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“A special love between two people: A dying wish.”Those were the words that Placer County native Rose Phelps, 62, suggested as the title to this article about getting her dying wish to wed Daniel Griffith, 57. The April wedding was at the Right Hand Auburn homeless shelter in North Auburn, where they live. Daniel suggested, “Live life to its fullest.”Rose
Published: May 2, 2016
The Air Force Association CyberCamp is coming to Nevada County to give local students a crash course in cyber security.The camp will take place July 13-15 at Sierra College’s Nevada County campus, and is open to students who will be enrolled in grades 7-12 during the 2016-17 school year. There is no cost for the camp, and breakfast, lunch and
Published: May 2, 2016
Andi Yablon-Krause had always been an extremely active person. She was a busy pastry chef and avid weekend hiker. But most of all, she love to dance. Yet something started to happen in her late twenties. “My body felt like it was disintegrating,” said Yablon-Krause. “Then one day in dance class my back went out completely.”The pain got so bad
Published: May 2, 2016
Nevada Union Adult Education is offering another series of free career exploration and community education courses over the next six weeks. Topics of the workshops range from self-defense and triathlon training to resume writing and website designing.All the classes are free to Nevada County adults over age 18. Each course is one hour, unless otherwise noted.On May 7, Dave and
Published: May 2, 2016
No Nevada County agency on Monday received federal HUD funding, another financial setback in a season of cuts.Local agencies have known for months they would lose hundreds of thousands of dollars funneled through the state because of changes in how those dollars are allocated. They’d hoped, however, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development would grant them funding for
Published: May 2, 2016
After a destructive fire season in 2015, conditions in California are already drying out prompting Governor Jerry Brown to declare May 1-7 as “Wildfire Awareness Week.” During Wildfire Awareness Week, Cal Fire is stressing the critical role all Californians play in preparing for fire season now.“The rain we received this winter and spring has been great, but with over 29
Published: May 2, 2016
The Union newspaper was presented with two first-place awards in the 2015 Better Newspapers Contest at Saturday’s California Newspaper Publishers Association luncheon in San Francisco. City Editor Liz Kellar took first place in Agricultural Reporting for her work on “The green elephant in the room” and “Transplants a growing problem?” Both stories covered the issue of cannabis cultivation in Nevada
Published: May 2, 2016
The school facilities committee tasked with evaluating whether the Penn Valley Union Elementary School District should close one of its three school sites will hold its first meeting on the topic from 4:30-6 p.m. May 9. Additional committee meetings are set from 4:30-6 p.m. May 23, June 6 and June 13. All meetings will be held in the library at
Published: May 2, 2016
Some supporters of Measure Y whose campaign signs were stolen over the weekend decry the act as an attempt to suppress their voices.“We feel vandalized, intruded upon,” said a Nevada City resident who woke up Saturday morning to find that someone had uprooted the “Yes on Y sign” from her property. “No one has the right to do this. It’s
Published: May 2, 2016
You probably never heard of the word, ‘Gluteology,’ because it is my made-up word for the study (ology) of the complex muscle group (gluteus) which comprises your ‘butt.’If you suffer from lower back or knee pain, you will want to know more about ‘gluteology.’ Most Seniors need to know more.The two important muscles in your butt are the gluteus maximus
Published: May 2, 2016
Logan Lowe, a 2015 Nevada Union graduate and member of the George Washington University golf team recently competed against the best his conference has to offer at the Atlantic 10 Championship held at Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. Lowe, a freshmen, finished in 13th place individually with an 8-over 224 (73-72-79) and George Washington took fourth place as
Published: May 2, 2016
