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Members launch campaign to keep doors of Grass Valley Elks Lodge open (1)

April 29, 2016 — 

Ed Bourne has been out pounding the pavement, soliciting advertisements for the Grass Valley Elks Lodge’s newsletter. The 93-year-old sold four $50 business card ads in recent weeks. The fact …

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New ‘Extremely Moderate’ group seeks to make grassroots change in Nevada County government (2)

April 29, 2016 — 

The “Extremely Moderate” movement has its roots in a good cup of coffee.John Moore, who created Extremely Moderate, knew he wanted to energize people who feel disenfranchised politically. He was …

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ol ‘Republic Brewery hosts fundraiser for ShelterBox (3)

April 29, 2016 — 

ol’ Republic Brewery will be raising money and awareness for ShelterBox from 5-8 p.m. today. ShelterBox is an organization that provides emergency shelter and vital supplies to support communities around …

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Burn permits required for residential outdoor burning (4)

April 29, 2016 — 

Due to currently dry weather conditions and an increased flammability of dry forest fuels and grasses in the region, Cal Fire will require a valid burn permit for outdoor open …

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Police blotter: Caller reports ducklings in peril (5)

April 29, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentThursday7:06 a.m. — A caller from Highway 174 and Highway 20 reported a duck and her ducklings in the fast lane.8:20 a.m. — A caller from the …

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Grass Valley Charter School honored at Gold Ribbon School (6)

April 29, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Charter School has been recognized by the California Department of Education for its “outstanding” educational programs and success implementing state standards in English and math.The charter school, located …

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Signing Day: Ghidotti High School seniors select where they will be attending college in the fall. (7)

April 29, 2016 — 

Seniors of William & Marian Ghidotti High School announce where they will be attending college in the fall and pin their destination on a map. …

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Collision causes traffic delays on Brunswick Road (8)

April 29, 2016 — 

A non-injury two-car collision at the intersection of Brunswick and Idaho Maryland roads caused traffic delays in Grass Valley just before 4 p.m. Friday.Tow trucks are en route to the …

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Dist. 2 supes candidates clash on Measure W (9)

April 28, 2016 — 

Candidates in the District 2 Board of Supervisors race sparred at a Thursday night forum over topics ranging from business development to home break-ins, though the subject regularly returned to …

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Heidi Hall, Duane Strawser battle for open District 1 seat on Nevada County Board of Supervisors (10)

April 28, 2016 — 

In a county with few contested primary races, the District 1 Nevada County Board of Supervisors contest is one of the biggest.Heidi Hall and Duane Strawser are battling to take …

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Meyer found guilty on three counts, faces more than four years in prison (11)

April 28, 2016 — 

A jury on Thursday found a Nevada County man guilty of two counts of being a felon in possession of ammunition and one count of possessing a firearm, in cases …

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Nevada County voter information guide scheduled for release next week (12)

April 28, 2016 — 

Voter guide slated for release next weekThe Nevada County elections office anticipates releasing its voter information guide next week.Elections officials can release the guide, which will detail candidate statements and …

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Love in Nevada County lends helping hands through area churches (13)

April 28, 2016 — 

Love in Nevada County (LiNC) is a group of more than 20 Christian churches, all determined to help their community.This weekend they’ll be working together on a day of community …

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Mount Saint Mary’s students help those in need (14)

April 28, 2016 — 

One of the most important things that young people can learn is how to make sacrifices and do for others, and once again this year, Mount Saint Mary’s students agreed …

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NID awards $3.2M contract for Cascade Shores water improvements (15)

April 28, 2016 — 

Directors of the Nevada Irrigation District on Wednesday awarded a $3.2 million construction contract for a new water transmission line that will connect the Cascade Shores subdivision with NID’s modern …

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Police blotter: Multiple thefts reported on Loma Rica Drive (16)

April 28, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentWednesday8:56 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Carriage Lane reported a transient camp in the woods.10:01 a.m. — Several were contacted at Plaza Drive …

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Police blotter: Road rage reportedly leads to dead goats (17)

April 27, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentTuesday8:21 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported vandalism to a business and vehicles.8:35 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block …

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New Nevada City website allows residents to report concerns and get instant news alerts, officials say (18)

April 27, 2016 — 

Residents who visit the Nevada City website in the near future will be treated to a new web surfing experience. During a city council meeting Wednesday, officials said the new …

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Officials talk vandalism, drug uses and transient camp cleanup during Grass Valley Council meeting (19)

April 27, 2016 — 

Drug abuse, crimes in the Glenbrook basin, and transient camp cleanup became hot-button topics during the Grass Valley City Council meeting Tuesday night, which was kicked off with a presentation …

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Bear River at 30: South Nevada County high school reflects on past, looks toward future (20)

April 27, 2016 — 

Bear River High School opened its doors in the fall of 1986; the newly-constructed school in south county was meant to ease overcrowding at Nevada Union High School, which had …

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