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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Early Results from New Recuperative Care Dormitory Predict Long-Term Success

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In partnership with Nevada County and Dignity Health Sierra Memorial Hospital, Hospitality House opened a new recuperative care dormitory in October 2018. In just a few months’ time, success from the new dormitory is already evident.

“Even in these early s...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

HOME Team Project to Address Chronic Homelessness Approved by State Commission

HOME Team proposal at MHSOAC NewsFlash2

The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has approved Nevada County Behavioral Health’s Innovation proposal for the Homeless Outreach and Medical Engagement (HOME) Team. The HOME Team Innovation proposal aims to address ...

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Behavioral Health & Mental Health Services Act Better Together: Homelessness Initiatives

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

2019 Building Fair

2019 Building Fair Flyer (PDF)

The Nevada County Community Development Agency along with the Nevada County Association of Realtors (NCAOR) and the Nevada County Contractors' Association (NCCA) invites you to the 4th annual Building Fair this June. In anticipation of the building and wi...

2019 Building Fair

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Cannabis Final Environmental Impact Report

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

View the Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Final EIR.

The Commercial Cannabis Final Environmental Impact Report is now available for review. Copies are available online below, and hard copies are available with the Planning Department and the Clerk of the Board.

Cannabis Final EIR Volume I

Cannabis Final EIR V...

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Cannabis Conversation

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Cannabis Final Environmental Impact Report

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

The Commercial Cannabis Final Environmental Impact Report is now available for review. Copies are available online below, and hard copies are available with the Planning Department and the Clerk of the Board.

Cannabis Final EIR Volume I

Cannabis Final EIR V...

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Community Development News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Cannabis Permit Pre-Application Process Going Live

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

Are you planning on completing commercial cannabis cultivation activity in Nevada County? A pre-application process for commercial cannabis Administrative Development Permits (ADP’s) and Commercial Cannabis Permits (CCP’s) is in place. These applications ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Cannabis Regulations Update

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

Are you looking for property in Nevada County to purchase in mind of cultivating cannabis, are already a cannabis farmer, are a neighbor to a cannabis cultivation site, or just wondering about the status of cannabis regulations in Nevada County? Ensure yo...

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Cannabis Conversation Website Community Development News

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Caring for those living with Dementia and Alzheimer's

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Nevada County invites you to attend a presentation on caring
for those living with dementia and alzheimer’s on Wednesday, May 8th.This presentation is perfect for professionals as well as non-professionals
interested in gaining practical too...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public Meeting on the Brunswick Commons Affordable Housing Project and Homeless Resource Center

Old Tunnel Property Purchase NewsFlash

The County of Nevada will host a public meeting on Thursday, April 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 950 Maidu Avenue in Nevada City, to present conceptual architectural drawings, provide an overview of envisi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public Meeting on the Brunswick Commons Affordable Housing Project and Homeless Resource Center

Old Tunnel Property Purchase NewsFlash

The County of Nevada will host a public meeting on Thursday, April 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 950 Maidu Avenue in Nevada City, to present conceptual architectural drawings, provide an overview of envisi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Nevada County Walk-in Assessment Clinic for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

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Beginning on March 18, 2019.

When & Where?

Monday through Friday,

9:00 am to 12:00 noon daily.

Located at 500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 120

Grass Valley, CA 95945

  • Treatment funding may be available to those who meet criteria. Certain populations, including ...
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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Early Results from New Recuperative Care Dormitory Predict Long-Term Success

Better Together Logo NewsFlash

In partnership with Nevada County and Dignity Health Sierra Memorial Hospital, Hospitality House opened a new recuperative care dormitory in October 2018. In just a few months’ time, success from the new dormitory is already evident.

“Even in these early s...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Age-Friendly Community Survey

County of Nevada

AARP & Agency on Aging Area 4 (AAA4) believe people of all ages want to live in a place that supports their changing needs, so we’ve teamed up to see what local residents think about the places they’re living now.  Please complete th...

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Age-Friendly Survey Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 28, 2019

HOME Team Project to Address Chronic Homelessness Approved by State Commission

HOME Team proposal at MHSOAC NewsFlash2

The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has approved Nevada County Behavioral Health’s Innovation proposal for the Homeless Outreach and Medical Engagement (HOME) Team. The HOME Team Innovation proposal aims to address ...

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Behavioral Health & Mental Health Services Act Health & Human Services
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Sheriff and Public Defender Offices Partner on Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive NewsFlash

Cold, wet weather has arrived here in Nevada County. People leaving the custody of the jail frequently face the prospect of release without appropriate clothing to deal with the elements. This year, the Sheriff's Office and the Public Defender's Office ar...

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Health & Human Services

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

MoneyGram

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The California State Department of Child Support Services, in partnership with MoneyGram, is offering a convenient way for you to make cash child support payments without having to travel to the child support office.  There are convenient locatio...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

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Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

Nevada County, CA—In an unprecedented collaborative effort The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, with support from County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services and Waste Management, is offering free residential gree...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Nevada County Board of Supervisors April 23, 2019 meeting Agenda

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Board of Supervisors meetings take place every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. At the beginning of each meeting, the public can address the Board on items not appearing on the agenda, but are of public interest and are within the jurisdiction of the Bo...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public Meeting on the Brunswick Commons Affordable Housing Project and Homeless Resource Center

Old Tunnel Property Purchase NewsFlash

The County of Nevada will host a public meeting on Thursday, April 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 950 Maidu Avenue in Nevada City, to present conceptual architectural drawings, provide an overview of envisi...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public Hearing to extend the temporary moratorium on the cultivation of Industrial Hemp

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Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Supervisors’ Chambers, First Floor, Eric Rood Administrative Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, California, the Ne...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Cannabis Final Environmental Impact Report

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

The Commercial Cannabis Final Environmental Impact Report is now available for review. Copies are available online below, and hard copies are available with the Planning Department and the Clerk of the Board.

Cannabis Final EIR Volume I

Cannabis Final EIR V...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public hearing to consider the appeal filed by Jennifer D’ Andrade of the Nevada County Planning Com

BOS NewsFlash

Public hearing to consider the appeal filed by Jennifer D’ Andrade of the Nevada County Planning Commission’s March 1, 2019 decision regarding Notice of Conditional Approval for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP18-0009), an Amendment to an Approved Map (AAM18...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Cannabis Permit Pre-Application Process Going Live

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

Are you planning on completing commercial cannabis cultivation activity in Nevada County? A pre-application process for commercial cannabis Administrative Development Permits (ADP’s) and Commercial Cannabis Permits (CCP’s) is in place. These applications ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Travel Talk: Cruising Sydney to Singapore (MH)

Sydney Opera House MH April 2019

Don't miss this fun and informative talk featuring guest speakers John and Janey Powers.

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Dreamers Art Making Session at Madelyn Helling Library

Dreamers Art Maker April 2019

Join us to create art about your dream for yourself and for the world! Inspired by the book Dreamers by Yuyi Morales, our Storywalk pick for downtown Nevada City, and in conjunction with Screen-Free Week, we will be making art about what we dream...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

iPad and iPhone Class at Madelyn Helling Library

Mobile Devices

Please register in advance for this class.                    

Event Type(s): Computer Class

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Travel Talk: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (MH)

PCT Trail MH April 2019

Don't miss this fun and informative talk!

Event Type(s): Library Collaborative Event, Library Programming

Presenter: Local Hiker: Jack Emery

Jill Davidson

(530) 265-7050

jillene.davidson@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 20, 2019

Asian Drama Lovers: Crazy Rich Asians (MH)

Crazy Rich Asians Movie MH April 2019

“Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore.  

Event Type(s): Movie...

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Posted on: April 20, 2019

Tech Help: Smart Device Basics at Truckee Library

Truckee How To Tech: Smart Device

Bring your smart device to class with you to get personalized tips or we can provide you one to borrow for class. We will review terms and commonly used applications. 

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Any, Adult

Megan Ll...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

How To Tech: Smart Device Basics at Madelyn Helling Library

Mobile Devices

Bring your smart device to class with you to get personalized tips or we can provide you one to borrow for class. We will review terms and commonly used applications. 

