Local News

Waste Management Shares Recycling Struggles

The recent closure of the largest recycling center in California is a symptom of a much larger problem facing the state. RePlanet closed the rest of its 284 locations earlier this month, citing a reduction of state subsidies, as well … Read more >

Dahle’s Solar Exemption Bill Passes

A bill sponsored by Nevada County’s State Senator, designed to exempt natural disaster victims from solar costs, has been passed and is on the governor’s desk. Brian Dahle originally proposed the legislation when he was still in the Assembly, early … Read more >

Nevada City Film Festival Begins 19th Run

The 19th Annual Nevada City Film Festival gets underway this evening. This year’s edition features over a hundred movies at three different venues in the city. There are eleven different feature films, plus dozens of short subjects which are organized … Read more >

Expect Congestion For NU Football Season Opener

If you have plans to attend the football season opener at Nevada Union High School tonight, access and parking will be tight. Principal Kelly Rhoden says the second phase of construction work and infrastructure upgrades is still being completed… The … Read more >

Insurance Commissioner Visits Nevada County

A Strike Team from the California Department of Insurance was in Grass Valley to address concerns about the increasing number of property owners that are losing their homeowners insurance or premiums are skyrocketing. The town hall format was spearheaded by … Read more >

Yoder Arraigned On Four Felony Evasion Charges

The man arrested for a number of law enforcement pursuits in Nevada County over the last year or so has been arraigned on one felony evading charge each, regarding four incidents. Deputy District Attorney Chris Walsh says 32-year-old Wyatt Yoder … Read more >

Elliott Named New County Counsel

Nevada County has a new top lawyer… Nevada County Executive Officer Alison Lehman says Elliott is currently the County Counsel in Mendocino County. She’s been County Counsel there since 2016, and has over 30 years of legal experience. In Mendocino … Read more >

Chamber Hosts Nevada City Uncorked Saturday

You can sip and stroll your way through Nevada City this weekend. The Annual ‘Nevada City Uncorked’ is Saturday with 16 different venues featuring local food purveyors and regional wineries. Rod Byers is organizing the event for the Nevada City … Read more >

Insurance Commissioner Hosts Town Hall Tonight

A crowded house is expected this evening at the Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley for a town hall meeting on fire insurance. State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara will be in town, and taking questions from the public and addressing … Read more >

GV Annexations Clear Planning Commission

Grass Valley is continuing to grow as it prepares to annex two properties into the city limits. One of the properties the City Planning Commission voted to annex includes approximately 49 acres at Scotten and Lyman Gilmore Schools. However, in … Read more >