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New Legal Non-Profit Opening For Nevada County

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Expanded low-cost or free legal service is on the way for Nevada County residents. A new non-profit called Community Legal is opening its doors on Tuesday, August 11th, across from the courthouse, in the former location of the Searls Law … Read more >

Advisory Evacuations Still In Effect Lowell Fire

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While progress continues in putting out the Lowell fire, which is now five days old, evacuation advisories have still not been lifted, according to CalFire Captain Mike Mohler… click to listen to Capt. Mohler But the number of threatened structures … Read more >

Parole Denied In 34-Year-Old Murder Case

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Parole has been denied, for a fourth time, for a now 59-year-old man convicted of a Nevada County murder that happened about 34 years ago and sentenced to life in prison. The District Attorney’s office says Daniel Adamik posed as … Read more >

Evacuation Advisories Could Be Lifted Today

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Fire officials are hoping for another significant milestone today on the Lowell Fire. Yesterday, evacuation warnings were reduced from mandatory to advisory, and today they are hoping to lift all orders. CalFire Captain Mike Mohler says a lot more progress … Read more >

Firefighters Put In Long Hours on Lines

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So you think you want to be a firefighter? Firefighters from all over the state battling the Lowell Fire have been on the lines for several days now, working 24 hours or more on duty, and then getting 24 hours … Read more >

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 >