Local News

Water Transport Training for Fire Agencies Saturday

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There will be a lot of fire vehicle type training in Yuba County near Loma Rica Road Saturday mid-morning. CALFIRE will be training water tender operators how to transport water from one source to temporary structures constructed closer to where … Read more >

Farallon Quintet Comes to In Concert Sierra

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By Ashlyn Rhodes This Sunday the Farallon Quintet will perform at the Seventh-day Adventist Church as part of In Concert Sierra’s performance series.  The quintet is made up of two violins, a cello, a viola, and a clarinet.  In Concert … Read more >

Woman Arrested After Giving False Name and Age

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A female suspect has been arrested after she could not accurately provide her age, even after telling the police officer her birthdate. Grass Valley Police Lieutenant Steve Johnson says that the incident began late Thursday when a Ford Bronco driving … Read more >

County Seeks Public Input for Grant Funding

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Nevada County is looking for public comment on how to distribute their community block grant funding… Listen to Mike Dent 1 Social Services Director Mike Dent says the county is updating its Community Action Plan for fiscal years 2016 and … Read more >

Placer Water Agency Critical of Governor

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You know by now Governor Brown has mandated new water reductions because of the drought, but that’s not sitting well with the Placer County Water Agency. General Manager Einar Maisch says the P-C-W-A is asking the state water board to … Read more >

USFS Worker’s Wife Guilty of His Murder

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Relief and closure for friends and family of a Tahoe National Forest employee who was found dead in his Placerville home two years ago. Yesterday, an El Dorado County jury found 73 year-old Colleen Harris guilty of first degree murder … Read more >

43rd Annual GV Sportsmen’s Club Trout Derby

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The Grass Valley Sportsmen’s club Annual Trout Derby is going on at Lions Lake Saturday April 18th. Organizer and club member Mike Caston says it’s for children ages 3 to 12 and they will be split into three age groups … Read more >

Obstructed License Plate leads to Drug charges

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A Nevada City man was stopped by a Nevada County Sheriff’s Deputy for having an obstructed license plate, but he also ended up in jail on drug charges. Captain Jeff Pettit says the deputy saw the Toyota Tundra on Idaho-Maryland … Read more >

Historical Society Speaker Night -California’s Civil War Volunteers

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In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, The Nevada County Historical Society has invited two historians to talk about the role that California Volunteers played in serving the union. Richard Hurley and TJ Meeks … Read more >

County and Library Begin Electronic Job Workshops

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It’s a new service for Nevada County residents who are looking for a job. Beginning tomorrow (Friday), the Nevada County One Stop and Business Career Center will hold a monthly job search workshop at the Madelyn Helling Library. The workshops … Read more >