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Any, Adult

Megan Ll...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Open Mike at Madelyn Helling Library

Open Mike Program April 2019

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any, Adult

Megan Lloyd

(530) 470-2677

megan.lloyd@co.nevada.ca.us


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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Organizing Your Stuff for Posterity at Doris Foley Library

Organize your Stuff Class

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Alisa Austin

Tracey Lilyquist

(530) 265-4606

Tracey.lilyquist@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Penn Valley Page Turners (PV)

Whered you go Bernadette

Penn Valley has a book club! Meet and discuss stories with other Penn Valley patrons. 

Event Type(s): Book Club

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Anne

(530) 432-5764

anne.odell@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Librarians in the Wild: Ike's Quarter Cafe

Ikes Quarter Cafe

Drop by our table to find out more about what we are up to! 

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

Megan Lloyd

(530) 470-2677

megan.lloyd@co.nevada.ca.us

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Pajama Storytime at Bear River Library

Pajama Storytime

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): Any

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 271-4147

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

3D Printing at Madelyn Helling Library

3-D Printer Sphere

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: John & Jill

Jill Davidson

(530) 265-7050

jillene.davidson@co.nevada.ca.us

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Ebook & Audiobook Dowload Help at Truckee Library

Ebook help at Library

Registration is necessary for each 20 minute appointment. Appointments will be seen on first come first serve basis during the date/hour registered

For your appointment:

- Apply for a library card beforehand

- Bring the device you will be using  out...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Tech It Out! at Truckee Library

Tech It Out!

Come to the Truckee Library to learn how to access our digital resources!  Bring your personal computer or smart phone (and your passwords) to class with you to get assistance or stop by the circulation desk before class to borrow one fr...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Pocket Poetry at Grass Valley Library

PocketPoetry

.  Come check it out.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Sydney

Sydney Joyce

(530) 273-4117

Sydney.Joyce@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Storywalk -Downtown Nevada City

Storywalk in downtown Nevada City

Read the picture book Dreamers by Yuyi Morales as you stroll through Nevada City’s Downtown. Start the StoryWalk® at Harmony Books at 130 Main St. (in Robinson Plaza). Each page will have information on where to find the next page and wi...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Otaku Club at Grass Valley Library

Anime and Manga Club

All are welcome.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

RUFF (Read Up for Fun) at Truckee Library

RUFF (Read Up for Fun) at Truckee Library

Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 PM in Truckee.

Event Type(s): Library Collaborative Event

Age Group(s): Ages 5-10

Piret Griffith

piret.griffith@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Adult Coloring at Truckee Library

Adult Coloring Class Truckee


Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

PAWS to Read at Penn Valley Library

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Read for five sessions and receive a free book!

Call the Penn Valley Library to sign up! Space is limited!

Age Group(s): Ages 5-10

Joe Warrillow

(530) 432-5764

Joseph.Warrillow@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Adult Collage Club at Bear River Library

Collage

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Mellisa & Donna

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 271-4147

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Sensory Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

Sensory Storytime

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): 0-5 (K)

Lisa Nowlain

(530) 265-1541

lisa.nowlain@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Stay and Play at Grass Valley Library

Stay And Play Program

Join us at the Grass Valley Library for  time to play, learn, sing, read, and have fun together! Each session will feature a storytime, snacks, and an opportunity to learn together. Once a month a guest speaker will come to discuss topics surroun...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Toddler Storytime at Grass Valley Library

Toddler Storytime at GV Ongoing

This program is focused on children walking to 3 years old.

Event Type(s): Storytime, Library Programming

Age Group(s): Toddler (18 mos - 3 yrs)

Rachel Schneider

(530) 470-2695

rachel.schneider@co.nevada.ca.us

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Baby Bookworms at Truckee Library

Baby Bookworms Storyhour

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): babies (6 mos - 2 yrs)

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Teen Tuesdays at Bear River Library

Teen Tuesdays

Event Type(s): Teen, Library Programming

Age Group(s): Junior High Grades 6 - 8, High School Grades 9 - 12

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Toddler Tales at Truckee Library

Toddler Tales

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Toddler (18 mos - 3 yrs)

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Preschool Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

Storytime - Ongoing

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): Preschool (3 - 5 yrs)

Presenter: Lisa

Lisa Nowlain

(530) 265-1538

lisa.nowlain@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Baby Storytime at Grass Valley Library

BabyStorytime at GV

This program is focused on children birth to walking. 

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): babies (6 mos - 2 yrs)

Rachel Schneider

(530) 470-2695

rachel.schneider@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: April 7, 2019

Virtual Reality Experience on Saturdays (MH)

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Event Type(s): Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adult, Ages 13+, High School Grades 9 - 12, Junior High Grades 6 - 8
Presenter: Phillip
Jill Davidson
(530) 265-7050

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

3-D Printer Introduction for Adults at Truckee Library

Makerbot 3-D Printer

Have you seen our new MakerBot Replicator+ 3-D Printer?  We'll be having an introductory session for adults Thursday, Feb. 28th, Mar. 28th, & April 25th, from 5:30-6:30 PM.  We will provide basic instruction on project selection, set...

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Posted on: April 13, 2019

Family Crafts at Grass Valley Library

Family Crafts

This is a self guided activity that will allow families to create  together. 

All ages welcome. No registration required.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): 0-5 (K), Ages 5-10, Ages 8-12, Any, Adult, Grades 2-5, High School Gr...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

LEGO Club at Truckee Library

LEGO people

Play with LEGO in the library! Compete in LEGO challenges or build your own creations. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required; drop by any time on Saturdays between 12 and 1 pm.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Ages...

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Posted on: December 29, 2018

Family Hour at Bear River Library

Family Hour

Families, come hang out at the Bear River Library! We'll have activities, toys for the kids to play with, and a welcoming atmosphere for parents to chat with each other and for kids to be kids.

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Self-guided Origami (PV)

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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop-in at the Penn Valley Library Station to try out the ancient art of origami. All ages and levels welcome. We provide supplies and directions for folding.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

(530) 432-5...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Sing-along for all ages (MH)

Singing Girl

Sing favorite songs and learn new ones! Singing with your children is an important part of literacy building, and a fun activity for all ages. Drop-in program.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): K - 6th Grades

(530) 265-1538

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

E-Book & Audiobook Download Help (GV)

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Need Help Downloading Your E-book or Audiobook?Sign up for assistance with Overdrive & Enki at the Grass Valley LibraryRegistration is necessary for each 20 minute appointment. Appointments will be seen on first come first serve basis during the date/...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Game On All Day! (BR)

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Drop in and play with iPads & board games:Connect Four, Perfection, Mousetrap, Operation & much more! 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Every Saturday at the Bear River Library.  Join the fun.  No registration required.  Drop-In.

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

STEAM Saturdays (MH)

STEAM Saturdays - Ongoing

Located in the children's room at the Madelyn Helling Library.  Ages 3 and up.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Low-Income Veterans and Their Widows/Widowers May Qualify for Additional Benefits

Some veterans are eligible for a needs-based pension benefit. A Veteran's Pension is a cash benefit paid to war-time Veterans who have limited or no income. The veteran must have served at least one day during a time of war and have limited income from al...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Lyman Gilmore Scheduled Week of Educational Activities for National “Kick Butts Day”

Lyman Gilmore Club Live members, supported by school counselor Mark Heine, kicked off their "Kick Butts" celebration on March 18, 2019. Kick Butts Day is a nationally celebrated day of activism - one that engages and empowers youth to speak out ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Nevada County Celebrates Screen-Free Week 2019

Get ready to put down your phones, tablets, remote controls and other devices for Screen-Free Week 2019. Nevada County Public Health invites you to join our schools, neighbors and community in celebrating national Screen-Free Week, April 29 – Ma...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Creative Writing Workshop at the Truckee Library

National Poetry Month is here, along with the Sierra Poetry Festival on April 27th, and it's the perfect excuse for a free creative writing workshop for all ages and experience levels at the Truckee Library.

