Regional

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...

Nevada County eligible homeowners: Want to go solar, replace HVAC, windows, doors?

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 16, 2016 - Tina Vernon, Nevada County’s Treasurer & Tax Collector is excited to announce that the mPower Nevada County...

mPOWER opens in Nevada County on Nov. 21

November 16, 2016 - mPOWER opens for property assessed clean energy projects in Nevada County and the cities of Grass Valley, Truckee, and Nevada...

Nevada County BOS declares Nov. 29 #GivingTuesday

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 16, 2016 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors declared November 29, 2016 as Giving Tuesday in Nevada County and...

AlertTahoe fire camera system helps firefighters respond to catastrophic wildfires

Nov. 16, 2016 - In a year when huge-scale fires devastated areas of the American West, the AlertTahoe mountaintop fire camera system has been...

WR&R participates in #GivingTuesday – every dollar matched up to $12,000!

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. November 16, 2016 - Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release will be participating in #GivingTuesday this year as a way to generate funds...

Placer Votes for Squaw Development and against Tahoe, Sierra Watch says

Kings Beach, Calif. November 16, 2016 - At a jam-packed, nine-hour, emotional public hearing in North Tahoe yesterday, the Placer County Board of Supervisors...