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Downieville, CA

Rices Fire Updates: Acreage Grows To Over 900, Evacuation Warnings For Yuba County

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Rices Fire in Nevada County: 7:32 p.m. Cal Fire reported that the Rices Fire was 904 acres, though containment has jumped to 10%. 1:07 p.m. The Rices Fire has now grown to over 900 acres, Cal Fire reported early Wednesday afternoon. Containment is still at 0 percent. Firefighters say the critical period of the day comes at 2 p.m. #RicesFire update: Just over 900 acres. 0% containment. Moving N-NE and had crested over south side of Yuba River. Contingencies ready in Yuba co. With strong suppression, the fire in two different places is backed to the Yuba. Critical period of...
YUBA COUNTY, CA
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Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Map: Rice’s Fire evacuation near Nevada City

Click “accept” or “decline” to see the full interactive map, with an address search field. Evacuation orders remained in effect Wednesday morning for the Rice’s Fire, burning along the Yuba River northwest of Grass Valley. The fire began Tuesday afternoon; by 7 a.m. Wednesday it...
NEVADA CITY, CA
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SFist

Humpday Headlines: Wildfire Near Nevada City Grows to 769 Acres

A wildfire that began Tuesday afternoon in Nevada County, the Rices Fire, has grown to 769 acres as of this morning and is 0% contained. The fire, burning just to the northwest of Nevada City, began when flames from a burning building spread to nearby vegetation, and it is now threatening over 500 structures. [Associated Press]
NEVADA CITY, CA
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KOLO TV Reno

Nevada County wildfire sending smoke toward Reno

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. (KOLO) - Smoke and haze over Reno Wednesday is likely from a wildfire burning in Nevada County, the National Weather Service in Reno reported. More than 750 personnel are working the Rices Fire which started Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Rices Crossing Road and Cranston Road south of Dobbins.
NEVADA COUNTY, CA
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activenorcal.com

Rices Fire Grows to 520 Acres in Nevada County, Forcing Evacuations

The Rices Fire exploded on Tuesday afternoon in Nevada County, near the South Yuba State Park and approximately 15 miles from Nevada City, forcing mandatory evacuations in the area. The fire currently sits at 520 acres with zero containment. The fire was believed to have begun with a structure fire...
NEVADA COUNTY, CA
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cnpa.com

Stidham to publisher at The Union in Grass Valley

Julia Stidham is now publisher of The Union, Gold Hill California Media Inc.’s new acquisition in Grass Valley, The Union reports. Stidham has been with The Union since 1999 and had been advertising director there for six years before becoming associate publisher in August 2021. Don Rogers, publisher since...
GRASS VALLEY, CA
tahoeonstage.com

Catch Samantha Fish at High Sierra and Reno festivals

Editor’s note: Samantha Fish will perform July 2-3 at the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, California, and at the Oct. 1-2 Battle, Axe & Tracks festival in San Rafael Park in Reno. Samantha Fish readily admits she was caught off guard when the pandemic hit in March 2020...
RENO, NV
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Squirrel, Tree Branch That Tripped Safety System Caused Power Outage In Grass Valley

GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — A power outage in Grass Valley on Tuesday morning was caused by a squirrel and tree branch that came into contact with a line, officials say. PG&E says that power went out around 6:15 a.m. in the Lost Lake Road area. About 1,250 customers lost power. Officials say a troubleman who responded to the scene found that the outage was caused by a squirrel and tree branch that came into contact with the line and tripped the EPSS system. This system is part of PG&E’s enhanced power line safety settings, officials say. It automatically turns off power within one-tenth of a second. Crews are now working to fully restore power. So far, 620 customers have their power back on. The remaining 638 customers should see their power come back on by 2 p.m., PG&E says.
GRASS VALLEY, CA
SFStation.com

High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Music has been recognized for over two decades for its trademark sense of community and annual traditions among festival goers and music lovers. The picturesque location, the wide variety of artists, the unique musical settings at affordable prices all combine to make High Sierra the ultimate, intimate festival experience and premier four-day camping and music event in North America.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Plumas County News

Celebrate the life of Margo Stratton

The Celebration of Life for Margo Patricia Stratton will be held Saturday, July 23rd, 2022, at 1:00 pm at the Meadow Valley School. She passed away peacefully 3/17/2021 at her home in Quincy, California. She was born to Lowell and Jeanette Bader on 1/18/1934 in San Francisco, California. She is...
QUINCY, CA
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