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Winter weather: watches, warnings explained

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. December 1, 2023 – Winter weather can bring storms, snow and floods. NWS Sacramento Warning Meteorologist Courtney Carpenter explains the different types of warnings issued by the National Weather Service and what you can do to be prepared for winter weather. For part two of our winter preparedness series, an expert explainer […]

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Happening Now – December 2023

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. December 3, 2023 at 8:18 PM Water pipe burst on Ball Road near Alta Sierra Drive, roadway is flooded. December 3, 2023 at 8:04 PM Burn pile on Marysville Road near Leanne […]

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Nevada City joins Nisenan’s Ancestral Homelands Reciprocity Program

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 30, 2023 – Nisenan leaders and Nevada City representatives met yesterday at ‘Uba Seo Gallery for a check presentation to The California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project or CHIRP. With the $5,000 donation, the City of Nevada City is the first government entity to participate in the Ancestral Homelands Reciprocity Program. Shelly […]

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How to winterize water pipes – video

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 27, 2023 – It’s time to winterize your water pipes to protect them from freezing temperatures. This is part one of our winter preparedness series, designed to bring you practical advice and resources for living in the Sierra Nevada. We recently caught up with Andrew Twidwell, the owner of ABT Plumbing, […]

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Smartsville Man Arrested for Felony Child Endangerment

Smartsville, Calif. November 17, 2023 – 34-year-old James Robert Wolfsgruber Jr. of Smartsville was arrested on Nov. 15, 2023 on several charges, including felony child endangerment, felony possession of a firearm, felony possession of ammunition, possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a loaded firearm, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor cultivation […]

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Community Assistance Requested to Help Solve Cold Case Homicide

Grass Valley, Calif. Nov. 15, 2023 – Today marks the 12th anniversary of when Grass Valley resident Delbert Wilder, 63, was found murdered on his property in 2011. Deputies of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) initially responded to the property, located in the area of Greenhorn Rd in Grass Valley, for a welfare check […]

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The Thanksgiving Feast Poll

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. November 15, 2023 – Is Thanksgiving sneaking up on you or is your kitchen already busier than a restaurant during dinner rush? Tell us what’s different this year and what’s on your menu. Results will be published on Sunday, together with some helpful tips from local businesses and chefs.

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Country Christmas Faire at the Fairgrounds

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. November 5 , 2023 – The Fairgrounds will host the 2023 Country Christmas Faire on Thanksgiving weekend. Four large exhibit buildings, filled with thousands of handcrafted items and gifts, giving shoppers a chance to start their holiday shopping and purchase unique quality handmade items created by more than 100 talented artisans. Visitors […]

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Happening Now – November 2023

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. November 30, 2023 at 10:16 PM Solo vehicle accident, car into a ditch on Norlene Way near Lawrence Way in Alta Sierra. No injuries reported. November 30, 2023 at 2:29 PM There […]

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Wind event this weekend – prepare now

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. October 27, 2023 – Gusty north to east winds pick up throughout the day on Saturday and persist into Sunday alongside a drying trend. This will result in critical fire weather conditions. Prepare for the possibility of power outages, be aware of potential hazards like weakened trees and have your Go bag […]

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Peaceful simultaneous ‘Free Palestine’ and ‘Support Israel’ protests in Nevada City

The Nevada County for Human Rights in Palestine, a self-described coalition in occupied Nisenan land dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism, Zionism, and islamophobia, held a march and a banner drop on the Broad Street Bridge in Nevada City. On the other side of the bridge, counter-demonstrators proclaimed their solidarity with Israel. Both sides chanted their slogans […]

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10,000 meals prepared at Food Bank event

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. October 25, 2023 – The Food Bank of Nevada County hosted the third annual 10,000 meals event today and reached their goal with the help of local groups, businesses and volunteers. In partnership with Outreach Program California, one of their warehouses transformed into an assembly line to package the dry ingredients for […]

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Robert Arnold’s Black and White Photo Exhibit Features Portraits of Vulnerability and Resilience

A remarkable photo exhibit of black and white portraits by photographer Robert Arnold will be showcased at the Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento from November 8 – December 2, 2023.   In his first exhibit, Arnold brings together 60 years of portraits, reflecting the diverse faces of northern California, portraying both the innocence of youth […]

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Hiker Fatality on Mt. Whitney in Sequoia National Park 

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS – Tom Gerbier, a French National of Fontenay-sous-Bois, France, and pilot for Air France, was reported missing when he didn’t show up for his return flight. He started his hike from Whitney Portal early Tuesday morning, October 17, via the Mountaineering Route and was due back on a flight on […]

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