Local News

Governor Newsom Stops By Grass Valley Conference

Governor Newsom stopped by Grass Valley for about an hour on Friday, as the last matter of business for the California League of Cities two-day conference that was being held here this year. Newsom made some private remarks to the … Read more >

Union Pacific Settles Waterway Pollution Suit

Nevada County is part of a four-county waterway pollution lawsuit settlement with Union Pacific Railroad. District Attorney Cliff Newell says he initiated the litigation, after he says the company wasn’t very responsive to complaints about mishandling hazardous wastes, including petroleum, … Read more >

Homeless Count In Nevada County Shows Increase

It’s considered vital to continue the flow of government funding. Nevada County’s annual homeless point-in-time count has been released. The county says 404 individuals were counted, from Grass Valley to Truckee. That compared to 272 the year before. But the … Read more >

Red Light Ball Celebrates 20 Years

What has become a long standing tradition in Nevada County, First Responders will be honored by the Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Council. KNCO’s Paul Haas has the story…. For more informatio on the raffle call the Law Enforcement and … Read more >

Bear Yuba Land Trust Looking to Add Volunteers

If you like nature and the great outdoors and have some time to do some volunteer work, the Bear Yuba Land Trust is looking for you. The nature conservancy group is holding an orientation for volunteers. Land Trust Voluinteer Coordinator … Read more >

Charge Reduced Against Suspect In Shooting

A 60-year-old Nevada City man is no longer being accused of attempted murder, in the shooting of his roommate. Tim Meisenheimer was arrested last weekend for shooting 44-year-old Curtis Patterson, at their home on Alexander Street. Nevada County District Attorney … Read more >

PG and E Says Feedback To New Rate Plan Positive

PG and E’s Time-of-Use plan, which will charge higher rates during the peak energy use period, is not expected to be implemented until late next year. So, in the meantime, customers can still try it out. Utility spokesperson Brandi Merlo … Read more >

Old Short Films the Subject of Speaker Night

Those old short films that were shown in movies houses in the 1930s and 40s are rhe subject of tonight’s Nevada County Historical Society’s Speaker Nighht presentation. Local author Chris Enss will present her book titled ‘Cowboys, Creatures, and Classics: … Read more >

Governor, City Reps Statewide Visit Grass Valley

It may be one of the most important events Grass Valley has hosted in a long time. The two-day League of California Cities conference gets underway today, where representatives from all over the state will gather, and even the governor … Read more >

Most Local Schools Closed Today

With a couple inches of snow overnight causing icy roads, many schools in western Nevada County have canceled classes for today. That includes all schools in the Grass Valley, Nevada City, and Nevada Joint Union High School Districts. The Sierra … Read more >