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How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot.

Dec. 11, 2017 - A whopping 252 million years ago, Earth was crawling with bizarre animals, including dinosaur cousins resembling Komodo dragons and bulky...

Placer County to assume snow removal duties in the Soda Springs area

December 1, 2017 - On August 8, 2017, the Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution approving a contract with Sugar Bowl Corporation for snow...

Cascade Fire Coroner’s Investigation – Douglas Way, Loma Rica

October 11, 2017 - The Yuba County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body located at a burned residence in the 12000...

Stone Age child reveals that modern humans emerged more than 300,000 years ago

October 2, 2017 - South Africa is well-known for its hominin fossil record. But this time, results from a study of ancient DNA presented in the...

Bridgeport Fall Festival on Oct. 22

BRIDGEPORT-PENN VALLEY, CA, Sept. 21, 2017 - The South Yuba River Park Association (SYRPA) invites you to the Bridgeport Fall Festival on October 22....

Medical Students Not Trained to Prescribe Medical Marijuana

Sept. 18, 2017 - Although 29 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana use for medical purposes, few medical students are being trained...

Trump Uses ‘Tired and Irrational’ Tactic of the Myth of Scarcity to Justify Transgender...

Aug. 25, 2017 - As the White House plans to produce guidelines in the coming days for the Pentagon regarding President Trump’s proposed transgender...

Heavily used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers’ children

Aug. 14, 2017 - Elemental sulfur, the most heavily used pesticide in California, may harm the respiratory health of children living near farms that...

Mountain glaciers recharge vital aquifers in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic

July 21, 2017 - Small mountain glaciers play a big role in recharging vital aquifers and in keeping rivers flowing during the winter, according...

Report: A single nuclear warhead could cause devastating climate change costing a billion lives

July 17, 2017 - As the notion of nuclear hostilities leaps from its old, Cold War perch into modern debate, new calculations by University...

Three Americans suing the Trump Campaign and Roger Stone for violating their privacy and...

July 14, 2017 - Three Americans are suing the Trump Campaign and Roger Stone for violating their privacy and civil rights. They are seeking...

Culture of Corruption Persists Inside Park Service

WASHINGTON, DC, July 5, 2017 - Embezzlement, repeated violations and other malfeasance appear to be no career impediment for senior National Park Service officials,...

Oroville Spillways Work Continues, Heat-related Safety Measures in Place

SACRAMENTO, June 21, 2017 – The following is a regular update from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) regarding Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency...

Opening statement by James B. Comey to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Statement for the Record Senate Select Committee on Intelligence James B. Comey June 8, 2017 Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting...

California Senate Approves Bail Reform Legislation

SACRAMENTO May 31, 2017 - Today, the California Senate approved SB 10, a bill to reform and modernize California’s money bail system, on a...

2017 Nevada County 4-H Annual Summer Camp to be held July 10–14

May 17, 2017 - The Nevada County 4-H Youth Development Program, a program of the University of California Cooperative Extension, offers an annual summer...

Experts Examine Flint Water Tragedy, US Infrastructure Crisis

April 24, 2017 - Virginia Tech Professor Amy Pruden said she was “just an everyday professor doing my thing” in Blacksburg, Virginia, before she, her...

Retreating Yukon glacier caused a river to disappear at breakneck speed

April 17, 2017 - The massive Kaskawulsh Glacier in northern Canada has retreated about a mile up its valley over the past century. Last spring,...

Nevada County BOS Agenda for March 14

March 13, 2017 - Agenda for a regular meeting of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors for March 14, 2017. Nevada County BOS Agenda for...

ADL Issues Security Advisory to Jewish Institutions Nationwide in Wake of 5th Wave of...

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 27, 2017 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has issued a Security Advisory to Jewish institutions across the country following a...