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Blues Fusion dance welcomes live music Friday night (1)

February 26, 2015 — 

Blues Fusion will feature a live band this week when Grease, Grit and Grime take the stage to perform at 8 p.m. Friday. Typically, the weekly dance event is driven …

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Lyrics Born, Mojo Green to headline Friday dance party (2)

February 26, 2015 — 

Friday, Miners Foundry Cultural Center will present a high energy dance party with Lyrics Born and special guest Mojo Green.Amongst the dusty records of the University of California, Davis’ KDVS …

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Artist Kathryn Wronski set to open two new exhibits (3)

February 26, 2015 — 

From burros to buildings, Pine Street to “J” Street, Kathryn Wronski’s solo art show “from the easel” opened Wednesday at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley and runs …

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Animal Film Festival aims to inspire, entertain Sat. (4)

February 26, 2015 — 

With more than 324 entries submitted, the second annual Animal Film Festival will deliver a line-up that promises to entertain, enlighten and inspire audiences Saturday.The one-of-a-kind festival, presented by the …

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Recipes to share with those you adore (5)

February 25, 2015 — 

Celebrating true love, February reminds me that I’m cherished and adored. My admirer claims I’m his favorite walking partner, considers me the alpha in decision-making, and is never bored in …

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Wildcrafting (6)

February 25, 2015 — 

The world needs more people like Rachel Berry. She is one dedicated woman. She began her career as a public health educator but kept feeling something was missing.She and husband, …

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Nevada City Winery earns five silver awards at recent competition (7)

February 25, 2015 — 

Nevada City Winery announced some of its varietals fared well at the recent West Coast Wine Competition. The 2013 Dolcetto brought home a Silver Award from the judging, which took …

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Annual Cioppino Feed set for next week at Nevada County Fairgrounds (8)

February 25, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation will host its fourth annual All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino Feed March 7 at Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 p.m., and dinner …

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Carolyn Singer: Seed sources (9)

February 21, 2015 — 

Spring arrived. In my two-room rural school near Sebastopol, the science lesson that was to capture my heart and attention for a lifetime was one I would always recall. Seeds …

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Garden tips for February from the Master Gardeners (10)

February 21, 2015 — 

Here are some gardening tips from the Master Gardeners this warm February.— Put your garden plans on paper and continue to peruse some of the great seed catalogs available; organize …

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Ron Cherry: Full Circle ‘53 Ford panel truck (11)

February 21, 2015 — 

RON CHERRYColumnist …

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Chris Enss to discuss latest book this afternoon (12)

February 21, 2015 — 

New York Times best selling author, Chris Enss, will introduce her latest book, “Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West,” from noon to 3 p.m. today. …

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Casey’s Corner: Time to say goodbye (13)

February 20, 2015 — 

My Golden Boy is gone. It happened late last month, with a suddenness that left me stunned and emotionally adrift, like a tiny wooden boat cast out to sea with …

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Local woman publishes book memorializing buffalo (14)

February 20, 2015 — 

The buffalo may not roam free in Grass Valley, but the few that once did call it home left an indelible impression on a tenacious and passionate animal lover.Now their …

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Cheryl Wicks: Finding a win-win situation with foster families (15)

February 20, 2015 — 

What would we in the rescue world ever do without our beloved foster parents? Every year we receive kittens and puppies that are too young to be in the shelter.We …

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Vet tips: How safe is anesthesia? (16)

February 20, 2015 — 

Each year during dental month, we have questions from clients about anesthesia risks and if it is really needed for dental cleaning. With respect to the need, the answer is …

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February 19, 2015 — 

Home-based bluegrassThe Banner Mountain Boys will bring their traditional and progression bluegrass sound Friday to the Crazy Horse Saloon and Grill in Nevada City. The local band is known for …

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Original musical premiers this weekend in GV (18)

February 19, 2015 — 

For centuries storytellers have been entertaining all over the world with wit, charm, humor and a shared passion for keeping stories alive into the modern age. The spark that fuels …

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Dance in Year of the Sheep with Achilles Wheel, Dead Beats (19)

February 19, 2015 — 

Nevada County favorites, The DeadBeats and Achilles Wheel, headline a dance concert Friday at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in downtown Nevada City. Featuring music of the Grateful Dead and …

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New event series explores world music (20)

February 19, 2015 — 

Delphi Productions and Haven Underground present event series “Origins; An Exploration of the World’s Music and Tradition,” kicking off on Saturday with performances by Jordanian singer/composer Basel Khoury and local …

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