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July 23, 2014 — 

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Down the rabbit hole: PAG puts its stamp on classic tale (2)

July 19, 2014 — 

Not one Alice, not two Alices, but three Alices will share in the delightfully confusing romp through Wonderland this weekend as the Performing Arts Guild opens its latest production. “Alices …

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Youngs One offers free digital magazine (3)

July 19, 2014 — 

Youngs Carpet One Floor & Home announced this week that the new issue of its digital magazine — Beautiful Design Made Simple — is available for download. This free issue …

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Wheels: Long-term Triumph affair (4)

July 18, 2014 — 

Ron Coleman’s 1974 Triumph TR6 is a rare car. British Leyland exported more than 11,000 TR6’s to America that year, so that’s not what makes it rare. Although French Blue …

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Vaccinations: Should you or shouldn’t you? (5)

July 18, 2014 — 

There’s a major controversy brewing, and it has a lot of people on both sides of the issue pretty hot and bothered. No, I’m not talking about whether to hang …

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Furry Furry Night to raise funds for animals (6)

July 18, 2014 — 

Each year, AnimalSave hosts an auction to help cover costs of the programs it offers. In the past, the fundraiser was held in November under the name “Santa Paws.” This …

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COMMENTARY: Tyler Foote Finds: A Compendium of My Ignorance now on view (7)

July 17, 2014 — 

“Tyler Foote Finds: A Compendium of My Ignorance,” now on view at The DANK Inaugural in Nevada City, is a two-year collaboration with my dog, a mixed-breed terrier puppy rescued …

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Vet tips: Curbing your pet’s shedding (8)

July 17, 2014 — 

Are there ways to prevent my animal from shedding so much? If not, can I curb it? Shedding is the normal process of hairs being replaced by new ones. There …

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Mariee Sioux to share local stage with Nashville stand-outs (9)

July 17, 2014 — 

The Center for the Arts Discover Series brings an evening of singer/songwriters featuring Nevada City native Mariee Sioux, pop duo Wisewater and folksinger Lauren Shera Friday to the Off Center …

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Discover the “words and music” of Dupra and Grammer (10)

July 17, 2014 — 

Long familiar to patrons and participants of the “words and music” open mics at Nevada City’s Broad Street Bistro, Jeffrey Wanzer Dupra [pronounced doo-PRAY] and Leland Grammer will bring their …

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Children’s Festival set to transform Pioneer Park again (11)

July 17, 2014 — 

The Children’s Festival returns Friday to Pioneer Park in Nevada City. The park will be transformed into a lively Renaissance Faire for children with more than 20 arts and crafts …

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‘The Secret Garden’ opens Friday (12)

July 17, 2014 — 

Quest Theaterworks will open its outdoor production of “The Secret Garden” Friday at the Burton Homestead in Nevada City. The play, is based on the classic novel by Frances Hodgson …

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Throwback next Thursday with ‘80s punk rockers X (13)

July 17, 2014 — 

Seminal Los Angeles punk quartet X, including all the original members, will bring the band’s first-ever acoustic tour to Grass Valley July 24. In a concert presented by the Center …

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Pegi Young to perform in Nevada City Saturday (14)

July 17, 2014 — 

Singer-Songwriter and wife of Neil Young, Pegi Young is set to take the stage Saturday with her band the Survivors at The Stonehouse. The well-loved songstress and her band, which …

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Storytelling takes center stage (15)

July 17, 2014 — 

E-books, iPads, and a preponderance of electronics have undoubtedly taken some of the magic out of entertainment and human interaction, but this weekend the Sierra Storytelling Festival puts the spotlight …

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Three Alices fall into Wonderland (16)

July 17, 2014 — 

Not one Alice, not two Alices, but three Alices will share in the delightfully confusing romp through Wonderland this weekend as the Performing Arts Guild opens its latest production. “Alices …

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An abundance of basil (17)

July 16, 2014 — 

Dear Roberta: My family loves fresh basil and for years I have planted enough to make and freeze pesto that will last the winter. This year I overplanted and I …

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Food Bank gardens grow a summer bounty for area’s hungry (18)

July 16, 2014 — 

In Grass Valley and Penn Valley, the growing season is headed into full swing at Healthy Harvest Gardens of the Food Bank of Nevada County. On Monday, volunteers harvested 100 …

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Enjoy classic rock at the 5 (19)

July 12, 2014 — 

El Dorado County’s classic rock band The Fabulous Liars will appear from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Old 5Mile House in Nevada City. The Fabulous Liars pull their …

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Garden, art tour to feature Meadow Vista homes (20)

July 12, 2014 — 

The annual Colfax Garden Club Garden and Art Tour will showcase the landscaping of Meadow Vista homes July 19. The six beautiful, varied gardens on this year’s tour include a …

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