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Simple Precautions Urged During Storm Season


With storm season now upon us, it’s time to start taking the usual precautions. PG and E Spokesperson Brandi Ehlers-Merlo says there are at least a couple of easy things you can do… click to listen to Brandi Ehlers-Merlo And … Read more >

Jewelry Store In Nevada City Hit By Burglary


Still no arrests after a break-in at a Nevada City business on Broad Street early Wednesday morning… click to listen to Sgt. Ellis Police Sergeant Chad Ellis says a suspicious vehicle was soon after spotted by Grass Valley police officers… … Read more >

Prop 58: English Proficiency


An almost two-decade long debate has resurfaced about the best way to teach English in schools to non-English speaking children, and again, the debate has come before the voters. KNCO’s Geoff Flynn examines Proposition 58… Listen to KNCO’s Geoff Flynn   … Read more >

Grass Valley Woman Hit On I-680 Improves

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A Grass Valley woman who was hit last week while trying to dash across Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek has regained consciousness. CHP Public Information Officer Brandon Correia  says she’s been identified as 54-year-old Terry Youry… click to listen to … Read more >

LaMalfa Praises Halt In National Guard Repayments


Under pressure from Congress, the Pentagon has agreed to suspend its demand that around 2,000 California National Guard veterans repay re-enlistment and retention bonuses they received during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The bonuses were illegal and Defense Secretary … Read more >

Grass Valley Donates Fire Engine to North San Juan


With the purchase of a new engine by the Grass Valley Fire Department this year, that made an older one expendable, and now the department has decided to donate an engine to the volunteer North San Juan Fire Department. Grass … Read more >

88 Pounds of Pot Found In Vehicle I-80 Truckee


Three marijuana transportation and possession arrests, after a traffic stop on I-80 near Truckee. CHP Officer Michael McDonnell says they pulled over a driver, eastbound, near Overland Trail,  Tuesday evening, for speeding… click to listen to Officer McDonnell The two … Read more >

Suspect in Standoff at Local Store ID’d


The man who caused an hour-long standoff with law enforcement outside a Grass Valley business Monday night has been identified as 18 year old Aaron Herbert….a local homeless person who is believed to have been couch surfing in the Grass … Read more >

Prop 57: Criminal Sentences, Parole


An initiative aimed at reducing prison overcrowding has two different factions of law enforcement pitted against each other. KNCO’s Geoff Flynn takes a look at Proposition 57… Listen to KNCO’s Geoff Flynn   (1:59)

Placer County Supes Protest Centennial Project


Placer County Supervisors have joined an attempt to delay a water rights application for the Centennial Reservoir project. The Principal Management Analyst with the Public Works Department, Brett Storey, says they’ve been working well with the Nevada Irrigation District, who … Read more >