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Posted on: July 27, 2018

County Homeless Outreach Efforts

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Nevada County provides homeless outreach through Nevada County Behavioral Health, but also provides funds to community partner organizations for homeless outreach activities, recognizing that these efforts are better together.Although the County&rsquo...

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Better Together: Homelessness Initiatives
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Nevada County’s 2018 Homeless Point In Time Count Shows Slight Decline From Previous Year

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The number of individuals experiencing homelessness in Nevada County decreased slightly in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to County results from the annual point-in-time count published today by the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras....

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Coordinated Entry - 211

Coordinated Entry Business Card - Dial 211

On January 23rd 2018, Nevada County - in partnership with the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras and Placer County - officially launched their Coordinated Entry system for people experiencing homelessness. This new system will create a centralized l...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Nevada County Cannabis EIR Notice of Preparation

In accordance with CEQA guidelines, the County of Nevada intends to prepare and EIR that addresses the potential physical environmental effects of the Nevada County Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance Project.

In accordance with State CEQA Guidelines Section 15082, the County has prepared this Notice of Preparation (NOP) to provide responsible agencies and other interested parties with sufficient information describing the proposal and its potential environment...

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Cannabis Conversation
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Board of Supervisors Unanimously Place Commercial Cannabis Business Measure on November Ballot

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The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, July 10th, unanimously placed a local Commercial Cannabis Business Measure for voter consideration on the November 6 ballot to generate up to $3 million annually for essential county services.

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, July 10th,  unanimously placed a local Commercial Cannabis Business Measure for voter consideration on the November 6 ballot to generate up to $3 million annually for essential county services such ...

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Cannabis Conversation
Posted on: June 26, 2018

BOS Approves Contract for EIR with Kimley-Horn

On May 1, 2018, County staff presented a draft cannabis ordinance to the Board of Supervisors for review and direction. After public testimony and directing staff to make revisions to the document the Board

directed staff to begin the RFP process for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) based on the draft cannabis ordinance.

On May 3, 2018, Requests for Proposal were sent to ten consultants. Responses were received from five of those firms. A panel of County ...

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Cannabis Conversation
Posted on: June 27, 2018

County Residents Interested in Local Cannabis Cultivation and Business Measure

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A recently commissioned independent survey shows Nevada County residents are interested in providing local funding for essential County services, including public safety and environmental regulation enforcement.

A recently commissioned independent survey shows Nevada County residents are interested in providing local funding for essential County services, including public safety and environmental regulation enforcement.

The independent community survey conducted i...

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Cannabis Conversation
Posted on: May 4, 2018

May 1, 2018 Special Board Meeting Update

On May 1st, 2018 a Special Board of Supervisors meeting was held to review the cannabis cultivation draft ordinance, discuss issues regarding long-term cannabis cultivation, and provide guidance to staff.

 

The meeting started at 9 a.m. and included a staff presentation on the draft ordinance, public comment from a variety of constituents, and Board discussion around cannabis policy decisions for Nevada County’s permanent cannabis ordinan...

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Cannabis Conversation
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Cannabis Taxation

The Board of Supervisors adopted a 2018 Board Objective to "Continue to develop long term County cannabis regulations and explore a cannabis revenue measure for the November Ballot." Find out more cannabis taxation process in Nevada County.

Cannabis as a 2018 Board Objective

Last week the Board of Supervisors adopted their 2018 Board Objectives which included an objective to "Continue to develop long term County cannabis regulations and explore a cannabis revenue measure for the November...

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Cannabis Conversation

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Parcel Numbers are Changing!

The Nevada County Offices of the Assessor, Auditor-Controller, and Treasurer-Tax Collector are well underway in implementing the new on-line property tax system with the expectation to go live with Stage 1 within the next week.  Nevada County is ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Temporary Medical Commercial Cannabis Permits

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On May 22nd, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved Urgency Ordinance 2450 allowing the issuance of Temporary Medical Commercial Cannabis Permits. The requirements for temporary cannabis permits and the permit application materials are now availa...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Edwards Crossing Bridge Project

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Edwards Crossing
Bridge Project

EdwardsCrossing Bridge carries traffic on North Bloomfield-Graniteville Road over the
South Yuba River. Originally constructed in 1904 and last rehabilitated in 1989,it is one lane and load restricted, affecting emerge...

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Community Development News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Food Recalls & CDPH Issued Warnings

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Environmental Health Food Recalls and Safety Alerts

There are none at this time.

The following are resources for any food related recalls and alerts.

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Nonprofit & Housing Resources Workshop

Nonprofit and Housing Resources Workshop

The County of Nevada and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development are teaming up to host a financial resources workshop geared toward the nonprofit and housing communities.  This event is free and open to the public.  Indi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Apply for Health Benefits through Covered California

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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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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Nevada County’s 2018 Homeless Point In Time Count

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The number of individuals experiencing homelessness in Nevada County decreased slightly in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to County results from the annual point-in-time count published today by the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras....

