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Be on the lookout for signs of concussion (1)

September 2, 2014 — 

Concussions have stirred an ongoing debate in the National Football League, where 228 of these head injuries were diagnosed in regular and preseason games during 2013. The same discussions – …

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It’s all about etiquette at Gold Country Kuk Sool Won (2)

September 1, 2014 — 

Each fall, kindergarten teachers have been known to ask their new students one key question: What’s the most important part about kindergarten? Naturally answers vary, but when a student raises …

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New doctor, Christie Jackson, joins Grass Valley optometry practice (3)

September 1, 2014 — 

Dr. Christie Jackson, a recent graduate from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, will join Drs. Chan, Moon and Kirshbaum in Grass Valley. Dr. Jackson earned her undergraduate …

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New oncologist, Jamie Y. Hung, added to Sierra Nevada Medical Group (4)

September 1, 2014 — 

Jamie Y. Hung, DO, who specializes in hematology/oncology, has joined the Sierra Nevada Medical Group, through Dignity Health Medical Foundation. Dr. Hung’s primary interest targets a variety of oncological diseases, …

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Rideout Health CEO announces retirement (5)

September 1, 2014 — 

Rideout Health’s Board of Directors announced last week the retirement of Theresa Hamilton as CEO of the non-profit healthcare organization. Originally planned for next year, Hamilton decided that a leadership …

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Discussion on divestment from fossil fuels Sept. 18 (6)

September 1, 2014 — 

Residents can learn “Creative Resistance to Climate Change: The Movement to Divest from Fossil Fuels” at an upcoming program on the growing movement to divest from fossil fuels. The Nevada …

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River watch: SYRCL’s river ambassadors promote preservation (7)

September 1, 2014 — 

The South Yuba River Citizens League, also known as SYRCL, held the final day of their River Ambassadors program Monday, after twelve weeks of promoting to visitors the importance of …

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Police Blotter: Man hit in head for unleashed dog (8)

September 1, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police department Sunday 8:38 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Washington Street reported seeing six to seven transient looking subjects sitting on picnic tables by …

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Cal Fire rescues near-drowning victim from Yuba River (9)

September 1, 2014 — 

Cal Fire units, along with the Tahoe National Forest service and Truckee Fire Department, performed rescue procedures to retrieve an 18-year-old male who nearly drowned in the South Yuba River …

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Watch out for those random acts of kindness (10)

September 1, 2014 — 

The RAKE event is coming to Nevada County! So what is RAKE and how can you get involved? It goes without saying that neither “Kindness” nor “Random Acts of Kindness” …

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Conservation conversations on rise at Lake Wildwood (11)

September 1, 2014 — 

As we go through our third consecutive dry year, there is concern that drought measures will need to be ongoing. I have talked to people throughout Lake Wildwood and it …

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Cal Fire subdues fire in Chicago Park abandoned home (12)

August 31, 2014 — 

Cal Fire units and the Peardale Chicago Park Fire Protection District contained a structure fire in Chicago Park Saturday, suppressing the fire within an hour, Chicago Park Fire Captain Art …

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County CEO: Community trash collection stops offer alternative option (13)

August 31, 2014 — 

​In rural Nevada County, there are many narrow roads which can’t be served by trash collection vehicles. In those areas, neighbors bring their trash and recycling cans to a single, …

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Police Blotter: Babies crying in playground, parents smoke drugs (14)

August 31, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Friday 9:29 a.m. — A business owner from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a transient banging their backpack on their air conditioner. 10:13 a.m. …

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Man driving ATV crashes into tree in North San Juan (15)

August 31, 2014 — 

A man driving an ATV crashed into a tree in the San Juan Ridge Saturday, and was transported to a local state park and air-lifted via CalStar helicopter to a …

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Labor Day: An homage to the American worker (16)

August 31, 2014 — 

For more than 130 years workers, citizens and organizations from around the country have celebrated Labor Day out of respect to the American worker. The annual celebration consists of parades, …

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Sierra roadwork schedule Sept. 1-6 (17)

August 31, 2014 — 

The following roadwork is scheduled for Sept. 1-6 by the California Department of Transportation: LONG-TERM PROJECTS Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Brace Road to Magra: Work is set to begin …

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State, national candidates to speak at First Tuesday forum In Grass Valley (18)

August 31, 2014 — 

The First Tuesday Educational Forum, sponsored by the Nevada County Democratic Central Committee, will feature a discussion and review of all state and national races and propositions Tuesday. Betty Yee, …

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New NJUHSD student assistance program coordinator to get community involved (19)

August 30, 2014 — 

Nevada Joint Union High School District recently hired Placer County native Julianne Henry as coordinator of Student Assistance Resource and Services, also known as STARS. The program provides a myriad …

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Downieville Antique Bottle Show set for Sept. 13 (20)

August 30, 2014 — 

Mark your calendar for the annual Antique Bottles & Collectibles Show and Sale on Sept. 13 in Downieville. The Downieville Antique Bottle Show’s reputation has grown since the first show …

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