Published on Dec 12, 2013 - 7:03:15 AM
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December 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM Free and useful: The CHP Grass Valley Area office will be holding a driving safety class for senior drivers on Thursday, December 19, at the main office on McCourtney Rd (across from the Nevada County Fairgrounds).
December 12, 2013 at 3:25 PM Air ambulance Calstar 3 will transport the patient to Sutter/Roseville.
December 12, 2013 at 3:05 PM Vehicle accident on Pleasant Valley Road and Wildwood Ranch Rd. CHP and firefighters on scene. Pleasant Valley Road is open.
December 12, 2013 at 11:44 AM Thanks Doug Keachie for sending this: For any who might be affected, UC Davis Medical Center and the surrounding neighborhoods, suffered a major power outage this morning, and they have cancelled all non emergency appointments for the rest of the day. The major news agencies are not covering this, for some screwball reason. My daughter who works there called and gave me a heads up, and I just double checked. Snow Day.
December 12, 2013 at 10:53 AM Remember? CAL FIRE Video: 2013 California Fire Season. With one of the driest winters on record, California's 2013 fire season was extremely active. The lack of winter rains resulted in dry conditions across the state leading to a number of unseasonably large wildfires early in the year and a continued trend of above normal fire activity.
December 12, 2013 at 10:36 AM Water is the Key to a Safe Tree: Fire Safety Urged with Christmas Trees
December 12, 2013 at 8:45 AM Great tips from CAL FIRE AEU: Are you traveling this holiday season and staying in a motel or hotel? "If you or someone you know will be on the road take our 5 minute quiz to find out how savvy you are about fire safety" says Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan.
December 12, 2013 at 8:37 AM NWS: 1/4mile freezing fog along I-80 with -1°F at Truckee! Use caution if traveling across the Sierra passes.
December 12, 2013 at 7:18 AM Congrats to the BriarPatch Volunteers for Life
December 12, 2013 at 7:10 AM Temperatures are on a gradual warming trend into next week. There is a slight chance of showers over the Coastal Range and western Shasta County Mountains tonight/early Friday as a weak system brushes the area. The potential for another weak system exits for northern California next Wednesday.
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