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Baby Boom at SNMH Family Birth Center (1)

February 8, 2016 — 

Last year, 442 babies were born at Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH), and those numbers are on the rise, according to Ann Erdmann, MSN, RNC, Director of the …

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Nevada Joint Union High School board to interview six candidates for vacant seat (2)

February 8, 2016 — 

Six applicants are vying to fill the open seat on the Nevada Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees. The candidates will be interviewed by the board at its …

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UPDATE - Nevada City wreck: Police dog, officer injured in Monday crash (3)

February 8, 2016 — 

An early Monday wreck injured a Nevada City police dog and officer, leading to medical attention for both and sending three women involved in the collision to the hospital with …

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Nevada County library wants to connect students with online high school (4)

February 7, 2016 — 

Online school is open, even at 3 a.m.Even better, it’s free for 12 Nevada County residents who qualify for scholarships.The Nevada County library wants to connect people without a high …

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Board of Supervisors to again discuss marijuana ban, upcoming vote in Nevada County (5)

February 7, 2016 — 

The public this Tuesday can voice its opinion to the Nevada County Board of Supervisors on a ballot measure calling for a total ban on outdoor marijuana grows.The board meets …

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Emmanuel Episcopal Church hosts 100th Shrove Tuesday waffle sale (6)

February 7, 2016 — 

It began in 1916, when eight members of St. Catherine’s Guild at Emmanuel Episcopal Church gathered on Shrove Tuesday, the day before the season of Lent was to begin, for …

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Jim Rogers Memorial Ride: Ride on (7)

February 7, 2016 — 

Bicyclists participate in the Jim Rogers Memorial Ride beginning at the Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop Saturday morning. The ride is held to promote distracted driving awareness in honor …

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Police blotter: Driver throwing beer cans out the window on Hwy 49 (8)

February 7, 2016 — 

Nevada County Sheriff’s OfficeFriday7:50 a.m. — A caller reported a man lying on the side of the road near Banner Lava Cap Road and Altair Drive. 10:00 a.m. — A …

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Grass Valley City Council to finalize marijuana ordinance, discuss Dorsey Marketplace schedule and storm water measure (9)

February 7, 2016 — 

The Grass Valley City Council is slated to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday to go over the second reading of a marijuana ordinance that would enact a ban on cultivation, …

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Director Moore ill, still may participate in new film’s premiere in Grass Valley (10)

February 7, 2016 — 

Michael Moore may still be able to participate in the Northern California premiere of his new film Tuesday, despite an illness last week.The Oscar-winning director was hospitalized in New York …

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Local sculptor created giant panthers for Carolina team stadium (11)

February 5, 2016 — 

Whether it’s to watch an exciting collision between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos, to witness the spectacle that is the halftime show, or to enjoy a myriad of …

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Lane closure puts popular Nevada City bar owners under spotlight (12)

February 5, 2016 — 

The blockade of a passageway next to a 150-year-old building in Nevada City lounge bar thrust its owners into the center of a heated debate in town and on social …

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Heidi Hall raises over $4K in campaign for Nevada County Board of Supervisors (13)

February 5, 2016 — 

Heidi Hall, a candidate for the Nevada County Board of Supervisors, raised more than $4,000 last year, according to a campaign disclosure filed this week. A candidate for the District …

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Recycle buy back centers close (14)

February 5, 2016 — 

​On Feb. 2, Nevada County was notified that rePlanet has closed many of its Northern California container recycling buy back centers, including three in Nevada County. rePlanet owns and operates …

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Police blotter: Caller wants to discuss Zika virus (15)

February 5, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentThursday8:49 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of West Main Street reported a missing juvenile. At 5:34 p.m., a caller reported the juvenile was brought …

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Schedule out for Dorsey Marketplace meeting times (16)

February 5, 2016 — 

Grass Valley city staff on Friday released a schedule that highlights the anticipated steps for the proposed Dorsey Marketplace project. Public meeting dates have also been scheduled for residents to …

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Two injured in solo accidents in Nevada County (17)

February 4, 2016 — 

Two solo accidents possibly caused by unsafe speeds sent two men to the hospital Wednesday.Troy Thomas, 26, of Anderson, was riding his motorcycle on Red Dog Road near Buckeye Road …

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Blotter: Multiple reports of identity theft made (18)

February 4, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentWednesday10:37 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Brighton Street reported drug activity.10:44 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported …

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Brighton Greens, new home for Nevada County social services, opens Monday (19)

February 4, 2016 — 

It’s what happens inside Brighton Greens, not the new building itself, that matters to Dennis Fruzza. The chairman of the Nevada County All-Veterans Stand Down likes what he sees so …

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Nevada County firefighter spends off-time battling snow (20)

February 4, 2016 — 

For the last four years, Rob Penn has had a rather unconventional schedule from October to April. The 48-year-old wrestles with hazardous flames as a lieutenant at the Nevada County …

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