Participants are invited for an afternoon of gen...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Volunteer on the Grand Jury

The Superior Court of California, County of Nevada is seeking applications from Nevada County citizens interested in an opportunity to serve on the 2019-2020 Grand Jury.

The Nevada County Grand Jury is a judicial body sanctioned by the Superior Court to ac...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Nevada County Housing Element Update Public Review Draft Available

Planning

The County has completed a Public Review Draft of the 2019-2027 Nevada County Housing Element update. Section 65302(c) of the California Government Code requires every County and City in the State to include a Housing Element as part of its adopted Genera...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Library Hosts American Creed Community Conversations

On Thursday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m., the Grass Valley Library – Royce Branch will host the first of three American Creed Community Conversations about connection, relationships, and the community. The public is invited to listen to a brief story...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Screen-free Week is About Education and Art Inside and Outside the Library

When you turn off your phones and TVs, what else is there to do? During Screen-Free Week this year, the Nevada County Community Library has you covered.

The international celebration, hosted by the nonprofit Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, takes ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Local Youth Coalition Participates in State-wide Advocacy Event in Sacramento

On Monday, March 18, 2019, Nevada County Public Health's Tobacco Prevention Program supported several local youth in their participation in Youth Quest 2019. Youth Quest is an annual event hosted by the California Youth Advocacy Network to celebrate and p...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

North San Juan Town Hall Meeting Discussed Public Safety, Roads and Transit Services

On Thursday April 11, 2019 District IV Supervisor, Susan Hoek, held a Town Hall meeting in North San Juan at the Oak Tree Lodge. The event was well attended and included Sheriff Shannan Moon, Public Works Director Trisha Tillotson, and Transit Services Ma...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Supervisors Approve Urgency Interim Ordinance on Hemp

At Tuesday's April 9th Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board voted unanimously to adopt an urgency interim ordinance that established a temporary moratorium on the cultivation of industrial hemp for any purpose, including for commercial purposes or by &...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public Meeting on the Brunswick Commons Affordable Housing Project and Homeless Resource Center

Old Tunnel Property Purchase NewsFlash

The County of Nevada will host a public meeting on Thursday, April 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 950 Maidu Avenue in Nevada City, to present conceptual architectural drawings, provide an overview of envisi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Preparing, Training, Exercising and Responding Together

On March
14, 2019, the Nevada County Public Health Department's Emergency PreparednessProgram, in conjunction with the Office of Emergency Services, facilitated a
morning of training and a tabletop exercise. There were 71 individualparticipants repr...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Contact OES for Neighborhood Fire Inspections

It is a top Board priority to reduce the risk and effects of wildfire by pursuing hazardous vegetation mitigation resources. This year, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) funded and hired three additional fire inspectors for a total of four ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Nevada County Reads & Writes: Community Stories by StoryCorps

Nevada County Reads & Writes will hold the final public event of 2019, "Ties That Bind Nevada County," on Monday, April 8, from 5:00 to 6:30 PM in the Gene Albaugh Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library. Five community members who rec...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

National Library Week at the Truckee Library

The Truckee Library is gearing up to participate in National Library Week with lots of fun activities for Truckee residents to enjoy. National Library Week runs from April 7th through April 13th. The week is observed by the American Library Association as...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Cannabis Conversation: Planning Commission Public Hearing on Cannabis EIR

On Thursday, April 11, the Nevada County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and proposed Ordinance for the Nevada County Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance Project. The meeting will...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Truckee Wildfire Town Hall, April 24th

Nevada County and Placer County public safety agencies will host a wildfire prevention and preparedness town hall Wednesday, April 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Alder Creek Middle School in Truckee.

The town hall will begin with a brief introduction from CAL FIRE&...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Second Installment of Property Taxes Due by April 10th

Property Tax NewsFlash

Tina M. Vernon, Nevada County Treasurer and Tax Collector, would like to remind property owners that the due date for the second installment of the 2018-2019 secured tax bill is April 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Payments must be received in this office or show ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Nevada County Celebrates National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week (NPHW) is April 1st through 7th, and the Nevada County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to declare Public Health Week in Nevada County as well.

About NPHW

What is NPHW? Each year, during the first full week of April, commun...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Public Health Seeks Disaster Health Care Volunteers

In the event of a disaster, such as a fire or flood, one of the biggest needs is to provide evacuation shelters for affected residents. Staffing the shelters requires many volunteers, including healthcare professionals such as Registered Nurses (RNs). If ...

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Public Health Nevada County News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Wildfire Speaker Series: Situational Awareness

Monday, April 15th, 6:00 -7:30 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Situational Awareness, the third in a four-part speaker series. This program is designed to educate and i...

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Additional Information Nevada County News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Board Approves 3 Wildfire Preparedness Initiatives

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved 3 initiatives intended to decrease the risk of wildfire. These policy updates and contracts demonstrate the Board’s commitment to fire safety and preparedness as top priority.

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Additional Information Nevada County News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Board Passes Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance to Address Housing Crisis

At Tuesday's March 26th Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board approved an ordinance to incentivize the development and use of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) as a strategy towards addressing the statewide affordable housing crisis and providing long ter...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Board Approves Retaining Local Affordable Housing Units

At Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting, a request by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to re-syndicate up to $7.5 million dollars in Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds was unanimously approved in a 5-0 vote by Supervisors.

The Co...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Local Rotary Clubs Present Awards for Business, Citizen and Volunteer of the Year

On Wednesday March 20th, the five Western Nevada County Rotary Clubs (Grass Valley, 49er Breakfast, Penn Valley, Grass Valley South and Nevada City) hosted the annual Community Awards Ceremony. Grass Valley Dental Wellness was named Business of the Year, ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Celebrating International Board Certified Lactation Consultant’s Day

Support is a key factor in improving breastfeeding rates. Nevada County's Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program assists mothers to meet their goals for optimal nutrition for their babies. There are many benefits to both mother and baby when mothers ...

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WIC Program Nevada County News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Local WIC Participant Speaks at National WIC Conference in Washington, D.C.

The Nevada County Public Health Department's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program nominated and sent WIC Peer Counselor and participant, Mary Olender, to Washington D.C. last week to speak at the National WIC Association Leadership Conference and to...

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WIC Program Nevada County News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

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Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

On Monday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Early Results from New Recuperative Care Dormitory Predict Long-Term Success

Better Together Logo NewsFlash

In partnership with Nevada County and Dignity Health Sierra Memorial Hospital, Hospitality House opened a new recuperative care dormitory in October 2018. In just a few months’ time, success from the new dormitory is already evident.

“Even in these early s...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Nevada County News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

VA Disability Compensation for Gulf War Veterans

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Institute of Medicine, approximately 250,000 of the 696,000 U.S. servicemen and women in the 1991 Gulf War continue to suffer from chronic, multi-symptom illnesses. Commonly referred to as ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Seed Swap at the Madelyn Helling Library

The Madelyn Helling Library has announced their brand-new Seed Library! The Seed Library is free to use and does not require a library card. There are no limits on how many seeds you can take out of the Library, but please only take what you can use.

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

On Monday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space, the second in a four-part, speaker series, designed to educat...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Staff Presents at National Public Administration Conference

Nevada County Board of Supervisors' Senior Administrative Analyst, Jeffrey Thorsby, recently presented in Washington D.C. on the work of the Yuba River Public Safety Cohort initiative led by District I Supervisor Heidi Hall, former District IV Supervisor ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Funding Expected for Nevada County’s Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project

Ponderosa West Project NewsFlash

In December 2018, Nevada County submitted six separate grant applications to CAL FIRE's Fire Prevention Program. One of these six proposed projects, the Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project, was included in CAL FIRE's recent report to Governor...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Young at Art Exhibit

Nevada County is partnering with the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools and the Nevada County Arts Council to celebrate March as Young at Art Month. Young at Art Month is an annual celebration of the visual arts by promoting art shows, special exhibi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Nevada County Reads & Writes: The Power of Storytelling with Jeff McHugh

Cultural historian and author Joe McHugh will explore the power of storytelling in a multi-media presentation, "Slaying the Gorgon: Message, Medium, Magic," in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at the Rood Center in Nevada City on Wednesday, Mar...

