Regional

Christmas Tree Permits for Tahoe National Forest’s Sierraville Ranger District on Sale November 21

SIERRAVILLE, Calif. November 21, 2016 - Keep the family tradition alive this year (or start a new one) by cutting a Christmas tree in...

Grant program benefits Nevada County fish and wildlife, applications now open

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 21, 2016 - The Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Commission is soliciting grant proposals for Fiscal Year 2017/2018. The grant...

Puppy Broker Sentenced in Felony Animal Cruelty Case

Placerville, Calif. November 21, 2016 - Ginger Turk, 46, formerly of El Dorado Hills, was sentenced on November 18, 2016, in El Dorado County...

Nevada County Fairgrounds and Grass Valley Elks Team Up for Canned Food Drive at...

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. November 21, 2016 - The Nevada County Fairgrounds and Grass Valley Elks are teaming up for a canned food drive to...

Active weather pattern may hamper holiday travels

November 21, 2016 -  A few lingering showers continue today. The next weather system moves into NorCal late Tuesday into Wednesday followed by another...

More showers today and Monday

November 20, 2016 - Rain and mountain snow continues today with showers ending by Monday night. A brief break Tuesday then another round of...

Weekend winter storm followed by more precip just before Thanksgiving

November 19, 2016 - Rain and mountain snow this weekend and early next week. A brief  break Tuesday then another round of precipitation possible...

Nevada City Announces Improvement in Fire Suppression Rating

Nevada City, Calif. November 18, 2016 -  The City of Nevada City announced today that the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has improved its...

PG&E Aerial Smoke Patrols Spot Dozens of California Wildfires in 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. November 18, 2016 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) played a significant role in helping spot and report wildfires before they...

New Aerial Survey Identifies More Than 100 Million Dead Trees in California

VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that the U.S. Forest Service has identified an additional 36...

Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe Launches Winter is Coming Campaign for Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29

TRUCKEE, Calif. November 18, 2016 - The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe (HSTT)’s third annual Giving Tuesday Campaign takes place Tuesday, Nov. 29, with all...

United Way of Nevada County Share the Warmth Collection Drive

November 18, 2016 - A collection drive for socks, gloves and warm hats is being held by United Way of Nevada County for those...

Mike Naggiar latest Guest Speaker at Fairgrounds Foundation’s Speaker Series

November 18, 2016 - "Always be willing to take risks,” said Mike Naggiar, owner of Naggiar Vineyards and Winery, to a group of local...

Wet weekend on the way

November 18, 2016 - Dry weather Friday, rain and higher elevation snow this weekend and early next week. A brief break Tuesday then another...

Medical Cannabis Tax Exemption Has Begun

Sacramento – The November 8, 2016 passage of Proposition 64 (The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act) exempts certain sales of...

Local firefighters assist Southeast states in wild land fire suppression efforts

Redding, CA November 17, 2016 - Nearly 500 fire personnel from California have been mobilized by the U.S. Forest Service to assist with wildfires...

Day of Giving Happy Hour on Nov. 29 at Matteo’s Public to benefit Community...

Nevada City, California, November 17, 2016 - What? Lawyers willing to work for free? Community Legal celebrates its second year in business providing free...

Dry and chilly through Friday, rain and snow this weekend

November 17, 2016 - Dry weather Thursday and Friday. Continued cooler but still near normal temperatures. Rain and higher elevation snow this weekend and...

CalPERS finds the City of Loyalton in default for non-payment of pension obligation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. November 16, 2016 - The Board of Administration for the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) today declared the city of Loyalton...

November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Family Caregivers Month

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 16, 2016 - Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Kimberly Parker was on hand yesterday at the Nevada County...