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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Nevada County Honors Long-Term Staff

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Ninety-two Nevada County employees were honored on Feb. 20 by the Board of Supervisors for reaching service milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, or 25 years. 

Two employees were honored for 25 years of service: Krista Pyzer, a clerk-recorder assistant, an...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Protecting the Environment: Wastewater System Treatment Operator Joshua Denney

Joshua Denney Staff Highlight

Joshua Denney has always wanted to be a good steward of natural resources, and he has found a way to do that in his new job as a wastewater treatment system operator for Nevada County.

He and his co-workers refine the water that comes from residents’ showe...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Natalie Adona: Commitment to Fairness and Integrity in Elections

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By Natalie Adona

Nevada County Registrar of Voters 

For the past 6 months, I have had the extraordinary privilege of working with a small group of elections officials from across the country on updating a national Code of Ethics and Standards of Co...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Vote Centers Open Sat., Feb. 24 for Presidential Primary Election

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With the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election less than two weeks away, Nevada County’s Vote Centers will open on staggered schedules beginning Saturday, Feb. 24. 

The first two Vote Centers are opening at the Rood Center in Nevada City and...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Firewise Communities in Nevada County Encouraged to Apply for Second Round of Micro-Grants

Firewise Community Microgrant Program

Just in time for post-storm cleanup, the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is providing the opportunity for Firewise Communities to apply for a new round of micro-grant funding aimed at supporting hazardous vegetation removal, improving eva...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Nevada County Housing Survey Extended Through Feb. 29

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Nevada City, Calif. – Nevada County has extended their housing survey an extra week, through Feb. 29. The survey aims to identify the housing challenges that affect residents the most. Employers are also sharing their challenges with hou...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 30, 2018

PG&E Invites North Valley & Sierra Customers to a Town Hall

At February 22 Virtual Event, PG&E Local Leaders Will Answer Questions and Share Available Resources

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) invites North Valley & Sierra customers to a virtual town hall to learn more about work in your region,...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

County’s Newest Historical Landmark Church of the Mountains Campus

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors granted Nevada County Landmark (NEV 24-01) status to the Church of the Mountains Campus comprised of Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church, the Elizabeth Danforth Cottage, and the Rev. Sipes Parsonage, in T...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Tax Savings Deadline from 2023 Winter Storms Nearing

Due to the excess damage in our county because of the large winter storms in February and March 2023, many properties qualified for a temporary reduction in assessed value by the Assessor’s Office. As a result, these qualified applicants receive...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Nevada County Offers Free Relationship Classes for Soon-To-Be Parents

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In a few weeks, Samantha Vivo, 23, and her partner Kaleb Yager, 28, are due to have a baby girl named Stevvi (pronounced Stevie). This is the couple’s first child. 

Together since December 2022, the couple has been checking all the boxes...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Nevada County Community Corrections Partnership Announces Innovation Fund

Nevada County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) is excited to offer a funding opportunity for innovative projects focused on serving justice-involved populations. Eligible entities for this opportunity include local Community-Based Organizations (CB...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Nevada County Supervisors Deny Rise Grass Valley’s Idaho Maryland Mine Project

Board of Supervisors at Special Meeting Feb 15 and 16

Today, after six hours of public comment over two days, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to deny Rise Grass Valley’s Idaho Maryland Mine Project and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

The final motion read: deny the certificat...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Vote Centers Open Sat., Feb. 24 for Presidential Primary Election

Elections Office Window (1)

With the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election less than two weeks away, Nevada County’s Vote Centers will open on staggered schedules beginning Saturday, Feb. 24. 

The first two Vote Centers are opening at the Rood Center in Nevada City and...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Commitment to Fairness and Integrity in Elections

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By Natalie Adona

Nevada County Registrar of Voters 

For the past 6 months, I have had the extraordinary privilege of working with a small group of elections officials from across the country on updating a national Code of Ethics and Standards of Co...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Feb. 20 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Presidential Primary

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Feb. 20 is the deadline to register to vote in the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election and receive a ballot in the mail. Register to vote at registertovote.ca.gov.

Those who miss that deadline may still vote in the election, but will have to condit...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Free Fares to Celebrate the Love of Valentine’s Day and Support Civic Engagement

Transit Nevada County Connects Free Fares Valentines Day and Special Hearing Free Fares Feb 14-16

Nevada County Transit Services is pleased to announce free fares! All fixed route transit services will be free to ride Wednesday 14 through Friday 16, so hop on the bus and enjoy stress-free travel around the community.