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Nevada County Reads and Writes Nevada County News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Sale of CBD Items in Grocery Stores and Restaurants

According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), the sale of CBD items in retail food operations, such as grocery stores or restaurants, are in violation of current federal and state laws unless they are considered as “Generally Recognized As...

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Nevada County Environmental Health Nevada County News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt Announced as Lead of Nevada County Emergency Services

Jeff Pettitt NewsFlash

Nevada County Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt will be overseeing Nevada County's Office of Emergency Services (OES) starting March 24th, due to the upcoming retirement of Nevada County's current OES Manager, John Gulserian.

Recognizing wildfire prevention and...

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OES website Nevada County News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Extreme Weather Shelters for Homeless Residents, March 5th through morning of March 7th

Cold Weather Shelter_NewsFlash

The National Weather Service is predicting about 5 inches of rain in the foothills this next Tuesday and Wednesday (March 5th and 6th). 

In an effort to collaborate over one of our most vulnerable populations, the City of Nevada ...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Nevada County News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

South Yuba River Cohort: Partnerships on Public Safety

Efforts to promote resident and visitor safety at the South Yuba River are continuing. On Tuesday, February 19th, District 4 Supervisor Sue Hoek led the first Yuba River Public Safety Cohort meeting for 2019 discuss the year’s plan. District 1 S...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Cannabis Permit Pre-Application Process Going Live

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

Are you planning on completing commercial cannabis cultivation activity in Nevada County? A pre-application process for commercial cannabis Administrative Development Permits (ADP’s) and Commercial Cannabis Permits (CCP’s) is in place....

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Cannabis Conversation website Nevada County News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Nevada County Completes First Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Case

Hazardous Vegetation Abatement NewsFlash

Nevada County just completed its first nuisance abatement under the Hazardous Vegetation Ordinance.  The subject property posed serious fire, health and safety risks to neighboring parcels.  Upon inspection, approximately 28 dead or deca...

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Request a Defensible Space Inspection Nevada County News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

HOME Team Project to Address Chronic Homelessness Approved by State Commission

HOME Team proposal at MHSOAC NewsFlash2

The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has approved Nevada County Behavioral Health’s Innovation proposal for the Homeless Outreach and Medical Engagement (HOME) Team. The HOME Team Innovation proposal aims to address ...

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Behavioral Health & Mental Health Services Act Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

2019 Homeless PIT Count Indicates Improved Count of Homeless Population over Previous Year

Homelessness NewsFlash

The number of individuals identified as being homeless in Nevada County increased from previous years, according to survey results from the annual point-in-time count.

 404 individuals experiencing homelessness were counted across the county, from...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Funding Available for Non-Profits Supporting Low-Income Residents

The Nevada County Adult & Family Services Commission announces a Request for Funding (RFF) for the Nevada County Community Initiative Funding (CIF). These funds must be targeted towards very low-income residents and will allow local non-profit agencie...

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Adult and Family Services Commission website Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Voter Information Guides Mailed for State Senate District 1 Special Election

Voter Information Guides for the State Senate District 1 Special Election went out in the mail this week, and vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed to every registered Nevada County voter next week, the week of February 25th.

Once you've received your vote-b...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Free Wildfire Film Screening and Discussion Panel, March 6th

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Nevada County Resource Conservation District and Nevada County Office of Emergency Services are partnering for a free public screening of Fire and Forest Health: Your Tahoe National Forest alongside the timely Wilder than Wild: F...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Get Firewise: Organize! Event

Get Firewise Organize NewsFlash

Are you new to the area and not sure how to approach preparing your home for wildfire? Are you a Nevada County native, but need some help getting firewise? Are you not even sure what firewise means? Are you looking for new ways to become part of the solut...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Benefit Assistance for Veterans Exposed to Water Contaminants

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced it will begin a process that may allow Veterans to receive disability pay if they were sickened by drinking water contaminated at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Nevada County Veterans who may be affecte...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Public Health Congratulates Julie DeHollander for IBCLC Certification

Breastfeeding improves the health of both infants and their mothers, and lactation consultants are key to assisting women to initiate and maintain breastfeeding. Nevada County Public Health congratulates Julie DeHollander, Nutritionist, on her recent achi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Virtual Reality and 3D Printer Training at the Truckee Library

The Truckee Library will hold a virtual reality program for kids on Thursday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m. and an introductory 3D printer training for adults on Thursday, February 28th from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. The Truckee Library is located at 10031 Levon Ave...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

February 25th: Get Firewise: Organize!

Get Firewise Organize NewsFlash

Are you new to the area and not sure how to approach preparing your home for wildfire? Are you a Nevada County native, but need some help getting firewise? Are you not even sure what firewise means? Are you looking for new ways to become part of the solut...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Extreme Weather Shelters for Homeless Residents, February 16th through morning of February 19th

Cold Weather Shelter_NewsFlash

The National Weather Service is predicting more heavy snow and cold temperatures in the foothills this weekend.

In an effort to collaborate over one of our most vulnerable populations, the City of Nevada City, Sierra Roots, Salva...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Board Adopts Annual Priorities

At Tuesday's February 12th Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board adopted their annual priorities. These priorities outline the Board's objectives for staff for the upcoming year.

Wildfire, homelessness, housing, cannabis and maintaining the County's fisc...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Winter Weather Predicted to Continue through Weekend

Donner Pass - Winter Storm Warning NewsFlash

Caltrans District 3 is alerting motorists of winter driving conditions and to anticipate travel delays this Presidents’ Day holiday weekend. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storrm Warning until noon Sunday for the greater Lake Tahoe...

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Additional Info... Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Winter Storms: Sandbags, Reporting Road Issues and Travel Tips

Donner Pass - Winter Storm Warning NewsFlash

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm watch for the greater Lake Tahoe area from 4:00 p.m. Friday until 10:00 p.m. Sunday. The Weather Service is forecasting several feet of new snow over Donner Pass on Interstate 80 and Echo Summit...

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Additional Info... Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Funding Available for Homes Damaged in 2017 Lobo and McCourtney Fires

Nevada County Housing and Community Services recently received funding to assist low income home owners who sustained damages to their homes in Nevada County due to the Wind Complex fires of 2017. These funds can be used to assist with repairs and/or repl...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Jazmin Breaux Announced as Tahoe-Truckee Program Manager

Jazmin Breaux started as the new Tahoe-Truckee Program Manager on January 28th

Jazmin brings over 10 years of experience providing direct services, program development, and program management to individuals and families experiencing a variety of...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Community Leaders Gather for Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting

Thursday, February 7th, the County hosted the second Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 70 community leaders from local, state and federal agencies and organizations. This meeting offered an opportunity to work across jurisdictional...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Sheriff Moon Announces Captain and Lieutenant Promotions

After a very competitive process, two Sheriff's employees have been promoted: one Captain and one Lieutenant, effective February 24th.

Mike Walsh has been promoted to Captain and will be assigned to Patrol Operations.  Mike started his law enforc...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Extreme Weather Shelters for Homeless Citizens through Monday morning, February 11th

Cold Weather Shelter_NewsFlash

The National Weather Service is predicting heavy snow and cold temperatures in the foothills through Sunday.

In an effort to collaborate over one of our most vulnerable populations, the City of Nevada City, Sierra Roots, Salvatio...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Nevada County News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Cannabis Conversation: Permitting Workshop

Fireside Chat Flyer

Are you planning on completing commercial cultivation activity in Nevada County as a new or existing cannabis farmer and want to learn more about building and fire regulations for this type of activity? The Nevada County Building Department and Fire Plann...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Measles is Just a Plane Ride Away

Planning to travel this year? Don't forget to protect yourself from infectious diseases, such as measles.

There are currently measles outbreaks in Israel, Moldova, Madagascar, New Zealand, Kenya, DRC, Benin, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Greece, France, Lebanon, Geor...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Measles is Just a Plane Ride Away

Planning to travel this year? Don't forget to protect yourself from infectious diseases, such as measles.

