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Suspect in Truckee Carjacking was in Grass Valley

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An attempted carjacking in Truckee caught on surveillance video. According to a Truckee Police Department Press release, the suspect Nathan Jones, 29 was jumping on cars and breaking windows in the area of Bridge St. and Donner Pass Rd. A … Read more >

ERC to Host Annual Economic Event

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The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is preparing to host its annual economic development event. The 2015 Annual Regional Economic Development Summit- “Winning the Jobs War: The Sierra Foothills Road Map for Success” event is going to take place a … Read more >

Not a Bright Idea to Steal Bright Objects

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It wasn’t the brightest idea two individuals had when they decided to burglarize a vacant house and take some brightly colored items in bright daylight. Grass Valley Police Lt. Steve Johnson says that an officer was investigating a burglary that … Read more >

Lamphier Under Investigation for Child Pornography

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Nevada County officials, including Sheriff Keith Royal-commenting for the first time on the investigation into Supervisor Terry Lamphier and possible criminal activity. With the county complying to a media request of some of Lamphier’s internet communications, Royal also answered some … Read more >

Car Alarms Draw Attention to Prowler

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It was car alarms and witnesses that helped ID a suspected burglar in a Sutton Way shopping center parking lot Monday morning around 9:50 AM. Click here to listen to Lt Steve Johnson The responding officer got a description of … Read more >

Grass Valley to Get Second New Fire Engine

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The Grass Valley Fire Department is getting set to order another new fire engine. The City Council is expected to approve moving up the purchase date to January of next year. Fire Chief Mark Buttron says that will allow the … Read more >

A Week Away, Workers Ready For Election

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The November election is one week from today, and county officials are getting ready. Assistant Clerk Recorder Sandra Sjoberg says there was a delay with the vote-by-mail ballots and the voters pamphlet, but they are past that now… Listen to … Read more >

Head Start Trike-A-Thon Fun

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It’s a day care center on a high school campus where young parents are working towards graduation. The Head Start program at Silver Springs High School in Grass Valley was holding a Fall Festival Fundraiser for the children’s program Monday … Read more >

More Pot Found During Traffic Stop in Truckee

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It wasn’t a huge amount of marijuana, but still significant, found during a routine traffic stop in Truckee. CHP Officer Peter Mann says that the incident occurred in an area of I 80 where drivers tend to speed after coming … Read more >

South County Barn Destroyed by Fire

Cal Fire was alerted to a fire in South County at 5:31 a.m. Sunday morning in the 24-thousand block of Gautier Dr. just off of Highway 49 and Rincon Way. Cal Fire Captain John Byrne says the 8,000 square foot … Read more >