  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day today, Fe...
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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Storms Expected Through Weekend

Ready Nevada County

With the forecast showing widespread rain and mountain snow continuing through President’s Day weekend, it’s a good idea to get prepared. 

More rain could result in minor flooding or falling trees from the already saturated grounds. Monitor the Na...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Nevada County recognizes prominent Nevada City pioneers during Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month this month, Nevada County is recognizing the Nevada City homesite of two prominent 19th century African-American pioneers who were nearly forgotten. 

Members of the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission have...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Nevada County Employers and their Employees Asked to Take Survey About Housing Challenges

Jerry Cirino

Nevada County is conducting a housing survey to identify the challenges that affect residents the most. Employers are also sharing their challenges with housing. Over 450 people have participated since the survey opened Feb. 1.

“We’re halfway to our goal n...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Staff Report Released for Idaho Maryland Mine Special Meeting

Board of Supervisor Staff Report for Rise Grass Valley's Idaho Maryland Mine Project Now Availabl

Today, the Nevada County Planning Department released the staff report and notice of public hearing for the proposed Idaho Maryland Mine – Rise Grass Valley Project scheduled for public hearing at the Board of Supervisors Special Meeting on Feb. 15.

At thi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 30, 2018

Congressman Kiley Tours Western Nevada County Jan. 26

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Congressman Kevin Kiley spent the day in western Nevada County on Jan. 26, meeting with supervisors, the Nevada County Youth Commission, representatives from the CAL Fire, and others.

Kiley met with Supervisor Heidi Hall and expressed support for the Board...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Nevada County opens new Bear River Library with Increased Hours and Expanded Services

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During a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning, Nevada County officials welcomed the community and opened the doors to the new Bear River Library location at 11010 Combie Road.

The new 2,500-square-foot space is a short walk from Bear River High School,...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Nevada County Reads 2024 Kick-Off Party

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Nevada County Reads 2024 Kick-Off Party: Join Nevada County Poet Laureates Past and Present for a Reading on Gratitude 

Nevada County Library invites the community to a special event celebrating the kick-off of Nevada County Reads 2024. A county-w...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Housing Challenges? Take Nevada County's Housing Survey

Better Together

Nevada City, Calif. (January 31, 2024) – Have you experienced housing challenges in Nevada County?  Residents, employees, and employers are encouraged to complete an online&a...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Funding Approved for Highway 49 Evacuation Route Project

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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has approved a project to widen Highway 49 between Ponderosa Pines Way just north of Alta Sierra to Wolf Road in Grass Valley.

The $101.5 million project includes the addition of shoulders and a cente...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Public Safety Notice: Car Scam Alert

“Buyer Beware” is a common cliché in the world of used car sales – but today, the Sheriff’s Office wants to share “Seller Beware!” to warn the public of a scam we are seeing that is ta...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Nevada County Reads 2024 Kick-Off Party

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Nevada County Reads 2024 Kick-Off Party: Join Nevada County Poet Laureates Past and Present for a Reading on Gratitude 

Nevada County Library invites the community to a special event celebrating the kick-off of Nevada County Reads 2024. A county-w...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Community Turns Out to Shape Nevada County’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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Over 60 Nevada County residents have turned out during the past two weeks to help shape the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) by providing input at Risk Reduction Workshops hosted by the Office of Emergency Services. Community members are encourag...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Solution Should be in Place by April for Septic Odor at Pleasant Valley Road and Highway 20

Wastewater Aerial Shot of Pleasant Valley Rd and Highway 20

The septic odor at Pleasant Valley Road and Highway 20 should go away by April because of the installation of a biofilter media, an odor-control mechanism used successfully by many municipalities.

The noxious smell, a persistent issue at this intersection,...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Staff Highlight: Supervising Building Inspector Nick McBurney

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As supervising building plans examiner for Nevada County, Nick McBurney has the significant responsibility of checking the quality and consistency of construction documents that come through his department.

Errors can be costly, leading to delays and added...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Voter Information Guides to Be Mailed Out January 25

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Registered voters will soon receive two Voter Information Guides to help them prepare for the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election. 

One is the state guide, which contains information about state Proposition 1 ($6.3 billion in bonds for men...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Tax Filing Assistance Available for Qualifying Residents

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The Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is operating a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site offering free tax preparation assistance and filing of simple returns. If you earned less than $64,000 in 2023, contact the Nevada County ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Nevada County, Truckee and Friends of Truckee Library Join Forces to Build New Truckee Library

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Nevada County, the Town of Truckee, and Friends of the Truckee Library have formalized their relationship to work together to build a new 20-000-square-foot Truckee Library facility at Truckee Regional Park. 

