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Paint the Town Pink in Nevada County this Thursday (1)

October 21, 2014 — 

One of Nevada County’s top fall events, Paint the Town Pink, is gearing up for its eighth annual celebration this Thursday. In partnership with The Union, the event raises funds …

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Today is last day to register to vote (2)

October 21, 2014 — 

Californians must register to vote by today so they can weigh in on important issues on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot. Postmarks do count for mailed registration applications. Voter …

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Couple in animal neglect case gets 30 days, community service (3)

October 21, 2014 — 

A local couple facing animal cruelty charges were sentenced Monday to 30 days in county jail, which was stayed pending positive reports from county Animal Control officers, and 100 hours …

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Police blotter: Woman angry over goat’s death threatens dogs, deputies (4)

October 21, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 9:01 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Glasson Way reported the theft of an iPad. 12:22 p.m. — A caller from the …

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Local mediators help resolve legal disputes (5)

October 21, 2014 — 

Whether it’s a land dispute between neighbors, a disagreement between landlords and tenants, or a divorce, bringing these issues to court can prove to be costly and time-consuming. The Conflict …

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Reported assault victim ends up in jail on multiple charges (6)

October 21, 2014 — 

A man who called 911 to report that he had been assaulted at a Grass valley bar ended up in county jail on charges of public drunkenness and assault on …

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Sierra Nevada ranks in top 5 percent of nation’s hospitals in pulmonary care Healthgrades also gives SNMH a five-star rating for treatment of heart attack, stroke, pneumonia and infection (7)

October 21, 2014 — 

Today, Healthgrades released its 2015 hospital ratings which found Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) ranked among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation in overall pulmonary …

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Nevada City to host stage of 10th Amgen Tour of California cycling race (VIDEO) (8)

October 20, 2014 — 

SACRAMENTO — As they announced the host cities for the start and finish in each stage of the 2015 annual Amgen Tour of California Monday morning, race officials stood on …

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Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Nevada County (9)

October 20, 2014 — 

Everyone is invited to share their time and talents with Nevada County nonprofits, public agencies, and schools. Over 75 local agencies need your help. View more volunteer opportunities at http://www.volunteernevadacounty.org …

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Grass Valley man with 3 prior convictions arrested for reported DUI (10)

October 20, 2014 — 

A Grass Valley man arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence has three prior DUI convictions, said Nevada City Police Officer Scott Goin. Officer Sean Mason …

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Cancer Aid Thrift Shop seeking volunteers (11)

October 20, 2014 — 

The Cancer Aid Thrift Shop desperately needs volunteers. Several crews in the Monday-Saturday schedule are short of volunteers and the shop is having to open with less people than are …

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Police blotter: Multiple fights reported (12)

October 20, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Friday 9:39 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of three wheels and three tires. 2:29 p.m. — A …

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‘Hospitality House Serves’ provides training for future chefs (13)

October 20, 2014 — 

​Hospitality House Serves is the Hospitality House Community Shelter’s culinary job training Program. The program is funded through Nevada County’s Housing and Community Services 2013 Community Development Block Grant. The …

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Nevada County sees dip in workforce, drop in unemployment (14)

October 20, 2014 — 

Nevada County fell one spot to 13th in statewide labor force employment in September, but went from 6.1 percent unemployment in August to 5.8 percent this past month, due to …

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Quality crafts at the Craft Guild of Nevada County (15)

October 20, 2014 — 

The Winterfaire Craft Show features quality hand-crafted items, including art, jewelry, toys, gourds, hand woven items, wood crafts, and metal work, presented by the Craft Guild of Nevada County. The …

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4th annual Gold County Gathering Alpaca Show features more than just alpacas (16)

October 20, 2014 — 

Alpaca’s pranced are the Nevada County Fairgrounds for the 4th annual Gold County Gathering Alpaca Show held over the weekend. Events included a potluck and wine tasting, a herdsire auction, …

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50 years of family: Ridge Feed & Supply Co. celebrates five decades in business (17)

October 20, 2014 — 

A family-owned business that’s still thriving after five decades and spans three generations is certainly something to celebrate, says Curt Chittock, owner of Ridge Feed & Supply Co. in Grass …

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Bear River rallies late, downs rival Colfax (18)

October 18, 2014 — 

My oh my how the tide can turn. That’s what Colfax must be thinking to itself right about now after letting a 20-7 lead disappear in the fourth quarter. Bear …

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California 21st on education report card for parents (19)

October 18, 2014 — 

Read local news online TheUnion.com …

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NEO plans campaign to raise funds for new facility (20)

October 18, 2014 — 

New Events and Opportunities, a local youth group also known as NEO, is currently planning a campaign to raise funds to purchase a facility to house a youth center for …

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