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Crowd Gathers for NC Mardi Gras Parade

The day was cold and wet, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiastic crowd for the 25th annual Nevada City Mardi Gras parade down Broad St. Hundreds of excited spectators, many in costume, lined  the parade route.  Many with  umbrellas or  huddled … Read more >

Mudslide Displaces Cascade Shores Residents

The latest atmospheric river of water that is falling on Nevada County has caused some issues in Cascade Shores.  Eight homes on Mountain View Drive are under mandatory evacuation due to a landslide that started moving down toward the homes … Read more >

Rain Could Be Un-Doing Local Road Repairs

This latest round of rain is starting to un-do some of the work accomplished by Nevada County road crews after two strong storms earlier this month. Nevada County Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says there’s some new damage out there… … Read more >

Dahle: Legislature Working on PILT Problem

Nevada County’s State Assemblyman says he is working on the ‘PILT’ problem. Brian Dahle was a former Lassen County supervisor, and says he knows all about getting ‘Payment in Lieu of Taxes’…. Listen to Brian Dahle 1 The money is … Read more >

Western Sierra Opening Penn Valley Clinic

Penn Valley residents are looking forward to having their own Western Sierra Health Center, which opens Tuesday. CEO Scott McFarland says it’s their fifth center and third in Nevada County, to help meet ever-growing demand… click to listen to Scott … Read more >

Rudiger Foundation Established

As Nevada City celebrates the third birthday of the first police K9 Officer, Rudiger, the formation of the Rudiger Foundation has been announced. The Sean M. Walsh Foundation had been providing fiscal sponsorship for the Western Nevada County K9 Association … Read more >

Racial Prejudice Topic for Grass Valley Sessions

Continuing racial issues in our nation will be the subject of events scheduled for this Sunday at the Grass Valley Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains . The new pastor at the church, Kevin Tarsa says the public is invited … Read more >

Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade Sunday

It’s Mardi Gras time in Nevada City this weekend. A couple of thousand spectators are expected to come out for the parade and street faire, put on by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey says … Read more >

Seasonal Gas Price Hikes Ahead

The long run of low gas prices in California appears to be coming to an end. Gas Buddy dot-com senior petroleum analyst, Dan McTeague, says the seasonal transition to the cleaner-burning, and more expensive, summer blend is already getting underway … Read more >

Major Revisions To Nevada City Pot Ordinance

A major change to the proposed medical marijuana growing ordinance in Nevada City. The Planning Commission now wants to also allow outdoor growing. Commissioneer Steffan Hawkins-Snell says he was uncomfortable with having a ban on it… click to listen to … Read more >