Rotary Clubs in Nevada County and around the world gathered Saturday to complete community betterment projects as part of International Rotarians at Work Day. The 49er Breakfast Rotary Club of Nevada City met at Nevada City’s Pioneer Park where they built, refinished and painted picnic tables, spread decomposed granite in the picnic area, added storage areas at the Little League
Published: May 2, 2016
In honor of Mother’s Day, community members are encouraged to make a donation in “Mom’s” name to the Nevada County Diaper Project, which provides disposable diapers to families in need. A donation of $25 will provide a two-week supply of diapers for one baby. According to the Diaper Project, one in three American mothers struggle to provide diapers for their
Published: May 2, 2016
The film, “Faith Against Fracking” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Nevada City United Methodist Church. The film explores the moral and ethical issues involved in the current methods employed for fossil fuel extraction. The documentary is a call from faith leaders around the world to ban the practice of fracking (‘hydraulic fracturing’) and other extreme methods
Published: May 2, 2016
Yuba River Charter School has been in the news lately with headlines about the student who contracted a case of the measles while overseas and attended the school while contagious. This was cause for concern among many Nevada County residents and resulted in the school closing for a day followed by seven days of quarantine, during which time all students
Published: May 2, 2016
I write to you today as an individual who has worked daily for over a decade with patients seeking alternatives to many health issues — from chronic pain, epilepsy, depression/PTSD, migraines, muscle spasms, cancer and other serious maladies. I have seen countless patients helped with medicinal cannabis.These patients are each very different individuals. They represent virtually all walks of life
Published: May 2, 2016
I think that for anyone who moves from one place to another, there is always some level of culture shock. Before moving to Nevada County, I took for granted the huge difference between living in an urban setting like San Francisco, Oakland or Sacramento and living in a rural setting. It was a little more than five years ago that
Published: May 2, 2016
We are often misdiagnosed — and we are often minimized. Fourteen years after the creation of Invisible Awareness Week, it has been reduced to one day, May 12, to bring awareness to the challenges and needs of those with invisible illnesses like chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. I have chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. It took tens of thousands of dollars
Published: May 2, 2016
In 1967, psychologists Martin Seligman and Steven Maier conducted a famous experiment. They divided dogs into two groups. Dogs in Group 1 were given mild electric shocks (yes, psychology researchers did terrible things to innocent animals in the name of “science”) at random times, but which the dog could end by pressing a lever. Each dog in Group 2 was
Published: May 2, 2016
Liver cancer rates are increasing, yet other cancer rates are dropping. This is largely because of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis B and C are leading causes of liver cancer and liver transplants in the U.S. The number of deaths in the U.S from hepatitis C now surpasses deaths from all 60 reportable infectious diseases combined, including HIV. Between 2010 and 2013,
Published: May 2, 2016
Nevada City Police DepartmentFriday 10:50 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Nimrod Street reportedly saw two young men and one young woman smoking marijuana in Pioneer Park.11:16 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Broad Street saw a car collided with another vehicle while backing into a parking space. The caller said the male driver
Published: May 2, 2016
Nadine Wilson, of Burley, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Parke View Care Center in Burley. She was 88. She was born in San Jose, California on February 7, 1928 and left San Jose in 1948 with her mother and moved to San Francisco. In 1951 she started working for Bank of America. She left San Francisco in
Published: May 2, 2016
A California Highway Patrol officer was airlifted to Roseville after a Monday afternoon wreck on Highway 49, near La Barr Meadows Road, reports state.Officer R. Douglas is expected to live. He was undergoing treatment at Sutter Roseville Medical Center and his injuries were classified as minor-to-moderate, as of 8 p.m. Monday. The other driver involved in the crash, who has not
Published: May 2, 2016
Mother’s Day is one day out of the year when moms everywhere are honored. At Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH), moms (and dads for that matter) are celebrated every day as they welcome new life into the world in the hospital’s Family Birth Center. About a dozen babies are born each week in the Family Birth Center, according
Published: May 2, 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 that a 93-year-old member is doing that work illustrates the obstacles facing the Elks lodge.“In the early ’90s, when I joined, we had more than 500 members,” said Bourne. “Last
Published: April 29, 2016
More than 50 butane canisters were recovered by the Nevada County Narcotics Task Force at the site of a structure fire that destroyed a single-story Alta Sierra Drive home on Monday.According to a press release from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, sheriff’s deputies responded just after 11 a.m. on Monday to a report of a large explosion and fire on
Published: April 26, 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 grown to more than 3,000 students. When the around 500 freshman, sophomores and juniors showed up at Bear River on that first day of classes, the school had a vision
Published: April 27, 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 the place of retiring three-term Supervisor Nate Beason. It’s the only contested local race without the possibility an incumbent will remain in office.Hall and Strawser already have drawn sharp lines
Published: April 28, 2016
“Words are hollow at this point.”Interim Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Ow was speaking for the mother of murder victim Brian Spalding.But that was the stark reality facing both families as they bore witness to the sentencing of Christopher Nix and Scott Hollingshead, the brothers found guilty of murdering Spalding on April 14, 2014.The two men were waiting for Spalding at
Published: April 29, 2016
It’s the basic economic principle of supply and demand that guides the Nevada County housing market, said Greg Bulanti, the president of the Nevada County Association of Realtors. Right now, “there’s way more demand than there is supply,” Bulanti said. “And what happens in economic theory when that occurs? Prices go up, because they can.” That’s real estate in Nevada
Published: May 1, 2016
On Thursday, the last of the shipping crates at Kodo Arts in Nevada City were still being unpacked. While Yuko Abo worked up front, she could hear sporadic “wows” coming from the deep recesses of the large Searls Avenue warehouse. It was her husband, Jake Costello, opening up another box, another “treasure.”“We never get to see everything until it’s all
Published: May 1, 2016
There’s not enough money to fix all of Nevada County’s road problems, which means some unsafe streets are here to stay.However, the danger of those roadways can be reduced for a lot less money with the installation of new traffic signs.“How do you make your road safer?” asked Steve Castleberry, the county’s Public Works director. “You can’t widen 500 miles
Published: May 1, 2016
In this week’s Library Patron of the Week, we meet Jaleen Davidson, at the Royce Branch in Grass Valley. Jaleen is the mother of two sons: Isaiah, 10 months old, and Micah, three years old. Before Isaiah was born Jaleen noticed that Micah loved to look at children’s books and started utilizing the library’s services and kids’ programs.What brings you
Published: May 1, 2016
A Nevada County judge has released several documents — including a search warrant and a previously sealed affidavit in support of that warrant — relating to a legal battle over a number of felony drug cases where the credibility of a narcotics officer was called into question.The documents were released following an order by Nevada County Superior Court Judge Robert
Published: May 1, 2016
Grass Valley’s 31st annual car show shutdown downtown streets all day on Sunday.
Published: May 1, 2016
Volunteers from twenty Nevada County Christian churches met at locations around town to chip in on “Community Service Day.” “It’s cool because we get to meet people from other churches,” Twin Cities Church member Kathleen Smith said.Kids and adults of all ages contributed to more than 40 community projects on Saturday.
