Regional

Overnight Paving and Grinding Work Begins on I-80 in Placer County

PLACER COUNTY June 14, 2019 - Caltrans is alerting eastbound and westbound motorists to overnight grinding and paving work on Interstate 80 from Sierra...

NCSO warns of phone scam targeting sex offender registrants

June 14, 2019 - The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office has recently been made aware of a phone scam targeting sex offender registrants. Parties unknown...

Nevada County Supervisors learn about local CAL FIRE resources and facilities

June 14, 2019 - On Tuesday, June 11th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors along with County staff from the Board Office, County Executive...

Unprecedented funding for research into atmospheric rivers and stormwater capture in California approved by...

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. June 14, 2019 - The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will receive $9.25 million toward funding for research into atmospheric...

PG&E resuming annual tree patrols, tree pruning in Paradise

PARADISE, Calif. June 14, 2019 - Contract tree inspectors working for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) are conducting regular annual patrols in Paradise...

Stanford researchers explain what to expect from wildfire season this year and in the...

June 14, 2019 - The recipe for disaster is simple. Throughout Western North America, millions of people live in high-risk wildfire zones thanks to...

Summer Learning Program for Youth Kicks Off at the Truckee Library

Truckee, Calif. June 14, 2019 - The Truckee Library is diving head first into a Summer Learning Program full of fun and engaging activities...

Big Jack East Project Public Information Meeting on June 18

Truckee, Calif. June 14, 2019 - The Tahoe National Forest will host a public information meeting to discuss implementation of the Big Jack East...

Workshop on July 13: Learn How to Process and Mill Local Wood

Nevada City, Calif. June 14, 2019 - On July 13, 2019, the Yuba Watershed Institute will host a workshop called “Working with Local Wood:...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 - Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible...

BLM and partners to sponsor Nevada County’s tire amnesty week

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. June 13, 2019 - Nevada County residents are invited to participate in the annual tire amnesty event, June 17-21, 8...

Browns Valley Fire Station Ground Breaking

June 13, 2019 - The Loma Rica/ Browns Valley Community Services District and CAL FIRE Nevada Yuba-Placer Unit are excited to announce the ground...

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra Counties effective June...

AUBURN, Calif. June 13, 2019 - After another wet winter, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The...

Cooling into Saturday, hot weather returns early next week

June 13, 2019 - Cooling trend into Friday, but high temperatures remain above normal through next week. Afternoon shower or thunderstorm will be possible...

BLM Mother Lode Field Office initiates seasonal fire restrictions

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. June 12, 2019 - The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating fire restrictions on BLM-managed public...

Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum Wishing for a Few Good Volunteers

NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 12, 2019 - The old adage, “be careful what you wish for, you just might get it” has played out...

Slight cooling through Friday, chance of thunderstorms in the higher elevations

June 12, 2019 - Gradual cooling trend through the remainder of the week, but above normal temperatures continue into next week. Threat of an...

June snow in high country; rapid snowmelt begins

June 11, 2019 - A wet winter bringing large amounts of snow and unseasonably low spring temperatures to the Sierra combined to keep the...

Placer Hills and Foresthill Fire Protection District Special Elections results certified

AUBURN, Calif. June 11, 2019 - Local residents are stepping up in support of strengthening fire services in Placer County by approving increased assessment...

Nevada County Fairgrounds: Job Fair for 2019 fair season jobs today

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. June 11, 2019 - The Nevada County Fair is hiring! If you’re interested in working during the 2019 Fair season and...