Local News

Victorian Christmas Opens Sunday

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It’s a tradition that is now in its 39th year. The first Victorian Christmas of the season begins Sunday in Nevada City. There will be five different days and nights where downtown is turned into the Victorian era for the … Read more >

Salvation Army Needs Volunteer Bell Ringers

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You may have heard the ringing by now. The Salvation Army’s kettle drive is underway, but those bells are not ringing as loudly as they have been in the past locally. Lieutenant Sid Salcido with the Grass Valley chapter says … Read more >

Caring Sharing Program At Grass Valley PD Underway

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Grass Valley Police are once again asking the public to help them with children who may not be getting much, if anything, for Christmas. Sergeant Brian Blakemore says the tree in the department’s lobby, on South Auburn Street, has tags … Read more >

Large Marijuana-Related Seizure In Nevada City

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A large amount of marijuana, plus evidence of butane honey oil manufacturing, has been found at a home in Nevada City. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says a search warrant was served at the home, on Purdon Road. That’s where … Read more >

Maronic Family Holds Thank You Golf Tournament

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After getting love and support from south county residents, and from people all over Nevada County, the Maronic family of Lake of the Pines is trying to return the favor. Bear River High School student Toran Maronic suffered a brain … Read more >

California Gas Prices Still Higher Than Elsewhere

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Although gas prices in California have dropped below 2-10 a gallon at a number of stations, we’re still paying too much, according to the group Consumer Watchdog. They testified earlier this week at a hearing held by a committee of … Read more >

Nevada County Services Group Streamlines Name

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The home of the 2-1-1 referral service for Nevada County now has a much more streamlined name. The original name, established in 2003, focused only on disabled senior needs for Nevada, as well as Sierra counties. And even though they’ve … Read more >

Arrest Made In Burglary Of Grass Valley Bagelry

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An arrest has been made regarding the burglary of a popular bagels place in Grass Valley. Police Lieutenant Dan Kimbrough says it occurred at Bubba’s Bagels, on Nevada City Highway, late Monday night… click to listen to Lt. Kimbrough But … Read more >

Nevada City To Consider Hotel Investment Program

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It’s an idea that has worked elsewhere, and now Nevada City is thinking about trying it. The issue of a ‘hotel investment incentive program’ will be discussed by the City Council at its meeting tonight… Listen to Mark Prestwich 1 … Read more >

Aggressive Driving Targeted By CHP

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If you get frustrated and angry with aggressive drivers, the California Highway Patrol says it hears your concerns. State safety officials are, once again, providing some grant money, leaving it up to local CHP offices to decide what problem areas … Read more >