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Sierra Nevada Hospital Supports Prop 52

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One of the 18 state ballot propositions in November has the strong support of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. Proposition 52 would require voter approval before any Medi-Cal reimbursement money could be diverted from a hospital fee program. The program, established … Read more >

Grass Valley Man Hurt Rearends Concrete Truck

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A Grass Valley man has been treated and released, after the CHP says he caused a rear-end collision over the weekend with his car. Officer Greg Tassone says the driver of a fully-loaded concrete mixer truck was going at about … Read more >

Grass Valley Woman Seriously Injured DUI Crash

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A Grass Valley woman was seriously injured in a DUI crash over the weekend. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says 35-year-old Joshua Bridges of Auburn was driving home, around midnight Saturday night, southbound on Highway 49 near Smith Road, in a … Read more >

United Way Reducing Local Senior Food Insecurity

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Progress is reported in reducing what’s called “food insecurity” among Nevada County seniors. California is a leading state in which seniors have become among the “hidden poor”. The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research says nearly 1 in 5, or … Read more >

Bridgeport Bridge Restoration Unlikely In 2017

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Supporters of the Bridgeport Bridge restoration project have gotten another strong committment from the State Department of Parks and Recreation, after a recent meeting. But the Chair of the Save Our Bridge Committee, Doug Moon, says the project won’t likely … Read more >

VFW POST 2655 VETERANS PROGRAMS

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It’s another resource for veterans to find services and support and it’s offered through the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2655 in Nevada City. New Post Commander, Will Buck says he has partnered with Dr. Charles Antori to provide a … Read more >

Nevada Union Students Walk to Raise Money

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They are walking over a mile and raising thousands of dollars. They are the entire student body of Nevada Union High School, and you might see them tomorrow during their third annual walk-a-thon. Each Student is asked to get 200 … Read more >

Fund Set Up For Family of U-2 Pilot

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A local financial institution has started a fund for the family of that U-2 pilot. Lieutenant Colonel Ira “Steve” Eadie was originally from Florida, but lived in Lincoln. He is survived by a wife and six children. Sierra Central Credit … Read more >

Caltrans Issues Illegal Tree Trimming Warning

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Illegal cutting or removing of trees and shrubs along state highways has been a more frequent occurrence recently, according to landscape maintenance workers in the 11-county Caltrans District 3, which includes Nevada County. Agency spokesman Gilbert Mohtes-Chan says there is … Read more >

Naked Intoxicated Woman Arrested In Bedroom

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An Alta Sierra couple were startled in the middle of the night by a naked woman inside their home. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says it began at around 3am Thursday on Gary Way… click to listen to Sheriff Royal … Read more >