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NID Calls for Halt to Midday Watering

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It’s official… The Nevada Irrigation District is calling on all urban water customers to refrain from outdoor watering between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. That announcement coming from NID (earlier today)Thursday. NID District Manager Rem Sherzinger says … Read more >

Woman Arrested in Domestic Violence Incident

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A domestic violence arrest in Lake of the Pines where the woman involved ends up going to jail. Shortly after midnight this morning (Thursday), deputies responded to a residence in the 12-thousand block of Torrey Pines Road after a man … Read more >

Fourth Plea in Home Invasion Case

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The fourth defendant of five involved in a Grass Valley home invasion trial has reached a plea agreement with the District Attorney’s office. 18 year old Tyler Leal pleaded guilty to second degree burglary charges in Nevada County Superior Court … Read more >

Big Bear Sighting Off Brunswick Rd

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A big brown bear spotted off Brunswick Road near Loma Rica Road this morning. A mother and daughter on their way into Grass Valley on Brunswick Road caught sight of the bear as they were driving by around 10:00 AM. … Read more >

Sammie’s Friends Celebrates 10 years

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Back in 2001 when Sammie’s Friends co-founder Cheryl Wicks first came to Nevada County she was the first volunteer worker at the Nevada County Animal Shelter, and discovered 68 percent of the animals in the shelter were being euthanized because … Read more >

Non-Profits Helping Non-Profits

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A positive relationship between non-profit organizations in the Grass Valley area. The Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is joining The Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce Friends of The Chamber Program. Chamber Co-CEO Keith Davies says that Habitat of Humanity is … Read more >

Dignity Health Adds New Physician

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Diginty Health Sierra Nevada has added a new physician to its team. Internist, Dr. Thomas Kanomata will be starting in Grass Valley on August 4th. Dignity Health Spokesperson, Linda Morgan, says Dr. Kanomata adds additional geriatric and preventative care experience. … Read more >

Trio Arrested Following Probation Check

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A trio of suspects taken in to custody following a probation search in the South County Tuesday. According to Nevada County Sheriff Lt. Bill Smethers, Narcotics Officers were conducting a search of the residence of 51 year old Jeffery Warren, … Read more >

Mother Charged With Child Endangerment for DUI

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Driving under the influence is a bad idea and against the law. It is even a worse decision to drive under the influence with a child in the vehicle. A mother was arrested for DUI and charged with child endangerment … Read more >

DA Stands Firm On Child Molester Conviction; Charges Filed In Recent Case

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Two cases involving alleged sexual predators in court this week. The District Attorney’s Office is standing firm on the 2007 conviction of a child molester and has filed charges on a recent complaint of a 19 year old having sex … Read more >