There are currently measles outbreaks in Israel, Moldova, Madagascar, New Zealand, Kenya, DRC, Benin, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Greece, France, Lebanon, Geor...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Impacts of Federal Shutdown

On January 25th federal policymakers reached a temporary 3-week agreement to end the government through February 15th. For the past month during the shutdown, nine out of fifteen federal departments have been closed or reduced operations. While it appears...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Harden Your Home from Wildfire: WUI Building Codes

The risk of wildfire is a great concern. After the devastation of the Camp Fire you may be wondering what you can do to protect your home and family. You know about defensible space, right? But did you know that in July 2008, California adopted the Wildla...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Nevada County Reads & Writes announces 2019 selection: “Ties That Bind”

The steering committee of Nevada County Reads & Writes has selected "Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps" by Dave Isay as the 2019 community read. "Ties That Bind" is a collection of...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Sandbags for Winter Storms

Sand Bags

National Weather Service Sacramento is predicting a winter storm starting Friday, February 1st, through Monday, February 4th. Western Nevada County is predicted to get 3 to 4 inches of rain, while Donner Pass in eastern Nevada County is predicted to get 4...

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Additional Info... Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Extreme Weather Shelters for Homeless Citizens, Saturday-Monday and Tuesday

Cold Weather Shelter_NewsFlash

There is a severe storm predicted for this weekend. The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rain and snow in the foothills starting Friday through Monday and cold temperatures early next week.

In an effort to collaborate over one of our most vulne...

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Better Together: Homeless Initiative Nevada County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Gray Wolf Returns to Nevada County

Gray Wolf NewsFlash

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) confirmed a gray wolf, known as OR-54 (collar number), has again visited Nevada County, this time near the former mining community of Gaston. OR-54 is the same wolf that visited Nevada County back in J...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

School Bus Safety is No Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, students are approximately 70 times more likely to get to school safely by bus than by car.  In California, approximately 32,000 school bus drivers transport more than one million s...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

SAEL Students Learn about Wastewater

On January 18th, a group of aspiring young minds from the Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning (SAEL) visited the Lake Wildwood Wastewater Treatment Plant in Penn Valley, California. The Nevada County Sanitation District hosted the students for a free...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Impacts of Federal Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump announced today that an agreement has been reached to temporarily end the government shutdown for three weeks, through February 15th. For the past month during the shutdown, nine out of fifteen federal departments have been closed o...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

2018 Employee Service Awards

Each year Nevada County honors employees for their five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five or thirty years of service to the County. At Tuesday's January 22nd Board of Supervisors meeting, Human Resources Director Steve Rose presented ninety two employee ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance

The Nevada County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is offering free income tax preparation assistance and e-filing simple returns.  This is the seventh year of providing this free service, which starts Monday February 4th.   &...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Supervisors take next steps towards Brunswick Commons project

Hospitality House, Nevada County, and the Regional Housing Authority are working together to expand affordable housing and supportive wrap-around services in a day services center with the Brunswick Commons Resource Center project. The Nevada County Board...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Poetry Slam to Celebrate Living Tobacco-Free

Nevada County Public Health's Tobacco Use Prevention Program is supporting the youth of our community to take a stand against tobacco and be tobacco-free. At Public Health, we recognize that this generation of young people is savvy, they are not targets, ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Dependents of Disabled Veterans can get College Tuition Assistance

Many students will be starting or returning to college this fall, and, thanks to the College Tuition Fee Waiver program (CTFW), disabled Veterans in Nevada County can get assistance in covering the cost of sending their children to college.

The CTFW progra...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

February CalFresh Benefits will be Issued Early due to Federal Government Shutdown

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) announced on January 14th that CalFresh nutrition assistance benefits for the month of February will be issued early to most client's Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) accounts.  These benefits...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

How the Partial Federal Government Shutdown Effects Nevada County

The United States Federal Government is in the midst of a partial government shutdown. A government shutdown happens when Congress does not pass funding bills or the president fails to sign them before the previous appropriations run out. Congress has alr...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Visit the Building Department Satellite Outpost

Are you tired of waiting in a line when obtaining building permits, submitting construction plans, or completing other related Building Department service requests? The Nevada County Building Department has a satellite outpost at the Nevada County Contrac...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

See an Abandoned Vehicle? Report it to Code Compliance

Did you know the County has an Abandoned Vehicle Abatement (AVA) program? The purpose of this program is to remove abandoned vehicles from public right of ways. This program is for vehicles that have been abandoned in the same location for more than 72 ho...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Wildfire Insurance Resources

Have you or someone you known recently lost your wildfire insurance? Many members of the community are being notified that their premiums are on the rise, or that their policies are no longer being underwritten. The California Department of Insurance has ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Draft Cannabis EIR Released

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

The draft cannabis Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was released Friday, January 11th, following the timeline needed to have the County’s permanent cannabis ordinance in place by the start of this year’s cannabis grow season.

After rec...

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Cannabis Conversation website Nevada County News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

CPUC Greenlights Bright Fiber Broadband Project

Broadband NewsFlash

The California Public Utilities Commission voted to approve the purchase of Bright Fiber Network, Inc. by Race Telecommunications, Inc., giving the green light to a $26.8 million dollar fiber-to-the-home build, servicing 1,941 households in western Nevada...

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Race Communications website Nevada County News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Penn Valley Area Plan Second Community Workshop, January 23rd

Do you live or work in the Penn Valley Area? Mark your calendar for the second Community Workshop for the Penn Valley Area Plan on Wednesday, January 23rd, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Ready Springs Elementary School in Penn Valley. We are continuin...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Cannabis Regulations Update

Are you looking for property in Nevada County to purchase in mind of cultivating cannabis, are already a cannabis farmer, are a neighbor to a cannabis cultivation site, or just wondering about the status of cannabis regulations in Nevada County? Ensure yo...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Nevada County’s 2019 Homeless PIT Count Set for January 24th

The Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras, a collaborative group of agencies and nonprofit organizations from Placer and Nevada counties, has announced that Nevada and Placer County's annual point-in-time count of homeless individuals and families will...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Recently Elected Officials to be Sworn In on Monday, January 7th

With the coming of the New Year, recently elected Nevada County officials will be starting new terms. Nevada County elected officials are elected on a non-partisan basis to serve four-year terms.District 3 and District 4 Supervisors, Assessor, Auditor-Con...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

CalTrans Alerts Motorists of Possible Hazardous Weather Conditions Over the Holidays

Donner Pass - Winter Storm Warning NewsFlash

Caltrans District 3 is alerting motorists of incoming weather systems in Northern California, which will impact holiday travel through Tuesday, December 25th.

Expected Weather Systems

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued alerts for two weather syst...

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CalTrans District 3 Press Release and Website Nevada County News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

County Applies for Additional $5 Million in Fire Prevention Funding

This week, the Nevada County submitted six grants to CAL FIRE's Fire Prevention Grants Program. This program provides funding for local projects and activities that address the risk of wildfire and reduce wildfire potential to forested and forest adjacent...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

County Partners to Bring Housing Development to Grass Valley

Old Tunnel Property Purchase NewsFlash

On December 11th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to select Foothill House of Hospitality (Hospitality House) as the Identified Development Partner for round one of the No Place Like Home (NLPH) funding and development application...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Recycle your Christmas Tree for Free

Christmas Tree Recycling NewsFlash2

Recycle your Christmas tree for free at several locations in Western Nevada County! 

Trees can be disposed of in two easy ways: 

Residents that subscribe to Waste Management's green waste collection service can cut trees into three foot se...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

CalTrans Advises that Weekend Storms will Impact Highway Travel in Mountains

Caltrans District 3 is alerting motorists to incoming weather systems in Northern California, which will bring rain and snow Friday through Monday.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Storm Warning for two weather systems expected to arrive Fri...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Veterans may qualify for Total Disability Individual Unemployability Benefits

Many injuries sustained during combat can qualify veterans for disability benefits under the law, especially when it comes to employment. In some cases, however, a veteran's disability is not severe enough to qualify for a 100 percent rating under the Vet...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

County Gathers Community Leaders for Wildfire Stakeholder Meeting

Last Friday, December 7th, the County hosted a Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 50 community leaders from 30 different organizations and agencies at the Grass Valley Veterans' Hall for two hours to discuss how allied agencies can ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Supervisor Hank Weston and Sheriff Keith Royal Recognized for Years in Public Service

At Tuesday's December 11th Board of Supervisors Meeting, the Board recognized District 4 Supervisor Hank Weston and Sheriff Keith Royal for their many years of public service before their retirement in January.

