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Probation search lands Grass Valley man in custody

February 26, 2020

A Grass Valley man remained in custody Wednesday on $60,000 in bond after a probation search at his Mill Street apartment turned up a gun, ammunition and drugs, authorities said. Nevada County sheriff’s deputies were...


Grass Valley T-Mobile thief sentenced to six years

February 25, 2020

A Nevada County judge has sentenced the fourth defendant in the robbery of the Grass Valley T-Mobile store to six years in state prison, the maximum sentence possible. Brian Javon Mack, 21, was found guilty...




Penn Valley man takes plea in sex abuse case

February 20, 2020

A 74-year-old Penn Valley man accused of sexually abusing a child pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of continuous sexual abuse, in return for a 16-year prison sentence. James Lewis Sims had been set for...








PG&E warns against bill payment scam

February 17, 2020

It seemed completely legitimate. Grass Valley resident Valerie Anderson knew she was behind on her PG&E bill, so she believed the message she received warning that her service was about to be disconnected. “These guys...