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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

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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: 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

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Temporary Local Authorization Permit

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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 in response to State inquiries regarding cannabis cultivatio...

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Community Development News
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

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Community Needs Assessment

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Comments may be directed to the broad issues of poverty, unemployment, educational attainment, health, nutrition, housing, homelessness, crime rates,  transportation, incidents of delinquency, self-sufficiency and economic opportunity.  ...

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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: December 7, 2018

Sheriff and Public Defender Offices Partner on Clothing Drive

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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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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Wildfire Prevention & Preparedness Town Hall a Success

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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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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Cannabis Conversation: Temporary Local Authorization Permit

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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 in response to State inquiries regarding cannabis cultivatio...

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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: December 11, 2018

All Libraries Closed December 25th and January 1st

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Bear River Library will be open regular hours during the holiday season

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Tech Drop-in at Bear River Library

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Have a question about your device? Are you trying to download e-books or even just connect to the Library Wi-Fi? Drop-in between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. for help.

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Any

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Victorian Christmas Reception at Doris Foley Library

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Wednesday, December 19th from 4-6:00 PM. All ages welcome.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Tech for Kids: Family Tech Night (GV)

Google Expeditions kits

Drop-in, no registration necessary, ages 5 and up.

Part of the Technology Lending Library, which is a circulating collection of technology for teachers and after-school providers to check out. To learn more, contact us at 530-265-1538.

 

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Posted on: December 8, 2018

British Shows Available on hoopla

Acorn tv available on hoopla

beyond with selections from ACORN tv on hoopla

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Not quite Martha: Beaded Ribbon Necklaces (GV)

Beaded Necklace Class Dec 2018

Sign-ups required.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Sydney

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

iPad and iPhone Class at Madelyn Helling Library

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Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Patti

Jill Davidson

(530) 265-7050

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Winter Crafts at Truckee Library

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Come join us for fun winter crafts! All materials provided. All ages.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Winter Coloring Pages (GV)

Winter Coloring Pages Dec 2018

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Teen Lock-In: Video Games (MH)

Teen Lock-In flyer Dec 2018

There shall be plenty of video games, food, crafts, and fun.

6pm-10pm at the Madelyn Helling Library. Ages 13-18. 

Please register and return attached permission found here.

(Flyer artwork designed by Christina Martin)

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Posted on: November 28, 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: November 27, 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: November 21, 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: November 8, 2018

Teen Tuesdays at Bear River Library

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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: 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: 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: October 17, 2018

Homework Help (GV)

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No program the week of November 21st

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

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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: 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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News Flash

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

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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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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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?

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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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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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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Sandbags for Winter Storms

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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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Posted on: November 30, 2018

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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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Posted on: November 2, 2018

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

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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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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

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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!

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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

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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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Nevada County News
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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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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Additional Info... Nevada County News

News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2018

Wildfire Prevention & Preparedness Town Hall a Success

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 Office of Emergency Services
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... Office of Emergency Services

News Flash

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Penn Valley Area Plan Public Workshops

Per the direction of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors, the Planning Department is working to prepare a new Area Plan for the Penn Valley Region. 

The current Penn Valley Village Area Plan was adopted in 2000.  The purpose for this u...

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Additional Info... Penn Valley Area Plan

News Flash

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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