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Are you ready for the upcoming storms?

Winter storm Wednesday night into Friday morning will bring rain, heavy mountain snow, gusty winds and mountain travel impacts. Brief break expected during the day Friday. A second winter storm Friday night into Sunday will bring additional rain, heavy mountain snow, and mountain travel impacts. Also, low snow! There’s still time to get ready. Be […]

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Major winter storm with travel impacts and potential road closures Wed night-Friday

A few light showers will be possible over the mountains today as a weather system moves through. Cool and dry weather Tuesday and Wednesday with near freezing minimum temperatures in the Central Valley. Widespread precipitation returns Wednesday night through the weekend. Discussion Quick hitting, mainly dry, system is moving south into NorCal early this morning. […]

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Thankful for you

Thank you for all the support over the years. Susan and I could not have built YubaNet without the continued support of the paying subscribers who keep the lights on at YubaNet HQ and the data flowing to over 14 million pageviews this year. We are humbled by the support and excited to share our expansion plans […]

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Election update – Nov. 22

The Nevada County Elections Office has released updated results for the November 8th General Election. 50,432 ballots have been counted and voter turnout stands at 67.94% with this latest update. Lisa Swarthout will be Nevada County’s District 3 Supervisor, starting in January of 2023. Hilary Hodge will be joined by Haven Caravelli on the Grass […]

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Focus Forward – our vision for 2023

Thank you. In 2022, from “Snowmaggedon”, through fire season and on to election night, you were with us! Your interest in our reporting brings meaning to our work and the ongoing support of our readers fuels our continued coverage of the wider Sierra Nevada region. Focus Forward is our editorial vision for 2023. It’s YubaNet’s […]

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Two Families Come Forward to Match Donations to Hospitality House; Donations Doubled Now Through Dec. 14

Grass Valley, Calif. (Nov. 22, 2022) – This holiday season, two families have come forward to amplify the impact of all donations made to Hospitality House. Now through Dec. 14, all monetary donations made to Nevada County’s leading homeless shelter services provider will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $30,000. A $10 donation will […]

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The Thanksgiving poll results are in!

We asked our newsletter subscribers which classic Thanksgiving dishes will grace their table. There was only one dish without a single “Not on our table!” See the results and comments below, complete with a tour of local grocery stores – yes, there are turkeys available right now. The bird stills top of the food pyramid […]

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November 2022 election results

Nevada County, Calif. – Starting at 5:00 pm, through our partnership with Newspack, we will have real-time election results from all national races via Decision Desk HQ. After 8:00 pm, California statewide races will be updated every 60 seconds. Local results will be posted in real time as soon as available. November 29, 2022 at […]

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Happening Now – November 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. November 29, 2022 at 7:22 PM Updated election results posted, with only 394 unprocessed ballots remaining there is no change in outcome of the various contests. November 29, 2022 at 1:49 PM […]

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The Spooktacular Halloween at the Rood Center in Nevada City was a success. Hordes of dinosaurs, princesses, ghosts, fairytale characters wandered around the local government center to collect toys, candy and participate in the scavenger hunt. County departments picked their theme and decorated their offices and made sure every trick-or-treater got their candy or toys. […]

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Rood Center ready to welcome trick-or-treaters

Late Friday afternoon, Nevada County’s Eric Rood Administrative Center was a hive of unusual activity. County departments underwent transformations into different realms – Rainbows and Unicorns, the Goblin King’s Castle, Oz, Never Neverland, Teribithia and Star Warz to name a few (slightly altered from the originals.) County elves, ahem staffers, were busy setting up, with […]

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Most local candidates, committees filed campaign finance reports on time

Candidates and committees supporting or opposing local measures in the upcoming election are required to file campaign finance reports on a schedule set by the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) – but two candidates and one committee appear to have missed Thursday’s deadline. In Nevada County, all filings are submitted electronically via a system […]

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More bad news for the planet: greenhouse gas levels hit new highs

Geneva/New York, 26 October (WMO) – In yet another ominous climate change warning, atmospheric levels of the three main greenhouse gases – carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide all reached new record highs in 2021, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). WMO’s Greenhouse Gas Bulletin reported the biggest year-on-year jump in […]

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