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3 hrs ago | Knco radio

Drought Brings Out Hungry Bears

Sightings of Bears and other wildlife seem to be on the increase in Nevada County and one reason for that may be the drought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

7 hrs ago | Knco radio

Fire Safe Council Gets Two New Grants

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County has received two grants from Pacific Gas and Electric company.

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12 hrs ago | The Union

Geragos to represent Nevada County holistic physician

Setora Qassim of the L.A-based law firm Geragos & Geragos consults Monday with Nevada County holistic physician Harvey Bigelsen after his arraignment in Nevada County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Ryde, CA, Auburn, CA

12 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Graffiti abatement team now available in Truckee Area

In response to a rash of graffiti in the Truckee area, a "graffiti abatement" team has been organized, according to a recent press release sent by the Truckee Police Department.

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Related Topix: Truckee, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Reporter

First 5 Solano director taking on new Bay Area challenge

A bitter sweet decision is taking one county leader out of Solano County in order to further pursue her passion.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Knco radio

New Court for "Quality of Life" Issues

A new court is in the works in Nevada County. Much like Drug Court that developed out of the idea to rehabilitate rather than incarcerate those addicted to drugs, the new court will deal with so called Quality of Life problems, like panhandling, loitering, public drunkenness or illegal camping.

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Related Topix: Nevada City, CA

The Union

Nevada County's SunSmile Farms settles lawsuit against NID

George Loftus, owner of Sun Smile Farms, in this file photo stands in a section of his cherry orchards west of Grass Valley.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Knco radio

Still Time to Enter Exhibits in Fair

The deadline to turn in entry forms to enter an exhibit in the Nevada County was supposed to be today, but it has been extended to Monday July21st..

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The Union

Nevada County Democrats announce endorsement of Measure S

The Nevada County Democrats voted on Thursday to endorse Measure S, the Medical Marijuana ordinance on the Nevada County ballot in November 2014, according to a news release from Democratic Central Committee Chair Jim Firth.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Weather Window | Truckee lawmen had nerves of steel

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series, to be published bi-weekly in the Sierra Sun.

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Related Topix: Truckee, CA, Tahoe City, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Nevada City, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Time has come for county to adopt Laura's Law

A 2002 state law that gives counties a valuable tool in dealing with individuals suffering from severe mental illness is finally gaining broad use.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Orange County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Union

Flying high with - Planes': Grass Valley air base inspiration for Disney film

The U.S. Forest Service's Smokey Bear will be at Sierra Cinemas on Friday for the matinee premiere of Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue."

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Fire, Flying, Life, Hobbies

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Knco radio

Alta Sierra Fire Destroys Garage

The home was saved, a wildfire was prevented, but a garage was destroyed. The Nevada County Consolidated Fire Department received a call last night of a structure fire in Alta Sierra.

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Related Topix: Fire, Alta Sierra, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Knco radio

EAA Young Eagles Offer Free Plane Rides

Nevada County kids can take a free plane ride this weekend. The local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association is hosting a Young Eagle Flight Rally this Saturday from 9 am to noon.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Kids, Family

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Union

Hamilton: So what brings you to western Nevada County?

After all, as it has long been said, everyone has a story to share. And, as you might imagine, I love stories.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Grass Valley, CA, Empire, CA, North America Travel, Hawaii Travel

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Help sought locating 69-year-old man missing from Nevada County

The Nevada County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in locating a 69-year-old man reported missing in the Jackson Meadows area.

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Related Topix: Sierra County, CA

The Union

Public invited to attend NID water summit

The summit, originally planned for elected officials, community leaders and NID board members, will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Don Baggett Theater at Nevada Union High School, 11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Union

Hospice serves breakfast of thanks to community

From left, Esther Morales, DeeDee Mildbrand, and Georgine Wasle,all volunteers for Friends of Hospice, dish up food for Breakfast in the Park Sunday morning at the Nevada City Elks Lodge.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Nevada City, CA

Knco radio

Marijuana Crimes Getting Worse

It's about midway through the outdoor harvest season right now, and narcotics agents have been dealing with a lot of marijuana-related crime, and expect more to come.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Penn Valley, CA

The Union

Nevada County bikers ride to support veterans

Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* The 5th Annual Welcome Home Vets Bike Run, which benefits Welcome Home Vets, Inc., took place on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA, Penn Valley, CA

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