Regional

40-year experiment in Yosemite: Managing fire, rather than suppressing it, benefits forest and watershed

Oct. 24, 2016 - An unprecedented 40-year experiment in a 40,000-acre valley of Yosemite National Park strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather...

Cannabis Crusades will feature Dennis Peron, the father of Prop 215, this Friday

NEVADA CITY, Calif. October 26, 2016 - Dennis Peron, the father of Prop 215, will guest on the popular radio program, the Cannabis Crusades,...

First Tuesday Democrats on Nov. 1st: The Statewide Propositions

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. October 26, 2016 - Are you staring at that 222page document sent to you by the State of California’s Secretary of...

League of Women Voters Annual Speak Out on Nov. 12

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. October 26. 2016 - The League of Women Voters, Western Nevada County November 12th meeting will be our annual Speak-Out. This...

Truckee Police, Truckee Fire and Tahoe Forest Hospital Conducting Exercise Near Hospital

October 26, 2016 - Area Public Safety and First Responders are conducting a haz-mat exercise on Levon Av near the hospital.  This exercise will...

Brief dry spell today, then at times heavy rain starting Thursday afternoon

October 26, 2016 - Wet and unsettled weather continues this week with a brief break today, then continues into early next week as several...

CHP officer apprehends suspect in child abduction

DOWNIEVILLE, Calif. October 25, 2016 - At approximately 3 :00 PM today, a plainclothes CHP investigator was in Downieville, CA as part of an...

Conservation Groups Protest Water Rights for Centennial Dam

Nevada City, Calif. October 25, 2016 - The Foothills Water Network, a coalition of conservation and recreation organizations, submitted a joint water rights protest...

Sierra County Sheriff: Details on successful conclusion of Amber Alert for Henry Massey

SIERRA COUNTY, Calif. October 25, 2016 - On October 24, 2016 at approximately 7:40pm our agency was notified by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office...

Yesterday’s Amber alert: Baby and mother safely located in Downieville

October 25, 2016 - The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is confirming that both the suspect in the Sunday morning Guerneville kidnapping and her 7-month-old...

Grass Valley Police releases standoff suspect’s identity

On 10/24/2016, Grass Valley Police Officers arrested Aaron Herbert (18 years old), for making criminal threats against law enforcement, resisting arrest, and charges related to...

Revisit-Tin Animal House: Rust to Roost Art Project

NEVADA CITY, Calif. October 25, 2016 - If you’re old enough to remember the movie Animal House, or not, and if you liked the...

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Oppose Proposition 64, Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Placerville, CA – At the October 11, 2016, El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board voted unanimously in favor of a resolution...

Voter registrations up, voted ballots arriving at the Nevada County Elections Office

NEVADA CITY, Calif. October 25, 2016 - The deadline to register to vote in the November election has passed and Nevada County upped the...

Current system moves out, second storm arrives Thursday, more on tap for weekend

October 25, 2016 - Wet and unsettled weather will occur this week as several weather systems transit the area. Discussion Weakening cold front has stalled out...

Standoff over on Sutton Way

October 24, 2016 - Tonight Grass Valley Police Officers, with assistance from Nevada City PD Officers and K9 Rüdiger, as well as assistance from...

40th Annual Donner Lake Turkey Trot November 5th

October 24, 2016 - The ASC Training Center, based on Donner Summit, will host the Donner Lake Turkey Trot, a run or walk which...

Officials Warn of Flash Flood Potential as Rainy Season Begins in California

October 24, 2016 - Flood and fire officials from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), CAL FIRE and the National Weather Service (NWS)...

The Sidewalk Gang, FREED, partnering with Public Works Department to improve sidewalks

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. October 24, 2016 - Informal community organizations can cooperate to create positive change. The Sidewalk Gang, a neighborhood group at the...

CAL FIRE AEU to begin Fall Prescribed Fire Regiment

Camino, Calif. October 24, 2016 - With the change of seasons evident here in the foothills, CAL FIRE AEU will begin burning many different...