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School closures for Thursday; Food Bank of Nevada County holding Emergency Food Distribution today

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Long line at Robinson Enterprises during the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019.
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UPDATE at 8:22 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10: The Food Bank of Nevada County will hold an Emergency Food Distribution at the Rood Center in Nevada City from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today. Anyone who needs food may attend.

UPDATE at 7:23 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10

From a release: The Sierra College Nevada County Campus (NCC) in Grass Valley is closed for day and night classes on Thursday, October 10 due to the PG&E power shut off.  While NCC is not open for classes, the campus continues to serve as a location for a PG&E Community Resource Center.  Rocklin, Roseville, and Truckee campuses remain open.  We will provide the next update by 8 p.m. PDT on October 10.

UPDATE at 8:18 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9

Most public schools in western Nevada County, as well as Forest Lake Christian School, have confirmed they’ll close Thursday.

Other closings include county special education programs, and the Sierra College Nevada County campus. Additionally, the child development center at the Sierra College Nevada County campus will close, said Scott Lay, Nevada County superintendent of schools.

All Grass Valley School District schools and programs will be closed Thursday, said Kathryn Boswell, with the school system, in an email.

The Nevada County Courthouse will be closed.

According to Lay, schools that will have no power, but haven’t yet reported whether they’ll close, include: Yuba River Charter School, Sierra Montessori Academy and Bitney Prep High School. It’s unknown whether Mount St. Mary’s Academy and Echo Ridge Christian School will close.

Initially posted

Tonight’s League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County candidate forum has been officially cancelled due to power outages. The forum was between Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt and Republican Megan Dahle, both running for the District 1 Assembly seat.

Nevada County offices: All Nevada County Library branches in Western Nevada County are closed to the public due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff.

The County’s Eric Rood Administrative Center, Crown Point, Brighton Greens, Airport Office and Transit Office are without power and closed to the public due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs. Agencies across the County, including the Office of Emergency Services, will have extra staffing in place for the critical fire weather.

Nevada County schools: All schools in Nevada County are closed today due to the power outage, according to Scott Lay, Nevada County Superintendent of Schools.

Sierra College: The Sierra College Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley is closed for day and night classes today due to PG&E power shut off. The Rocklin campus, Truckee Campus, and the Roseville center are open.

Grass Valley School District: Due to the widespread power outage in Nevada County, all Grass Valley School District schools and programs will be closed on Wednesday 10/9/19.  

Bell Hill Academy
Grass Valley Charter School
Lyman Gilmore Middle School
Margaret G. Scotten Elementary School
Our Kids Place – Preschool
Little Learners – Preschool
Lyman Gilmore Before and After School Program
Scotten Before and After School Program
Bell Hill Before and After School Program

Source: Kathryn Boswell, Administrative Assistant Grass Valley School District


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