Local News

NC Parking Improvement Recommendations Made

Over five months after receiving and reviewing a consulting group’s study, specific parking changes are being recommended in Nevada City. Councilmember Lou Ceci is part of the Infrastructure Committee, along with Gary Peterson, that met recently. And they want to … Read more >

Property Tax Relief from Storm Damage

The first installment of Nevada County property taxes is due on Monday, and many Nevada County property owners have already taken advantage of the opportunity to reduce property values temporarily as a result of winter storm damage.   Public Information … Read more >

African American Pioneers To Be Honored With Plaque

Nevada County Supervisors also designated another Historical Landmark at their meeting earlier this week. And Kathy Hillis, with the Friends of the Landmarks Commission, says this one will commemorate civil rights advocates Jennie Correll Carter and Dennis Drummond Carter at … Read more >

Food and Toy Run On Saturday

The second Saturday of December every year is when residents see hundreds of motorcycles rumble through the streets of Nevada City and Grass Valley for the Nevada County Food and Toy Run. Everyone gathers at the Rood Center in the … Read more >

Developers Moving Forward With Dorsey Marketplace

The recent court ruling regarding the Dorsey Marketplace project in Grass Valley is seen as only a minor technical legal setback by the developers. Development Manager Warren Hughes says plans will continue to move forward, although slower than they’d like. … Read more >

Nevada County Youth Commission Seated

It took just a matter of months for Nevada County’s first-ever Youth Commission to be seated. County Supervisors approved the 17 applicants, 14 to 19 years old, at its Tuesday meeting. And the Commission got to work right away, holding … Read more >

Nevada County Expanding People In Crisis Response

Mental health crisis teams must soon be available 24 hours a day, under a new state law. So Nevada County is gearing up to provide that by the end of the year. At their meeting on Tuesday, the Board of … Read more >

Menorah Lighting At Robinson Plaza

Hanukkah starts today (Thurs.). And, once again, the Chabad of Grass Valley is kicking things off what’s also known as the Festival of Lights with the lighting of the county’s largest menorah this (Thurs.) evening. That’s at Robinson Plaza in … Read more >

Holiday Mailing Deadlines Looming

If you want to mail a holiday season package through the Postal Service for the lowest rate, you only have a little over a week to do it, to make sure it arrives before Christmas. Spokesperson Kristina Uppal says the … Read more >

Water Seepage On Greenhorn Access Road Fixed

Just in time, with the recent rain, water seepage issues near one of the busier intersections in Western Nevada County have finally been taken care of. It had been coming through the pavement on Greenhorn Access Road, about 100 yards … Read more >