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Model homes building out at TimberWood Estates in Grass Valley

January 20, 2020

TimberWood Estates — a 9.25-acre, 46-unit single-family project on Brunswick Road — is moving toward completion after first being approved in 2005. According to manager Erin LeBlanc, the estates’ first homeowner will move in within...


State housing laws could increase Airbnbs

January 16, 2020

The Nevada City Council has updated its additional dwelling unit regulations to comply with new state laws aimed at increasing the housing supply, but council members fear the changes could instead increase the amount of...




Cohousing film to be shown at Wild & Scenic festival

January 3, 2020

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival has announced that John de Graaf’s latest film “The Best of Both Worlds — Cohousing’s Promise” has been selected for its World Premiere at the Wild & Scenic Film...


Nevada County connects community to homelessness fight

December 23, 2019

Nevada County is making it easier than ever to help the homeless this giving season. The county has teamed with Connecting Point 211 to collect volunteer opportunities specifically aimed at ending homelessness, in addition to...



Nevada County looks for homeless resource center stop gap

December 20, 2019

Editor’s note: This is the fourth and final part in a series of stories on homeless people and the agencies, organizations and resources available to assist them in western Nevada County. While Nevada County officials...



Housing vouchers go largely unused

December 19, 2019

After trying to survive housing insecurity while on wait lists that can last for up to two years, just over 3% of families selected from the Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list — commonly known...


Sierra Roots, Nevada County warming shelter gets tested

December 18, 2019

Following criticism that it was not open enough last year, the Sierra Roots warming shelter updated its memorandum of understanding with Nevada City in August, adding Nevada County to the agreement along with changes to...



Nevada County works toward fighting homelessness

December 17, 2019

In January, the County Executive Office will release its strategic plan on homelessness, bridging together existing plans with future efforts that are supposed to create a comprehensive framework of the county’s attempts to reduce homelessness...





FAIR plan upgrades not enough for Nevada County homeowners

November 19, 2019

When California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara came to Grass Valley in August to discuss issues with the FAIR homeowners insurance plan, Marjorie Quist, desperate and determined for answers, raised her hand high and would not...