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Grass Valley-Nevada City Good Retirement Destination

With our high senior population, it may not surprise that Nevada County is an attractive place for retirees. But now we’ve been singled out in the sixth edition of “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire”, a comprehensive guidebook put out … Read more >

Holiday Season Also Flu Season

The holiday season is also flu season. Nevada County Public Health Officer Doctor Ken Cutler says cases are starting to pick up… Cutler says with the weather getting colder and wetter, and with more parties and family gatherings this time … Read more >

New Fairgounds CEO Excited About Job

For Patrick Eidman, becoming the permanent CEO of the Nevada County Fairgrounds seems like a dream come true… Eidman became acting CEO in late July, when his predecessor, Rea Callendar, was unexpectedly placed on a leave of absence. Eidman says … Read more >

Drainage Repair Grant For Highway 49

Nevada County is benefitting again from last year’s increase in the state gas tax, approved by the governor and the legislature last year as SB1. Cal Trans Public Information Officer Racquel Borrayo says three-point-three million dollars has been allocated, to … Read more >

NID Water Rate Hikes Uncertain

As a new Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors is seated for Wednesday’s meeting, they won’t be taking any action on another five-year series of water rate increases. Director Nick Wilcox says it must now be determined if the proposal … Read more >

Nevada Co Man Found With Laceration Assaulted

A Nevada County man who was found on the side You Bet Road Sunday night with a severe laceration to his throat was the victim of an assault. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Rob Bringolf the 50-year-old man was found near his property… … Read more >

Penn Valley Man Killed In A Solo Crash

A 64-year-old Penn Valley man has been killed in a solo vehicle accident. CHP Sergeant Brian Waughn says Brian Dallons was driving his car at a high rate of speed, Friday night, toward Penn Valley, on Highway 20 near the … Read more >

Property Taxes Due Today

As you are getting ready to spend a lot of your discretionary income on holiday presents for family and friends, a grinch has popped up and wants money too. Property taxes are due today for homeowners in Nevada County and … Read more >

Peak Fire Season Finally Ends For Now

This may be the latest in the season that Cal Fire’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit has kept peak staffing. But, starting Monday, Public Information Officer Mary Eldridge says they’re transitioning out of that. That’s begun in November in recent years. Eldridge says … Read more >

Local Fire Safe Council Gets Another Grant

Another California Fire Safe Council Grant for Nevada County. The Executive Director of the local Fire Safe Council, Jamie Jones, says it’s nearly 197-thousand dollars for their chipping and green waste drop program… click to listen to Jamie Jones Jones … Read more >