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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: October 18, 2018

Nevada County Board of Supervisors October 23rd Meeting Agenda

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Board of Supervisors meetings take place every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. However, the Board of Supervisors holds special meetings to address specific issues or topics. The Nevada County Board of Supervisors invites you to attend their Regular mee...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Public Notice of Special Districts with Insufficient Candidates.

Special District Openings NewsFlash

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested persons to serve on the following special districts with insufficient candidates:

District Name:

(All positions are for Four Year Terms)

  • Bear River Recreation and Park District, 2 seats
  • Beyers Lane ...
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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Apply for Health Benefits through Covered California

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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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Give Back: 23rd Annual Book Sale Supporting United Way

United Way Booksale NewsFlash

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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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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Posted on: July 27, 2018

County Homeless Outreach Efforts

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Nevada County provides homeless outreach through Nevada County Behavioral Health, but also provides funds to community partner organizations for homeless outreach activities, recognizing that these efforts are better together.Although the County’s Navigat...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Nevada County’s 2018 Homeless Point In Time Count

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The number of individuals experiencing homelessness in Nevada County decreased slightly in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to County results from the annual point-in-time count published today by the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Tech Drop-in with coffee and donuts at Madelyn Helling

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Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Any

Jill Davidson

(530) 265-7050

jillene.davidson@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Fall Crafts at Truckee Library

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Join us for fun fall crafts! All materials provided. All ages.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

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Posted on: October 13, 2018

Local Author Showcase at Madelyn Helling

Local Author Showcase Event

The Local Author Showcase provides an opportunity for readers and authors from Nevada County to connect with each other. From 11am to 12pm, Nevada County's Poet Laureate, Molly Fisk, will present an opening poem and brief reading in the Collaborative Tech...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Adult Coloring Fall (GV)

Adult Coloring Fall Class

Materials, including fall coloring pages, will be provided.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Laura and Sydney 

Laura Pappani

(530) 273-4117

laura.pappani@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

E-Book & Audiobook Download Help at Penn Valley

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

For your appointment:

-Obtain a library card with a 4 digit PIN number beforehand

-Bring the device you wi...

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Posted on: October 6, 2018

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

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

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: August 25, 2018

Virtual Reality Experience (MH)

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

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Coloring for Adults (PV)

Coloring for Adults

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

(530) 432-5764

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Family Crafts (GV)

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...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Textile Social Club (MH)

Textile Social Club (MH) - Ongoing

Learn something new or share what you know with others. All skill levels welcome. Tea and cookies provided! Come every fourth Monday of the month!

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Teen Tuesdays

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Event Type(s): Teen, Library Programming

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

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 271-4147

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Not Quite Martha: Crafts at Grass Valley

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These crafts may not be as polished as a certain icon of all things handmade, but they're charming nonetheless.

Adult Program.

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

3D Printing at MH Library

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Interested in getting certified on the Library's MakerBot Replicator 2 so you can design your own creations? Learn the certification process and what's required to keep the printer in tip-top shape. 

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Adul...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Anime & Manga Club (GV)

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Join us for Anime and Manga. All are welcome.

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Homework Help (GV)

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Drop in program at the Grass Valley Library.  Open to grades K-8.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Ages 5-10, Ages 8-12, Grades 2-5, Junior High Grades 6 - 8, K - 6th Grades

Rachel Schneider

(530) 470-2695

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

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: September 3, 2018

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: September 2, 2018

Storytime at the Library (MH/GV/TR/BR)

Storytime - Ongoing

Madelyn Helling Library     

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5): Tuesdays from 10:30 -11:00 AM  
  • Sensory Storytime (toddlers): Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00 PM
  • PAWS to Read. Emerging readers welcome! Read to a dog : Wednesdays 3:00 ...
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Posted on: September 8, 2018

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: May 3, 2018

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: March 12, 2018

Paws to Read at Madelyn Helling Library

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Practice your reading with a trained therapy dog! We will have books available, or you're welcome to bring your own. Emerging readers welcome as well!

No registration necessary; just drop in and sign up for a session.

Event Type(s): Library Program...

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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: 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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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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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

Truckee Free Rx Medication Take-Back Day, October 27th

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Drop off unneeded or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications safely, effectively, and anonymously at Truckee's Free Rx Medication Take-Back event. Residents can drop off their expired or unused medications at:

Truckee - Gateway Shopping Cente...

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Nevada County News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

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

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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

Election Vote by Mail ballots and Voter Information Guides are in the Mail

Vote by Mail ballots for the November 6th Election have been mailed and will be in your mailbox soon! Nevada County is under a new model this election season called the Voter’s Choice Act, providing greater flexibility and convenience for voters...

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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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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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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Sheriff's Office Awarded Body-Worn Camera Grant

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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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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Tire Amnesty Week: October 1st - 5th

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Suicide Prevention Week: September 9th – 15th

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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?

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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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Posted on: August 18, 2018

CodeRED: How it Works

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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: 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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