Published: May 1, 2016
The group gathered around the table at Grass Valley’s Peace Lutheran Church mulled over the question posed to them — what are the issues that prevent unity and encourage prejudice in Nevada County?Carol Ann Jones, a member of the Faithful Friends Project at the Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, noted the fact that the population of the county is
Published: May 1, 2016
Graffiti suspect arrestedThe Grass Valley Police Department arrested a man believed to be responsible for many graffiti taggings in Grass Valley Friday night. The man was identified many days ago but his whereabouts were unknown, according to a press release. Upon responding to an unrelated call for service Friday evening on Henderson Street in Grass Valley, Kalem Semore, 21, was
Published: May 1, 2016
Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies on Thursday arrested Michael Leroy Martin, 22, of Grass Valley, on charges of grand theft and petty theft. Martin, who was located at the 600 block of Brighton Street, in Grass Valley, was suspected of stealing property from a Grass Valley church and local businesses. Martin was booked into county jail and was being held in
Published: May 1, 2016
Despite the regular season being long over for the Nevada Union basketball teams, there was one game left to be played. The Miners took on past and present members of the San Francisco 49ers in an exhibition basketball game at Albert Ali Gymnasium Saturday to raise funds for the NU hoops programs.“I have always been so impressed with the boosters
Published: May 1, 2016
Donald Trump’s call for punishment of women who have an abortion gives us insight into himself. That comment reveals his attitude more truly than any crafted statement claiming the opposite. All women — and all men who care about women — should give careful thought to the implications of that.True enough, but the event is far more important as a
Published: May 1, 2016
River Valley Community Bank (OTC markets: RVVY) reported earnings of $247,600 or $0.11 per basic share, compared to $341,000 or $0.19 per basic share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.Net interest income of $1,737,000 for the quarter ended March 31, increased by $331,000 or 23.5 percent over $1,406,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 and an improvement of
Published: May 1, 2016
I would like to give a big thanks to The Union editorial board for taking the interest and time to research the issues regarding the permitted use of Streicher House. This was definitely a complicated story to follow with many twists and turns in the process. At the heart of it is that cities and counties, as we have seen,
Published: May 1, 2016
Here is a snippet of history regarding the “social welfare” groups mentioned in Mr. Boardman’s article:“When Congress created the legal framework for ‘social welfare’ groups,” as Jane Mayer wrote in Dark Money, The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. “... it never anticipated that they would become a means by which the rich would
Published: May 1, 2016
The Community Support Network will devote both the May 4 and June 1 meetings to mental health topics. The focus of the May 4 meeting will be “Mental Health Crisis Resources.” The June 1 meeting will highlight several specific local programs.On May 4 there will be two speakers: Joy Nocerino, program director of Insight Respite Center, a program of Turning
Published: May 1, 2016
Nevada County voters are invited to a “Candidate Town-Hall” forum on May 12 at Esterly Hall, 336 Crown Point Circle in Grass Valley. Doors open at 6 and the program begins at 6:30 p.m.Candidates receiving invitations are: U.S. House Of Representatives Calif. District 1 Doug LaMalfa (incumbent); Joe Montes, Gary Oxley, Gregory Cheadle; California State Senate District 1 Ted Gaines
Published: May 1, 2016
Anna Russell (Teen Miss Grass Valley) and Hannah Deane (Teen Miss Nevada County) have served as volunteers at Scooter’s Pals, which helps abandoned dogs find good homes. Those interested in volunteering or fostering dogs can call 530-350-2099. Scooter’s Pals’ new office is located at 518 Brunswick Road in Grass Valley. For more information and see photos of dogs in need
Published: May 1, 2016
The Economic Resource Council has decided to go all in on virtual and augmented reality, the Next Big Thing in technology that promises to revolutionize the way we experience the world. Either that, or it will just give us another excuse to waste time.Just to make sure everybody gets the point, the ERC announced it is changing the name of
Published: May 1, 2016
Nevada County Astronomers are setting up a three hour event celebrating Astronomy Day Saturday. The public is invited from noon to 3 p.m. at the Madelyn Helling Library with free planetarium shows, solar viewing, and lots more. Also some club members will set up scopes for viewing a Mercury transit on Monday morning about 9 a.m. at the corner of
Published: May 1, 2016
Q: I’ve been using Windows 10 for a while, and all of a sudden, clicking the Window’s icon in the lower-left corner no longer displays the normal Start menu. I’ve rebooted, and it doesn’t come back. It’s really hard to use WIndows without the start menu! Can you help me recover it?A: As with most of the questions that appear
Published: May 1, 2016
