacramento Channels

If you are a Dish Network subscriber, you are no longer receiving Sacramento Channels 13 and 31. CBS-owned stations carried by Dish in several key markets went dark early this morning after the groups failed to reach a deal by … Read more >

New Animated Movie Has Nevada County Connection

Thanksgiving week is filled with plenty of traditions, including the Country Christmas Fair and Cornish Christmas. Lots of families also take in special holiday movies. And Pixar’s newest release, “Coco”, has a local connection. Adrian Molina, a Bear River High … Read more >