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Nevada County Bear River Library Closure Notice; All Other Library Locations Remain Open

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. March 14, 2020 – On Friday March 13th the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools announced school closures beginning immediately and continuing until April 13th, 2020. Therefore, as the Bear River Library is housed within the school the Branch is closed and will remain closed until the school reopens. The Grass Valley Library, […]

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Apply for Nevada County's 2020 Spring Citizen's Academy

As the Board of Supervisors wraps up their annual workshop, community members are encouraged to engage with their local government through the County’s 2020 Citizen’s Academy. Nevada County is now accepting applications for its 7th year of Citizen’s Academy which offers a behind the scenes look at County government. Participants tour six 6 County facilities […]

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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 […]

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Extreme Weather Shelter for Homeless Nevada County residents will open Tuesday through Friday night

November 25, 2019 – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the foothills. Low snow levels and cold temperatures are predicted this Tuesday through Thursday afternoon. In an effort to collaborate over one of our most vulnerable populations, Sierra Roots, the City of Nevada City, and the County of Nevada have […]

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Lone Oak Senior Apartments in Penn Valley Receiving Federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Nevada County, CA – The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) announced Wednesday that over 7 million in federal low-income housing tax credits will be awarded to the Lone Oak Senior Apartments in Penn Valley. This comes after the Nevada County Board of Supervisors earmarked $1.2 million in County funds as deferred loans in the […]

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How the Partial Federal Government Shutdown Affects Nevada County

January 14, 2019 – The United States Federal Government is in the midst of a partial government shutdown. A government shutdown happens when Congress does not pass funding bills or the president fails to sign them before the previous appropriations run out. Congress has already funded about 75 percent of the federal government through September […]

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Recently elected Nevada County officials to be sworn in on Monday, Jan. 7th

Nevada County, CA January 2, 2019 – With the coming of the New Year, recently elected Nevada County elected officials will be starting new terms. Nevada County elected officials are elected on a non-partisan basis to serve four-year terms. District 3 and District 4 Supervisors, Assessor, Auditor-Controller, Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, District Attorney, Sheriff, Superintendent of […]

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Wildfire Prevention & Preparedness Town Hall on Dec. 5

November 21, 2018 – December 5th, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Rood Center, representatives from CALFIRE, local law enforcement, city officials, and staff from Nevada County are partnering to host a Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness Town Hall. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from fire experts and community leadership, as […]

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Nevada County Contracts with Community Partners for Sheltering During Extreme Winter Weather

November 19, 2018 – In an ongoing effort to implement the County Homeless Plan, the Board of Supervisors approved two new partnerships with Sierra Roots and the Salvation Army during Tuesday’s Board meeting. These contracts will fully support 20 nights each for sheltering homeless citizens during extremely cold winter nights for up to a combined […]

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Nevada County and USDA Rural Development co-host successful workshop

November 1, 2018 – On October 30th, more than 100 nonprofit leaders, elected officials, public agency staff, realtors,lenders, mortgage brokers, and potential homebuyers gathered at the Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley for a Nonprofit and Housing Resources workshop. The event, co-hosted by the County of Nevada and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural […]