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UPDATE: Authorities ID motorcyclist who died in crash
UPDATE: Authorities ID motorcyclist who died in crash

June 25, 2019

UPDATE at 12:09 p.m. June 26 Nevada County authorities have identified the man killed in a Tuesday afternoon motorcycle wreck as Gabriel Oliver Rey, 66, of Grass Valley. Rey died around 4:50 p.m. after his...


Honey oil lab explodes near Nevada City
Honey oil lab explodes near Nevada City

June 26, 2019

A honey oil lab exploded before 8 a.m. outside a residence on the 10000 block of Laurentian Way east of Nevada City Wednesday.  Firefighters responded to a report of an explosion with some smoke seen...


Downtown Grass Valley clothing store to close after 30 years
Downtown Grass Valley clothing store to close after 30 years

June 25, 2019

The woman who helps influence Grass Valley’s future will no longer help influence women’s fashion here. After 30 years in business, Grass Valley Mayor Lisa Swarthout is closing Mill Street Clothing Co. “I’m ready to...


UPDATE: Vacaville man swept down river found deceased

June 24, 2019

UPDATE at 9:22 a.m. Dalton Burgos, 23, of Vacaville, was found deceased, Nevada County authorities said. Authorities had said Burgos was swimming Sunday at Emerald Pools when the current caught him and swept him down...


Man swept down river at Emerald Pools

June 24, 2019

Search-and-rescue crews searched Monday for a Vacaville man swept downriver the day before, Nevada County authorities said. The 23-year-old man was with around three others about 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Emerald Pools when he tried...






Great Race graces Grass Valley (VIDEO)
Great Race graces Grass Valley (VIDEO)

June 24, 2019

Nearly 150 vintage road racers rolled into Grass Valley right on time Monday afternoon for their scheduled lunch stop at Tofanelli’s on day three of the Great Race 2019. The streets of downtown were lined...




Nevada County water district ponders Roundup use

June 24, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District has been looking at alternatives to Roundup, a popular herbicide, for almost two years — ever since the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment placed glyphosate, the active ingredient in...







Meet your merchant: Academy helps people get back on track
Meet your merchant: Academy helps people get back on track

June 23, 2019

“I grew up in Nevada County, in this beautiful place — I now have a love and appreciation for everything I do,” he said. “My goals are to be mindful, keep an open door and be compassionate if someone’s having a bad day. This is a school of fitness — we teach people how not to hurt themselves.”