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Nevada City Online Parking Survey Available

Nevada City officials are hoping to finally find some solutions to parking concerns. They hired a consultant in November to conduct a study, starting with parking space and traffic counts. And now they’ve begun a survey. City Engineer Bryan McAlister … Read more >

Court Clerk Counter Hours Expand

Starting Monday, February 6th, clerk counter hours at the Nevada County Superior Court have been restored to their original schedule. That’s 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Court Executive Officer Jason Galkin says it had been 8am to 2pm in … Read more >

Free Defensible Space Service For Renters Too

This is traditionally a great time of year for making sure where you live is going to be safe from wildfires this summer and fall. And now the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is also offering free defensible space … Read more >

70-Year-Old GV Man Arrested Child Lacivious Acts

A 70-year-old Grass Valley man has been arrested for sex abuse against a girl under 10 years old. Police Lieutenant Brian Blakemore says David Winn has been booked… click to listen to Lt Blakemore Few details are normally available in … Read more >

Storm Cleanup For NID Finally Wrapping Up

Keeping the water flowing was not the issue for NID crews during the recent series of storms. Maintenance Superintendent Chris Ribble says heavy rain, flooding, and debris flows created all sorts of hazards along canals and roadways. But he says … Read more >

Nevada City Chamber Awards Dinner Saturday

Since 1902, the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce has been holding an Installation and Awards Dinner. And this year’s event is Saturday night at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center. Events and Marketing Manager, Lynn Skrukrud, says this year’s recipients represent … Read more >

Stolen GPS Leads To Arrest Of Its Suspect

A Yuba City man has been arrested for possession of stolen property stemming from a vehicle burglary in Nevada City. Nevada County Sheriff’s Department Senior Administrative Analyst, Leslie Williams, says 35-year-old James Polney is suspected of taking numerous items from … Read more >

NID February Snowpack Third-Best Ever Recorded

The first snowpack survey of the season for the Nevada Irrigation District has also been conducted. And all those atmospheric rivers have boosted it to 184-pecent of average. Water Resources Superintendent, Thor Larsen, says that’s their third-highest measurement for February … Read more >

Dahle Unsure About Gas Price Gouging

Governor Newsom is lashing out again at oil companies for what he alleges is gas price gouging. A news release from his office outlined what it says was record profits. It shows Exxon making over 55-billion dollars, or over six-million … Read more >

Another Road Charge Pilot Study Ahead

Another simulated road charge system is about to get underway for Cal Trans. The agency says vehicles are becoming more fuel-efficient, oil prices remain volatile, and the state wants to phase out new gas-powered models. That’s reducing gas tax revenue. … Read more >