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Plea deal reached in Chittock case

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 27, 2017 – A plea deal was reached this afternoon in an alleged animal cruelty/neglect case resulting from a welfare check on animals located at a business in the 10000 block of Harvest Lane in Rough & Ready in early November. Nevada County Sheriff’s Animal Control Officers seized a number of live […]

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Neighbors helping neighbors: Placer County Community Foundation donates to Nevada County Relief Fund

When disaster strikes, the community pulls together. That’s a tenet of life in the Foothills. The River Fire once more confirmed the never-failing generosity of the community. This afternoon, Veronica Blake, the CEO of the Placer County Community Foundation and the foundation’s Vice Chair Sue Thompson made the trip across county lines to present a […]

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Local assistance center for River Fire survivors to open Aug. 13-14

AUBURN, Calif. – With most mandatory evacuations now lifted for the River Fire, Placer and Nevada counties will continue their support for impacted residents with a joint local assistance center – a one-stop-shop for recovery and rebuilding information and resources.  The center will be open Aug. 13-14 at Colfax Elementary School; from 10 a.m. – […]

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Nevada County Relief Fund Awards $287,500 in “Survival” Grants to 73 Small Businesses

Nevada City, CA January 14, 2021 – When the State announced the regional stay-at-home order last month to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Nevada County Relief Fund launched its’ “Small Business Winter Survival Campaign” to help the most impacted businesses survive. With the generous support of local residents and community leaders, the Nevada County […]

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Rebound Nevada County Launches E-Commerce Ignitor

May 6, 2020 – In response to the immediate and essential need for small businesses to establish an online retail presence, Rebound Nevada County is launching the E-commerce Business Ignitor Course.  This course is primarily geared toward local brick-and-mortar retailers who understand that adding online sales is critical to business operations going forward. The ambitious […]

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Nevada County Supervisors Select Sierra Business Council to lead County Economic Development Initiatives

Nevada City, CA June 23, 2020 – The Board of Supervisors unanimously selected the Sierra Business Council (SBC) to manage the County’s economic development initiatives with a focus on business technical assistance, public-private sector coordination, and expanding internet access countywide. “The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the urgent need to extend rural broadband […]

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Volunteers and NCNGRR Museum: A Great Team – Join Us

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 20, 2020 – What makes volunteering a meaningful, worthwhile endeavor?  Is it contributing and giving back to the community?   Sharing experience and expertise with others or learning a new skill?  Or maybe it’s meeting some new people who have a shared interest and similar outlook.  The Nevada County Narrow Gauge Museum […]

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Give a Gift This Holiday: Giving Tree for Foster Youth and Toys for Tots

December 1, 2019 – Every December, Nevada County Child Welfare Services works with community service provides and partners to collect and donate Christmas presents for children in foster care. This annual tradition brings joy and happiness to all the foster children through the community’s support and acknowledgement. Each Giving Tree has tags for each child […]