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Brad Prowse: 100 years ago in Nevada County — April 1915 (1)

April 25, 2015 — 

The Frank Wicks Company’s Sunshine Girls will appear at the Nevada Theater.Britain loses two ships to German raiders — that’s five this week.John Cadden was stricken with paralysis in his …

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Nevada City Station 54 brownout schedule begins (2)

April 25, 2015 — 

A new brownout schedule for Nevada City’s only fire Station 54 commenced this week with the city closing the station down for two days out of the city’s regular six-day …

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Nevada County trash task force reports positive results (3)

April 25, 2015 — 

Trash pickup, management and compliance with local laws have improved greatly since a new Nevada County task force began work on the issue of roadside litter last fall, officials say.Jon …

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Twain’s travels included Nevada County (4)

April 25, 2015 — 

More has been written worldwide about Mark Twain and his work than about any other American author.Interest in this truly unique talent transcends all time and space. His books, short …

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The Silver Senator:William Morris Stewart (5)

April 25, 2015 — 

Occasionally history reveals an individual who leaves a significant mark on two different communities. Such a person was William Morris Stewart, who was important in two Nevadas – Nevada City …

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Police Blotter: Propane tank hit by lightning (6)

April 25, 2015 — 

GRASS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENTThursday9:55 a.m. — A man from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported items were stolen from his unlocked vehicle parked in the middle of a lot.10:58 …

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Mediation set next week in Eskaton Village Grass Valley class action lawsuit (7)

April 25, 2015 — 

Parties in a class action suit brought by private homeowners at Eskaton Village in Grass Valley against the luxury senior community’s corporate management have agreed to a mediation session next …

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Veteran GV fire volunteer passes away (8)

April 25, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Fire Chief Mark Buttron disclosed that one of the department’s long-time volunteers had passed away. “It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of another …

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Home & Garden show celebrates 30th anniversary this weekend (9)

April 25, 2015 — 

Local chefs and vintners will share the tips and tricks of their trades on Saturday at The Union’s 30th annual Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show.The afternoon of demonstrations will run …

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Nevada County to get $635K in rural schools funding (10)

April 25, 2015 — 

Nevada County will receive a total of $634,700 in Secure Rural Schools funding for fiscal 2014 and 2015, county CEO Rick Haffey announced late Friday. Haffey, in his weekly Friday …

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Jim Hemig: Tell me your opinion of the newspaper (11)

April 24, 2015 — 

Last year in western Nevada County everything was new to me. My first year as publisher of The Union provided fun and interesting surprises. I enjoyed meeting new people and …

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Gold Country Resellers to host flea market roundup in Penn Valley (12)

April 24, 2015 — 

Gold Country Resellers has announced that it’s back for another season, inviting buyers and sellers to its first flea market roundup of the year from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. …

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Nevada Irrigation District asks for reboot of 36 percent water use reduction proposal (13)

April 24, 2015 — 

Local water officials are seeking a change of heart on the state’s plan to raise Nevada Irrigation District’s mandatory water use reductions to 36 percent — up from the 25 …

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Police blotter: Woman gives ride to guy after he jumps in her vehicle (14)

April 24, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentWednesday8:33 a.m. — A woman from the 200 block of East Main Street reported a person spit at her children and fled the area, trying to run …

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Take a hike this spring with a new guide to native trees and shrubs (15)

April 24, 2015 — 

If you are a serious hiker, don’t expect to cover a lot of ground in a day when walking with members of the Redbud Chapter of the California Native Plant …

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Pursuit ends in arrest on burglary, vehicle theft charges (16)

April 24, 2015 — 

A man with six outstanding warrants tried to flee from a deputy Wednesday — but ended up in jail on new charges in connection with a burglary and an unrelated …

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San Diego County to implement Laura’s Law program in 2016 (17)

April 24, 2015 — 

San Diego County voted Tuesday to implement Laura’s Law, making court-ordered outpatient treatment possible for at-risk individuals with serious mental illness who meet the state’s strict criteria.Signed into law in …

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Gold Country Lenders trial delayed (18)

April 24, 2015 — 

The second day of the Gold Country Lenders trial began this week with testimony from one of the alleged victims, but was postponed temporarily Tuesday afternoon due to the sudden …

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An unflinching gaze: Activist Rachel Corrie comes to life in one-woman play (19)

April 24, 2015 — 

The life of Rachel Corrie, an American peace activist who was killed in the southern part of the Gaza strip in 2003, will be shown in a one-woman dramatization this …

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Appeals court rules against county in jail access motion in Nevada County (20)

April 24, 2015 — 

The state appellate court has ruled against the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office in a long-running dispute over contact visits between attorneys and clients at the county’s jail.It’s been nearly 18 …

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