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Fundraising Continues for Nevada City Police K-9 Rudiger

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He has his own Facebook page and his own association raising funds for his support and care….and next month the public will have a chance to meet Rudiger, Nevada City Police Department’s new Canine Officer. click to listen to Chief Foley … Read more >

More Support For Major Cal Trans Cuts

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A proposal to make major reductions in Cal Trans’ staffing may be gaining some steam. Assembly Republicans are supporting a recommendation in a report last year from the Legislative Analyst’s Office to reduce 35-hundred full time positions. It would save … Read more >

Mandatory Evacuations Lifted in Lowell Fire Area

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Residents in the mandatory evacuation areas of the Lowell Fire are being allowed back in their homes now… Listen to Mike Mohler 1 CalFire Captain Mike Mohler says other areas that had been under advisory evacuations like Cascade Shores still … Read more >

Air Quality Improves Grass Valley Nevada City

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Despite the worst heatwave of the summer so far, combined with the Lowell fire, air quality dramatically improved for much of Nevada County today (Wed.), including Grass Valley and Nevada City. An advisory had been issued by the county health … Read more >

Garcia-MCDonald Family Named Fair Family of the Year

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  Eddie and Nancy Garcia, as well as daughter Barbara and son-in-law Larry McDonald, have been named the 2015 Family of the Year by the Nevada County Fair’s Board of Directors. The Board chose the Garcia-McDonald Family for their volunteer … Read more >

Truck into Power Pole Causes Alta Sierra Power Outage

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He wasn’t speeding and drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor, but the CHP says a 73 year old driver struck a power pole and knocked out power to about 200 Alta Sierra residents late last (Tuesday) … Read more >

Lowell Fire Now 45% Contained

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CalFire’s latest update on the Lowell Fire is optimistic for those who have been forced from their homes… Listen to Mike Mohler 1 CalFire Captain Mike Mohler at the Nevada County Fairgrounds this morning. He says triple digit heat and … Read more >

Cal Fire Update on Lowell Fire Meeting

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Here is a link to watch the Cal Fire Update on the Lowell Fire  that was presented in Dutch Flat last evening.   The meeting started late so you may want to forward to the 11:00 minute mark.   http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/69225844

Nevada Irrigation District Goes All Brown

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If you’ve driven by the headquarters building of the Nevada Irrigation District lately, you’ve no doubt noticed a sign in front that says “Brown is the new Green”. Assistant General Manager Tim Crough says they’re demonstrating their support of statewide … Read more >

FREED Gets Rare Traumatic Brain Injuries Grant

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Good news for people with traumatic brain injuries in Nevada County. The FREED Center for Independent Living has qualified for a grant worth 120-thousand dollars a year for each of the next three years to expand services. It also covers … Read more >