Local News

Final Victorian Christmas Draws Huge Crowd


The final Victorian Christmas of the season was a huge success as the rain held off until the very end. Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey, says it was a great way to wrap up the series … Read more >

Auburn Area Shooter Identified


Law enforcement still trying to figure out what sparked a series of events that ended with an Auburn man dead after being shot by a Placer County sheriff’s deputy during a standoff on Sunday. Lt John Poretti say the shooter, … Read more >

Quiet Protest Causes No Disruption at Victorian Christmas


Animal rights protesters set up camp on the curb in front of a Broad Street business during Victorian Christmas in Nevada City Sunday afternoon. The protesters displayed posters and handed out literature in front of the Fur Traders trying to … Read more >

Man Assaults Cal Trans Worker and Civilian on Highway 20


A man assaults a Cal Tran worker and a civilian that try to help him. Early Sunday morning around 2:00 AM,  CHP started receiving calls of a car on the side of the road with a person slumped over the … Read more >

Final Toy Give-a-way Monday


The final toy giveaway is taking place today until 1:00 PM at the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army partners with the California Highway Patrol as part of the Chips for Kids Program. CHP Officer Greg Tassone is helping distribute toys … Read more >

Property Building Permit Still in Limbo


The ongoing conflict between a Penn Valley property owner and the Board of Supervisors about construction of a structure on a visible ridgeline is still in limbo. Peter Lockyer and Juliette Erickson are the property owners wishing to build a … Read more >

NID Hires Finance Manager


Nevada Irrigation District General Manager Rem Scherzinger has announced the appointment of Mary Morris as the district’s new finance manager. Morris, of El Dorado Hills, joined NID as interim finance manager in mid-October and accepted the regular full-time position on … Read more >

‘Beanies for Babies’ at Juvenile Hall


It’s a popular program at Juvenile Hall, and it’s now in its seventh year. It’s called ‘Beanies for Babies’, where the youth incarcerated there spend their free time knitting hats. Lynn Slay is a cook at the Nevada County Juvenile … Read more >

Nevada County Senator Pens Book on Gold Rush Era


If you are looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer for someone who likes politics, here’s an idea for you. Nevada County’s State Senator Ted Gaines has written a book… Listen to Ted Gaines 1 Gaines says he got interested in … Read more >

Giant Free Health Care Clinic Coming Next Year


A free health care clinic is coming to Grass Valley, but it won’t be here for almost another year. A group called California Care Force puts together a stream of volunteers from all over the state that combine with local … Read more >