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Two Arrested In Grass Valley On Meth Charges

Two methamphetamine-related arrests in Grass Valley. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Bill Smethers says the Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant at a home on Fletcher Lane Tuesday night, where 53-year-old Gerald Signett, a convicted felon, lived… click to listen … Read more >

Nevada City’s Sphere of Influence Reduced?

Nevada City is in danger of having its “sphere of influence” shrunk. While that doesn’t mean the city itself would be smaller, City Engineer Bill Falconi says it means their ability for future growth would be severely limited. He says … Read more >

Non-Profit Offers Respite for the Cargiver

There’s a fairly new non-profit organization in town with the mission to assist caregivers with a free respite service. One Source-Empowering Caregivers was founded by Donna Raibley who also serves as the Executive Director. click to listen to Donna Raibley … Read more >

Council to Discuss Dispensary Ordinance Tonight

A medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada City could become legal before the night is over. The City Council meets tonight to consider an ordinance that would allow dispensaries in certain areas. Council member David Parker says it’s a lengthy ordinance … Read more >

OHV Open House Held In Nevada City

About a-dozen Off-Highway Vehicle enthusiasts attended a recent annual open house in Nevada City for an update on the Tahoe National Forest program. Trails Coordinator Joe Chavez says it’s in preparation for their annual state funding application. He says funding … Read more >

Nevada City Police Crack Down On Improper Driving

Responding to an increasing number of complaints, Nevada City Police have begun cracking down on what’s called “improper driving practices” in town. Chief Tim Foley says the special enforcement is conducted on random days, usually twice a week, depending on … Read more >

Evacuation Order Lifted For Cascade Shores

A precautionary evacuation order for 10 homes in the Cascade Shores area has been lifted, according to Nevada County Public Works Director Tricia Tillotson. It was issued Sunday over slide concerns… click to listen to Tricia Tillotson Tillotson says it … Read more >

Cal Trans Worker Dodges Tree Falling On Truck

A close call for a Cal Trans road crew worker. Highway Patrol Officer Greg Tassone says 46-year-old Joseph Vaars of Grass Valley was driving an agency utility pickup about 2am Tuesday on Highway 49 near Tyler Foote Road in the … Read more >

Power Coming Back After Several Overnight Outages

Power has been gradually coming back on for several thousand Nevada County residents, who found themselves without electricity during the night. Pacific Gas and Electric spokeswoman Brandi Merlo says while they haven’t determined a cause for all of the outages, … Read more >

Lefty’s Grill to Try to Re-Open Next Week

Restaurant owners in Nevada City are hoping the third time is the charm rather than three strikes and you’re out. Lefty’s Grill has flooded three times in less than two weeks, but they are still hoping to re-open soon. Chris … Read more >