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Yuba River Conditions Still Treacherous

A year ago, the South Yuba River was flowing so high, fast, and cold, from record rains and heavy snow melt, that park officials were discouraging people from swimming until later in the summer. Going into this water recreation season, … Read more >

PG and E Blamed For Wind Complex Fires

The official cause of the two large October wildfires in Nevada County has been determined. And CAL FIRE Public Information Officer Scott McLean says they found links to PG and E… click to listen to Scott McLean Both fires began … Read more >

A Warm Memorial Day Expected Despite Friday Rain

A little rain on this last day of the work week, but it’s not going to last long, and it’s expected to be a warm and sunny Memorial Day on Monday. KNCO Meteoroligist Dan Holiday says today is a cool … Read more >

Vote Centers Open Memorial Day

As the June 5 election gets closer and closer, vote centers around the county are getting ready to open. There will be seven vote centers for this election, and Clerk Recorder Greg Diaz says two of them open tomorrow. One … Read more >

Bridge Tours Integral Part of Holiday Ceremonies

The traditional Memorial Day events are taking place in Nevada County this year, with a change in one location. Monday’s activities get underway at 9am at Pioneer Park in Nevada City with a ceremony hosted by the Veterans of Foreign … Read more >

Grass Valley Woman Tries Popup Business Experiment

You never know what you will discover when you are out and about in Nevada County. You may even find a unique opportunity to shop. Local business owner Susan Escano, recently tried an experiment bringing like minded artisan businesses together … Read more >

Historical Landmarks You Can Visit This Weekend

If you are sticking around here this Memorial Day, there’s something a little different you can do to honor those who are being celebrated this weekend. You can visit some of Nevada County’s historical landmarks. Bernie Zimmerman with the Nevada … Read more >

Gold Panning Season Begins

Memorial Day weekend also means the start of gold panning season. That’s at Bridgeport in South Yuba River State Park every Saturday and Sunday and holiday, through Labor Day. State Parks interpreter, Jenna Randar, says you can learn from docents … Read more >

Housing Project Proposed For Grass Valley

Another attempt is being made for a housing project in Grass Valley. Community Development Director Tom Last says 30 units are proposed on about eight acres, off West Main and Alta Streets, which is currently a tomato farm… click to … Read more >

Memorial Day Travel Rush is Underway

The rush is already on. Nearly five-million Californians are getting out of the house–traveling for Memorial Day weekend. Jeanette Casselano from Triple-A says that the top destinations look a little different this year. Listen to Jeanette Casselano 1 Anaheim, the … Read more >