Local News

Icy Section Of Road Near Cascade Shores Closed

The recent stormy weather is still being felt on Nevada County’s roads. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says a stretch of Banner Quaker Hill Road near Cascade Shores has been closed… click to listen to Officer Tassone Tassone says it’s the … Read more >

Homeless Count In Nevada County This Week

If you’ve ever wondered how many homeless people there are in Nevada County, there are people who this week are going to try to find out. A homeless count is required to be done in every county every two years. … Read more >

Fewer Licensed Teen Drivers These Days

It used to be that a teenager couldn’t wait to get a driver’s license. But the Department of Motor Vehicles says the number of teens on the road in California has declined. In 1981, it says 6.3% of licensed drivers … Read more >

Grass Valley City Mgr Returning To Auburn

Nevada County is losing another prominent public official. Grass Valley City Manager Bob Richardson is returning to Auburn, where he held the same job from 2003 to 2014 before coming here. Richardson did not return a call for comment. Mayor … Read more >

Accident Kills Lake of the Pines Woman

The stormy weekend weather may have been a factor in a fatal solo vehicle accident in Nevada County. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says 48-year-old Lavinia Burge, of Lake of the Pines, was southbound on Highway 49, early Saturday, just north … Read more >

School Closures January 23

Bitney College Prep School is canceling school for today. Mt. St. Mary’s School is closed today. Grizzly Hill School has canceled classes due to a power outage. Echo Ridge Christian School will have a late start. They will begin at … Read more >

Log Cabin Near Nevada City Destroyed by Fire

Fire has destroyed a log cabin near Nevada City. According to the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District, the structure fire was reported shortly after 6am yesterday on Vee Court, off of North Bloomfield Road. The cabin was fully engulfed when … Read more >

Fairgrounds Wins Prestigious Merrill Award

The Nevada County Fairgrounds has won a prestigious award… Listen to Robin Hauck 1 Community Involvement Day is held before the fair, where local residents get buy-one-get-one free tickets for their donations of many items, including a blood drive. Deputy … Read more >

FREED Part Of Speech Disabilities Pilot Pgm

Grass Valley has one of ten demonstration centers around the state that have launched a pilot speech technology program. Ana Acton, the director of the FREED Center for Independent Living, says it’s called Voice Options. It’s an iPad with applications … Read more >

Grass Valley Man Arrested For Armed Carjacking

A Grass Valley man is facing one felony count of carjacking. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Paul Schmidt says the incident occurred on December 22nd. He says the male victim was driving on You Bet Road, near Greenhorn Creek, when he … Read more >