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Nevada City Council to revisit Robinson Plaza seating (1)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Nevada City Council will address a proposal to place seating at Robinson Plaza, a commemorative space in downtown Nevada City ,located across the street from Calanan Park. “The council …

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Biannual event counts homeless population in western Nevada County (2)

January 28, 2015 — 

Having lived in homeless camps around Nevada County over the years, Jesse Gardner says he did not choose to be homeless. But for him, it has become a way of …

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Grass Valley City Council approves creek project exemption (3)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Grass Valley City Council unanimously approved a motion Tuesday to exempt the Matson Creek repair project from provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act, also known as CEQA. The …

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AmeriCorps NCCC helps with outdoor education (4)

January 28, 2015 — 

Ten members of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps arrived January 14 to begin cleanup of the area around Shady Creek Outdoor School. They are serving in the area through …

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CoRR Foundation presents Race for Recovery Gala Feb. 7 (5)

January 28, 2015 — 

The newly launched Community Recovery Resources Foundation is presenting its Race for Recovery Gala, the region’s only event focused on raising awareness and resources to address teen substance abuse. This …

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Police blotter: Runaway goat reported (6)

January 28, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Monday 7:57 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Dorsey Drive reported the theft of items from an unlocked vehicle. 8:36 a.m. — A …

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Stabbing suspect pleads not guilty (7)

January 28, 2015 — 

A Grass Valley man suspected of stabbing several people at a hip-hop concert in downtown Grass Valley has pleaded not guilty. Steven Robledo Jr., 30, has been charged with three …

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Nevada County river activist seriously hurt in bike accident (8)

January 28, 2015 — 

A longtime local river activist and outdoorsman was hospitalized after a bicycle accident on Bitney Springs Road near North Ponderosa Road late last week. Bob Center, 69, of Grass Valley, …

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Athlete Committed program helps student-athletes make healthy choices (9)

January 28, 2015 — 

The results of a December survey of student-athletes at Nevada Union and Bear River high schools are sobering – 65 percent of athletes who responded to the anonymous survey, administered …

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20 days of Friendship: Dan Zeisler (10)

January 28, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: As The Friendship Club celebrates its 20th anniversary of service, community members are sharing their perspective on what the organization means to western Nevada County. Dan Zeisler — …

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Grass Valley City Council to address public contracts (11)

January 27, 2015 — 

With no public hearing items on Tuesday night’s Grass Valley City Council meeting agenda, consent items, which include recommendations to approve a public works water project and a motion to …

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Judge delays new decision on Penn Valley cell tower case (12)

January 27, 2015 — 

A new Nevada County Superior Court Judge on the case of a Penn Valley building permit near a Verizon cell tower said Monday he needed more time to catch up …

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Honoring the grieving process (13)

January 27, 2015 — 

A little over a year ago, Jerry Gridley got the phone call that would forever change him. His eldest son, Deklan, had suffered a seizure and died suddenly, just a …

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Local woman arrested in honey oil lab fire (14)

January 27, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police officers responding to assist with a fire on Henderson Street Sunday afternoon ended up arresting a female tenant after it was determined the blaze was caused by …

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20 days of Friendship: Diane Stanbury (VIDEO) (15)

January 27, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: As The Friendship Club celebrates its 20th anniversary of service, community members are sharing their perspective on what the organization means to western Nevada County. Diane Stanbury — …

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San Juan Ridge resident seeks owner of vintage address book (16)

January 27, 2015 — 

Penny LaFerme is on a mission to find the owner of an Arts & Crafts-era address book found on the San Juan Ridge. She has posted notices at the site, …

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Lamphier arraigned in child porn case (17)

January 27, 2015 — 

Former county supervisor — and, briefly, Grass Valley city council member — Terry Lamphier was arraigned on child porn charges in Nevada County Superior Court Monday morning. Lamphier did not …

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Nevada County unemployment rate falls in December (18)

January 27, 2015 — 

Nevada County’s unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in December — its lowest rate in 2014. There were 2,710 county residents without jobs in December, according to a preliminary monthly …

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Police blotter: Growling intruder hiding behind the curtains (19)

January 27, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 11:56 a.m. — A caller from Brunswick Road and Nevada City Highway reported a very strong smell of gas in the area. 1:16 p.m. — …

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SNMH helipad Critical link to trauma care for 20 years (20)

January 27, 2015 — 

On average, a Cal Star helicopter air ambulance lands on the roof of Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) just two or three times a month. But over the …

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