nevada county

Adventure program reaches out to teens

For some teens, a sense of direction and the resources to find their way are the missing pieces of life’s puzzle. After living through some of the hardships facing many teen ...

Nevada County opts to depart from Auburn based SEDCorp

As of July 1, Nevada County will end a 46-year relationship with a multi-county economic development group based in Auburn. SEDCorp funding was politely dropped by the Nevada Coun ...

Reader Input: Tiny wineries need events to survive

The bankruptcy of Green Family Winery (“Placer’s pioneering Green Family Winery to be sold at bank sale,” Journal March 3) only substantiates what “saveplac ...

Auburn-based business onward, upward

“Unstoppable” seems an apt description for the young, Auburn-based technology company making big waves in the investing world. From the new headquarters in the Saratog ...

Reader Input: Stop the sham and fix the dam!

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County. It strives to be ...

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Reader Input: Jury duty rolls due for updates

Here’s a money-saving tip for Placer County: Have the office of the jury commissioner purge its rolls of people with an Auburn mailing address who live in Nevada County. Th ...

Reader Input: Judge candidate highly qualified

It isn’t often that such a well-qualified candidate is on the ballot, but such is the case with Robert Tice-Raskin — the best qualified candidate for Superior Court jud ...

County constantly prepares for disasters

Large fires in two neighboring counties over the last week raise questions about emergency preparedness in Placer County. While the smaller Dog Bar fire, in Nevada County, is near ...

Fires threaten homes, impacts air quality

The smell of smoke was heavy and prevalent in the air around Auburn Monday morning as fires burned in two neighboring counties. But the smell wasn’t the only tell-tale sign ...