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New NEO Youth Center Opens its Doors

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By Ashlyn Rhodes NEO is officially opening the doors to its new youth center tomorrow (Thursday) evening.  NEO Co-founder and director Lynn Skrukrud says the open house will be a celebration of the new center. click to hear Lynn Skrukrud … Read more >

Fire Destroys Penn Valley Mobile Home

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Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what happened, but a mobile home in Penn Valley has been destroyed by fire. Penn Valley Fire Chief Don Wagner says the residents were home when the fire started sometime around 11am … Read more >

NID Enacts Mandatory Restrictions

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For the first time since the drought began, the Nevada Irrigation District is using a term they haven’t before–mandatory water restrictions… Listen to Chip Close 1 N-I-D Water Operations Manager Chip Close says this is because of Governor Brown’s announcement … Read more >

RCRC Lobbies State for Public Land Fire Protection

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They’ve taken their case to Washington, and most recently to the state Air Resources Board. The Rural County Representatives of California continue to lobby for help reducing fire threat on public lands. Nevada County Supervisor Nate Beason was one of … Read more >

Nevada County In Need of Red Cross Volunteers

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The month of March has been proclaimed Red Cross Month in Nevada County.  County Supervisors are dedicating the month to all those who support the American Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies.  … Read more >

Nevada County Pets of the Homeless

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A new animal welfare group in Nevada County is taking on the challenge of providing resources for the homeless so they can take care of their animals.  Patti Galle attended the Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday to present an update. … Read more >

B-and-Bs, Robinson Plaza Seating on Agenda Tonight

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The Nevada City Council meets tonight, with a couple of items of old business on the agenda. City Manager Mark Prestwich says one of the items would ban new Bed and Breakfast establishments from being operating in residential areas… Listen … Read more >

Supervisors Allocate Recreation Mitigation Funding

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Nevada City’s Pioneer Park will be getting a much improved picnic area, and the Madelyn Helling Library will be able to build a new stage and seating area behind the library with Recreation Funding approved by the Nevada County Board … Read more >

Eskaton Homeowners Suing Company

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A group of homeowners in Grass Valley’s Eskaton Village are suing management, claiming, among other things, breach of feduciary duty, financial elder abuse, and negligence. The ten-count complaint was filed in Sacramento County Superior Court by Ronald Coley and Karen … Read more >

Rood Center Greeter Program Celebrates One Year

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Nevada County is celebrating a small milestone over at its headquarters. The Rood Center has had a lobby greeter for a full year now… Listen to Diana Carolan 1 Information Systems Manager Diana Carolan (carolyn) says she has a staff … Read more >