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John Doe Identified and Charged

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A male subject who gave numerous false names to law enforcement ended up going to jail first as a John Doe… and eventually identified as Tyler Smith. Grass Valley Police Lt. Steve Johnson tells KNCO that calls of a man … Read more >

Partial Solar Eclipse Viewable in Nevada County

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You might notice it getting a little darker during the middle of the day tomorrow (Thursday). That’s because there will be a partial solar eclipse… Listen to Don Machholz 1 Local astronomer Don Machholz says it will begin at 1:52pm, … Read more >

Dorsey Drive Ribbon Cutting Set

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You won’t be able to drive on it just yet, but Grass Valley is celebrating the grand opening of the Dorsey Drive Interchange. Mayor Dan Miller says there will be a brief grand opening ceremony at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning … Read more >

BriarPatch Co-op Awards Cooperative Community Fund Grants

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Nevada County’s premier co-op market, the Briar Patch, regularly gives back to its members at the store through purchases and benefits. Briar Patch also gives out community grants to benefit local non-profits. Marketing Director, Stephanie Mandel, says they have been … Read more >

911 Open Line Response Leads to Arrests

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Nevada County Sheriff Deputies responding to a 911 call with no one on the other end of the line ended up finding a wanted felon and a number of illegal items. Sheriff Keith Royal says when officers arrived they immediately … Read more >

B-and-B, Holiday Lighting on Council Agenda

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A couple of loose ends to tie up for Nevada City at their City Council meeting tonight. After several delays, the council is expected to re-authorize the use of 534 Spring Street as a Bed and Breakfast… Listen to Mark … Read more >

North San Juan Needs Hydrant System

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In order to develop a town and establish some small businesses, you first have to have water to put out a potential fire. That’s the case in North San Juan, which does not have a fire hydrant system. Supervisor Hank … Read more >

Early Morning Fire on East Main St.

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Fire engines from four local fire districts were blocking the 1400 block of  East Main street in Grass Valley most of the early morning hours after a house fire erupted, spreading into the  adjacent wildland.  Grass Valley Fire Battalion Chief … Read more >

Pursuit and Collision End With Arrest

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A suspect that was spotted by law enforcement ends up going to jail after crashing a vehicle while trying to outrun a deputy. Nevada County Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt says the deputy recognized the driver of a car heading up … Read more >

Suspect Arrested For False ID and Drugs

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Officers responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle driving around the Loma Rica area in the early hours of Monday morning discovered a female subject in a van. According to Captain Jeff Pettitt the woman didn’t have a good … Read more >