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Posted inRegional

High school board of trustees to vote on resolution supporting the termination of all vaccine, masking, and other COVID-19 state mandates

The Nevada Joint Union High School District (NJUHSD) Board of Trustees meets tonight at 6:00 pm in Room J-204 at Nevada Union High School and will consider, among other agenda items, a resolution to “support local decision-making authority regarding COVID-19 health and safety protocols. If adopted, the NJUHSD Board of Trustees expects “the State of […]

Posted inRegional

Power restoration progress update – Jan 5. (video)

During Monday’s webinar, PG&E committed to providing regular updates on progress and challenges faced during restoration efforts in their Sierra division and specifically Nevada County. YubaNet met virtually with their representatives late this afternoon for a progress update. Yesterday, the utility’s spokespeople announced January 11, 2022 as the estimated time of restoration for all customers […]

Posted inRegional

PG&E damage assessment in Nevada County reveals over 1,214 instances of damage

After yesterday’s webinar, where the utility promised more focused updates, this morning’s update provided to us contains the first detailed summary of damage assessed so far. According to the update, “In Nevada County alone, we have identified more than 1,214 instances of damage. That includes: 307 power poles 580 locations where the conductor or the […]

Posted inRegional

After the storm – live webinar

Panelists from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, County Emergency Operations Center, CAL FIRE, and PG&E will share the latest updates on the storm’s impact, emergency response efforts to date and available resources and services. Also broadcast live on KVMR FM 89.5, KNCO 830AM and STAR 94.1 FM. Resources: Firewood Pick-Up Sites Eric Rood Center: 950 […]

Posted inRegional

Winter storm and gusty winds late tonight and Tuesday – rain in the Foothills and mountain snow

Mountain snow and valley rain showers return tonight along with breezy winds. Another chance for wet weather possible late in the week. Winter Weather Advisory from 7 AM Monday to 7 AM PST Tuesday for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-Western Plumas County/Lassen Park. Discussion Cool temperatures are widespread across Northern California this morning. Many locations […]

Posted inRegional

Jan. 1 status update on storm damage repair

Some 1,000 PG&E customers got power back today in Nevada County, leaving 14,220 (at publication time) without utility power for a sixth day. The road situation continues to improve, with county public works crews continuing to open roads, assisted by private contractors hired by the county who also remove debris on private roads. Major issues […]

Posted inFeatured

Happening Now – January 2022

Happening Now brings you community news, updates and announcements throughout the day. Don’t forget to refresh/reload this page to see the latest updates. January 18, 2022 at 8:30 AM Vehicle off the roadway on Quaker Hill Cross Road, unknown when the accident occurred. No occupants in the car. January 18, 2022 at 6:56 AM Today […]

Posted inRegional

Nevada City declares public emergency

Yesterday, December 30th, Nevada City’s City Manager declared a local emergency for Nevada City. Cities and towns declare emergencies once the county has issued and adopted their declaration. Nevada City Manager Joan Phillipe, acting in her capacity as Director of Civil Defense and Disaster for the city, has issued a declaration of public emergency due […]

Posted inOut of State Fires

Marshall, Boulder CO

Marshall, Boulder County Office. IMT 1 (RM Team 1). One mile northwest of Broomfield, CO. Short grass and timber. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Numerous structures threatened. Evacuations, road, area and trail closures in effect. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday. December 31, 2021 at 7:25 AM Boil Water Notice – Both Superior and Louisville […]