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Grass Valley Attorney Elected Treasurer of State Bar

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The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California elected Grass Valley City Attorney Michael G. Colantuono Treasurer of the Bar for the 2014–2015 year on July 18th. Colantuono is entering his third year as an appointee of the … Read more >

Squirrel to Blame for Power Outage

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials say it was a squirrel that got into some of their electrical equipment in the Glenbrook basin that caused an outage that affected 2,205 of the utilities  customers this morning.  The Power outage was … Read more >

Road Rage Leads to Assault Charges

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A good-deed gone bad ended with a suspect arrest for assault and child endangerment. The incident took place over a several day period that began when a female victim agreed to lend a car to the estranged father of her … Read more >

Welcome Home Vets Sponsors Veterans’ Family Wellness Program

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A local support organization is offering a series of workshops to veterans and their families. Welcome Home Vets is starting the four week series, Veterans’ Family Wellness, on Tuesday July 29. Volunteer McVay says Welcome Home Vets provides a healing … Read more >

Short Chase Ends With Arrest

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A driver attempts to out run a deputy and ends up going to jail for a variety of charges. The deputy spotted the suspect vehicle with a broken tail light as he passed Twin Cities Church on Ridge Road west … Read more >

NU Graduate Produces STEM to STEAM Study

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Should the Arts be added to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math? STEM education has been a focus of K-16 education over the past decade; now experts are researching the effect of Arts education on STEM. The Sierra College STEM Collaborative … Read more >

Governor Appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer to State Board

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Governor Jerry Brown appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer, Michael Ertola, to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Ertola, 52, and a resident of Auburn, has been chief probation officer since 2012 and probation program manager since 2001 … Read more >

Local Official Elected to State Level Position

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A local government official has been elected to a state organization’s leadership team. Grass Valley City Councilwoman, Jan Arbuckle was recently elected to the League of California Cities Board of Directors. Arbuckle shared her good news with KNCO’s Paul Haas … Read more >

Grass Valley PD Not Passive About Homeless

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Homelessness and the issues that go with it continue to be a problem in Grass Valley, but police say they are not sitting idly by. Police Chief John Foster says he sent a task force to Ventura, Santa Barbara, and … Read more >

Third Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Accepts Plea Deal

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A third defendant of a brutal Grass Valley home invasion robbery is accepting a plea agreement. Nevada County Assistant District Attorney Anna Ferguson says 18 year old Austin Michael Wallace , who was 17 at the time of the  robbery … Read more >