Companies are invited to apply for the first startup accelerator class this summer in The Green Screen Institute, a collaborative initiative in Nevada County focused on innovations in the emerging virtual reality and augmented reality markets.Applications will be accepted through June 1.The Green Screen Institute accelerator is a 10-week program held during the summer for startups focusing on content creation
Published: May 1, 2016
Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday10:22 a.m. — A caller reported a dark green car that had been parked on the 300 block of Pleasant Street for several weeks.12:35 p.m. — A caller reported a man in a motorized scooter disturbing customers at a business on the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway.5:09 p.m. — A caller reported two small children wandering
Published: May 1, 2016
Mrs. Bradford Woodridge of Roseville, chairwoman of the Women’s Club, declared in a speech here that one day children shall belong to the state and parents will have to prove they are fit to raise them.Americans shadow Villista band. Villa himself escapes — suffers a broken hip.Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Wasley — a son.Zeppelins raid east England —
Published: April 29, 2016
The “Leap of Faith” campaign sponsored by Peace Lutheran Church shows what faith, prayer and hard work can achieve: The generous people of western Nevada County donated $17,680 — far surpassing Peace’s goal of $10,000. Thank you for your loving hearts!With the seed grant from Peace, made possible by the late Lee Renz, we will give $27,325 to the Salvation
Published: April 29, 2016
It was bound to happen once Republican presidential candidates like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz began building their campaigns on a foundation of anti-illegal immigrant rhetoric and policy proposals:Many thousands of legal Latino residents all around the nation began seeking U.S. citizenship so they could become registered voters and cast ballots against either Cruz or Trump, should either become the
Published: April 29, 2016
TOPS, Chapter #1739TOPS proud to announce, that two of its members, Johanna Deuel and Clare McDowell, have each lost over 100 pounds, and both women have kept the weight off for over a year. If you would be interested in joining TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the club meets at 10 a.m. every Friday morning, and check-in is between 9
Published: April 29, 2016
“Winston” is a male, fixed pure bred, long haired Chihuahua. He’s middle-aged, current on shots and good with cats and dogs. Bonds quickly and loves attention. To adopt Winston, contact Sammie’s Friends Animal Shelter at 14647 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, or call 530-471-5041.For more pet adoptions:— AnimalSave, 530-271-7071 or http://www.animalsave.org.— Grass Valley Animal Shelter on Freeman Lane in Grass
Published: April 29, 2016
I was surprised and saddened to see Mr. Meckler’s letter in The Union on April 26, calling into question my integrity after I shared information, at his request, pointing out the connections between the Americans for Good Government and Tea Party in good faith. Please read the source material for yourself: Sierra Foothills Report, May 30, 2014 and YubaNet, March
Published: April 29, 2016
Two recent news items deserve additional attention because of how they relate to our declining middle class. The one is the sharp increase in suicides; and the other is the tremendous jump in prices for the 10 most popular drugs — four of which have more than doubled in price. A Washington Post article a few days ago cited federal
Published: April 29, 2016
We live in our world of change that’s been accelerated year over year. Remember when flip phones were the technological flagship for cell phones? Now we’re able to watch VR (virtual reality) videos on our smart phones that have more computing power than the Apollo 11 spaceship. We’re living in a world that will soon be surrounded by self-driving cars
Published: April 29, 2016
Considering the season, it didn’t take long for proponents and opponents of Measure W to jump on what they saw as a political football this week.But, in reality, it was no football. And it’s a shame some sought to score political points by bouncing off a local family’s crisis, one that could easily have become a catastrophe for our community.We
Published: April 29, 2016
Supervisors Hank Weston and Dan Miller recently published their rationale for Measure W. The No on W Committee would like to respond. No on W is about addressing environmental and public safety concerns by way of regulation, not prohibition. No on W is about fair government that hears and considers the needs of all citizens impartially. It is about taking
Published: April 29, 2016
Published: April 29, 2016
Many of our culinary herbs come from hot, dry, sunny climates and have evolved in dry, rocky soils. These conditions favor the concentration of flavor compounds humans have found so attractive for use in food preparation. Chemicals with names like geraniol, limonene, camphor, and thymol are from a group of chemicals known as terpenes, which are produced in abundance in
Published: April 29, 2016
A workshop, “Container Gardening for Herbs, Vegetables, Flowers and More,” will be held today from 10 a.m. to noon at the Master Gardener’s demonstration garden at the NID grounds, 1036 W. Main St. in Grass Valley. The workshop, which is free, will offer information about a gardening option for those who may have limited space or minimal time to spend
