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Yuba Restoration Project Would Help Threatened Salmon and Steelhead

Marysville, Calif. September 6, 2016. A habitat restoration project being planned for the lower Yuba River could help increase populations of Chinook salmon and steelhead trout, which are listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act. With funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Hallwood Side Channel and Floodplain Restoration Project […]

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Law Day 2016 in Nevada County: Fifth grade students’ study trip teaches about courts, law enforcement and jail

September 6, 2016 – The Nevada County Superior Courts, local Law Enforcement, and the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools (NCSOS) are pleased to sponsor LAW DAY 2016 on Friday, Sept. 16th. Law Day is an annual field trip opportunity for 5th grade students to better understand what happens in court and learn about the role […]

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Where the Wild Things Are – Celebration and Benefit for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release September 10

September 6, 2016 – Imagine a warm fall evening filled with the lilting sound of a hammered dulcimer; the aroma of enticing hors d’oeuvres and desserts and the rich, velvety taste of an aged red wine, as you stroll through the beautiful nursery grounds. The sixth annual, “Where the Wild Things Are – Celebration and […]

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95% of California’s wildfires caused by people

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 5, 2016 – In the past two months, California has experienced a rash of large and damaging wildfires and in almost every single case, the fire was preventable. It’s true; 95% of all wildfires are caused by the activity of people! CAL FIRE is asking, especially with the holiday weekend, that all Californians […]

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A few high clouds today, temperatures will begin to warm up Labor Day

September 3, 2016 – An upper level disturbance will pass over the west this weekend, which will bring below normal temperatures and slight chances for showers in mountain portions of northeast California. The disturbance moves east starting Labor day as an upper level high pressure system brings a return of near to slightly above normal […]

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Living History In The Park Sept. 10-11 – Learn About The American Revolutionary War

NEVADA CITY, Calif. September 2, 2016 – The history of the American Revolution (1775-1783) comes alive Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 10-11) as part of Nevada City’s 50th Annual Constitution Day Parade and Celebration. The Delaware Regiment of the Brigade of the American Revolution will gather under the pines at Pioneer Park to present “Revolutionary War […]

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Pleasant holiday weekend weather ahead

September 2, 2016 – Mainly dry weather for NorCal with slightly below average temperatures through early next week. A slight chance of showers southern Cascades and foothills Saturday night. Warming expected the second half of next week. Locally breezy at times, mainly in the Delta and over ridgetops. Discussion Upper trough over the west coast […]

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2016 Nevada County Fair by the numbers

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. September 1, 2016 – More than $540,000 raised for Nevada County youth, more than 7,400 exhibits, and several community partnerships made for a successful 2016 “Kick It Up” Nevada County Fair. Approximately 100,000 people attended this year’s Fair. More than $900,000 was generated on Treat Street by local nonprofit organizations. Proceeds raised […]

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Nevada County Schools: Free and Reduced-Price Meals

September 1, 2016 – The Nevada County Superintendent of Schools is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and/or the district/agency’s central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party on […]

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Fire Danger Level Remains Extreme Heading into Labor Day Weekend and Hunting Season

SPARKS, Nev., September 1, 2016 – Fire officials on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest would like to remind the public the fire danger level is still extreme. Human-caused wildfires are still a major concern heading into the Labor Day weekend and hunting season. “The key to fire safety is awareness,” said Russ Bird, Forest Fire Management Officer. […]