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Property Tax Payment Delays In Some Cases

With the deadline on Friday, some property taxpayers in California will be getting some leeway after all, because of the coronavirus. Nevada County Treasurer-Tax Collector Tina Vernon says currently counties are prohibited, by a state code section, to allow delays, … Read more >

Hospital Getting Coronavirus Test Kits

You may remember seeing President Trump last week talking about a new coronavirus testing unit that gives results in minutes instead of days. Well, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital is getting one of those…. Hospital C-E-O Doctor Brian Evans says that … Read more >

Schools Still Figuring Out What’s Next

It’s technically Spring Break for Nevada County school kids, but principals, superintendents, and other administrators are working this week, trying to figure out the rest of the school year. With schools officially closed through the end of the year now, … Read more >

Coronavirus Affecting Mental Health Too

They say that this week, or maybe the next couple of weeks, could be the worst during the entire coronavirus pandemic. And while sheltering in place is messing with our lives both economically and physically, it’s affecting us mentally, too. … Read more >

Geese Removal Ahead for Lake of the Pines

Geese control is also plaguing another prominent Nevada County lake. And now the Lake of the Pines Association’s Board of Directors has approved shooting and killing over half of the population, or 80 out of around 140 that have been … Read more >

First Coronavirus Death In Nevada County

Nevada County now has its first coronavirus death from its 30 cases. In a prepared, videotaped statement, Public Health Officer, Doctor Ken Cutler, says he’s releasing few details, out of respect for the privacy of the family… The Eastern part … Read more >

Local Distillery Donates Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer has still been in short supply, even for those with the potential for more frequent and regular contact with people infected with the coronavirus. So in Nevada County, South Fork Distillery founder Dan Kennerson says they’ve joined the … Read more >

County Coronavirus Cases Reach 30

Nevada County Public Health is now reporting 30 confirmed Covid-19 cases-ten of them in western Nevada County. The four new cases posted on their website last night include two from each half of the county. No other details are provided. … Read more >

Hospital C-E-O Issues Covid Updates on YouTube

The Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital is taking to the internet to keep people updated with the latest Covid-19 information. In a four minute YouTube video, Doctor Brian Evans says there’s been some changes in who should … Read more >

Gold Country Stage Reduces Bus Service

Gold Country Stage has reduced their bus service in and around Nevada County. Due to the shelter in place mandate, ridership is way down, and officials say even with offering free fares, buses have been running near or close to … Read more >