UPDATE: Friday school closures in Nevada County | TheUnion.com

UPDATE: Friday school closures in Nevada County

The Union staff

UPDATE: Bitney Prep High School, Forest Charter School, Forest Lake Christian School and Earle Jamieson Educational Options are open, according to Superintendent of Nevada County Schools Scott Lay. Twin Ridges Home Study Charter is also open.

All other schools in the county are closed due to the PG&E power shutoffs, according to Lay.

UPDATE 8:52 A.M. FRIDAY: The Sierra College Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley is closed for day and night classes on Friday, October 11 due to the PG&E power shut off and will remain closed through the weekend. We will provide the next update on status by 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 13. The Rocklin campus, Truckee Campus, and the Roseville center remain open.


From a release from the Grass Valley School District: Due to ongoing widespread power outages in our district boundaries, our schools and programs will be closed again today Friday, October 11th.

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


Some portions of western Nevada County have had power restored by PG&E, including The Union office in the Glenbrook Basin of Grass Valley.

INITIALLY POSTED: PG&E receives weather ‘all clear’ for portions of Nevada County

PG&E has received the weather “all clear” for portions of Nevada County, according to the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services. Crews will be inspecting power lines for possible weather-related damage before restoring power.

Other weather “all clears” were declared for 14 counties, according to a 3 p.m. press release from PG&E.

The county’s Office of Emergency Services said PG&E had verbally confirmed the partial “all clear.”

PG&E spokesperson Brandi Merlo said her company is working closely with the state Office of Emergency Services along with cities and counties. She declined to confirm Nevada County’s partial “all clear.”

“As soon as we can confirm information, we will be happy to do so,” Merlo said.

Merlo gave no estimate for when the power will be turned on in Nevada County.

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