Local News

Nevada City Man Arrested For Setting Trail Fires

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A Nevada City man is facing a felony arson charge, for allegedly setting several vegetation fires along a trail between Pioneer Park and the Stone House Restaurant. Police Chief Tim Foley says it started Monday afternoon at the park…. click … Read more >

Council to Decide Whether to Hold an Election

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The Grass Valley City Council will decide tonight whether or not to hold an election for its three seats that are up at the end of this term. Only three candidates filed for the three seats, so with no challengers, … Read more >

Gazebos Neighborhood Becomes FireWise Community

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‘The Gazebos’ neighborhood in Grass Valley is Nevada County’s newest FireWise community…. Listen to Joanne Drummond 1 FireSafe Council of Nevada County Executive Director Joanne Drummond says that report provides recommendations, then the community comes up with a Community Action … Read more >

Senum Controversy May Not Be Over

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The controversy earlier this summer over newly-elected Nevada City Councilmember Reinette Senum appears to have died down…or has it? Councilmember Duane Strawser says the council has agreed not to comment further until it’s addressed at an upcoming meeting… click to … Read more >

Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested Yet Again

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A Lake of the Pines man out on bail while still facing prosecution for a number of burglaries in Nevada County has now been arrested on similar charges by Placer County authorities. And County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Troy Sander says the … Read more >

CHP Says Accidents Way Up In Nevada Co This Year

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If it sounds like we’ve been reporting a lot more solo vehicle accidents in Nevada County this year, you’re probably right. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says although he has no specific numbers for that category…the total number of all accidents … Read more >

Driver entrapped after Crash Into Tree

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Early Sunday morning at 2 a.m. ¬†firefighters responded to a solo vehicle accident at McCourtney Rd. and Champagne Lane. upon arrival they found a single vehicle into a tree with heavy damage and one occupant significantly entrapped with major injuries. … Read more >

County Gets An Extra Million For Sewer Project

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How many times have you heard someone ask for a million dollars, and then they actually get the money? Even with local governments, securing funds can be tough, but not in this case. Nevada County Public Works Director Steve Castleberry … Read more >

Funding Setback For Habitat for Humanity

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In a setback for Habitat for Humanity chapters, attempts to put together an end-of-session affordable housing package in the Legislature have failed. There continues to be strong opposition to including relaxed land-use rules, as part of the deal, in exchange … Read more >

Lots of Dead Trees To Be Removed Condon Park

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If you plan on enjoying Condon Park, look for some temporary closures. Grass Valley Public Works Director Tim Kiser says they need to remove at least 30 to 40 ponderosa pines, because of recent drought conditions… click to listen to … Read more >