Brad Peceimer-Glasse built his Alta Sierra home into a hillside, making it highly energy efficient.
As summer arrives in Nevada County, and temperatures rise to new, unseemly highs, the electric bills can spike significantly.
Crews race weather in Central California wildfire
This jet powered DC-10 air tanker #910 makes a long drop of fire retardant on the Shirley Fire, Saturday, June 14, 2014 in the Alta Sierra area where the wildfire has consumed more than 800 acres.
Dry Winds Pose Challenge As Kern County Crews Battle 500-Acre Shirley Fire
Firefighters have contained five percent of a 500-acre brush fire in Kern County but will face some challenging conditions Saturday as try to get it under control.
Two men arrested in murder of Brian Spalding
Two men were arrested this morning in connection with the murder of Brian Spalding, Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal said.
NID Water Coming to South County Neighborhood
A reliable public water supply is coming to a south Nevada County neighborhood where residents have been experiencing well problems and water shortages.