Penn Valley

Agents seize over 2,000 pot plants

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Can credit card thieves charge their bail at jail?

Adding maps and a GPS to the notebook while wondering why other media outlets don’t take the Journal’s lead and call the recent urban interface conflagration the 49 Fire, inste ...

Bear River land preserve effort swings into action

An important puzzle piece in Bear River shoreline preservation between Nevada and Placer counties is moving into place. The Nevada County Land Trust’s drive to buy 652 acres of ...

Shamed by ignorant voters

I am a 55-year-old, part-time college instructor. When I was laid off at California State University, Sacramento two years ago I lost my Kaiser coverage. COBRA wanted $550 per mont ...

Nevada County authorities arrest stabbing suspect

A 26-year-old transient was arrested this week on charges related to a Tuesday morning stabbing and robbery. Officials revealed Wednesday that they arrested Brice Peeler at an Ol ...

From ‘pupcakes’ to bison bones: Scraps feeds pets well

Sisters Arnette McClure, Janice Hundemer and Audrey Moore love their animals. McClure has two West Highland white terriers and a cat. Hundemer breeds English Labrador retrievers. ...