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Ronnie Paul: Recipes to enjoy on those lazy days of summer (1)

May 27, 2015 — 

As a compulsive neatnik, I’m aghast my friend Liz doesn’t make her bed with French corners. And as for dirty dishes left in the sink overnight, I cringe at the …

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Patti Bess: Call of the wild in Baja, Mexico (2)

May 27, 2015 — 

Despite the many warnings by friends and family, in April my husband, David, and I drove south through the Baja peninsula to the fishing villages of Mulege’ and Loretto. Contrary …

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Fishing adventure ends in success (3)

May 25, 2015 — 

Jack Papathakis and Mason Ciafardoni, pictured with Brett Brady (Bare Bones Guide Service) had a successful adventure fishing for rainbow trout at Jackson Meadows Reservoir. In spite of the cold, …

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Local artist places high at 7th annual Lottery for the Arts (4)

May 23, 2015 — 

Local collage artist Paul Dessau was awarded a place in the top 10 out of more than 150 works at the seventh annual Lottery for the Arts April 9. As …

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Ron Cherry: Mercedes 560SL touring and parade car (5)

May 23, 2015 — 

When Michael Wilkie decided he wanted a two-seater roadster back in 2012, he had a lot of options. He wanted one for touring and driving in local parades, like the …

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Dance to benefit American Legion Vet programs (6)

May 23, 2015 — 

There will be an American Legion dance from 6-10 p.m. today at the Grass Valley Memorial Veterans Building.The evening will feature music by DJ Ed Lawson, a no-host bar, appetizers, …

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Cultivating the wild: Groups team up to teach Earth Skills Field Series (7)

May 22, 2015 — 

A new partnership has emerged between wilderness instructors and herbalists and the result is a class that teaches wilderness living skills and botanical medicine, exploring how foothill plants that grow …

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Summer fishing season has arrived (8)

May 22, 2015 — 

Memorial Day weekend heralds the opening of the summer season. The recent rainy pattern in the high country is predicted to end just in time for the holiday weekend. We …

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Heavenly set to open for summer (9)

May 22, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Looking forward to the summer season, Heavenly Mountain Resort will operate the Heavenly Gondola during this weekend, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Monday. …

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‘Hike to End Breast Cancer’ next week (10)

May 22, 2015 — 

The Hike to End Breast Cancer will be May 31 in Chicago Park. This family friendly charity event will include a variety of activities beginning at 1 p.m. at Elegant …

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Acrobatics, comedy, dancing and more at Center shows (11)

May 21, 2015 — 

NANDA, the four man acrobaticalist Ninja Theatre Troupe will be joined by magician Nick Fedoroff and the Truth or Dare Dance Troupe in a weekend of acrobatics, comedy, dancing and …

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20 Radio stations coming to town for media ‘summit’ (12)

May 21, 2015 — 

Representatives from 20 community and public radio stations will descend on Nevada City Thursday and Friday for what’s being called a regional media “summit.”KVMR 89.5 FM is hosting the conference, …

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Nevada County Arts kicks off new reading series with The Poets Quartet (13)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Arts Literature Committee presents their first event in a new reading series — NCArts Unscripted — conceived to showcase our community’s diverse and talented writers of all …

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Gallery show to benefit earthquake relief in Nepal (14)

May 21, 2015 — 

California Organics is hosting the international images of Kara deVries in her first photography show as a benefit for earthquake relief to the people of Nepal from the devastating April …

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Reggae artist Collie Buddz set for Thursday concert (15)

May 21, 2015 — 

Thursday night, Reggae sensation Collie Buddz returns to the Miners Foundry Cultural Center. Buddz exploded onto the scene a few years ago when critics and tastemakers alike embraced him — …

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Bridgeport to host stargazing (16)

May 21, 2015 — 

A Bridgeport Star Party will be from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday in the north gravel parking lot. The Nevada County Astronomers Club will be bringing large telescopes and setting …

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Purdon Crossing to perform Saturday (17)

May 21, 2015 — 

Purdon Crossing to perform SaturdayPurdon’s Crossing is playing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Summer Thyme’s Deli and Bakery. A group of local, classically-trained yet undignified musicians, they …

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Tango Nevada County welcomes dance experts (18)

May 21, 2015 — 

Tango Nevada County presents Fourth Sunday Tango with Victoria and Zak from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday at their new venue, Golden Empire Grange, in Grass Valley. Victoria Randlett and …

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Strawberry Music Festival returns with stellar line-up (19)

May 21, 2015 — 

Celebrating its 34th year of existence, the Strawberry Music Festival will host its third consecutive outing at the Nevada County fairgrounds this weekend.The event, which always draws a sizable crowd …

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Building a dream with hard work, passion (20)

May 21, 2015 — 

Two years ago a young man walked in to The Union and asked if I would write a story about his senior project - a CD he produced by himself. …

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