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Nevada City awards micro-enterprise grants to local businesses (1)

November 24, 2014 — 

Four Nevada City businesses have been awarded $10,000 each through the city’s Community Development Block Grant program, also known as CDBG, an initiative that was approved over the summer to …

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Penn Valley school district sees deficit, counsels fiscal agency (2)

November 24, 2014 — 

The Penn Valley Union School District is currently in the red after going through major transitional changes in recently consolidating two previously separate local school districts. Due to the district’s …

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Beautiful: An aptly named boutique (3)

November 24, 2014 — 

Grass Valley native Teri Reuter spent 20 years working for two physicians at a local cancer center. “I saw so many acts of compassion there, and loved the friendships I …

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Police Blotter: Missing Jeep causes jitters (4)

November 24, 2014 — 

GRASS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT Friday 7:32 a.m. — A caller on East Empire Street reported finding candy wrappers between her front door and her vehicle, and a cigarette stashed near …

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Nevada County judge to rule in Bigelsen case (5)

November 24, 2014 — 

A Nevada County judge is expected to rule Tuesday on a defense motion to suppress evidence in the case of Nevada City holistic physician Harvey Bigelsen. Nevada County Superior Court …

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Changes to Nevada City camping ordinance could mean jail for repeat offenders (6)

November 22, 2014 — 

Nevada City has strengthened the enforcement provisions in its camping ordinance, based on advice from the Nevada County District Attorney. City officials hope the change will lower police and public …

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Western Sierra Medical Center’s efforts earn recognition from Innovate North State (7)

November 22, 2014 — 

Western Sierra Medical Center has been named a Regional Impact Player by Innovate North State, an organization that helps promote forward-looking and innovative companies in the 530 area code of …

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Nevada County Consolidated approves union contract, COLA increases for firefighters (8)

November 22, 2014 — 

After six years with no cost of living increases, Nevada County Consolidated Fire District’s 32 union firefighters have ratified and signed a two-year contract with the district board that includes …

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After more than three decades, Abundant Life pastor steps down (9)

November 22, 2014 — 

Sam Floyd arrived in Grass Valley in July 1980, 31 years old with a wife and two young children, optimistic and eager to assume the pastorship of the United Pentecostal …

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Police blotter: Bear breaks into dove cage (10)

November 22, 2014 — 

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office 8:07 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Pine Cone Creek reported a suspected transient trespassing on his property. 10:28 a.m. — A caller …

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Football: Bruins hound Huskies, earn spot in D-V title game (11)

November 22, 2014 — 

Buckle your seat belts BruinNation, Bear River is going to the Sac-Joaquin Section D-V Championship and will face longtime rival Colfax. “It’s like, pinch me,” said Bruins co-head coach Terry …

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Nevada County Housing & Community Services gets $1M grant (12)

November 22, 2014 — 

​The Nevada County Housing and Community Services was awarded a $1 million grant from the Department of Housing and Community Development to help provide permanent housing opportunities within the community, …

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Suspect in Grass Valley stabbing claims self defense (13)

November 21, 2014 — 

Steven Robledo Jr., a 30-year-old resident of Grass Valley, was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with last weekend’s stabbing at the Center for the Arts. Robledo faces two counts of …

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Grass Valley spot goes to Lamphier; Slade-Troutman finished third (14)

November 21, 2014 — 

Grass Valley City Council candidate Terry Lamphier is the apparent winner in the most recent election ballot count update issued Friday by the Nevada County Elections Office. With about 1,000 …

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Police blotter: Bones found were deer, not human (15)

November 21, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 8:10 a.m. — A man from Butler Street and Packard Drive reported a burglary to a vehicle. 9:14 a.m. — A caller from Silver Springs …

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Holidays at Grass Valley’s Empire Mine: ‘Tis the reason to be jolly (16)

November 21, 2014 — 

The combination of lots of turkey and lots of guests can spark the question: “What can we do over the long Thanksgiving weekend that everyone will enjoy?” “Admittedly, I may …

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Motion filed to set aside bail for Gold Country Lender CEO (17)

November 21, 2014 — 

The court-appointed attorney for Gold Country Lenders Chief Executive Officer Phil Lester has filed a new motion to set aside his bail and release him on his own recognizance — …

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Former Sac County deputy held to answer on molest charges (18)

November 21, 2014 — 

A judge found sufficient evidence to hold a former Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy to answer on child molest and drug charges Thursday after a preliminary hearing on the evidence against …

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Grass Valley announces road closures (19)

November 21, 2014 — 

East Main Street between Eureka and Richardson streets will be subject to traffic control for utility line work today. The Traffic Control System will utilize one-way traffic control intermittently between …

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Nevada County OK’s low-cost master plan for cabin-sized home (20)

November 21, 2014 — 

Anyone in Nevada County looking to build an affordable cabin-sized home, a detached “granny” unit or simply an alternative to living in an RV while building their main house now …

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