The current library was built in 1975 ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Nevada County, Grass Valley and Nevada City Exploring Building a Regional Animal Shelter

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Nevada County, Grass Valley and Nevada City have approved a memorandum of understanding to explore building a joint animal shelter to serve the region. 

The shelter, which could be built in the next four to five years, is needed b...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Nevada County and Sierra Roots Open Shelter January 23 and 24 for Point-In-Time Count

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Nevada City, Calif. – Nevada County’s annual point-in-time (PIT) count of homeless individuals and families starts Tuesday, January 23rd. To facilitate the count, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Cold Weather Shelter for Tuesday an...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Sheriff Moon Awards Two Life-Saving Awards and Medals

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Deputy Sheriff Trainee William Bierwirth II Awarded Life-Saving Medal

On Jan. 12, 2024, Sheriff Moon publicly awarded Deputy Sheriff Trainee William Bierwirth II with a life-saving medal for his heroic actions on Oct. 22, 2023. On the day in question, Bier...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Nevada County Considers Strategic Roadmap to Economic Success

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The Nevada County Board of Supervisors heard a detailed informational presentation Jan. 9 on findings that will aid in the development of a two-year Economic Development Action Plan. 

The mission of the plan is twofold - to provide interim guidanc...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Sam Brown Appointed as Undersheriff and Sean Scales Promoted to Captain by Sheriff Moon

Sam Sean

On Friday, Sheriff Moon formally appointed Sam Brown to Undersheriff and promoted Sean Scales to Captain.

Undersheriff Brown

Undersheriff Brown assumes his new role with over 20 years of experience in law enforcement. He has been with NCSO since 2003 and be...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

March 5 Primary Presidential Election Offers Voters Choices on Federal, State and Local Issues

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In less than a month, registered voters will receive ballots for the March 5 Presidential Primary Election and will be asked to choose candidates for national and local office. Voters can also weigh in on one state proposition and three local ballot measu...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Countywide Test of Emergency Alert Notification System on January 31, 2024

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As part of Nevada County’s ongoing commitment to community safety, a test of the CodeRED Emergency Alert System is scheduled for January 31, 2024. CodeRED is an opt-in notification system the County of Nevada uses to notify residents in an emergency. Resi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Nevada County Adopts 2024 Legislative Platform to Drive State, Federal Advocacy Efforts

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved its annual Legislative Platform which drives the County’s state and federal advocacy efforts. County elected officials and staff use the 71-page platform to advocate with lawmakers on ke...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Hardy Bullock and Heidi Hall Selected as Chair and Vice-Chair of Nevada County Board of Supervisors

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted District 5 Supervisor Hardy Bullock to serve as chair and District 1 Supervisor Heidi Hall to serve as vice-chair at its first meeting of 2024 Tuesday.

“My intention this year is to serve o...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Join Upcoming Workshops to Help Shape Nevada County’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is updating the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP), and they want to hear from you! OES will host in-person and virtual Community Risk Reduction Workshops this January and February for the four C...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Nevada County Youth Commissioners Mackenzie Rist and Robert Gago met with Congressman Kevin Kiley

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Nevada County Youth Commissioners Mackenzie Rist and Robert Gago met with Congressman Kevin Kiley on December 22 to discuss how the commission can create awareness around pertinent topics such as drug prevention, self-harm reduction, homelessness, and foo...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Community Services Block Grant Funding Request for Proposals

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The Nevada County Adult & Family Services Commission (AFSC) announces a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Nevada County Community Services Block Grant Funding (CSBG). The purpose of this RFP is to solicit from qualified non-profit applicants, proposa...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

"A Thousand Cranes" - Celebrating 30 Years of Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra Invitation

Join us at the Eric Rood Center for the opening reception of the Art in Public Spaces exhibition "A Thousand Cranes" - Celebrating 30 Years of Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra on January 19 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.

Show banners, photographs, pr...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Board of Supervisors Denies Rise Grass Valley’s Vested Rights Petition

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Today, after a two-day Special Meeting, which included public comment, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to deny Rise Grass Valley’s Petition for Recognition of Vested Rights to conduct mining operations at the Idaho Maryland Mine. The Board foun...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2023

Up to $40,000 Available for ADU Homeowners

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New funding, up to $40,000, is available for homeowners hoping to develop new Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as granny flats, in-law units, backyard cottages, or second units, in Nevada County. 

