Local News

Caribbean Castaways Party to Raise Funds for Realtors Charitable Foundation


The Nevada County Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation is putting on a fundraiser this Saturday July 12th. Board member Di Helms says the party has a Caribbean Castaways theme and will be pool side at the Rincon Del Rio River … Read more >

Relay for Life New Date and Location


A twenty-four hour running and walking event to support cancer research that usually takes place in the late spring has been rescheduled to take place in July. Organizers for the annual Relay for Life are also trying a new location … Read more >

Fire Camp A Fun Learning Experience


Concerns were raised when citizens in Grass Valley first heard and then saw the red and white fire fighting helicopter from Sac Metro Fire Agency swing low over the city and then land somewhere near Sierra College. However concerns were … Read more >

Intruder Alert in Grass Valley


Grass Valley Police are looking for your help in capturing a burglary suspect. Police Lieutenant Alex Gammelgard says a person walked into a residence through an unlocked door, early this morning (Thursday). Click here to listen to Lt. Alex Gammelgard … Read more >

Alleged Auburn Kidnapping Case Closed


Case solved in alleged kidnapping attempt in Auburn. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 4-year-old boy from the Dollar Tree store in north Auburn on Wednesday … Read more >

Massage Parlor Operators Arrested


Massage parlors in Nevada City and Auburn have been shut down and the co-owners arrested following a 7 month investigation into pimping, pandering and human trafficking at both locations. Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley says the initial investigation was … Read more >

N-I-D Seeks $2.6 Million Drought Relief Grant


The Nevada Irrigation District is going after over two-and-a-half million dollars in state drought funding. The proposed project, called the Rock Creek Siphon, would allow the district to move water from the Combie-Ophir Two Canal to the P-G-and-E Rock Creek … Read more >

Placer County Sheriff Catch Another Online Predator


Placer County sheriff’s detectives catch another online predator… and they didn’t have to go far to arrest and book their latest suspect. Public Information Officer Dena Erwin tells KNCO that Tuesday afternoon the suspect, Daniel Eugene Kirschner, 28, of Auburn … Read more >

San Francisco Adopts Laura’s Law


One more California County has signed on to Laura’s Law. San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday voted to approve implementing the measure that allows courts to compel people with severe mental illness and a history of arrest or violence to … Read more >

Small Fire South of Edwards Crossing- Contained


Emergency crews and air support responding to a small fire in the South Yuba River Canyon south of Edwards Crossing. Captain John Burns tells KNCO that air support and ground resources are responding. Click here to listen to Captain John … Read more >