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8 hrs ago | Knco radio

Fourth Plea in Home Invasion Case

The fourth defendant of five involved in a Grass Valley home invasion trial has reached a plea agreement with the District Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Huffington Post

Neel Kashkari Goes On Brief Poverty Tour In California Gubernatorial Race Stunt

Neel Kashkari tried out being homeless for a week as part of his campaign for the governor of California.

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Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Fresno, CA

Knco radio

Woman Arrested in Domestic Violence Incident

A domestic violence arrest in Lake of the Pines where the woman involved ends up going to jail.

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Related Topix: Lake of the Pines, CA, Prison

Knco radio

Sammie's Friends Celebrates 10 years

Back in 2001 when Sammie's Friends co-founder Cheryl Wicks first came to Nevada County she was the first volunteer worker at the Nevada County Animal Shelter, and discovered 68 percent of the animals in the shelter were being euthanized because of lack of space and lack of funds to treat their medical conditions.

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Ventura County Reporter

Treading carefully with involuntary treatment for the mentally ill

There's a fine line to walk when it comes to talking about mental illness and involuntary treatment.

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Related Topix: Ventura County, CA, Isla Vista, CA, Williams, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

The Union

Lake of the Pines vet flap draws heated reactions

Scores of The Union readers are responding to the plight of Lake of the Pines resident Dennis Kocher - some with offers of help, some extending support and still others lobbing criticism, complaints and "the other side of the story."

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Related Topix: Lake of the Pines, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Life, Veteran Affairs, Auburn, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

A pioneering county test the limits of 'Laura's Law'

As part of Nevada County's settlement with the Wilcox family over the 2001 murder, it became the first to adopt Laura's Law, which grants judges the power to hold mental health patients for evaluation if they are a danger to themselves or others.

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

Knco radio

Back to School Immunization Clinic Thursday

The Nevada County Public Health Department's Immunization Program is offering a special Vaccination Clinic at the Grass Valley Veteran's Hall on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 1pm-4pm.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Truckee, CA

Knco radio

Final Week for Children's Reading Programs

It's the final week for some of the children and teen summer activities sponsored by the Nevada County Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Grass Valley, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Knco radio

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

Nevada City Police Department is teaming up with Nevada County Behavioral Health for training in dealing with people with mental health problems they encounter in the course of their police work.

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Related Topix: Nevada City, CA

Knco radio

Host Family Needed for French Cultural Exchange Student

The World Exchange Organization that is bringing 15 French Students to Nevada County for a cultural exchange had one of the host families back out because of an emergency.

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Knco radio

Stop the Bullying

Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University

The Union

Three to be honored at Nevada County Fair

Bill Schultz, Rose Thompson, and William Wetherall, have been named to the Nevada County Fair's Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA

The Union

Homeowners association slams vet's furniture donation hobby

Dennis Kocher makes furniture in his Lake of the Pines garage for military personnel stationed at Beale Air Force Base near Marysville.

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Related Topix: Lake of the Pines, CA, US Military, Beale Air Force Base, US Air Force, Home Listing, Home

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Union

Names of Nevada County Civil Grand Jury members released to public

At a swearing-in ceremony at the Nevada County Superior Court, the Honorable Thomas M. Anderson, Judge of the Nevada County Superior Court and the Presiding Judge of the Grand Jury, impaneled the 2014-2015 Nevada County Civil Grand Jury on June 13. The panel is unique in that only two states, California and Nevada, utilize the county civil grand ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Union

R.L. Crabb set for book release

Local cartoonist R.L. Crabb will host a book release party for his graphic autobiography "Scablands" from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at McGee's Annex in Nevada City.

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Related Topix: Nevada City, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Congo connection forms lasting roots

Jesse and Keleah Greggs sit together at Scotts Flat Lake during a multi-church campout earlier this month near Nevada City.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Sacramento, CA, Nevada City, CA

Knco radio

Foreign Car Show and BBQ Battle

Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University

Knco radio

Governor Appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer to State Board

Governor Jerry Brown appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer, Michael Ertola, to the California Board of State and Community Corrections.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Auburn, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Union

Penn Valley wreck leaves man in critical condition

A Yuba City man remained in critical condition Friday after a vehicle collision in Penn Valley Thursday afternoon that also sent two Nevada County residents to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Penn Valley, CA

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