District 4 Supervisor Hank Weston was recogni...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Thank You to County Staff and Volunteers who Provided Assistance to Butte County

Over the past month, almost 50 County employees served as Disaster Service Workers and over 60 volunteers from our Sheriff's Search & Rescue assisted in Butte County for the Camp Fire. County staff and volunteers witnessed the complete devastation fro...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2018: It’s Not Too Late!

It’s that time of year again — flu season. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. Get a flu vaccine now if you have not gotten vaccinated yet this season.There are many reasons to get a flu va...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Cannabis Conversation: Increase in Temporary Local Authorization Permits

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

In response to recent changes in State law, The Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on October 23rd authorizing the Community Development Agency (CDA) to establish a pre-application conditional process for temporary local authorization regarding cann...

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Cannabis Conversation Website Nevada County News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Better Together: Winter Warming Shelter Opened for Unsheltered Homeless

With temperatures dipping below freezing last weekend, the Emergency Cold Weather shelter opened for three nights. Sierra Roots volunteers and City of Nevada City staff swung into action to clear the way for facilities to open on Saturday, December 1st. &...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

CAL FIRE Announces End of Fire Season, December 10th

CAL FIRE’s NEU Unit has announced transition out of fire season effective Monday, December 10th in Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra Counties due to the recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires.

Pr...

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Prepare for and prevent wildfire Nevada County News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Sheriff and Public Defender Offices Partner on Clothing Drive

Cold, wet weather has arrived here in Nevada County. People leaving the custody of the jail frequently face the prospect of release without appropriate clothing to deal with the elements. This year, the Sheriff's Office and the Public Defender's Office ar...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Wildfire Prevention & Preparedness Town Hall: What's Next?

Town Hall Cropped

On December 5, 2018, Nevada County hosted a Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness Town Hall moderated by YubaNet and aired live on NCTV - Nevada County Television and KVMR 89.5FM & 105.1FM. Representatives from CAL FIRE, Nevada County Sheriff's Office,...

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Watch the Meeting Video Nevada County News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

New and Exciting Programs at the Truckee Library

The Truckee Library will be hosting many exciting children’s and adult programs over the next couple of weeks.

Winter Reading Challenge 

December 3rd - March 2nd

The Truckee Library’s annual Winter Reading Challenge will begin on Monday, December 3,...

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Nevada County Library Event Calendar Nevada County News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Sandbags for Winter Storms

Sand Bags

Winter weather is here and the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) would like to remind residents that free sand and sandbags are available at four locations.

Sandbag Locations

  • Next to the Nevada County Warehouse on the corner of Highway 49 and...
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Additional Info... Nevada County News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Giving Tree Program: Give Gifts to Foster Children this Holiday!

Giving Tree NewsFlash2

Nevada County Child Welfare Services has distributed their annual “Christmas Giving Tree” at different locations throughout Nevada County. Every December, Nevada County Child Welfare Services works with community service providers and ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Cold Weather Shelter Opening this Weekend through Monday

Cold Weather Shelter at Seamans Lodge

The National Weather Service is predicting cold winter weather in the foothills this weekend with lows dipping below 30 degrees.

Cold Weather Shelter: December 1st - 3rd

In an effort to collaborate for one of our most vulnerable populations, the City of Nev...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Snow Storm and Flash Flood Warnings Issued for Northern California

Caltrans
District 3 is alerting motorists to prepare for snowy driving conditions in theSierra Nevada region and watch for flash floods in areas impacted by the Camp
Fire Wednesday through Friday.
The National
Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Holi...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food Safety Alert

Many
of you will likely already have seen mention of this in the media, but as theThanksgiving holiday approaches, the Public Health Department wants to help
ensure that our residents are aware of a food safety alert from the Centers forDisease Cont...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Employee Highlight: Kathlee Martin of the Truckee Teen Clinic

Did you know Public Health’s regional Truckee Teen Clinic is
recognized as a model for Teen Clinic’s throughout the State? The Clinicexceeds State expectations by almost double and has ranked as a top Teen Clinic
by national perfor...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Gulf and Middle East War Burn Pits Could be this Generation’s Agent Orange

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) estimates that hundreds of
thousands of veterans who served in the Gulf War in the 1990s and most recentlyin the conflicts in the Middle East may have been exposed to a myriad of
airborne chemicals and toxic subs...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

The Adult and Family Services Commission Seeks Community Input for 2020/21 Community Action Plan

Public Forum Flyer of information

The
Nevada County Adult & Family Services Commission will convene two CommunityForums (December 6th in Truckee at the Joseph Government Center upstairs in the Truckee Donner Room from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and December 7th in Nevada City at the Nevada ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Wildfire Prevention & Preparedness Town Hall

Nevada County Prepared

While the most destructive fire in California was only recently 100% contained  and our community bears witness to the unimaginable devastation experienced in Paradise, fire prevention and preparedness are at the top of everyone’s mind....

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Public Health Drive-thru Flu Clinic a Huge Success

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In October, over 750 Nevada County residents took advantage of Public Health’s Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic in Grass Valley and Flu Shot Drive in Truckee.

Flu season is not over yet!

The California Department of Public Health reports that since Sep...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Nevada County Fees Waived for Records Lost in Recent California Fires

On November 8th, Acting Governor Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation for Butte County due to the effects of the Camp Fire, and on November 9th, Acting Governor Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation for Los Angeles and Ventura Counties du...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Nevada County Contracts with Community Partners for Sheltering During Extreme Winter Weather

In an ongoing effort to implement the County Homeless Plan, the Board of Supervisors approved two new partnerships with Sierra Roots and the Salvation Army during Tuesday’s Board meeting. These contracts will fully support 20 nights each for she...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Steve Rose Appointed as Human Resources Director

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Steve Rose has been appointed as Nevada County's Human Resources Director, starting earlier this week on November 13th. Mr. Rose brings over 25 years of experience in human resources in the United States Air Force, Department of Homeland Security, and the...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Poster and Bookmark Contest to Kick Tobacco to the Curb!

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Nevada County Tobacco Prevention is calling all youth to use your creativity to kick tobacco to the curb. Did you know that even with the strides that have been made in reducing tobacco use, tobacco use continues to be the #1 leading cause of preventable ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

November 6th General Election Results

Nov 6 Election NewsFlash

November 6th General Election Results

Initial election results for the November 6th General Election have been posted on Elections Results web page, and the next tally is expected to be available on Tuesday, November 13th. Nevada County's Elections departm...

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Nov. 6th General Election Results Nevada County News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Bridgeport Historic Bridge Construction to Begin Soon

Since 2011 the Historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge has been closed for foot traffic to the public.  Tens of thousands of visitors to the South Yuba River State Park over these years have missed the opportunity to walk across the longest single spa...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Honoring our Veterans: Veterans Day Events

Veterans Day presents a time of reflection for many Veterans. It also presents an opportunity for communities to pull together and celebrate the Veterans in their community. Each year Veterans Day weekends are filled with many opportunities for Veterans t...

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Nevada County Veterans Service Office Nevada County News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Supporting Residents Affected by Camp Fire in Butte County

The Camp Fire in Butte County quickly grew from 1,000 acres Thursday morning, November 8th, to over 70,000 acres as of Friday morning, November 9th. The town of Paradise has been largely devastated by the Camp Fire within a 24 hour period.

Providing Mutual...

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Butte County Camp Fire Information Nevada County News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

November 6th Election: 4-Day Vote Centers Open Tomorrow, November 3rd

Nov 6 Election NewsFlash

The November 6th General Election is only 4 days away! Starting Saturday, November 3rd, the 4-Day Vote Centers open through Election Day.

Nevada County is under a new model this election season called the Voter’s Choice Act, providing greater fle...

