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Nevada County under power shutoff ‘watch’ from PG&E

October 21, 2019

PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff Watch for Nevada County and surrounding areas due to wind forecasts for Wednesday and Thursday. PG&E estimates 37,000 customers in Nevada County will be impacted if a...







PG&E: Power restored to all

September 26, 2019

From a release: Pacific Gas and Electric Company has restored power to all customers affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) initiated on Wednesday. PG&E had proactively shut down power for safety at approximately...





Another power outage impacting more than 48,000, PG&E says

September 24, 2019

UPDATE — From a release: Pacific Gas and Electric Company confirmed this morning that customers in the Sierra Foothills and the North Bay who were notified of an impending Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) are...


No-swim advisory for Yuba River remains in effect

September 23, 2019

A no-swim advisory for parts of the Yuba River remained in effect Monday, with tests still pending, officials said. The advisory began Friday, when the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services issued a warning about...


PG&E plans power outage for Grass Valley, Nevada City areas

September 23, 2019

PG&E said a planned power outage Monday evening would affect 27,500 customers across Nevada, Yuba and Butte counties. In Nevada County, areas including Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley and Rough and Ready would face...


Planned power outage set for Grass Valley, Nevada City

September 23, 2019

PG&E said a planned power outage this evening likely will affect 21,000 customers across Nevada, Yuba and Butte counties. In Nevada County, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley and Rough and Ready could face the...





Nevada County to roll out mobile evacuation sirens

September 15, 2019

Don’t seek out information. Don’t call 911. Get out immediately. That’s the message being sent by new “hi-lo” sirens coming to all Nevada County Sheriff’s Office as well as Grass Valley and Nevada City police...



Nevada County increases fire safety funding

September 11, 2019

Nevada County residents will benefit from more than $60,000 in additional funding for fire prevention and education activities after the board of supervisors amended two contracts with the county on Tuesday. The Fire Safe Council...