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Grass Valley Man Arrested For Armed Carjacking

A Grass Valley man is facing one felony count of carjacking. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Paul Schmidt says the incident occurred on December 22nd. He says the male victim was driving on You Bet Road, near Greenhorn Creek, when he … Read more >

Nevada Co Schools Chief Retiring

Nevada County’s Superintendent of Schools is calling it a career. Holly Hermansen is retiring at end of July. She’s been in her current position sincee 2007. She did not say if the announcement was planned for the middle of her … Read more >

Slight Drop In Nevada County’s Jobless Rate

A very slight monthly drop for Nevada County’s unemployment rate, or from 4.5 to 4.4% in December. Luis Allejo, with the Employment Development Department, says although job creation continued to be stagnant last year, the county still has one of … Read more >

300 Local Women to March on Washington

Over 300 women and girls from Nevada County are in Washington D-C today, but not necessarily to attend the inauguration. They will be participating in the Women’s March tomorrow. Over 200-thouasnd people will be marching, with the message to the … Read more >

Nevada County Republican to Attend Inauguration

Nevada County is represented for the inauguration on the Republican side. Deborah Wilder is on the Republican Central Committee and is the immediate past chair of the Nevada County Republican Party. She was able to get tickets to the inauguration. … Read more >

Guilty Plea In South Yuba Club Embezzlement

A former employee of the South Yuba Club in Grass Valley has pleaded guilty to embezzlement-related charges. Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell says Helen Bradford, 60 at the time of her arrest, had been with the club for about … Read more >

Two Arrested Attempted School Vehicle Gas Theft

Grass Valley Police Officers were in the right place at the right time in foiling a gas theft attempt. Police Captain Steve Johnson says the officers were responding to a report of suspicious activity at a business complex on Golden … Read more >

NID Wants End Of Drought Declared By State

As the rain and snow continues, numerous water districts have asked the State Water Resources Control Board to allow the emergency conservation rules, which are still in place, to expire. That includes the Nevada Irrigation District. Operations Manager Chip Close … Read more >

Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night

The Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night tonight, January 19,2017 will feature Dr. Robert Chandler, a 32 year Senior Research Historian for Wells Fargo Bank, talking about how California travel was brutally competitive in the 1800’s. He says wells Fargo … Read more >

High School District to Make Up Weather Days

With a chance of snow in the forecast between now and Monday, officials at various school districts around Nevada County could be faced with the tough decision of whether or not school should be closed. The Nevada Joint Union High … Read more >