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6 hrs ago | The Union
Firefighters establishing a line around the edge of a spot fire that started just behind the Glenbrook apartment complex on Sutton Way. The fire was contained at less than one quarter of an acre, and personnel on scene were mopping up in less than an hour.
12 hrs ago | Knco radio
The Northern Sierra Air Quality Control Management District has issued a health advisory due to the smoke that is coming into Nevada County from area fires. Click here to listen to Gretchen Bennett Northern Sierra Air Quality Control Management District Director Gretchen Bennett says satellite imagery shows the smoke is coming from the King Fire.
16 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
Dry conditions due to the drought, coupled with high temperatures and low humidity, allowed several of the larger fires to grow quickly, Cal Fire said. Courtney Fire in Madera County east of Oakhurst is 320 acres and 20 percent contained.
DogBar, Dog Bar Road near Norwin way, Nevada County. Firefighters are battling a 20 acre fire off Dog Bar Rd & Taylor Crossing Rd near Alta Sierra .
A wildfire has grown to 25 acres along Dog Bar Road in South County, near Wolf Creek and Tiger Tail roads, threatening multiple structures. Heavy smoke from the fire along Dog Bar Road in South County can be seen from the waters of Rollins Lake.
The wildfire is burning near Dog Bar Road and Taylor Crossing Road, just east of Alta Sierra and about one mile west of Colfax. A wildfire in a heavily forested area near the Nevada County community of Alta Sierra has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.
There's no Jewish Deli in Nevada County, but you can get some good deli food this weekend. The Jewish Community Center is hosting its annual Deli Night tomorrow at the Nevada City Elks Lodge.
The Nevada County Courthouse in Nevada City will be hosting Law Day for area students today. Court Executive Officer Sean Metroka says it's an opportunity for youth to learn the ins and outs of the judicial system.
The 48th annual Constitution Day celebration tops a weekend of festivities in Nevada City starting Friday with the The Delaware Regiment of the Brigade of the American Revolution offering living history demonstrations of Revolutionary War soldiers drilling and firing, music by the California Consolidated Drum Band, and colonial life living history all in Pioneer Park Friday through Sunday. Nevada County Court Executive Officer Sean Metroka says this is their second year of being here.
Sleeping bags, old fire pits and other signs of a transient encampment were found at or near the site of Sunday's 5-acre fire in Nevada City , a fire official said. "We were told there were some people living out there," said Nevada County Consolidated Deputy Fire Marshal Terry McMahan.
For those who missed it, Measure S is a proposed revision to the county's existing medical marijuana cultivation ordinance on the Nov. 4 ballot. I've since learned that this topic is so controversial that while we could agree on having a debate, we couldn't get all parties to agree on a debate location.
A suspect arrested after he refused to open a door for law enforcement. Nevada County Narcotics Task Force Officers were serving a warrant on a Grass Valley address Tuesday when, apparently, no one would answer the door.
Tahoe National Forest Walker fire off Walker Mill Road and jumped Celsetial Valley Road, towards a home, but North San Juan fire saved the home and a small out building was lost. Tahoe engines, Calfire, Nevada County fire strike team, Camptonville, CHP, two Calfire Air Tankers, two forest service helicopters responded to the fire.
Catherine Conway Gerstung, left, great granddaughter of famous Nevada County resident Mary Hallock Foote, and her daughter Jennifer Gerstung, are all smiles Tuesday after their forbears' home North Star House, won approval for restoration. North Star House Conservancy treasurer Cheryl Belcher, left, and president Joe Heckel speak before the Nevada County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, in discussion North Star House master plan.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:20 pm
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