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Fire damages garage at south Truckee Meadows home
RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A fire early Sunday in the south end of Reno damaged a garage but did not spread to the home. The Reno fire Department sent fire engines to a garage fire in the 11000 block of Messina Court near Veterans Parkway. All of the residents were out of the home and the fire did not spre
Truckee council increases in-lieu housing fee for developers
TRUCKEE, Calif. — In an effort to continue combating the lack of affordable housing in Truckee, the town has increased the in-lieu housing fee that developers are required to pay if they are not able to provide affordable housing units in their project.
Officials investigating possible mountain lion attack in Nevada Co.
GRASS VALLEY, Calif. — According to Officials with Fish and Wildlife, a man was severely attacked and injured by something in Grass Valley, Nevada County Sunday night around 6 p.m.
It's big, loud and secretive: We got a tour of Tesla's Gigafactory and here's how it works
Big numbers are one way to appreciateTesla’s gargantuan Nevada Gigafactory. Operating 24-hours per day in shifts, workers produce enough battery packs and drive units in a week to power 5,300 of Tesla’s Model 3 sedans.
Police Investigate 'Shots Fired' Case in Reno
Reno Police are investigating a ‘shots fired’ case that occurred early Monday morning near downtown Reno. Police were called to east 7th and Lake Streets just before 12:45 a.m.
New Community Park Planned for Downtown Truckee
The half-acre lot between Church and Jibboom streets in downtown Truckee is set to become a new community park. The current playground area, owned by the Truckee Donner Recreation and Parks District, will be converted into an innovative public space, scheduled to break ground in spring with a projec
Truckee’s Ryan Funk wins first Junior SUP World Championship
Truckee native Ryan Funk captured his first International Surfing Association stand-up paddleboard world championship last week, taking gold in the Under-18 Technical Race at the World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in Wanning, China.
Sierra snowpack well above average after California storms
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Back-to-back California storms have blanketed the Sierra Nevada in snow, pushing the snowpack to 106 percent above average, with winter still nearly two weeks away.
Nevada County police blotter: Christmas tree thief reported
7:51 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Glasson Way reported the theft of a wallet. 8:23 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Catherine Lane reported a woman wrapped in a blanket, with a dog, crying. The dog had been bitten by a pit bull and the woman might have been involved in a domestic viole
Nevada County Captures: Cloudy skies
Have you captured the faces, places and events of our lovely community? Need help finding a lost pet?. Then submit your photos to The Union's "Nevada County Captures" page to be published in our print edition.
Nevada County Food and Toy Run helping families for 27th year (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)
For almost three decades, volunteers such as Thom Staser, Chris Heller, the Bowman family, and folks from many different area organizations have been making the Nevada County Food and Toy Run put smiles on the faces of many area families for the holidays.
Truckee police arrest woman who allegedly stole idling SUV
TRUCKEE, Calif. (KOLO)-- The Truckee Police Department arrested a Truckee woman Wednesday morning after she allegedly stole a vehicle left with the engine running to warm up. Police took the opportunity to remind people to lock their vehicles if they are going to leave them idling to warm up and una
Truckee wrestlers hit mats for home opener (GALLERY)
The young Truckee wrestling program got its season underway last week, followed by the team's home opener on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The Wolverines played host to teams from South Tahoe, Douglas and Quincy, and though Truckee didn't come away with any team wins, the program's up-and-coming wrestlers got va
‘I Did Not Jump’: 23-Year-Old Severely Hurt On Amtrak In May Speaks For First Time
TRUCKEE (CBS13) — A Portland State student who was seriously hurt on an Amtrak Train in Truckee is speaking for the first time. Aaron Salazar’s family says that Amtrak originally tried to suggest that he may have been acting distraught and tried to jump, but Salazar says that could not be further fr
Truckee Police Warns Of Unattended Cars Warming Up
The Truckee Police Department says they made an arrest on Wednesday morning after a vehicle was stolen while idle. They said they received a reports of a stolen tan Lexus in the area of Meadow Way. They found the vehicle on Brockway Road and made a traffic stop.
RFD: Sunday morning garage fire displaces family of three from South Reno home
A Reno family of three was displaced from their home Sunday after an early-morning fire burned their garage and caused smoke damage to the rest of the home, according to the Reno Fire Department.
Where to find best Christmas lights in Nevada County 2018
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas all throughout western Nevada County. As the season nears, and the holiday lights shine bright in the night, The Union is looking for some suggestions on your favorite Christmas decorations and light displays.
Grass Valley man sues Nevada County, Sheriff’s Office, over leg broken at jail
Christopher Howie said he'd complied with the Nevada County Jail officer moments before his head was pushed into a wall. Howie, who's filed suit in federal court over the incident, said his face bounced off the wall. He objected, only to have the same officer again push him.
Fixer-Upper For Sale: $369K In Truckee
TRUCKEE, CA --For visionaries and handy types, this property for sale in the Gateway neighborhood of Truckee could be a real find. Priced at $369,000, the two-bedroom, two-bath residence built in 1940 needs an overhaul, to be sure. But buyers undeterred by such projects and keen on landing a Tahoe-a
Truckee gridiron great finishes standout freshman season
It's early September in Huntington Beach, and the Golden West College football team is hosting the two-time defending California Community College Athletic Association champions, Fullerton College, in the 2018-19 season opener.