Local News

Arrest Part Of Search Of Fire-Prone Camps

With the fire conditions at their driest of the year, which often include gusty winds, Grass Valley’s Strategic Response Unit took another tour recently, looking for new homeless encampments in the woods around town. Police Captain Steve Johnson says they … Read more >

Halloween Drive-In Movies At Litton Building

It’s not going to be an option on Friday or on Halloween on Saturday, but the Nevada City Film Festival knows there’s still a void this season, because of the pandemic. So Executive Director Jesse Locks says they’re having their … Read more >

PSPS Restorations Begin Sooner Than Expected

Restoration from the largest Public Safety Power Shutoff event of the fire season has occurred much sooner than originally predicted for thousands of PG and E customers, or Monday afternoon. It had been expected that no electricity would be back … Read more >

Two Drug Arrests After Reckless Driving

A couple of drug arrests in Grass Valley over the weekend. Police Sergeant Clint Bates says it began, late Saturday night, with a report of a reckless driver on South Auburn Street… Bates says when officers approached the vehicle they … Read more >

PSPS 5 Continues Today

Just under 23,000 PG and E customers without electricity as we start off Monday morning… The utility company began cutting power Sunday afternoon around 3:00PM as part of Public Safety Power Shutoff # 5. The power was restored to downtown … Read more >

Fultz In Jail Pending Appeal Of Murder Dismissal

The man exonerated of being the trigger man in the shooting death of a marijuana grow caretaker in Penn Valley over six years ago remains in the Nevada County jail. That’s as an appeal of the dismissal of the murder … Read more >

PSPS Back-up Grid Online

UPDATE 5:40PM: PG and E Outage Site shows many addresses in Grass Valley and Nevada City, that are on the back-up power grid, restored by 5:40 PM Sunday Oct 25, 2020. Power to the Grass Valley and Nevada City had … Read more >

PG and E Identifies 4 Western Nevada County Community Resource Centers for PSPS

PG and E has identified four Community Resource Centers to support western Nevada County residents that may end up with no electricity for the next couple of days. According to their website, the utility company is setting up three indoor … Read more >

A Virtual Walk for a Flock

Another traditional fundraising event switching to an online platform this weekend. On Saturday the Animal Place Sanctuary is holding a virtual walkathon to help support several hundred regular resident chickens along with some that were recently rescued. They are hoping … Read more >

Digital Learning Center at Fairgrounds Opens Monday

A new resource center to help support students with no or poor internet connectivity is ready to go for Monday morning. The Digital Learning Center and Youth Hub located in the Main Exhibit Building at the Nevada County Fairgrounds will … Read more >