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Marijuana Ordinance To Be On November Ballot

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Voters in Nevada County will have the opportunity to say yea or nay to a new Medical Marijuana Cultivation ordinance but they will have to wait until the November general election to do it. The Nevada County Board of Supervisors … Read more >

Americans for Safe Access Nevada County Rally at Rood Center

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A group of about 30 supporters of the Marijuana Initiative that qualified as a ballot measure for a potential election gathered at the Rood Center prior to the afternoon session of the Board of Supervisors meeting. The group is lobbying … Read more >

Seatbelts and Airbags May Have Saved PV Woman

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An 80 year-old Penn Valley woman is recovering from injuries after she drove off the road and struck a tree. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says it happened on McCourtney Road¬† near Thoroughbred Loop around 6:30 last night… Listen to Greg … Read more >

Grass Valley Council to Discuss Bag Ban

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A possible plastic bag ban will be discussed by the Grass Valley City Council tonight… Listen to Bob Richardson 1 City Manager Bob Richardson says staff and council will openly discuss if an ordinance is necessary and what restrictions should … Read more >

Teens Busted For Honey Oil Lab

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They saw it on YouTube, and decided to try it themselves. That’s what two 19 year-olds told a Nevada County Sheriff’s officer when they were arrested for a honey oil lab. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says just before midnight … Read more >

Sierra College Hosts Parents Night

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With registration for new students about to get underway, the Sierra College Nevada County campus is hosting parents tonight… Listen to Cheryl Axton 1 Cheryl Axton with Sierra College says the application process can be a little daunting… Listen to … Read more >

Lamphier Postpones Appearance; Miller Upset

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The June Primary Election is now six weeks away. Campaigns are escalating, and so are some of the tensions between the candidates. County Supervisorial candidate and Grass Valley Mayor Dan Miller is upset that District Three incumbent Terry Lamphier wouldn’t … Read more >

County Takes Action On Business With Hazardous Materials

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Nevada County Department of Environmental Health is responsible for programs involving environmental protection and public health. Recently the department completed a complex and multifaceted enforcement action against a Nevada County business.¬† Program Manager, David Huff says the business was found … Read more >

Auburn Fire Department Suffers from Loss of Grant

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The Auburn City Fire Department may have to lay off as many as five firefighters as a large grant expires in September. Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi says the almost 682,000 dollar SAFER Grant, which stands for Staffing for Adequate Fire … Read more >

New Director of Social Services

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The Nevada County Interim Director of Social Services is now the official Director of the department. County CEO Rick Haffey says Mike Dent is the newest senior executive in the County. Click here to listen to Rick Haffey Haffey says … Read more >