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Hospitality House Needs Permanent Home Items


Last year, Hospitality House officials say they helped 100 people transition from their shelter to permanent homes, including 33 children. But Development Director Debbie McDonald says when someone has been homeless, they may not have a bed, chair, or lamp … Read more >

County Pot Initiative to be Known as Measure W


It will be known as Measure W. That’s the name for the Nevada County June ballot measure that asks voters if they want to ban medical marijuana cultivation. The County Elections Department will also have two measures for Nevada City … Read more >

Community Helps Get Rudiger Back on the Road


Nevada City’s Canine Police Team is just about ready to roll again, thanks to some help from the community. Officer Scott Goin and police dog Rudiger were both slightly injured after a car crashed into them on Monday while they … Read more >

Nevada City Readies for Mardi Gras


About two thousand people are expected to line Broad Street Sunday for the annual Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade. Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey says events actually start tomorrow night with the masquerade ball at the … Read more >

State Med Pot Tax Won’t Help Nevada Co Much


With millions of dollars in new revenue possible, a bill has been introduced in the State Senate that would impose a statewide 15-percent sales tax on medical marijuana. It follows long-awaited state regulations on the industry that was passed by … Read more >

Arrest Made In Mail Thefts From Over 100 Residents


A Sacramento County man has been arrested in the Sacramento area and suspected of a number of burglaries and thefts, including in Grass Valley and Nevada County. Over the last couple of weeks of January, Grass Valley Police Officer Zack … Read more >

Reeves Named to High School Board


The Nevada Joint Union High School District has selected a new board member. Six candidates had applied to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Georgie Coulter in January, and District Superintendent Louise Johnson says after those candidates were … Read more >

County Gets Partial Reimbursement for Lester Case


Thanks to the efforts of one county supervisor, Nevada County has been able to recover some money that they’ve been paying in an expensive court case. Nevada County has now spent over 600-thousand dollars in the Gold Country Lenders case, … Read more >

PGE Expands Solar Power Access


As solar power continues to gain popularity, PG and E is now extending the option for 100-percent solar power for all customers. Spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers Merlo says customers can purchase half or all of their electric power from solar energy … Read more >

Fire, Police Departments Get Gift from Deceased


The Grass Valley Police and Fire Departments are each getting a generous gift from a woman who recently passed away… Listen to Mark Buttron 1 The question now is, how to spend the money. Fire Chief Mark Buttron says he’ll … Read more >