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John Paye, Former NFL Player and Super Bowl Champion Speaks at Nevada County Fairgrounds

    John Paye, former NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl champion, shares life-experiences and successes with local youth  “Be passionate about what you are doing, put in the extra work, and be consistent.” This is the message of success that John Paye, a former NFL player for the 49ers and […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Becomes a Command Post and Fire Camp for Cal Fire; Animal Evacuation Center

July 27, 2015    Contact:          Rea Callender, CEO, Nevada County Fairgrounds (530) 273-6217; Rea@NevadaCountyFair.com Due to the Lowell Fire, currently burning in Nevada and Placer counties, Cal Fire and assisting agencies have set up a command post and fire camp at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Additionally, the Nevada County Veterinary Disaster Response Team has […]

Pit Bull Helps Nevada County Woman Detect Seizures

  A woman who wanted a shelter dog as a companion for herself and her son instead got much more than that. The pit bull the Nevada County woman adopted can detect seizures, something important for her. Danielle Zuckerman, a former Navy nuclear scientist never knew adopting Thor could change her life. “I feel so much more […]

NID Adopts Drought Plan; Calls for 20% Conservation

March 25, 2015 Directors of the Nevada Irrigation District on Wednesday (Mar. 25) adopted a series of drought measures that include limits on outdoor watering and a call for continued 20 percent reductions in water use by all district customers. In a presentation to the NID Board of Directors, Water Operations Manager Chip Close recommended […]

Former Professional Football Player Opens the Fade Factory Barbershop

“The Fade Factory Barbershop recently opened its doors by well known football player Chad Elliott.  Chad played at Nevada Union, Grant High School, Arizona State University, Syracuse University and thirteen years in the Indoor Football League.  The  hip, new sports themed barbershop is located across the street from Maria’s Restaurant in downtown Grass Valley. “Not too many […]

U.S. Forest Service and Partners Talk Wildland Firefighting in Connection with Disney’s Movie Planes: Fire & Rescue; July 18 & 19

httpv://youtu.be/Uk0D5L0TT30#aid=P977Ifve6EA Disney’s “Planes: Fire & Rescue” Trailer 1 – Courage On Friday, July 18, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The U.S. Forest Service’s Smokey Bear will be at Sierra Cinemas located at 840 E. Main Street in Grass Valley, for the matinee premiere of Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue. Smokey will greet movie […]

Fire Safe Council Offers 2014 Firewise Calendar

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County in cooperation with the Allstate Foundation, County of Nevada and the National Firewise Communities Association are offering residents in Nevada County free defensible space advisory visits to educate citizens about Defensible Space. Complete your visit in October or November and get a 2014 Firewise Calendar. California Public Resources […]

Sacramento Home Winemakers Club Are International Winners, 2013

  Yes, the Sacramento Home Winemakers Club was the top amateur international winemaking club winner again this year! Judy and I went to the 2013 WineMaker Magazine’s International Home Winemaking Conference  held in Monterey, California, May 17th and 18th to hear the results of the wine  judging. Judy is twice past president and has been on […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Hosts Job Fair For 2013 Fair Season

                  The Nevada County Fairgrounds will host a job fair to fulfill its hiring needs for this year’s Fair season. The Nevada County Fair job fair will be held on Thursday, May 16, from 2 – 6 pm in the Main Street Center at the Nevada County […]

Nevada County Rotary Huge Success at Nevada County Fairgrounds

More than 180 volunteers participated in the Rotary at Work Day at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Organized by Nevada County’s Rotary Clubs, volunteers spent the day fixing up and sprucing up the community’s Fairgrounds. More than 180 volunteers spend a day “beautifying” the Nevada County Fairgrounds On Saturday, Nevada County’s Rotary Clubs – […]