Local News

Is ‘Cap and Trade’ Raising Gas Prices?


Even though the price of oil is tumbling, are we actually paying more in taxes for gasoline? Nevada County’s State Senator Ted Gaines is trying to pass legislation that would delay fuels and fuel costs from the state’s “cap and … Read more >

Honey Oil Lab Suspected Cause of GV Fire


Alleged drug manufacturing related activities the possible cause of an apartment fire in Grass Valley Sunday. Grass Valley Police responded to assist the fire department with a fire on Henderson Street around 3:00 PM. officers located the female resident of … Read more >

NC Apartment Fire and Grass Valley Apartment Fire


Multiple fire agencies in Nevada City this morning for an apartment complex fire at 475 Spring st. Grass Valley Fire Battalion Chief Steve Smith says they got the call at 4:01 AM this morning Click here to listen to Chief … Read more >

Afternoon Accident on Old Rough and Ready Highway


An accident on Old Rough and ready Highway just north of Highway 20 occurring just after 1:00 PM Monday. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says the call came in reporting a jeep in a collision.* Lick here to listen to Officer … Read more >

Busy Morning for CHP


A busy Monday morning in the Grass Valley area for the California Highway Patrol. Officer Greg Tassone say there were a number of small incidents and then a substantial accident most occurring with a two hour period. Click here to … Read more >

Lamphier Enters Not Guilty Plea


In a matter a minutes Monday morning former Nevada County Supervisor Terry Lamphier was arraigned and a plea entered regarding alleged misuse of a county computer to access inappropriate material. Lamphier was not present in court for the arraignment. During … Read more >

County Could Get Financial Break in Fraud Case


A possible financial break for Nevada County in the Gold Country Lenders case. The county has to foot the bill for attorneys for Phillp Lester and Susan LaFerte–the brother and sister who allegedly bilked investors out of over 3.2 million … Read more >

County Sponsored ADA Workshop Thursday


The Nevada County Building Department is bringing in the New Year by hosting an informational “ADA Basics for Business” workshop. ADA is the American Disabilities Act and requires buildings to be accessible for people with disabilities. Nevada County Director of … Read more >

Placer County Confirms First Flu Death


The first flu related death in the area has been confirmed. Placer County officials confirm that influenza is believed to be a contributing factor in the death of a Placer County man. Click here to listen to Dr. Robert Oldman … Read more >

Woods Retiring as Fairgrounds CEO


The Chief Executive Officer of the Nevada County Fairgrounds is retiring. Sandy Woods is leaving after 20 years. Woods started at the Fairgrounds in 1995 as Deputy Manager, and has been the C-E-O since 2009. Earlier this month, she was … Read more >