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Nevada-Yuba-Placer: Burn Permits Required on May 1st

Apr 22, 2014

Camino and Auburn April 22, 2014 - "In 2013, 32% of all wildfires in the Amador-El Dorado Unit of CAL FIRE were caused by residential debris burning, which is up from 23% in 2012. This amounted to a total of 94 fires and 66 acres burned," says Unit Chief Mike Kaslin of the...

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Nevada County BOS votes to place ASA-NC ordinance on the November ballot

Apr 22, 2014

NEVADA CITY, Calif. April 22, 2014 - The afternoon session of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors took place in front of a large audience and ended up with a unanimous vote by the board to place the proposed ordinance on the November election. At i...

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Oroville Economic Alliance courts Sriracha with the cheapest water in the nation

Apr 22, 2014

OROVILLE, Calif., April 22, 2014 - As the controversy continues to heat up over the possible relocation of the Sriracha factory in Irwindale, California, Oroville Economic Alliance today announces its ambition to have the Sriracha plant relocated to what is described as California's Business Oasis.

"Our goal is not only to keep business in...

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BLM Announces Fire Restrictions for Lands Managed by Hollister Field Office

Apr 22, 2014

April 18, 2014 - The Bureau of Land Management is placing precautionary fire restrictions on public land managed by the Hollister Field Office. No vehicles, campfires or open flames are allowed on BLM lands in the Panoche, Griswold, Tumey and Ciervo H...

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California groups urge Boxer, Feinstein to seek judicial nominees with wide range of professional backgrounds

Apr 22, 2014

April 22, 2014 - Dozens of organizations based or operating in California have sent a letter to California's United States Senators today urging them to fill federal court vacancies with judges "who are not only exceptionally qualified but who also reflect the full diversity of the legal profession."

The letter praises Senators Dianne Feinstein and...

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Plastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States

Apr 22, 2014
Plastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States

April 22, 2014 - Los Angeles rang in the 2014 New Year with a ban on the distribution of plastic bags at the checkout counter of big retailers, making it the largest of the 132 cities and counties around the United States with anti-plastic bag legislation. And a movement that gained momentum in...

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Two IRONMAN events race same day in Lake Tahoe

Apr 22, 2014

North Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. (April 18, 2014) — For the first time nationally, IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® race on the same day in North Lake Tahoe. Today IRONMAN announces that IRONMAN Lake Tahoe will pilot this dual program in North America. This format is well received by athletes in Asia-Pacific.

The IRONMAN 70.3 Lake Tahoe...

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Solo vehicle collision last night on McCourtney

Apr 22, 2014

April 22, 2014 - At approximately 6:30 PM Monday evening, an 80 year-old female was driving a Toyota Matrix southbound on McCourtney Rd in the area of Wells Drive (Thoroughbred Loop). There were no other occupants in the vehicle. As the road curved to...

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Nevada City Offers Public Meeting to Address Proposed Ordinance Banning Single Use Carryout Plastic Bags on May 1

Apr 22, 2014

April 22, 2014 - The City of Nevada City is holding an open meeting on Thursday, May 1st, to discuss a proposed ordinance banning the distribution of single use carryout plastic bags. Both retailers and the public are invited to attend the meeting to ...

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‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’ arrives in California on Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014
‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’ arrives in California on Earth Day

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