Local News

Pursuit Suspect Doesn’t Appear in Court

A Grass Valley man, arrested after a pursuit and shooting incident early this year, failed to appear for his latest proceeding that had been scheduled in a Nevada County courtroom today (Tues.). Deputy District Attorney Chris Walsh says the nature … Read more >

PGE Needs More Shutoff Contact Info

As wildfire season progresses, PG and E is stepping up efforts to get updated contact information for notifying customers about power shutoffs. Utility spokeswoman Brandi Merlo says, out of around five-million ratepayers, there are still more than 240-thousand with incomplete … Read more >

Immigration Film and Talk Coming Wednesday

It’s a chance to participate in the discussion that is of high humanitarian priority in the news today. A film and ‘teach-in’ about caravans of Central American refugees coming to the United States is being held tomorrow at Peace Lutheran … Read more >

Highway 20 Clogged Near Penn Valley Big Rigs Crash

Highway 20, about two miles east of Penn Valley, was closed for about two hours Tuesday morning, after a non-injury accident involving two big rigs. CHP Officer Mike Steele says it happened, westbound, on a one-lane downhill stretch near Rex … Read more >

Hundreds Gather to Watch Great Race

It’s a road rally of vintage cars that this year runs from Riverside to Tacoma with a lunch stop in Grass Valley… That Hudson was one of the oldest cars out in the field for this year’s run, which features … Read more >

Store Clerk Arrested Sexual Battery of Customer

A Roseville man, who works as a clerk at a south Nevada County business, has been arrested for the sexually forcing himself on a customer. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Rob Bringolf says the incident, allegedly involving 62-year-old Ranjit Singh, happened Sunday on … Read more >

Smartsville Vegetation Fire Scorches Over 80 Acres

A fire scorched 81acres of grass and light brush in the Smartsville area today (Mon.). Cal Fire Duty Captain Scott Eckman says the acreage was at a University of California Foothill Research field station, on Scott Forbes Road, with the … Read more >

Drowning Victim Found in Yuba River

After a second day of searching, a drowning victim in the South Yuba River has been located. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Sean Scales says his department reported to the Emerald Pools area, off Bowman Lake Road, near Lake Spaulding, Sunday … Read more >

Drag Queen Story Hour Draws Large Crowd

Childrens’s Story hour drew a larger than normal crowd to the Madelyn Helling Library Saturday morning. The regular feature at the Children’s Library had a special presentation: Drag Queen Story Hour. The event was the first of its kind in … Read more >

Mine Sinkholes Prompt Overnight Road Closures

Two sinkholes due to abandoned mine features have recently been discovered on the shoulder of La Barr Meadows Road just outside of Grass Valley. As a result, LaBarr Meadows between McKnight Way and Dog Bar Road, will be closed to … Read more >