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Nevada County panel hears Rincon del Rio concerns, praise

AUBURN CA – Views on Rincon del Rio’s plusses and minuses were in sharp focus at a public hearing Thursday in Nevada City. The South Nevada County development proposal calls f ...

South Nevada County’s Rincon del Rio goes to planning panel

AUBURN CA - A seniors development proposed for South Nevada County is on tap to reach the Nevada County Planning Commission Thursday. The Rincon del Rio project’s environmental ...

Signs point to continuing opposition for South Nevada County’s Rincon del Rio project

A seniors development proposed for South Nevada County is raising the hackles of some nearby residents. The Rincon del Rio project borders Placer County and is just south of Lake ...

Highway 49 widening project begins

A safer journey between Auburn and Grass Valley is the goal as Caltrans starts a $29 million widening project along Highway 49. Road-widening construction work is now starting on ...

Placer County pair held in tri-county car-jacking, assault spree

Two Placer County men were in custody Tuesday after a three-county, three-day crime spree that the Placer County Sheriff’s Office believes started Saturday with a kidnapping and ...

Placer County pair arrested after Nevada County crowbar attack on senior

Two Placer County men are in custody today after an attack Monday on an 81-year-old Penn Valley resident in Nevada County. Undersheriff Richard Kimball, of the Nevada County Sheri ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Corpse discovery in creek near I-80 spurs investigation

The discovery of a man’s corpse near Boreal Mountain ski resort is producing more questions than answers for the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Keith Royal said Frida ...

Nevada County meth dragnet reels in Auburn parolee

An Auburn parolee is one of three illegal drug and weapon suspects arrested in a raid on a Nevada County location. David Carson, 37, of Auburn, remained in custody Monday in Nevad ...

Amid water grab fears, South Sutter cautions dam on Bear River still a concept

A $300 million dam on the Bear River near Auburn with a quarter the water storage of Folsom Lake is being seen as a potential answer to future water supply uncertainty for the smal ...