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Denise Wilson: Savvy garage, estate sale shopping can save you money, trouble (1)

April 25, 2015 — 

It’s spring and that means one thing: the start of the garage sale season! It’s tempting to be impulsive, especially when frenzied bargain-hunters are snatching up everything in sight. Here …

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Ron Cherry: Long-term cloning project ’66 Shelby GT350 (2)

April 25, 2015 — 

Cloning has a little bit of a bad rep in the muscle car world. It refers to a car that was originally built as a base model car that is …

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Review: Laugh, Clown, Laugh! And rustic chivalry, Sicilian style — Cav/Pag in Grass Valley (3)

April 25, 2015 — 

This Saturday Grass Valley’s Del Oro Theatre presents a double bill: “Cavalleria Rusticana” by Pietro Mascagni and “Pagliacci” by Ruggero Leoncavallo as the newest offering from The Met Opera Live …

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Smartsville, Timbuctoo steps back in time with Pioneer Day celebration (4)

April 25, 2015 — 

The eighth annual Pioneer Day, a small-town gold rush festival is returning to the unique Yuba County gold-rush town of Smartsville today.Pioneer Day honors the early pioneers who came to …

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Rotary Club of Grass Valley’s Gold Country Cycling Challenge gains community support (5)

April 24, 2015 — 

The Rotary Club of Grass Valley announces the second annual Gold Country Cycling Challenge will be held May 9, featuring five different road bike routes that take the riders through …

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‘No Motor Day’ hosted by NID at Scotts Flat Lake Sunday (6)

April 24, 2015 — 

The quiet, natural beauty of Scotts Flat Reservoir will be showcased on Sunday, as the Nevada Irrigation District hosts its 8th Annual “No Motor Day.”NID Recreation Manager Peggy Davidson said …

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Frank Allen Fishing event returns to Yuba River (7)

April 24, 2015 — 

It’s time once again for the annual Frank Allen Fishing Event on the Yuba River, sponsored by the Yuba County Fish and Game Commission and the Yuba County Water Agency. …

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Denis Peirce: Stream trout season arrives in Sierra, but for how long? (8)

April 24, 2015 — 

Tomorrow is the last Saturday of April, the opening of the stream trout season in the Sierra. With the severe drought, this season is shaping up to be very different …

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Upcoming treks by Bear Yuba Land Trust (9)

April 24, 2015 — 

What: Beekeeping with Randy OliverWhen: May 2 at 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cost: $12 BYLT Members, $19 Not-Yet-Members - Registration and prepayment requiredLevel: Easy Registration & Information: www.bylt.org 530-272-5994 …

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Take a hike this spring with a new guide to native trees and shrubs (10)

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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Tahoe National Forest campgrounds opening for 2015 Season (11)

April 24, 2015 — 

The Tahoe National Forest kicked off the opening of its campgrounds for the 2015 season on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting at the White Cloud Campground near Nevada City.The event was …

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Ronnie Paul: Served with a side of pride (12)

April 22, 2015 — 

I was standing in the check-out line reading a gossip magazine, when a woman I didn’t know came up and started chatting.Even though I was in the middle of a …

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Patti Bess: Spring Sorrell (13)

April 22, 2015 — 

The lushest plants in my garden are often ones given to me by generous friends. Many years ago someone, now forgotten, gave me a sack full of French sorrel plants …

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Edgar Winter Band among six shows announced by The Center for the Arts (14)

April 21, 2015 — 

The Center for the Arts announces six upcoming concerts with members benefiting from early access to tickets. Included are Edgar Winter Band on June 25, Karla Bonoff Duo with Nina …

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Earth Day Fair to mix public education, entertainment (15)

April 18, 2015 — 

Sierra College will host an Earth Day Fair and films Monday at its Grass Valley campus. Learn more about what climate change, what is happening to the planet, how, and …

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Showcasing ‘Planetary’ this Earth Day (16)

April 18, 2015 — 

To celebrate Earth Day, Sierra Cinemas will present a one-day screening of “Planetary” – a cross-continental cinematic journey that asks viewers to reconsider their relationship with themselves, each other, and …

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Ron Cherry: Totally original 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang (17)

April 18, 2015 — 

When Mustangs originally came out, midway through 1964, Patrick Farrell went into his local Ford dealer, Prince Ford in Colfax, and bought one in Prairie Brown. Although it was not …

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Empire Mine State Historic Park: a garden sanctuary (18)

April 18, 2015 — 

Rediscovering a garden sanctuary, I recently joined enthusiastic volunteers and staff for a stroll through the lovely historic gardens of the Empire Mine.Formal gardens surrounding the Bourn Cottage blend seamlessly …

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Master Gardener’s tips for April (19)

April 18, 2015 — 

As spring continues to burst forth after some much needed rain, here are some gardening tips and ideas for your home garden projects. Master Gardeners will also be on hand …

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Center for the Arts to bring David Sedaris, Paula Poundstone back to town (20)

April 18, 2015 — 

The Center for the Arts announces the return of Paula Poundstone Sept. 12, and David Sedaris Nov. 17. “Both of these performers’ most recent shows sold out in advance. We’ll …

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