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5 hrs ago | The Union

Nevada City, Grass Valley hope to salvage future from Consolidated's 'big flip' on shared fire servi | TheUnion.com

Grass Valley and Nevada City officials, still reeling from Nevada County Consolidated's surprise move last week to independently appoint its own new fire chief, said they still hope to save at least some value out of the three-agency pact they worked on since early this year.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada City, CA, Fire, Alta, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Grass Valley FD Plots its Next Move

The Grass Valley and Nevada City Fire Departments are plotting their next move, after they thought they were close to an agreement to share a chief with the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada City, CA

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Gratitude Bowls Feed the Hungry in Need

One major challenge many people in Nevada county experience is hunger. A solution has been born in the town of North San Juan and is beginning to spread to other communities.

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Related Topix: North San Juan, CA

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Outstanding Service Awards for Local Emergency Responders

The Emergency Management Services Agency that oversees EMT's and first responders in Nevada County recently awarded their Outstanding Service Award to 19 individuals from five separate agencies who cooperated in a rescue of a drowning victim on the south Yuba River on May 31. The incident happened about a half mile upsteam from the Bridgeport ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Penn Valley, CA, North San Juan, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

'Creep' director brings Hollywood heat home to Nevada County

Mark Duplass stars in "Creep," directed and co-written by Grass Valley native Patrick Brice, who also appears in the film.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Puffy Chair, Grass Valley, CA, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Bullitt, Celebrities, Steve McQueen

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Pizza Maker Caught With Manufacturing Supplies

An Oregon pizza maker in custody in Nevada County for marijuana related charges.

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Related Topix: Penn Valley, CA

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Appeals Court Refuses to Rule on Penn Valley Building Permit

They knew it was a long shot , but Nevada County Counsel petitioned the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a lower courts decision on a site plan that the county was requiring of a Penn Valley Couple who wants to build a two story garage and office space on the ridgetop of their property on Pleasant Valley Rd. Co-County Counsel, Michael ... (more)

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Related Topix: Penn Valley, CA, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

The Union

This map shows Golden Oaks, Lodestar and Sunshine Valley trail easements.

Any hikers or history buffs interested in walking a re-creation of the circa-1884 Overland Emigrant Trail traveled by pioneers in south Nevada County may have to buy a long-term planning calendar.

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Related Topix: Nevada City, CA, Linda, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Parole Checks Lead to Arrests

Officers from Grass Valley Police Department, Nevada City Police and California Parole officers worked together providing parole checks around Nevada County Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada City, CA

The Union

Caltrans announces another delay in Raise 80 detour through Nevada County

A contingent of California Department of Transportation officials gathered in the Nevada County Board of Supervisors chambers early Wednesday evening to answer questions about the upcoming Raise 80 project.

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Related Topix: Gold Run, CA, Loomis, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer County supervisors implement Laura's Law

Placer County supervisors this week voted to implement Laura's Law, a state statute that allows for court-ordered treatment for those with severe mental illness.

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Related Topix: Placer County, CA

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Mandatory Water Restrictions Enacted

Statistics show Nevada County water users have done a good job cutting back during the drought, but water restrictions are now mandatory.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nevada City, CA

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Remains identified as missing Truckee man

Duane Colin, 60, of Truckee was reported missing by family members in March, according to the Truckee Police Department.

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Related Topix: Truckee, CA, Cal State Chico, Chico, CA

The Union

Nevada County to push governor for - continuing fire emergency' declaration

Despite public protests, Nevada County will ask Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a "continuing fire emergency" in the rural counties, thereby enlisting federal wildfire prevention help.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Nevada City, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Damsels in Defense Battle Domestic Violence

Domestic violence in Nevada County is an ongoing issue. One woman, local high school teacher Lori Osmond, is trying to make a difference by helping women prepare for or avoid a possible assault.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Intimidation and Violence Leads to Arrests in Separate Incidents

A teenage girl and a woman were victims of assault in two separate incidents led to arrests on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Penn Valley, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Taste the difference at Melon Mania

Take I-80 east toward Reno. Exit at Sierra College Boulevard; turn left. Travel 7 miles to Highway 193 ; turn right.

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Related Topix: Boulevard, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Amador County, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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NID Begins Planning for a New Reservoir

Your NID Board of Directors on Wednesday took a historic step into the water future of Nevada and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Placer County, CA, Alternative Energy, Colfax, CA, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power

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Nevada County Courts offer alot of Alternatives

Hollie Grimaldi Flores was born in Binghamton, New York and raised in a nearby suburb, Vestal.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Marin County, CA, Rohnert Park, CA

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Nevada County Consolidated Names Chief

A surprising turn of events when it comes to the idea of sharing a fire chief with three different agencies.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada City, CA

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