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Registrar of Voters website Nevada County News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Grant Progam Now Open

The Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Commission is soliciting grant proposals for Fiscal Year 2019/2020. The Fish and Wildlife Commission has made a total of $5,000 available to the public. The grant program is supported through the Nevada County Fish and ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Nevada County and USDA Rural Development Co-host Workshop

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On October 30th, more than 100 nonprofit leaders, elected officials, public agency staff, realtors, lenders, mortgage brokers, and potential homebuyers gathered at the Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley for a Nonprofit and Housing Resources worksh...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Cannabis Conversation: Temporary Local Authorization Permit

CannabisConversation NewsFlash

In response to recent changes in State law, The Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on October 23, 2018 authorizing the Community Development Agency to establish a pre-application conditional process for temporary local authorization regarding cannab...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Local Road Safety Plan Workshop, October 31st

In 2017, over 50% of fatalities occurred on rural roads, but just 19% of Americans live in rural areas.  Roads in rural areas may have design elements that increase the risk of fatalities or serious injuries, such as high speed limits, narrow lan...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Nevada County Community Library Pine Grove Cemetery Tour

The Doris Library for Historical Research will conduct a tour of the Pine Grove cemetery on Saturday, October 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This special Halloween program will begin at the historic Pinegrove cemetery, located on Red Dog Road in Nevada...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

Trick-or-Treat at the County!

Trick-or-Treat - NewsFlash

It's almost that time of year - Halloween! Bring your family and trick-or-treat at offices in the Eric Rood Administrative Center (ERAC), and the lobbies of our Crown Point and Brighton Greens campuses on October 31st between 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Partici...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Mali Dyck Appointed as Assistant County CEO

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Mali Dyck has been appointed as Nevada County’s Assistant County Executive Officer (CEO).

Mali has been with Nevada County for over six years, most recently serving as Interim Human Resources Director as well as Interim Deputy County Executive Of...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

County Employee, Michael Coughlan, Shares Family Connection with North Columbia Schoolhouse

Coughlan Family and North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center plaque unveiling

A few weeks ago, the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission hosted an unveiling ceremony for a new plaque installed at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center. Michael Coughlan, a 4th generation Nevada County resident and a Roads Maintenance...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Community Comes Together for Local Homeless Camp Cleanups

County Health and Human Services Agency staff and nonprofit partners helped to coordinate two community homeless camp cleanups in the month of October. 

North San Juan Camp Cleanup

The first one was in North San Juan on October 6th.  The e...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Participate: Penn Valley Area Plan Community Workshop, November 1st

Join Nevada County's Planning Department and the Penn Valley Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) for the Penn Valley Area Plan Update Kick-Off Workshop.  The public workshop initiating the Penn Valley Area Plan Update will be on Thursday evening, ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Public Works Partners with Fire Safe Council to Reduce Fuel Hazards Along County Roads

In order to increase the effectiveness of vegetation management alongside County roads, the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is partnering with Nevada County Public Works to remove hazardous roadside vegetation from over 50 miles of County roads. The Fi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Free Rx Medication Take-Back Day in Nevada County, October 27th

Medication - Rx Take Back NewsFlash

Most of us have a leftover bottle of prescription medication in our medicine cabinet that we no longer need or is expired. But few of us know what to properly do with prescription drugs once we no longer need them (here's a hint: don't flush them or throw...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

County & USDA Partner: Nonprofit & Housing Workshop, October 30th

RSVP to the Nonprofit and Housing Workshop

View the Nonprofit and Housing Workshop Agenda

On October 30th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley, Nevada County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Develo...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Construction Site Storm Water Management

It's crunch time for the busy building season with projects trying to work towards making their projects weather tight prior to the incoming winter weather. During this time it is easy to forget about grading, drainage and erosion control for your project...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

SBC Energy Action Plan Community Workshop

Did you know Nevada County is currently working with Sierra Business Council (SBC) to prepare an Energy Action Plan for the county?

Why an Energy Action Plan

The goal of the Energy Action Plan is to accelerate energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

November 6th Election: 11-Day Vote Centers Open Tomorrow, October 27th

Nov 6 Election NewsFlash

The November 6th General Election is fast approaching! Starting Saturday, October 27th, the 11-Day Vote Centers open through Election Day.

Nevada County is under a new model this election season called the Voter’s Choice Act, providing greater fl...

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Registrar of Voters website Nevada County News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Meet Nevada County Writers at Library’s First Local Author Showcase

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Nevada County may be known for mines full of gold, but these days we celebrate the wealth of our creative community. Around 30 of Nevada County's talented local authors will gather at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City on Saturday, October 20th, f...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 5, 2018

High Fire Warning: Tips to Stay Fire Safe this Weekend

On the one-year anniversary of Nevada County’s Lobo and McCourtney Fires, Nevada County’s Office of Emergency Services urges residents to be fire safe this weekend. Although we’ve received some rain throughout the County earl...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Hearing for Discussion of Possible State CDBG Application

Nevada County will conduct a public hearing on October 11th, in order to discuss possible applications for funding under 2018 funding cycle of the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to get citizen input on possible activit...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Health Hosts a Healthy Communities Summit

On Friday, September 28th, Nevada County Public Health hosted a one-day event, the Nevada County Healthy Communities Summit. The Summit brought together local experts, innovators, and thought-leaders to explore what it means to build, invest in, and suppo...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Building Inspection Scheduling During the Busy Fall Season

It's crunch time for the busy building season with projects working towards finalization or getting the project weather tight prior to winter weather. During this time the Building Department becomes inundated with building inspection requests. It is impo...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

HHSA Community Partner Awards: Thank You to Our Outstanding Community Partners!

HHSA Community Partner Awards

Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency held its annual Community Partner Awards Ceremony at the Gold Miners Inn on September 27th. The ceremony provided the opportunity to thank and honor community partners that make a difference in providing crit...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic, October 9th

NewsFlash Flue Fact

Come one, come all! The Nevada County Public Health Department (NCPHD) is conducting a free drive-thru flu shot clinic in Grass Valley on Tuesday, October 9th, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (or while supplies last) in the parking lot of Twin Cities Church ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Sheriff's Office Awarded Body-Worn Camera Grant

Sheriff - Badge and Flag

Per Sheriff Royal’s direction, an application for a body worn camera grant was submitted to the US Department of Justice in May of 2018. Sheriff Royal is pleased to announce that yesterday, the Sheriff’s Office received notification of...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Tire Amnesty Week: October 1st - 5th

Tires

In an effort to reduce illegal dumping, Nevada County, Waste Management, the Bureau of Land Management's California State Office and Mother Lode Field Office, and the Tahoe National Forest are hosting a tire amnesty event daily on October 1st through 5th ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Public Participation Sought on Active Transportation Plan

About the Active Transportation Plan

As part of the regional transportation planning process, the Nevada County Transportation Commission (NCTC), in coordination with the County of Nevada, City of Grass Valley, City of Nevada City, and Town of Truckee, has...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

West Nile Virus: Reduce Your Risk

West Nile Virus in California

West Nile Virus (WNV) is a disease that is transmitted by bites from infected mosquitoes. WNV first appeared in California in 2003 and infections occur most often in the summer and early fall when mosquitoes are active. As of ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

New Historical Landmark Plaque at North Colombia Schoolhouse Cultural Center

New Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is delighted to invite the public to its September 30th unveiling ceremony for a new plaque to be installed at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, 17894 Tyler Foote...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Poultry Biosecurity Advisory from CDFA

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza in California

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI), North American lineage H7N3 was recently confirmed in two poultry flocks found in Stanislaus County, located in the Central Valley. The disease is known to be carried by mi...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Electronic Benefits Coming to WIC in 2019

Goodbye paper checks, hello cards! Nevada County's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is thrilled to announce that we will be going live with electronic benefits in September 2019. This will be much like a debit card and will be easy to swipe and ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Nevada County Awarded CCISDA Innovation Award for Vote Center Initiative

The California County Information Systems Directors Association (CCISDA) awarded Nevada County's Information and General Services Agency the 2018 Innovation Award for their work on the Vote Center Initiative for the under 700,000 population category. The ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Strengthen Wildfire Prevention and Recovery