The California Housing Finance Agency (...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2023

Two of the County's Prominent African-American Pioneers Honored by Board of Supervisors

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The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission and the Nevada County Historical Society along with the Board of Supervisors has designated the Carter Family Homesite at the intersection of Drummond Street and American Hills Road as a Nevada County hist...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Weatherization Programs Help Residents Keep Out the Cold

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When the temperatures drop in Nevada County, many of us feel the chill inside of our homes. Weatherizing your home is a great way to keep out the cold while saving money on energy bills. Nevada County residents with low income have a few different options...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 27, 2023

Tine Mathiasen Elected Treasurer for State Clerk's Association

CCBSA installation of officers reception featuring Supervisor Susan Hoek and Tine Mathiasen

Tine Mathiasen, Deputy Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, has been elected as treasurer of California Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Association (CCBSA). As one of the association's three officer positions, the treasurer is responsible for the...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: August 9, 2023

Nevada County Awards $388,840 in Second Round of Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants

Outdoor Visitor Safety Grant Projects - Vault Toilet, Trail maintenance, 49 Bridge Yuba River

This week, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved a second round of awards totaling $388,480 in Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Program (program) grants to eight eligible entities to increase resiliency and promote health and safety at highly impacte...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: August 9, 2023

Nevada County to Host Community Wildfire Protection Plan Lunch & Learns

Nevada County CWPP Community Engagement

Nevada City, CA—The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is hosting four virtual Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) Lunch & Learns this month and the public is invited to join. The Lunch & Learns will be the first set of communi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: August 9, 2023

Nevada County Awards $388,840 in Second Round of Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants

Outdoor Visitor Safety Grant Projects - Vault Toilet, Trail maintenance, 49 Bridge Yuba River

This week, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved a second round of awards totaling $388,480 in Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Program (program) grants to eight eligible entities to increase resiliency and promote health and safety at highly impacte...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: August 2, 2023

Nevada County Office of Emergency Services Receives 2023 NACo Achievement Award: Best in Category

2023 NACo Achievement Award Best in Category

Nevada City, CA—Last week, the National Association of Counties, NACo, held its Annual Conference and Expo in Travis County, Texas. County District 1 Supervisor Heidi Hall was in attendance to receive the 2023 NACo Achievement Award: Best in Category on b...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: July 13, 2023

Nevada County Opens Cooling Centers Saturday-Monday at the Grass Valley and Penn Valley Libraries

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National Weather Service Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County beginning Saturday morning through Monday evening. In response, Nevada County will open Cooling Centers at the Grass Valley and Penn Valley lib...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 29, 2023

Nevada County is Developing a 2024 Community Health Improvement Plan

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Nevada County has begun to develop its 2024 Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). A Community Health Assessment  identifies key health needs and issues in our community through comprehensive data...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 28, 2023

Celebrate Safely This Independence Day Weekend!

Nevada County Safe 4th of July Holiday No Fireworks

Getting ready to celebrate the 4th of July? A friendly reminder before the holiday weekend that all types of fireworks are illegal in Nevada County. Possessing, transporting, or using fireworks is against the law. More information about firework safety an...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 23, 2023

South Yuba River Corridor Burn Ban in Effect

South Yuba River Burn Ban

The South Yuba River Corridor Burn Ban takes effect for the 2023 fire season beginning at 8:00am on Monday, June 26, 2023. Annually, the ban begins when CAL FIRE declares fire restrictions and prohibits burning on private property within the lower 39-mile...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 17, 2023

Help Define Wildfire Resilience—Take the Community Wildfire Protection Plan Survey

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Nevada County Wants to Hear from You!

