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Grass Valley, Nevada City mayors to attend interfaith breakfast (1)

May 5, 2015 — 

Local business, civic and religious leaders will meet at Nevada County’s Seventh-Day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall Thursday morning, to have a “Breakfast with the Mayors” and discuss challenges the community …

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Helping Lisa: ‘Love Nest Kits’ raise funds for 12-year-old with cancer (2)

May 5, 2015 — 

Christmas Eve is traditionally a time of excitement and anticipation. But for 12-year-old Lisa Demeter’s family, it will forever be known as the day she was diagnosed with cancer.Lisa, an …

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At Western Sierra YouthBuild, student steps into leadership role (3)

May 5, 2015 — 

Ryan Bartsch was about to graduate from Silver Springs High School when he received some surprising news. He thought he was on track to graduate, but he was told his …

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One injured in E. Main st. crash (4)

May 5, 2015 — 

A car landed on its side in the Union 76 Station lot, hitting another car on East Main Street and Brunswick Road Saturday night. One person was taken to the …

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Police blotter: Caller reports argument with naked woman (5)

May 5, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentSunday7:50 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported finding a syringe in the bathroom.9:33 a.m. — A caller from …

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State medical marijuana expert talks to seniors (6)

May 5, 2015 — 

Sue Taylor, former Catholic High School principal who earned a divinity degree, will present “Aging with Grace” from 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the Empire Grange. The Grange is located at …

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Mosquito fish giveaway Thursday at Nevada County Fairgrounds (7)

May 5, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Vector Control Program will be holding mosquito fish giveaways in Grass Valley and Nevada City this year. The first giveaway will be from noon to 2 p.m. …

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Expanded options available at SNMH Family Birth Center (8)

May 5, 2015 — 

An orange, grey, and white mural of adult and young elephants now greets visitors near the Nursery in the Family Birth Center at Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH). …

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State of Jefferson supporters, opponents to avoid debate at May 12 Nevada County presentation (9)

May 5, 2015 — 

Supporters and opponents of the State of Jefferson say they are looking to avoid a confrontation at the May 12 meeting of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors.“We want to …

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Healthy Options: Community Recovery Resources works with entire family to treat substance abuse, addiction (10)

May 5, 2015 — 

For 25 years, Ginny Cutler worked as a therapist for Santa Clara County, where her expertise included co-occurring disorders, diversity, and cultural competency. To further empower her clients, Ginny also …

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Know Your Nonprofit: Nevada County Historical Society (11)

May 4, 2015 — 

What is your mission statement?The Nevada County Historical Society is a cultural and educational organization that collects, preserves, interprets and disseminates knowledge about the history of Nevada County and the …

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In Sudoku club, Scotten School students love thinking logically (12)

May 4, 2015 — 

About eight years ago, Jerry Martin saw a Sudoku puzzle in the newspaper. He decided to give it a try, and was instantly hooked.He liked the challenge of filling the …

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Penn Valley Fire board to look at fee, tax increases (13)

May 4, 2015 — 

Penn Valley Fire Protection District board will conduct two public hearings this week on proposed increases in a fire suppression benefit fee and in a special tax for rescue.The hearings …

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Police Blotter: Computer scam exposed, money returned (14)

May 4, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday8:27 a.m. — A caller on Mill Street reported a man inside of a business talking to himself and refusing to leave.8:15 a.m. — A caller on …

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Nevada City man arrested after 2-day spree of allegedly stealing 3 vehicles (15)

May 4, 2015 — 

A 22-year-old Nevada City man who was hospitalized last week after a police pursuit and crash was arrested late Friday in Grass Valley after allegedly stealing a third vehicle — …

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Shirl Mendonca: Lake Wildwood resident brings Turkish textiles to readers (16)

May 4, 2015 — 

One of the joys of living in this area is the interesting people you meet and the connections that are made in the most remote places. I met June Anderson …

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Teen robbed of cell phone at knifepoint in Grass Valley (17)

May 4, 2015 — 

Two men were arrested over the weekend after a local teen was robbed of his cell phone at knifepoint at the intersection of South Church and Chapel streets in Grass …

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2 men in jail, 2 injured in suspected honey oil lab explosion, fire outside of Nevada City (18)

May 3, 2015 — 

Two men were arrested and two people injured in a fire caused by an explosion at a suspected honey oil lab Saturday in rural Nevada County.Richard Ray Kuhn, 34, was …

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New Grass Valley police officers, firefighter aim to serve (19)

May 2, 2015 — 

Grass Valley recently welcomed four new public safety staff to the city, after losing police officers and a firefighter to higher paying positions in the Sacramento and Roseville areas.“As a …

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Police blotter: Unhappy customer drops pants to moon employee (20)

May 2, 2015 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentThursday8:03 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Brunswick Road reported finding a syringe, a crushed can and a cigarette butt, and requested extra patrols.9:42 …

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