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Nevada County has 316 COVID-19 cases

UPDATE on Aug. 4, 2020 Nevada County on Tuesday reached a total of 316 coronavirus cases, an increase of four from the prior day. Western county has maintained its lead of cases over eastern county,...




Nancy Pelosi and husband involved in some fishy business

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s home district includes San Francisco. Star-Kist Tuna’s headquarters is in San Francisco. Star-Kist is owned by Del Monte Foods and is a major contributor to Pelosi. Star-Kist is the...




Roadwork schedule though August 8

LONG-TERM PROJECTS State Route 49 (Placer County) from the I-80/SR 49 interchange to Dry Creek Road: Construction began June 17, 2019 on a $42.4 million project in Auburn. The project will rehabilitate existing pavement and drainage,...


Battling the blaze near Beale Air Force Base

The Beale Fire lights up the sky Sunday night as firefighters battle the hot flames. Located at Doolittle Drive and Warren Shingle Road near Beale Air Force Base in Yuba County, the fire was 70%...


Lorraine’s Lowdown: I’ll be back

This Is My Final Column of 2020, thanks to Assembly Bill 5. When signed into law, it limited work efforts of independent contractors. In my case, freelance writers are limited to 35 annual submissions. I’ll...






Phil Carville: The need for Vitamin D

Right now, we are all rightly concerned about the COVID-19 crisis. We need to “flatten the curve” with a national strategy, wear masks and practice social distancing. Hopefully, there will be a vaccine available by...



Volunteer Hub: Aug. 3-9

Connecting Point’s Volunteer Hub connects Nevada County residents of all ages to volunteer opportunities in the community. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many volunteer opportunities have been temporarily suspended. But there are still a number...


1 declares for Truckee Town Council

One person has formally declared for Truckee Town Council, reports state. Jan Zabriskie is the only person as of Tuesday to have filed for the council. The deadline to declare is Friday. However, the deadline...