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DUI Accident and Arrest on San Juan Ridge


Around midnight Thursday North San Juan firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on Pine Grove Reservoir Rd. Public Information Officer¬† Christopher Montelius says the first responding unit found a single vehicle into a tree. Click here to listen to Christoffer … Read more >

Noisy Subject Gets Aggressive


A male subject well known to Grass Valley law enforcement couldn’t control himself and eventually threatened police officers as he was taken into custody. According to Grass Valley Police Sgt Jason Perry, the subject 25 year old Jerry Delgado, had … Read more >

Broadside Collision Highway 49 and Lime Kiln Wednesday


At approximately 9:15 AM yesterday morning a driver heading southbound on Highway 49 at Lime Kiln Rd broadsided a vehicle that had entered the intersection to make a left turn onto Highway 49. CHP Officer James Cornwall says the driver … Read more >

Trout Derby Saturday at the Fairgrounds


It’s time for fishing at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The 42nd Annual Grass Valley Sportsmen’s Club Trout Derby at Lions Lake takes place Saturday morning, April 19th. The Derby is for children ages 3-12. Sportsmen’s Club representative Michael Caston says … Read more >

Autopsy Results Released in Murder Probe


Sheriff’s investigators still say there were injuries consistent with gunshot wounds, but that was not the cause of death of 41 year-old Brian Spaulding… Listen to Jeff Pettitt Captain Jeff Pettitt says no other details have been released, including any … Read more >

NCHS Speaker Night Features the Towles of Placer County


The Nevada County Historical Society’s Speaker Night presentation Tonight (Apr 17) will feature the history of the Towle Brothers. Three brothers came to California from Vermont in the 1850′s to seek their fortunes. They settled near Dutch Flat in Placer … Read more >

Church Transformed to Easter Scene


Sunday is Easter, and many churches have special programs and services, but not many like this one. The Gold Country Calvary Chapel has transformed their church into Jerusalem at the end of Jesus’ life. Chris Enns with the church says … Read more >

Historic Bridge Part of the Virginia Turnpike Toll Road


Prior to the construction of the Transcontinental Railway the Virginia Turnpike was the main thoroughfare from Marysville, California¬† to Virginia City, Nevada.¬† It was the toll road that served the Northern Mine communities as well as the Silverlode Comstock of … Read more >

Intoxicated Driver Endangers Three Juveniles


A significantly intoxicated woman was taken into custody following a traffic stop at the westbound exit to Highway 20 towards Penn Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to CHP Officer Greg Tassone, a sheriff’s deputy had witnessed severe reckless driving and initiated … Read more >

TNF Woodcutting Season Opens Thursday


The Tahoe National Forest is opening its woodcutting season this Thursday. According to Public Affairs Officer Michael Woodbridge, the season is opening a little earlier than usual to keep ahead of fire season. Click here to listen to Michael Woodbridge … Read more >