Nevada County Newswire (Page 5)

Nevada County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Nevada County, CA. (Page 5)

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  1. Nevada Co DA Opposes Grand Jury Bill SigningRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Knco radio

    ... jury process, following recently highly-publicized deaths of unarmed African-American men in other states. Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell says grand juries are rarely used for such cases in California, but it still removes an important ...

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  2. Drowning victim recovered from Emerald PoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Union

    ... Sanchez; he reportedly slid down the waterfall into a large pool at about 1 p.m., but never resurfaced. Nevada County Sheriff's Search and Rescue volunteers were called out, as was the county's dive team, to look for Chaar. They were not able to ...

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  3. LaMalfa Hosts Contentious Town Hall MeetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Knco radio

    If residents expected a calm, quiet meeting with their Congressman at a town-hall style meeting, that's not what they got. The Grass Valley City Council Chambers were quite lively and interactive when Nevada County's representative Doug LaMalfa hosted the gathering yesterday afternoon.

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  4. John and Terisia Renwick Inducted into Nevada County Fair Hall of FameRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Knco radio

    This year's Nevada county Fair Hall of Fame Inductees are John and Teresia Renwick, who moved with their small children to Nevada County in 1994 to enjoy a more rural life. click to listen to John Renwick Within a year their two children, Chrissy who was 7 and Brandon age 5, were involved in the Meadowlarks 4H Club.

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  5. Nevada County Fair Opens TodayRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Knco radio

    It's time. After months of preparation, and 360 days since the last one, the Nevada County Fair opens today.

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  6. Former Nevada County Supervisor Terry Lamphier child porn trial postponed, hard drives to be copiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Union

    A Nevada County judge has granted the request of the defense attorney in a high-profile child porn case to postpone the trial and to have his forensic expert copy the hard drives of the defendant's seized computers. Former Nevada County Supervisor Terry Lamphier has been charged with three counts of having or possessing digital obscene images of a person younger than 18; his trial was set to begin Aug. 18 and is expected last more than a week.

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  7. Amanda Wilcox emphasizes education over rhetoric in gun safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Union

    Amanda Wilcox, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence for Nevada and Placer counties, spoke at the First Tuesday Educational Forum sponsored by the Nevada County Democrats on the need for more gun control Tuesday. The First Tuesday Educational Forum is an event held at the Banner Grange sponsored by the Nevada County Democrats with the aim of educating people on important issues.

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  8. Local law enforcement participate in National Night Out to build stronger relationships with the com | TheUnion.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Union

    ... Memorial Park in Grass Valley, local groups, such as New Events and Opportunities, also known as NEO, and the Nevada County Citizens for Safe Parks, collaborated with Grass Valley police to bring live music, food and a family-friendly atmosphere to ...

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  9. Probation in assault; officials say ringleader may still be at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Union

    The orchestrator of a marijuana-related kidnapping and assault in the Yuba and Nevada county foothills in early 2014 may still be at large, officials said Monday. Gerry Eugene Drake was once labeled by prosecutors as the ringleader and faced life in prison for a violent attack on Arnold Brinker in February 2014.

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  10. Grass Valley man arrested after five-hour stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Union

    ... refusing to leave the apartment. A perimeter was set up around the multi-unit apartment building, and the Nevada County Sheriff's Department Hostage Negotiations Unit provided assistance, Gammelgard said. "We were able to make contact with the ...

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  11. A three-car collision has closed the northbound lanes of Highway 49 at La Barr Meadows Road.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Union

    A vehicle collision has been reported on Highway 49 and Wellswood Way in Nevada County and is currently blocking traffic southbound on the highway one mile down. The accident was reported around 4:10 p.m. and is reportedly a collision between a small white Honda and a blue minivan.

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  12. GV man arrested after stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Union

    ... himself into the residence refusing to leave the apartment. A perimeter was set on the residence, and the Nevada County Sheriff's Department Hostage Negotiations Unit (HNT) provided assistance. Eventually contact was made with Lemons through text ...

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  13. Reckless Driver arrested on Multiple Charges in Penn ValleyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Knco radio

    Nevada County Sheriff's Deputies and the CHP received numerous calls of a reckless driver in the Penn Valley area about 7:15 Saturday night. CHP officer Greg Tassone says the sheriffs office was the first to respond and located the suspect vehicle on Broken Oaks Court.

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  14. Son Arrested for Attacks on MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Knco radio

    It's another case of alcohol abuse leading to a domestic dispute, this time between a son and his elderly mother. Nevada County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 10 thousand block of Merryhill Way in Nevada City around 10 o'clock Sunday night.

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  15. Changes at SPIRIT Peer Empowerment Center: Longtime executive director stepping down; new focus on w | TheUnion.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Union

    ... to help others," she said. "But once I did, I was committed." Three years later, when an employee of the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department was ready to hand over the executive director position to a SPIRIT peer, two stepped up. In 2007, ...

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  16. Five children (7-12) playing with plastic hoops in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Union

    Last winter's outbreak of measles linked to Disneyland is a perfect example of why childhood vaccinations are strongly encouraged as a new school year begins, according to Cindy Wilson, MS, RN, PHN, IBCLC, director of public health nursing for Nevada County. This is especially true since according to 2014-15 data from the California Department of Public Health, the percentage of local children entering kindergarten who are current with their vaccinations is as low as 71 percent at one public elementary school , compared with a statewide average of just over 90 percent.

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  17. Evacuations, road closures lifted in Lowell fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Union

    ... and not a result of local fires. The Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District, in collaboration with Nevada County Public Health, has updated its air quality health advisory through Friday, including the potential for ozone concentrations in ...

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  18. Nevada County staff removes 'No Parking' signs at Gracie Canal trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Union

    Several unofficial "no parking" and "no trespassing" signs placed in the Lower Cascade Canal trailhead parking area, by a local property owner, were removed by Nevada County officials over the weekend, after public works staff determined the area was owned by the county. Last month, hikers who use the Gracie Canal ditch trail were upset over what they believed to be unofficial "no parking" signs placed at the intersection of Gracie and Banner Lava Cap roads near Nevada City.

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  19. Caltrans: Grass Valley public meeting on Hwy. 49 wideningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Union

    To get local feedback on the State Route 49 highway widening project, the California Department of Transportation will host an open house from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hullender Room at the Grass Valley City Hall. In an attempt to improve traffic operations and safety, the project proposes to widen Highway 49 to a four-lane highway, with 10-foot shoulder upgrades, from Nevada County's section of the highway from miles 11.1 to mile 13.3. "Caltrans is studying the feasibility of widening the highway in the project limits," Caltrans spokesperson Liza Whitmore said.

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  20. Western Nevada County performing artists nominated for Elly AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Union

    ... Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA) has announced the 2015 Elly Award Nominations, and once again the western Nevada County area is well represented among the region's top performers. Among the 76 participating theaters and 240 total productions, and ...

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