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Isolated thunderstorms this afternoon over the Northern Sierra, heat continues

Triple digit heat continues across the Central Valley through the weekend with gradual cooling next week. Monsoon activity will lead to some afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms over the northern Sierra today, and again Friday and Saturday, south of Highway 50. Dry weather is expected through the extended. Discussion The upper level low pressure system […]

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Disney-approved, award-winning conductor to lead Pirates of the Caribbean movie and concert

Come along for a swashbuckling adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow, his motley crew, and Music in the Mountains! Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley, the action-packed Curse of the Black Pearl sets mystery, intrigue, swords, and treasure to a live performance of Klaus Badelt’s thrilling musical score based on themes of Hans Zimmer. […]

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Nevada County Habitat for Humanity receives $20,000 grant from Wells Fargo to build homes in Grass Valley

Nevada County Habitat for Humanity (NCHFH) is one of more than 230 Habitat for Humanity affiliates awarded a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation as part of its nationwide initiative to help low to moderate income families build and improve their homes across the U.S. NCHFH received a $20,000 grant to help build homes in […]

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Nevada County is in the Last Mile of Functional Zero for Veteran Homelessness

NEVADA COUNTY, CA — Built for Zero announced that Nevada County, California, is closing in on the milestone for making veteran homelessness rare and brief in their community. With 21 veterans experiencing homelessness on their by-name list, the Nevada County Built for Zero team is continuing to improve its homeless response system with the hopes of reaching this milestone, known […]

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Hot temperatures into next week, isolated thunderstorm this afternoon – Thursday

Triple digit heat continues across the Central Valley through the weekend. Monsoon moisture will lead to a few showers and thunderstorms over the northern Sierra late this week. Heat Advisory until 10 PM this evening. Moderate Risk for heat-related illnesses for pets, livestock, and those who are sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling […]

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Nevada County Awards an Additional 20 Microbusiness Grants

Nevada County has awarded an additional $50,000 in relief funds to 20 microbusinesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. All microbusinesses received $2,500 in grant funding. Nevada County has awarded a total of $107,500 to 43 microbusinesses.  “Thank you, Sierra Business Council and Nevada County, for creating this opportunity for our small businesses. We are honored […]

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Yuba Water issues $14.4 million short-term loan to front Yuba County’s pension obligations

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (June 21, 2022) – Yuba County will save more than $315,000 over the next year with the help of a $14.4 million low interest loan from Yuba Water Agency to pre-pay the county’s annual California Public Employees’ Retirement System payment. “Yuba Water has carefully managed its reserves to be able to accommodate loans […]

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Hot temperatures through the week; Isolated thunderstorms Wednesday Night – Thursday

Triple digit heat returns to the Central Valley through the weekend, peaking today and Wednesday. Monsoon moisture may produce isolated showers and thunderstorms over the high Sierra south of Highway 50 late this week. Heat Advisory from 10 AM this morning to 10 PM PDT Wednesday. Discussion Skies are clear across interior NorCal early this […]

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First Nevada County Landmark to Commemorate Wine Making

The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce the Nevada County Board of Supervisors has designated the site of the First Commercial Winery as a Nevada County Historical Landmark, NEV 22-03. Located at 305 Broad Street in downtown Nevada City, the current Novak’s Menswear storefront housed the winery operation of Augustine Isoard in1860. […]

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Noon Time Legal Seminar: Understanding Guardianship on July 19

Topics of Guardianship include creation, notice, temporary guardianship, permanent guardianship, rights and liabilities, duration, termination, and suspension.  These topics, and more, will be covered in this one-hour Noon Time Legal Seminar, presented by the Nevada County Law Library.  Presented by Kathy Lindsay and Larry Montgomery, Attorneys About Kathy Lindsay Kathy Lindsay has been practicing law […]

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New Historical Landmark Expands Commemoration of Gold Rush Era Nevada County Diversity

The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce that on June 14, 2022 the Nevada County Board of Supervisors designated The Nevada City African Methodist Episcopal Church Site as a Nevada County Historical Landmark, NEV 22-02. Located in the present day residential area of 549 North Pine Street in Nevada City, the AME […]

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Breezy northerly winds today and Tuesday, rapid warming through mid-week

Dry weather with warming temperatures through mid-week. Triple digit heat returns to the Central Valley Tuesday through the weekend, peaking on Wednesday. Monsoon moisture may produce isolated showers and thunderstorms over the high Sierra south of Highway 50 late this week. Discussion Clear skies cover interior NorCal early this morning, though some mid and high […]

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Lightning map: 255 strikes recorded in NorCal

On Saturday, between 1:00 pm and 5:36pm, sixty-one lightning strikes were recorded on the Tahoe National Forest. Fifty-four of these downstrikes were recorded on the Yuba River Ranger District. Throughout northern California the BLM lightning detection system recorded 255 lightning strikes hitting the ground, 158 on National Forests. Firefighters will patrol throughout the weekend, both […]