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Cannabis Panel Holds First Meeting

It’s kind of like the first day of school. Nevada County’s Community Advisory Group formed to draft a cannabis ordinance met for the first time yesterday–the first of eight scheduled meetings. There are 16 members of the committee, representing different … Read more >

CalTrans Holds Open House on Highway 174 Project

Portions of Highway 174 will eventually be getting a makeover, so CalTrans is inviting interested members of the public to an open house tonight to find out about the project… Listen to Liza Whitmore 1 CalTrans spokeswoman Liza Whitmore says … Read more >

Another Large Grant For Sierra Medical Clinic

For the second year in a row, a health clinic for the underserved population of Nevada County is getting federal funding help. Sierra Family Medical Clinic has two facilities: on Tyler Foote Road, near San Juan Ridge, as well as … Read more >

Nevada Co Library Strategic Plan Unveiled

After summarizing survey results, a strategic plan for the Nevada County Library System was unveiled to the Board of Supervisors today (Tues.). The plan is designed to implement spending priorities from the funding boost voters provided last November, with the … Read more >

Lamphier Conviction Dismissed

The legal saga of former Nevada County supervisor Terry Lamphier has finally ended. He pleaded no contest a year ago to one misdemeanor charge of using a state-owned computer to access obscene material. And now, after completing a year of … Read more >

City Manager, LOVE Building On Council Agenda

The deadline has come and gone for a new Grass Valley City Manager, so next on the list is to pare down the candidates and then do some interviews. Grass Valley Mayor Howard Levine says the council will get the … Read more >

First Medical Marijuana Panel Meeting Ready

There’s been lots of controversy and talk about Nevada County’s ‘Community Advisory Group’ to draft a medical marijuana ordinance, but now the 16-member panel is ready to get to work. The first of eight meetings will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) … Read more >

First Heatwave Means First No Burn Days Series

The hottest days of the year so far have also meant the first series of “no burn days” in Nevada County, which began Saturday and are expected to stay in place at least through Tuesday. Sam Longmire is the Air … Read more >

Grass Valley Man Arrested After DUI Pursuit

A local transient has been arrested by Grass Valley police, after leading an officer on a vehicle and foot pursuit over the weekend. Police Sergeant Clint Bates says 30-year-old Stephen Woodward was first reported to be driving a pickup on … Read more >

Nevada County Supports Internet For All Bill

It’s a bill in the state legislature called the ‘Internet For All Act’, and it now has full support of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors. Assembly Bill 1665 authored by Eduardo Garcia, and co-sponsored by Nevada County’s Assemblyman Brian … Read more >