Local News

United Way Reducing Local Senior Food Insecurity

fire-safety-for-seniors

Progress is reported in reducing what’s called “food insecurity” among Nevada County seniors. California is a leading state in which seniors have become among the “hidden poor”. The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research says nearly 1 in 5, or … Read more >

Bridgeport Bridge Restoration Unlikely In 2017

bridgeport

Supporters of the Bridgeport Bridge restoration project have gotten another strong committment from the State Department of Parks and Recreation, after a recent meeting. But the Chair of the Save Our Bridge Committee, Doug Moon, says the project won’t likely … Read more >

VFW POST 2655 VETERANS PROGRAMS

veteransresourcebook

It’s another resource for veterans to find services and support and it’s offered through the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2655 in Nevada City. New Post Commander, Will Buck says he has partnered with Dr. Charles Antori to provide a … Read more >

Nevada Union Students Walk to Raise Money

nu-walkathon

They are walking over a mile and raising thousands of dollars. They are the entire student body of Nevada Union High School, and you might see them tomorrow during their third annual walk-a-thon. Each Student is asked to get 200 … Read more >

Fund Set Up For Family of U-2 Pilot

u-2

A local financial institution has started a fund for the family of that U-2 pilot. Lieutenant Colonel Ira “Steve” Eadie was originally from Florida, but lived in Lincoln. He is survived by a wife and six children. Sierra Central Credit … Read more >

Caltrans Issues Illegal Tree Trimming Warning

Caltrans-logo

Illegal cutting or removing of trees and shrubs along state highways has been a more frequent occurrence recently, according to landscape maintenance workers in the 11-county Caltrans District 3, which includes Nevada County. Agency spokesman Gilbert Mohtes-Chan says there is … Read more >

Naked Intoxicated Woman Arrested In Bedroom

Nevada-County-sheriff--vehi

An Alta Sierra couple were startled in the middle of the night by a naked woman inside their home. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says it began at around 3am Thursday on Gary Way… click to listen to Sheriff Royal … Read more >

U2 Flying Operations Not Impacted By Crash

Beale-afb-main-gate-sign

U2 training missions at Beale Air Force Base have been put on hold, as a result of the Tuesday’s crash. But Master Sergeant Charity Barrett says the 9th Reconnaisance Wing intends to return to normal flying operations, locally, later this … Read more >

Medical Marijuana Committee Forming After Election

marijuana-legalization

A community advisory committee that will recommend permanent medical marijuana growing regulations for Nevada County will not be formed until after the November 8th election. County Supervisor Nate Beason, who was part of an ad hoc committee that came up … Read more >

Pertussis Outbreak Reported in Nevada County

pertussis-whooping-cough-s1

There is a whooping cough outbreak in Nevada County. The Public Health Department warns that there have been 31 cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, reported so far this year. County Health Officer Doctor Ken Cutler says this … Read more >