News Briefs: Faulty transformer blamed for outage; Woman gets skunked |

News Briefs: Faulty transformer blamed for outage; Woman gets skunked

Faulty transformer blamed for power outage

A power outage affected 1,144 PG&E customers in Grass Valley Monday afternoon. Work crews tracked the problem to an underground transformer (shown above) and had electricity restored within a couple of hours. More on Page A3.

Portion of dinner sales today goes to youth group

Margaritas will donate a portion of its dinner sales today to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County. The fundraising dinner starts at 4 p.m. The Bryan McAllister Trio will play jazz on the patio beginning at 5:30 p.m. The restaurant is at 988 Plaza Dr. in the Brunswick Basin of Grass Valley

Woman gets skunked

trying to capture feral cat

A woman called the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office at 12:35 p.m. Sunday to report she had set a trap for a feral cat and instead caught a skunk. At 2:52 p.m. Sunday, someone reported seeing a person drive off from a filling station with the gas hose still attached. At 2:48 a.m. Monday, loud music with a bass drum was reported. Responding officers found a toddler making the disturbance. For more reports from the Police Blotter, see Page A2.

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