Regional

Recent drought may provide a glimpse of the future for birds in the Sierra...

Feb. 22, 2019 - How wildlife respond to climate change is likely to be complex. To better understand the effects of climate change on...

Number of individuals identified as being homeless in Nevada County increased from previous years

February 22, 2019 - The number of individuals identified as being homeless in Nevada County increased from previous years, according to survey results from...

Chilly but dry today, more precip in store for next week

February 22, 2019 - Brisk north winds decrease today. Next chance of precipitation will return over the weekend and continue into next week. Discussion Clear skies...

Updated: Bigger location for “February 25th: Get Firewise: Organize!” Event

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 21, 2019 - Tackling a problem seems daunting when you face it alone, but many hands make light work, perhaps...

Free Film Screening and Wildfire Discussion Panel March 6th

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 21, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Nevada County Resource Conservation District and Nevada County Office of Emergency Services are...

Dry and breezy during the day, freezing temperatures tonight

February 21, 2019 - A few showers linger into this evening, mainly across the northern Sierra, otherwise dry with breezy north winds today and...

PUC Seeks Volunteers for Study of Internet Promise Versus Performance

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2019 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC); the Geographical Information Center (GIC) at California State University, Chico; and CSU,...

NID and PCWA team up to protect the local water supply

February 20, 2019 - To safeguard a primary water delivery system to local communities, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) and Placer County Water Agency...

PCWA Acts to Protect Integrity of PG&E Water Supply

AUBURN, Calif. (February 20, 2019) — In the wake of Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) recent bankruptcy filing, the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA)...

Sierra College Celebrates Semana Latina at the Nevada County Campus with a Presentation Titled...

Grass Valley, CA (February 20, 2019) --As part of the Sierra College Semana Latina celebration at the Nevada County Campus beginning on March 11th,...

Light snow possible today through Thursday

February 20, 2019 - A weak, cold system moves through today into early Thursday with light mountain and foothill snow. Breezy winds Thursday with...

Salvation Army Extreme Weather Shelter Open Wednesday and Thursday Nights in Grass Valley

February 19, 2019 - The National Weather Service is predicting cold temperatures in the foothills this week. In an effort to collaborate over one of our most...

BLM Releases Hazard Tree Removal Analysis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. February 19, 2019 - In advancing the Department of the Interior’s commitment to reduce wildfire risk, the Bureau of Land Management on...

Today’s Full Moon is the Crow Moon

February 19, 2019 - The next full Moon will be on Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, 2019, appearing "opposite" the Sun (in Earth-based longitude) at...

CHP Helicopter Hoists Lost Skiers and Dog (video)

Peddler Hill, CA. – On February 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. California Highway Patrol Helicopter 20 (H-20) was requested by the El Dorado County...

Dry and very cold today, snow flurries late Wednesday

February 19, 2019 - Dry today with cold morning lows. Minimum temperatures near freezing in the Valley. A weak, cold system moves through Wednesday...

Dry and very cold through Wednesday

February 18, 2019 - Dry today and Tuesday with cold morning lows. Minimum temperatures near freezing in the central valley today and Tuesday. A...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 11: Pet and animal evacuation...

February 18, 2019 - Your emergency plan and preparedness includes everyone in your household and your pets - of course, they are part of...

Archeologist Hank Meals to lead talk on Cultural Landscapes for Sierra Club

February 18, 2019 - Historic and ongoing attempts to domesticate the environment, both with and without intention, have created much of the landscape that...

NASA Earth Observatory: A Strong Start to Sierra Snowpack

February 18, 2019 - In Spanish, Sierra Nevada means “snowy mountain range.” During the past few months, the range has certainly lived up to...