Published: April 29, 2016
A free talk on the endangered Stebbins’ morning-glory species is set for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 10 at the Sierra College Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley.The event, led by conservation specialists Sandra Namoff and Denise Della Santina, will be in the Multipurpose Center, building N-12, at the campus at 250 Sierra College Drive.A meet-and-greet session with refreshments will
Published: April 29, 2016
Celebrating 16 years of presenting and advocating for excellence in the arts, The Center for the Arts is sharing the love with their “I HEART The Center” Spring Membership Drive running from April 25 through the month of May, according to a press release.As a nonprofit organization, membership support is critical for The Center to continue to bring diverse, consistent
Published: April 29, 2016
Our friend Melody’s flight was delayed, so I had plenty of time to watch people come and go at the airport. Picking up visitors at the airport is a loathsome task on the best day; there’s nothing quite like driving around for 45 minutes trying to find a space in the short-term parking lot to get you in the mood
Published: April 29, 2016
While Benji may not be your typical gearhead, he does love cars. He has cerebral palsy and is “special,” but that does not mean he just sits around. “He likes to work,” dad Larry Frederickson said. “He’s got 10 vacuum cleaners for around the house and he has a riding mower for keeping the lawn trimmed. He also starts our
Published: 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 100 block of Stewart Street reported a man in a white coat and black hat sleeping on the porch and refusing to leave.8:55 a.m. — A woman from the 200
Published: April 29, 2016
​Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7. Bring the family and come to the Public Safety Training Center located on the Sierra College Campus for a host of activities that will teach you how to make your home and community safer from the impacts of future and past wildfires. Learn how to keep your
Published: 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 residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Nevada, Yuba, Placer, Sutter and Sierra counties. This permit requirement takes effect Sunday, and will remain in effect until rescinded or the
Published: 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 the world overwhelmed by disaster and humanitarian crisis.There will be a tent set up and a display of the contents of the box, thanks to local ShelterBox Ambassadors Carl and
Published: April 29, 2016
A Marysville woman arrested last June after crashing into another boat on Englebright Lake was sentenced in court Friday to 90 days in jail and five years supervised probation.Rosa Mariann Fobe, 45, had pleaded no contest to felony boating under the influence and causing bodily injury pursuant to People v. West, meaning she did not admit to the charge. She
Published: 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 with his father enjoying some coffee when his dad said he wanted to form an Extremely Moderate party.The name caught Moore’s ear.“I’ve always been a fan of oxymorons,” he said.Extremely
Published: April 29, 2016
“Movies Under the Pines,” an outdoor cinema experience for the entire family, begins this month.Building on the success and excitement of the previous two summer’s screenings of family friendly films at both Pioneer Park in Nevada City and the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, NCFF has selected six films that both kids and parents will enjoy. “‘Movies Under the
Published: April 29, 2016
The family members of Galen Martin have rallied together to prepare a gift in honor of the late doctor, who spent over three decades of his life practicing medicine in the community, before he died on Nov. 2, 2015, at the age of 69. “I just want them to see the bench, and remember what a wonderful human being, community
Published: 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 at 225 South Auburn St., was one of 779 elementary schools — and the only elementary school in Nevada County — to be recognized as a 2016 Gold Ribbon School
Published: April 29, 2016
AnimalSave’s Book Nook is hosting a “Treasure Hunt Book Sale” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 6 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 7 at the AnimalSave Center, 520 East Main in Grass Valley. The two-day sale will offer books of all genres, plus audio, video, vinyl, puzzles, children’s books and games. The Book Nook Treasure
Published: April 29, 2016
For the first time, Nevada Union Adult Education is offering a series of free workshops today, ranging from basic car maintenance to improvisation acting. All classes are free, and there’s only one requirement: you must be an adult over 18.The line-up includes: 9 to 10 a.m., Basic Car Maintenance; 10 to 11 a.m., Microsoft Word Basics; 11 a.m. to noon,
Published: April 29, 2016
After hearing a presentation on the importance of voting, a group of Yuba River Charter School eighth graders set up a voter registration booth on the front steps of their Nevada City school Thursday. The effort coincided with afternoon pick-up, in the hopes that students’ parents would stop to register.
