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Saturday, August 19 2017

Regional

How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely

August 18, 2017 - Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse (“totality”), when the...

Parents and teachers encouraged to have children watch eclipse on video feeds on TV...

Aug. 18, 2017 - Much attention is focused on the potential dangers that the upcoming solar eclipse will pose to the unprotected eye. But...

Nevada and Placer Counties Resource Advisory Committee Meetings Canceled

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – Scheduled Nevada and Placer Counties Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting dates of August 17 and 24 have been canceled. These...

State Parks, Placer County move forward with plans to build Memorial Overland Emigrant Trail

August 18, 2017 - Plans to build a 16-mile trail re-creating the original wagon route west over Donner Summit are closer to taking shape...

Placer to consider policy change to allow medical cannabis research lab

August 18, 2017 - Placer County will explore a change to its cannabis regulations that could allow for a scientific research facility to study...

Warmer with a chance of thunderstorms, again

August 18, 2017 - Temperatures near to above normal through the forecast period with a threat of afternoon/evening mountain thunderstorms. Discussion (Today through Sunday) Strong high...

Public Health Department Lake Wildwood E. Coli Update

August 17, 2017 - As of today, there are eighteen cases linked to the recent E.Coli 0157 outbreak. Of the eighteen cases, twelve are...

Local fire season so far – by the numbers

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 17, 2017 - As we approach the peak of high fire season, time to take a look the statistics for...

The Center for the Arts presents: 5th Annual Dancing With Our Stars on Aug....

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. August 17, 2017 - Dancing With Our Stars, The Center for the Arts signature fundraiser, returns to Veterans Memorial Auditorium in...

Warming up and thunderstorms likely again in the higher elevations

August 17, 2017 - Temperatures near to slightly above normal with a threat of late-day mountain thunderstorms. Discussion (Today through Saturday) Strong Delta breeze early this...

Grass Valley Fire Department mourns the passing of past Fire Chief Jack Clark

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. August 16, 2017 - Today the Grass Valley Fire Department mourns the loss of Jack Clark. Family and firefighters gathered at...

NID applies for $11.95 million in WSIP funding for Centennial

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. August 16, 2017 - The California Water Commission (Commission) received 12 applications for funding under the Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP),...

Fire Restrictions in Effect in the Eldorado National Forest

PLACERVILLE, Calif. August 16, 2017 - Fire restrictions go into effect in the Eldorado National Forest August 18, announced Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree. Wood...

NID Takes Action at Scott’s Flat Reservoir for Public Safety

August 16, 2017 - The Nevada Irrigation District is installing exclusion fencing across the top of and along the edge of the Scott’s Flat...

ICYMI: Fire restrictions are still in effect

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 16, 2017 - A debris pile burning early in the morning, a fire caused by mowing around noon and an...

Eclipse’s Dark Sky Still Threat to Eye

August 16, 2017 - While millions of people are looking forward to witnessing celestial history when the first total solar eclipse visible in Illinois...

United Way of Nevada County: Grills ‘n’ Grilles Backyard BBQ Competition on Aug. 26

August 16, 2017 - United Way of Nevada County announces its 11th annual Backyard BBQ Competition and Car & Motorcycle Show, “Grills ‘n’ Grilles”...

A little warmer, a little chance of thunderstorms in the mountains

August 16, 2017 - Temperatures warming back to near or slightly above average. Slight chances for late-day mountain thunderstorms. Discussion Mostly clear skies across the region...

Emerge Informational Salon August 18th

August 15, 2017 - Emerge trains Democratic women who are interested in running for office. The deadline for the next series of classes is...

KVMR Having Fun With Its Community Survey – Monkey See, Monkey Do?

August 15, 2017 - Jeez, how do you make a survey sexy? Maybe it's the monkey... "Ah, well, I guess we're going with the Survey Monkey...