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Increased CalFresh Participation Would Bring $7,860,000 in Federal Nutrition Benefits to Nevada County

Dec. 14, 2016 – Today, California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA) released its annual Lost Dollars, Empty Plates report, a complement to the organization’s recently published Program Access Index (PAI). The PAI compares CalFresh utilization to the number of potentially eligible individuals in each county. Nevada County ranks 35th out of 58 counties on the index […]

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Pawnee Trail shooting update: shootout preceded “self-inflicted” gunshot wound

December 14, 2016 – On December 14th, 2016 an autopsy was performed on the decedent, James Paul Scola. The results of the autopsy revealed that Scola was struck several times with what appeared to be handgun caliber bullets. The autopsy further revealed that the fatal wound Scola suffered was actually “self-inflicted” from a shotgun. The […]

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Nevada County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue Thanks the Community for its Generosity

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 14, 2016 – The Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team wishes to thank the following merchants for their generous donations recognizing the team members for the time and effort they each put in to serving the residents and visitors to Nevada County. Asylum Down B & C Hardware Bistro 221 […]

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Strong, gusty winds develop later today ahead of heavy precip tonight and Thursday

December 14, 2016 – Wet and windy weather with high-elevation snow continues into Friday. Freezing temperatures possible this weekend. Flood Watch through late Thursday night, Wind Advisory from noon today to noon Thursday and Winter Storm Watch from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon in effect. Discussion Amplifying ridge has shifted the large area of precipitation  […]

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Tahoe Expedition Academy and +Impact to Announce Funding, New State-of-the-Art Campus

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. December 13, 2016 +Impact School and Tahoe Expedition Academy (TEA), fully accredited, independent Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K)-8 and 9-12 schools in Lake Tahoe, Calif., today announced that they have raised $10 million in funding in partnership with the Martis Valley Education Fund (MVEF). If the schools raise another $1 million, they will receive a […]

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Caltrans Advises Motorists to Expect Winter Driving Conditions

MARYSVILLE December 13, 2016 – Caltrans District 3 is alerting motorists to be prepared for winter driving conditions, including flooding potential, as a new series of winter storms arrive in Northern California. The National Weather Service (NWS) expects the first storm to arrive Tuesday afternoon with occasional rain and snow in the mountains. Wednesday will […]

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Annual Survey of U.S. Teens Finds Little Change in Marijuana Usage Rates Despite Big Changes in Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 13, 2016 — The results of an annual survey of U.S. middle and high school students released Tuesday invalidate claims that reforming marijuana laws and debating legalization will lead to increased marijuana use among teens. According to the Monitoring the Future Survey sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): •   […]

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Nevada County BOS proclaims Jan. 12-16 as South Yuba River Citizen’s League’s 15th annual Wild&Scenic Film Festival

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 13, 2016 – The Nevada County BOS today unanimously proclaimed Jan. 12-16 as SYRCL WSSF days. SYRCL’s Executive Director Caleb Dardick and Festival Director Melinda Booth were on hand to accept the proclamation. RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JANUARY 12-16, 2017 AS SOUTH YUBA RIVER CITIZEN’S LEAGUE’S 15th ANNUAL WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL […]

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Significant rainfall and snow likely by Wednesday into Friday, gusty winds on Wednesday

December 13, 2016 – Wet weather returns to NorCal today with significant rainfall and mountain snow likely by Wednesday into Friday. Flood Watch from noon today through late Thursday night. Wind Advisory from noon Wednesday to noon Thursday. Winter Storm Watch from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Discussion Lots […]

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First wave of rain Tuesday/Wednesday, even bigger event Thursday/Friday – including low snow levels

December 12, 2016 – Dry today followed by potentially significant rainfall and mountain snow Tuesday through Friday. Discussion Lots of cloudiness continues across most of interior NorCal early this morning. Stratus covers the entire Sacramento Valley except for the north end around Redding. With all the cloud cover, temperatures are relatively mild ranging from the […]

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Next storm arrives Tuesday, significant rain and snow forecast

December 11, 2016 – Dry Sunday and Monday followed by potentially significant rain and mountain snow Tuesday through Thursday. Winter Storm Watch from Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Short Term Discussion (Tonight through Wednesday) Precipitation has ended as the cold front has exited the area and the moisture plume […]

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