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GV Cafe Vandalized

A Grass Valley restaurant is the victim of vandalism Thursday evening with messages against the owner and against the US President. Owner Robin Buckman says The Old Town Cafe ‘s front windows were painted with the disturbing messages…. a derogatory … Read more >

Guilty Plea In Child Pornography Case

One of two recent child pornography cases in Nevada County has already been resolved. 31-year-old Neil Lawrence, of Lake of the Pines, who was arrested in June, has pleaded guilty to possessing more than 600 images at his home, the … Read more >

NC Merchants Question Release of Chamber Director

Many long time residents of Nevada County were shocked to learn that the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce had release there Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey after thrity-six years of service. It turns out a number of business owners were surprised … Read more >

Guilty Plea In Sex Assault Case At Smoke Shop

A Roseville man arrested last year for sexually forcing himself on a female customer at a South Nevada County smoke shop last year has pleaded guilty. District Attorney Cliff Newell says 63-year-old Ranjit Singh had worked at the shop, on … Read more >

Higgins Corner Holiday Market Ready to Go

They are striving to open their doors later today, the new Holiday Market at Higgins Corner is jumping through the final hoops to open for business. Nevada County Director of Building, Craig Giesbach says they are working with Holiday to … Read more >

COVID Case Undercount May Not Impact Much Here

While the state continues working on fixing problems with its coronavirus laboratory test tracking system, the President and CEO of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital says any undercounts are not likely a major concern here. Doctor Brian Evans says at least … Read more >

Brian Dahle Urges More EDD Claim Relief

With call backs on unemployment claims now taking as long as six weeks, a bi-partisan group of state lawmakers has signed a letter, demanding that Governor Newsom take more effective action. Among those is Nevada County’s State Senator, Brian Dahle. … Read more >

One More Day to File for NC City Council

There is one more day for candidates interested in running for the vacant seat on the Nevada City City Council to file required paperwork. Deputy City Clerk, Gabrielle Chistakes, says as of earlier this week no one had officially submitted … Read more >

Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads No Contest To DUI

Nearly eight months later, mainly due to case backlogs from coronavirus restrictions and shutdowns, Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell says his office has reached a resolution with a sheriff’s deputy, who was arrested on a misdemeanor drunk driving citation… … Read more >

Swarthout Not Running for Re-election

It’s official, the mayor of Grass Valley is not going to run for re-election in November. Lisa Swarthout making the announcement on KNCO Insight Wednesday morning. Swarthout says that she wrestled with the decision to run or not run for … Read more >