Local News

Medi-Cal Expansion Also A Local Health Challenge


The rapid expansion of Medi-Cal patients, from the Health Care Reform Act, starting in 2013, has made it very difficult for many rural areas to meet the demand. But the CEO of Nevada County’s largest independent provider, Western Sierra Medical … Read more >

More State Budget Surpluses Good News Nevada Co


California’s economy is expected to stay strong through the decade, with the Legislative Analyst predicting state budget surplusses to continue. Nevada County’s Deputy CEO, Martin Polt, says that should strengthen fiscal stability of their services, after years of cuts and … Read more >

Alleged Parent Club Embezzler Found After No-Show


A Penn Valley woman has been located and arrested at an Oregon campground, with her husband. Deputy Nevada County District Attorney Jim Phillips says Michele Huni had failed to appear in court about two months ago…. click to listen to … Read more >

BYLT Hosts Turkey Trek Today


If you missed the MEB  II Turkey Trott yesterday you can still get in on the Turkey Trek hosted by the Bear Yuba Land trust today. Trekkers are encouraged to come out anytime between 10 am and 2 pm the day … Read more >

Holidays at Empire Mine


Some people say visiting the Empire mine state historic park for Holidays at Empire Mine is like walking through an old fashioned Christmas card. For over two decades the event has been a popular answer for where to take the … Read more >

Woman Arrested In South County Burglary


Nevada County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the south county to a report of a burglary in progress on Tuesday  night. click to listen to Sheriff Royal Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says deputies were told that a woman who appeared to … Read more >

10th Annual MEB11 Turkey Trot Draws Record


The Tenth annual Michael Bratton the second Turkey Trot run walk and kids race went off without a hitch at Nevada Unions Hooper Stadium this morning. As of yesterday afternoon already 2-thousand people had registered for the run walk event. Bratton family … Read more >

Snow Shower Means Lots Of Accidents In Nevada Co


Snow finally arrived in Grass Valley although not until late Wednesday morning. And only trace amounts were reported. But CHP Officer Greg Tassone says they still had to respond to at least 10 accidents around the Nevada County during the … Read more >

Cal Trans Touts Transportation Improvements


As we get into the winter driving season, Cal Trans says we’ll find safer roadways, new drought-tolerant landscaping, and smoother pavement on state highways. In Nevada County, agency spokesperson Liza Whitmore touts the Highway 49 re-paving project between Grass Valley … Read more >

Two Arrests For Vehicle Break-Ins at GV Tow Yard


Two arrests regarding a weekend break-in at a tow yard in Grass Valley. Police Sergeant Joe Mattioni says the towyard is on Railroad Avenue… click to listen to Sgt. Mattioni Mattioni says the department soon after got a tip related … Read more >