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Injuries After Car Crashes Into Papa Murphys

A lot of excitement at the Fowler Center in Grass Valley Thursday evening. Police Sergeant Jason Perry says the female driver of a car, with two children inside, crashed deeply into Papa Murphy’s, stopping around the counter area… click to … Read more >

Pursuit Ends At Grass Valley CHP Office

Yet another high-speed pursuit has occurred in Nevada County. The Sheriff’s Department says 24-year-old Connor Casey of Grass Valley refused to pull over, early this (Thurs.) afternoon, on Northbound Highway 49, near Ladybird Drive. The pursuit continued at speeds as … Read more >

Animal Cruelty Arrest For Grass Valley Woman

A Grass Valley women is facing a felony animal cruelty charge. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Bill Smethers says animal control officers responded to a report of an emaciated dog, that was a pit bull/shepherd mix, outside a home on Oak … Read more >

Two Drug Weapons Arrests Rough and Ready

Two Rough and Ready men are facing numerous drug and weapons charges. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Bill Smethers says the Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at a home on La Sierra Drive… click to listen to Lt Smethers … Read more >

Medieval Feast Celebrated by 7-Hills 7th Grade Students

It’s a tradition that s been underway for 27 years at Seven Hills School in Nevada City. Its the “Medieval Feast” ¬†and parent volunteer Celiese Rogers says the students, in their Medieval period costume will make a parade to the … Read more >

Hwy 49 Safety Meeting Well Attended

Nearly 200 people attended a meeting at Bear River High School last ) evening hosted by the Citizens for Highway 49 Safety. Brad Weston, a 10 year member of that organization opened the meeting by welcoming the enthusiastic crowd made … Read more >

FireSafe Council Trying to Get Premiums Reduced

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is always preaching defensible space, and telling people to make sure there is enough of it around their homes. However, even some howners with enough areas of cleared brush and fuels, are being … Read more >

More Grant Money For Substance Abuse Partnership

For the fourth straight year, a group of local agencies are getting grant funding to help reduce substance abuse in Nevada County. The $72,000 grant comes from Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. The community health and outreach coordinator for … Read more >

Smartsville Man Arrested For Machine Shop Break-ins

A Smartsville man who was apparently in the wrong place at the wrong time now faces a number of burglary charges. Highway Patrol Officer Greg Tassone says one of their officers was patrolling Highway 20 near Melody Road Wednesday morning… … Read more >

Man Arrested For Terrorizing Resident Of Home

Some scary moments for the resident of a home near Cedar Ridge early Wednesday. Nevada County Sheriff’s Sergeant Sean Scales says officers responded to a report of a disturbance on Lower Colfax Road… click to listen to Sgt Scales The … Read more >