Help Define Wildfire Resilience—Take the Community Wildfire Protection Plan Survey

Now through August 31st, the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services is collecting resident feedback through the Community Wildfir...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 20, 2023

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra Counties

CAL FIRE NEU Burn Suspension Press Release

Submitted by CAL FIRE NEU

After a wet winter and above average snowpack, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Take Nevada County’s Wildfire Planning Survey through August 31st

Nevada County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Survey

Nevada City, June 1, 2023—Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is investing substantial grant funding in three critical wildfire and multi-hazard strategic plans: an update to the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP), an update to the Loc...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: June 8, 2023

Nevada County Firewise Communities: We Are the Solution

Nevada County Firewise Communities We Are the Solution Grass Valley

Did you know Nevada County now has more Firewise USA® Communities than any other county in the nation? Here, wildfire preparedness isn't just a catchphrase. To us, it's a way of life. Preparing for wildfire is a year-round effort that involves the whole f...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Yuba Watershed Institute Named Bureau of Land Management’s Conservation Partner of the Year

Yuba Watershed Institute BLM Conservation Partner of the Year

NEVADA CITY, CA—Yesterday, at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) named the Yuba Watershed Institute (YWI) their Conservation Partner of the Year for 2023. YWI is a local nonprofit that has been operating on...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: May 5, 2023

Student Activist Maddux Eckerling Brings Mental Health Message to the State Capitol

Maddux Eckerling stands outside of the state capitol building in Sacramento

“I am here because exercise saved my life,” Maddux Eckerling told the crowd gathered outside of the State Capitol on May 1st to kick off California Moves for Physical and Mental Fitness Month

Eckerling, who serves as the pres...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 28, 2023

Rome Power House Designated as a Nevada County Historical Landmark

Two tin buildings sit along the water's edge below a steep vegetated slope.

The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is delighted to announce the County's latest landmark: The Rome Power House, approved by the Board of Supervisors on April 25, 2023.

The Rome Power House was the first and only hydroelectric genera...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 25, 2023

Proposed Idaho-Maryland Mine Public Hearing on May 10th

Staff Report Released: Proposed Idaho Maryland Mine Proj. Planning Commission Staff Report Available

On April 25th, the Nevada County Planning Department released the staff report on the proposed Idaho Maryland Mine – Rise Grass Valley Project for the May 10th Planning Commission Public Hearing. 

At the May 10th Public Hearing, the Planning Commi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 18, 2023

Save the Date: Health, Safety, and Fire Preparedness Carnival

Nevada County Childrens Health and Safety Carnival

18th Annual Free Day of Family Fun!

Save the Date! The Gold Country Kiwanis, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services, and Fire Safe Council of Nevada County are once again partnering to produce the Children’s Health, Safety and Fire Preparedness Carniva...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Bridgeport Covered Bridge Wins 2023 Preservation Design Award

California Preservation Foundation Awards 2023

The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) has announced the winners of the 2023 Preservation Design Awards, recognizing the best in historic preservation, restoration, adaptive reuse, and rehabilitation. One of this year’s 16 winners is our very own Br...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 14, 2023

Medi-Cal Coverage Rules Are Changing

Medi-cal rules are changing. Make sure your contact information is up to date.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Medi-Cal had a "continuous coverage" policy intended to keep Medi-Cal recipients covered during the public health emergency. This continuous coverage policy meant that Medi-Cal recipients were not required to comple...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 11, 2023

Proposed Idaho-Maryland Mine Project Notice of Public Hearing Released

Planning Commission Public Hearing Scheduled May 10 for Idaho Maryland Mine Project

The Nevada County Planning Department released the Notice of Public Hearing on the proposed Idaho Maryland Mine – Rise Grass Valley Project. 

The Planning Commission will hold a Special Meeting for the Public Hearing of the proposed Idaho...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Nevada County Connects Makes Bus Stops Easier to Navigate

Nevada County Connects Easier to Navigate - color and numbers added to Tinloy Station

Nevada County Connects’ Tinloy Transit Center in downtown Grass Valley received a colorful transformation to make the transit hub easier to navigate and more accessible. The Nevada County Transit Division aimed to create a simple, color-coded visual repre...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Help Shape Recreation in Nevada County: Take the Public Survey, Available Now Through April 16th

Help Shape Recreation in Nevada County Take Survey and Make Voice Heard

The County of Nevada invites the public to take a survey about how recreation can be improved throughout the county. The survey provides an opportunity to share concerns, hopes, and ideas for the future of recreation in Nevada County. Input from all commu...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 31, 2023

No Zombie Buildings Here on Our Watch

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By District 1 Supervisor Heidi Hall and Nevada City Mayor Doug Fleming

We would have preferred the Nevada County Courthouse to remain at the top of Church Street in the heart of downtown Nevada City where it’s been since 1864 (though the first co...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 24, 2023

Community Celebrates Cashin's Field with Ribbon Cutting

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The community came together on Tuesday for a beautiful ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new affordable housing development at Cashin's Field in Nevada City. The project is the culmination of a collaboration between multiple local and state agencies...

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