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation to strengthen California’s ability to prevent and recover from catastrophic wildfires, including Senate Bill 901 – authored by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – which boosts th...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Buy a Pink Sheriff Patch

NCSO Pink Patches

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the Pink Patch Project, a collaborative Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser, in partnership with the Nevada City Police Department, the Grass Valley Police Department and the California Highw...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Donate Books for 23rd Annual Book Sale Supporting United Way

Nevada County is now accepting book donations for the upcoming United Way Book Sale! Book donations can be left in the lobby of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, located at 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, in the Book Drop location near the Community Dev...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

2017 Nevada County Crop Report

2017 Crop Report

This week the Nevada County Agricultural Commissioner presented the 2017 Nevada County Annual Crop and Livestock Report to the Board of Supervisors. The annual report helps gauge the economic health and diversity of the agricultural community in Nevada Co...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

New Supports to Help You Quit Tobacco

Whether it's your first or fifth attempt to quit, it's important to keep trying because research tells us that each quit attempt increases your odds of success. The Nevada County Public Health Department and 211 Connecting Point are teaming up to...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Transit Free Fare Days: September 21st and 22nd

Gold Country Stage will provide system wide “free fare days” on all routes on Friday, September 21st, from 5:50 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. and Saturday, September 22nd, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with free fares for all.County of Nevada Transi...

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Gold Country Stage website Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Suicide Prevention Week: County Suicide Prevention Services

This week, September 9th through September 15th, is National Suicide Prevention Week. The Nevada County Behavioral Health Department, in close partnership with providers and other county departments, offers a variety of programs that address suicide preve...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Wildfire Prevention Efforts in Nevada County

PG&E is accelerating efforts to reduce wildfire risk in High Fire-Threat areas across California. The utility company has setup an Emergency Incident Command center in Grass Valley to rollout these efforts in Nevada County. In January of 2018, the Cal...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Test Your Emergency Communications During FEMA’s EAS and WEA Test

Test your Family Communication Plan during the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system test.

On September 20th at 11:18 a.m. PST, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin a nationwide test of the EAS (on tele...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Nevada County Programs Receive Two 2018 CSAC Challenge Awards

Nevada County has been awarded two of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) 2018 Challenge Awards for outstanding county programs. CSAC's annual statewide program honors innovation and best practices in government. With a record number of 27...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Give us Your Input! Public Parks and Recreation Meeting Monday, September 17th

Is Parks and Recreation important to you and your family or friends? Do you or your kids actively participate in little leagues or adult leagues that take place in our unincorporated Parks Districts? Nevada County will be holding a public Community Meetin...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Board Approves Fire Restrictions for Improved Fire Safety in Yuba River Canyon

On Tuesday, September 11th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a ban on open fire along the South Yuba River Corridor as a pilot program. After 2017’s October Fires in Nevada County, it is a top Board priority to impleme...

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Urgency Ordinance on Yuba River Fire Ban Nevada County News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Grass Valley Council Member Jan Arbuckle Elected League of California Cities President

The League of California Cities® board of directors elected Grass Valley Council Member Jan Arbuckle to serve as its 2018–19 president. Council Member Arbuckle was installed on September 14 as part of the League’s Annual Confer...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts Soon

Covered California

Congress gave Americans the Affordable Care Act in 2013, enabling American consumers the possibility of obtaining affordable, effective health care by obtaining health insurance through government sponsored programs or through the Health Insurance Market ...

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Apply for health benefits Nevada County News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Suicide Prevention Week: September 9th – 15th

BH - Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention Week is September 9th through September 15th. During this week, individuals and organizations around the country and the world join their voices to broadcast the message that suicide can be prevented, and to reach as many people as poss...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Nevada County Library Accepting Applications for Local Author Showcase

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Nevada County authors are invited to apply for the Nevada County Community Library's first Local Author Showcase, to be held on Saturday, October 20th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gene Albaugh Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Air Quality Advisory through Monday, September 10th

The Nevada County Public Health Officer and the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District are issuing a joint air quality health advisory to notify the public of potentially poor air quality conditions through this weekend resulting mainly from the ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

National Preparedness Month: Do You Know Your Evacuation Language?

National Preparedness Month

When an emergency happens, it is important to understand what to do to help keep you and your family safe. This could be evacuating immediately, preparing to evacuate, sheltering-in-place, or being rescued. Remember, if a public safety official tells you ...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Nevada County Community Library Collaborating in Oculus Go VR Technology Exploration

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk on the moon, swim with sea turtles or meet with others without leaving home? Have you ever wanted to interact with alien creatures, step back in time with dinosaurs or travel to ancient ruins where time...

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Nevada County Library Website Nevada County News
Posted on: August 18, 2018

CodeRED: How it Works

01 Cell Phone CodeRed App

In the afternoon of Sunday, August 12th, Oak Fire started in the Alta Sierra area causing an evacuation of the Buck Mountain area.

In emergency situations such as these where it is important to let residents know that an evacuation is in place, our Sheriff...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

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Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

Nevada County, CA—In an unprecedented collaborative effort The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, with support from County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services and Waste Management, is offering free reside...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

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Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

On Monday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible ...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: March 9, 2019

Funding Likely for Nevada County’s Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project

Ponderosa West Project NewsFlash

In December 2018, Nevada County submitted six separate grant applications to CAL FIRE's Fire Prevention Program. One of these six proposed projects, the Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project, was included in CAL FIRE's recent report to Governor...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Monthly Wildfire Preparedness Speaker Series

Are you curious about how to better prepare for wildfire in Nevada County? Attend the monthly Wildfire Preparedness Speaker Series workshops in the Board Chambers of the Rood Center, 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City, from 6:00-7:30 PM to learn more. These works...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 23, 2019

Free Wildfire Film Screening and Discussion Panel March 6th

Wilder than Wild News Flash

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Nevada County Resource Conservation District and Nevada County Office of Emergency Services are partnering for a free public screening of Fire and Forest Health: Your Tahoe National Forest alongside the timely Wilder than Wild: F...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Funding Available for Homes Damaged in 2017 Lobo and McCourtney Fires

Nevada County Housing and Community Services recently received funding to assist low income home owners who sustained damages to their homes in Nevada County due to the Wind Complex fires of 2017. These funds can be used to assist with repairs and/or repl...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Community Leaders Gather for Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting

Calfire Steve Garcia

Thursday, February 7th, the County hosted the second Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 70 community leaders from local, state and federal agencies and organizations. This meeting offered an opportunity to work across jurisdictional...

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Office of Emergency Services

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Press Releases

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Find out the current news at the Nevada County Sheriff's Office, view all current press releases.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sheriff's Jail Media Report

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The jail media report displays a list of bookings for the last 30 days.

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Benefit Assistance for Veterans Exposed to Water Contaminants

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced it will begin a process that may allow Veterans to receive disability pay if they were sickened by drinking water contaminated at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Nevada County Veterans who may be affecte...

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Veterans Services
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Gulf and Middle East War Burn Pits Could be this Generation’s Agent Orange

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) estimates that hundreds of
thousands of veterans who served in the Gulf War in the 1990s and most recentlyin the conflicts in the Middle East may have been exposed to a myriad of
airborne chemicals and toxic subs...

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Veterans Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Dependents of Disabled Veterans can get College Tuition Assistance

Many students will be starting or returning to college this fall, and, thanks to the College Tuition Fee Waiver program (CTFW), disabled Veterans in Nevada County can get assistance in covering the cost of sending their children to college.

The CTFW progra...

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Veterans Services
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Veterans may qualify for Total Disability Individual Unemployability Benefits

Many injuries sustained during combat can qualify veterans for disability benefits under the law, especially when it comes to employment. In some cases, however, a veteran's disability is not severe enough to qualify for a 100 percent rating under the Vet...

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Veterans Services
Posted on: March 15, 2019

VA Disability Compensation for Gulf War Veterans

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Institute of Medicine, approximately 250,000 of the 696,000 U.S. servicemen and women in the 1991 Gulf War continue to suffer from chronic, multi-symptom illnesses. Commonly referred to as ...

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Veterans Services