8 hrs ago
Historic Bridge Part of the Virginia Turnpike Toll Road
Prior to the construction of the Transcontinental Railway the Virginia Turnpike was the main thoroughfare from Marysville, California to Virginia City, Nevada.
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12 hrs ago
NCHS Speaker Night Features the Towles of Placer County
The Nevada County Historical Society's Speaker Night presentation Tonight will feature the history of the Towle Brothers.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Nevada City homicide victim identified
Wednesday morning, the Nevada County Sheriff's Office was continuing to investigate the homicide with the assistance of the California Department of Justice Crime Lab, the Nevada County District Attorney's Office, and Nevada County Search and Rescue.
Victim Identified in Suspected Homicide
The victim in a suspected homicide that occurred on Banner Mountain Monday night has been identified.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Nevada County primary ballots already sent to overseas voters
The June 3 statewide Direct Primary Election is rapidly approaching. Ballots have already been sent to uniformed and overseas voters, well before the April 19 E-45 deadline, said Gregory J. Diaz, Nevada County Clerk-Recorder, in a press release.
Late Night Fatal Incident on Banner Mountain
Yesterday, at approximately 2313 hours the Nevada County Regional Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a fight in progress at the 11000 block of Forest View Drive in Nevada City.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Work on Out-Of-Town Projects To Start
If you travel out of Nevada County from time to time, there are a couple of major highway construction projects that you should be aware of.
Fresh season for Nevada County Growers Market
Nevada County Growers Market, Nevada County's Original Certified Market since 1980, started Saturday morning for the coming season, NORTH STAR HOUSE, Old Auburn Road.
Libraries help people change their lives
The young man who found a job after developing his resume and submitting online applications at the library.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Higher River Levels For Weekend
As recent rains and snow melt fill Lake Spaulding and causes water to spill, water flows will increase on the South Yuba River today.
Berkeley Daily Planet
Eclectic Rant: Results of Research Concerning Assisted Outpatient Treatment in the U.S.
In "Mental Health Commitment Laws: A Survey of the States" , the Treatment Advocacy Center comprehensively examined the laws each state uses to determine who within its population might qualify to receive involuntary or assisted outpatient treatment , for what duration, and graded each state on two measures of their response to the treatment needs ... (more)
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
CHP helicopter crews help recover drowning victim, rescue rock climber
Helicopter crews with the California Highway Patrol's Valley Division were kept busy Friday, rescuing a man who had fallen from a cliff in El Dorado County in the morning and helping recover the body of a drowning victim in Nevada County in the afternoon.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Farmer's Market Opens Tomorrow
It's Farmer's Market time in Nevada County. The Nevada County Certified Grower's Market kicks off it's 34th season on Saturday at the Northstar House on Old Auburn Road in Grass Valley.
Suspect From November Attempted Murder in Custody
A suspect from an alleged attempted murder in the Truckee area back in November is now in custody at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.
Hemig: Freedom of the press isn't free
A popular topic is why there is a subscription fee to read stories published on The Union's website, TheUnion.com.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Truckee woman killed had headphones on, couldn't hear train coming
This Union Pacific double-decker cargo train was moving when it hit a person Wednesday afternoon just east of the Highway 267 bridge, authorities said.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Cob advocates willing to get dirty to build home of dreams
Making homes out of clay, sand and straw - a material called "cob" - might raise eyebrows in earthquake country, but California devotees are hoping to gain acceptance for what they say is an inexpensive, environmentally friendly and safe way to build.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Crime Victims Vigil Tonight
Victims of crime will be remembered and recognized this evening in Grass Valley.
Rally to Save Empire Mine
A group of 45 or so community members rallied to keep the Empire Mine part of the State Parks system on Tuesday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Grass Valley City Council Meets Tonight
This is the second Tuesday of the month, and that means the Grass Valley City Council meets tonight.