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Grass Valley Tightens Park Smoking Ban

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While Grass Valley’s five parks have been smoke-free for some time, the City Council has approved the first reading to amend an ordinance to make sure they stay that way. Public Works Director Tim Kiser says the current municipal code … Read more >

NJUHSD Superintendent Says Student Angst Growing

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All school districts that serve 7th through 12th graders will now have to adopt suicide prevention policies, under a bill signed into law by Governor Brown. Nevada Joint Union High School District Superintendent, Louise Johnson, believes she’s among districts that … Read more >

North State Winter Outlook Neutral

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A year ago, one of the strongest El Nino weather patterns in recorded history was predicted for Northern California. We did end up with the wettest winter in recent years. But as the water year officially ends September 30th, this … Read more >

CHP Asks Public to Be On Lookout for Suspect

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The CHP Grass Valley Office has released a photo of the subject Jeffrey Caldwell…He is their primary person of interest in a case reported Tuesday where the driver of a reckless, stolen vehicle was involved in a series of incidents … Read more >

Grass Valley to Repair Murphy Street Intersection

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They say you can’t fight City Hall, but that doesn’t mean they won’t sometimes accept recommendations. The Grass Valley City Council has approved a street repair project…. Listen to Tim Kiser 1 The environmental review process will get started and … Read more >

Nevada City to Explore Pot Dispensary

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There isn’t one in western Nevada County, but Nevada City will be exploring the idea of changing that… Listen to Evans Phelps 1 The City Council has put the item on the agenda for discussion at its meeting tonight. Mayor … Read more >

Nevada County Ag History On KVIE

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Nevada County’s often unheralded, but rich, agricultural history has been made into a half-hour documentary that will be featured on the Sacramento PBS affiliate three times in the next few days, including tonight. The Executive Director of the local Resource … Read more >

Plea Agreement For GV Man Who Rear-Ended CHP Car

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No re-trial will be sought for a Grass Valley man accused of rear-ending a CHP vehicle last spring. Even though the jury was 11-1 in favor of convicting Harold Goodman, Assistant Nevada County D-A Jesse Wilson says a plea agreement … Read more >

Man Steals Vehicles Fires Shots In Washington

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Residents in the town of Washington were on edge Tuesday, after a report of stolen vehicles and shots fired. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Paul Schmidt says an Hispanic man, who is about 6-feet tall and weighs about 280 pounds, had … Read more >

Dahle’s Forestry Bill Signed by Governor

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A bill authored by Nevada County’s Assemblyman has been signed into law by the governor. Assembly Bill 2029 by Brian Dahle reduces some of the regulation and red tape on landowners working to thin the timber on their property to … Read more >