Latest Nevada County, California Stories

Donner Summit Land Reclaimed From Developers
2012-08-08 11:02:49

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly 3,000 picturesque acres of Sierra Nevada parkland atop Donner Summit will be safe from development, a coalition of environmental groups announced this week. Property from the former Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort and its a proposed 950-home development at the site slipped into foreclosure. It´s one of the most high-profile acquisitions to date by land trusts in California that have set out to acquire property slated...

2010-10-21 00:00:38

Historic Gold Country cities release The Fall Colors of Nevada City & Grass Valley! Delight in the vibrant fall foliage along the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Nevada County with maps to the most spectacular sites. (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 The twin cities of the Northern Sierra Foothills have published The Fall Colors of Nevada City & Grass Valley to highlight the most brilliant displays in Northern California. And NOW peak season is approaching!...

2010-03-17 11:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Preservation Foundation will host its 35th Annual Conference May 12-15- 2010 in Nevada County in the communities of Grass Valley and Nevada City, California. The conference title "Preserving a Sense of Place: The Sierra Nevada" is intended to showcase the rich history and diverse beauty of one of California's most magnificent scenic areas. The conference keynote speaker Doug McConnell brings a traveler's perspective on the unique...

2008-09-05 15:00:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald J. Tenpas, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, will participate in the Truckee River Operating Agreement signing ceremony, a historic reservoir operations agreement between the United States, the states of California and Nevada, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians. The ceremony will take place on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2008, at 12:00 P.M. PDT. WHO:...

2007-09-29 03:00:00

TRUCKEE, Calif. - A 250-pound bear stranded under a bridge near Lake Tahoe was saved by an army of rescuers, a tranquilizer dart and a nylon net bought at an Army surplus store. Claw marks on the concrete railing of the Rainbow Bridge show where the bruin's ordeal began, said Dave Baker of the Truckee BEAR League, who was the first to arrive on the scene Sept. 15. It was walking across the span on Highway 40 near Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada when at least two oncoming cars spooked...

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