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Hot temperatures this week, isolated mountain thunderstorms through Thursday

Hot streak will continue for the week with widespread triple digit high temperatures in the Valley. Monsoon moisture heading north will set off showers and isolated thunderstorms through Thursday with the best chances over the Sierra north into the Shasta County mountains and the Coastal range late tonight and Wednesday. Discussion Upper level high pressure […]

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California Faces Heightened Risk of Megafloods

Although California is currently contending with historic drought, a new study indicates that climate change is sharply increasing the risk of a catastrophic megaflood that could submerge large swaths of the state and displace millions of residents. The study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) finds that the likelihood of such […]

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Deadline for BriarPatch Round Up Program is Aug. 31 

Grass Valley, California – Calling all nonprofits and cooperative organizations!    The application deadline for BriarPatch Food Co-op’s 2023 Round Up at the Register donation program is right around the corner… August 31, 2022.   Eligible organizations must be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or a cooperative organization with a mission to build a sustainable and […]

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Nevada County Education Leaders: A Commitment to Safety

In Nevada County, keeping students and schools safe is a top priority for every school administrator, law enforcement agency and local fire departments.  As we return for another school year, families are asking about planning and preparedness for school emergencies, as well as prevention efforts.  Local educational agencies, together with the Nevada County Superintendent of […]

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Hot temperatures through the week, isolated mountain thunderstorms mid-week

Hot weather is forecast for much of this week with widespread triple digit high temperatures in the Valley. Smoke from area wildfires will continue to impact portions of interior Northern California. Monsoonal showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible each day with best chances over the Sierra north into the Shasta County mountains Wednesday – […]

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Nevada County Fair: Horses!

An excited email from your photographer at midnight talking about horse events at the Fair, means you’re in for a treat. Sure enough, Penny Collins captured both barrel racing and horse mindfulness in the arena at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Horse mindfulness – where rider and horse feed off each other’s energy and the rider […]

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Prolonged heat this week with mountain thunderstorms mid-week

Hot temperatures return this week with widespread triple digit high temperatures in the Valley. Smoke from area wildfires will continue to impact portions of interior Northern California. Monsoonal showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible around mid-week with best chances over the Sierra south of I-80. Excessive Heat Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through […]

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Gold Country Senior Services programs and plans to continue

Gold Country Senior Services Executive Director, Janeth Marroletti’s recent resignation marks a major change for the non-profit.             “For approximately five years, Janeth’s leadership led us on a path of progress,” Board President Leslie Lovejoy confirmed. “During her tenure, Meals on Wheels and the Nutrition Programs were expanded to include emergency services that meet increased, […]

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Mountain thunderstorms and prolonged heat next week

Warming trend with widespread moderate heat risk returning early next week. Late-day thunderstorm chances also return to the Sierra Nevada next week. Discussion Clear skies cover interior NorCal early this morning. Onshore surface pressure gradients have picked up a bit compared to early Thursday, but the profiler data indicates the marine layer continues to be […]

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The Recreation Collection now available at the Nevada County Library

The Nevada County Library is proud to announce a new project. The Recreation Collection is an innovative assortment of outdoor and indoor recreational items that can be checked out for free. This collection contains board games, metal detectors, hiking poles, outdoor sporting equipment (tennis sets, pickleball, etc.), trail cams, and so much more. The library […]

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Volunteers Needed For The South Yuba River Citizens League 25th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

Nevada City, CA — The South Yuba River Citizens League’s Annual River Cleanup is turning 25 this year. Each September since 1997, as part of a larger cleanup effort called California Coastal Cleanup Day, SYRCL has organized an annual Yuba River Cleanup event uniting the community to remove the trash that sadly builds up throughout […]

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Thunderstorms and Heat Return Next Week

Warming trend into next week with widespread moderate heat risk returning to the Valley early next week. Chances for afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms also return to the Sierra beginning around Tuesday with chances increasing mid-week. Discussion Weather conditions today will be fairly similar to yesterday with a slight uptick in temperatures by a […]

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August 26 Fundraiser to Support Nevada County First Responders

Help raise money so first responders can help us all. The Second Annual “Salute to First Responders” will be held 5:30-10pm Friday, August 26 at Naggiar Vineyards in south Nevada County. There will be open seating on the party patio overlooking the beautiful lake at the Naggiar tasting room. A picnic buffet will be served, […]

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UC Davis Launches Clinical Trials to Treat a Deadly Coronavirus Disease in Cats (Not the One that Causes COVID-19)

August 10, 2022 – Scientists from the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine have launched new clinical trials focused on improving treatments for feline infectious peritonitis, or FIP, and are currently enrolling patients at the UC Davis veterinary hospital. FIP is a serious disease caused by a feline coronavirus variant, though not the […]