Published: 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.
Published: April 29, 2016
Gerald (Jerry) Edward Bradley passed away with his wife and children at his bedside April 25, 2016 at Sutter Roseville Hospital. He was 84. Gerald was born March 21, 1932 to Warren and Claire Anderson Bradley in Oakland, CA, Gerald was a fifth generation Native Californian. He attended local schools, was active in Demolay and graduated with the class of
Published: April 29, 2016
Kathleen Edna Courtney passed away, and continued on her journey to join her husband, Don, on April 7, 2016. She was born Sept. 14, 1924. Together they raised six children.Edna was a hard working rancher’s wife for over 25 year when she went back to college and earned her LVN degree. She worked in the nursing field into her 70’s.She
Published: April 29, 2016
Fred M. Carmody passed away on April 13, 2016 at his home. He was 93. Visitation for family and friends will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hollow Way, Nevada City. Funeral Services will follow at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 7 at the mortuary. Graveside services with full military honors
Published: April 29, 2016
Sunny and beautiful Petaluma welcomed the Nevada Union Miners mountain bike team to their fourth race this past weekend. Home to the NorCal High School Mountain Cycling headquarters, Petaluma’s rolling hills and pastureland provided the epic location for this much-anticipated course.Prior to the race, many of the teams—including some of the NU Miners—contributed time and energy bettering the race course
Published: April 29, 2016
The Bear River softball team remains unbeaten in Pioneer Valley League play after topping Lincoln, 3-2, Friday at Bear River.The Lady Bruins trailed 2-1 heading into their final at bat, but as they have several times this season, they rallied for the win. Bear River senior Nerissa Eason got the rally going with a one-out base hit. Arielle Koerber followed
Published: April 29, 2016
Fans in Houston are left wondering what is next for their ailing squad. The Warriors take game four by 27 points and game five by a whopping 33. Rockets show poorly. Warriors score 41 in the third period of Game 4. They coast to victory in Game 5. Klay Thompson and Company play well…sans Steph Curry. Next opponent is the
Published: April 29, 2016
For many golfers, every day is ‘Earth Day.’Officially, Earth Day took place last week. Of course, not a recognized holiday (although a good enough excuse for an outdoor party with some friends), this observance began in the late 1960’s with the intention of “inspiring awareness of and appreciation for” the environment. Folks can politicize an issue no matter which side
Published: April 29, 2016
Bear River softball pitcher Nerissa Eason was dominant from the circle this week, earning three wins in three attempts against Pioneer Valley League opponents. Eason started the week by throwing a perfect game with nine strikeouts against Colfax. On Wednesday, Eason pitched five innings of no-hit, no-run softball while striking out 14 against Center. Eason closed the week Friday by
Published: 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 scene of the crash.
Published: April 29, 2016
Gold Country Kiwanis will be hosting the Annual World Tai Chi and Qigong Day from 9 a.m. to noon today at Pioneer Park in Nevada City.This global event is organized annually in over 100 cities and 80 nations worldwide. The purpose is to educate millions around the planet about Tai Chi and Qigong health benefits, to celebrate personal and global
Published: April 29, 2016
The State of Jefferson experiment in Northern California is over. There could be a vote in Lassen County that keeps the experiment on life support for a few weeks, but the United States Supreme Court unanimously voted for a total population formula to select representation in our democracy. Children, disabled, residents, unregistered voter citizens will be included in the formula
Published: April 28, 2016
This summer, outdoor enthusiasts can finally have the best of both worlds — the experience of camping in the woods, and all the amenities Nevada City has to offer.“I have talked to a number of locals who say, ‘I can’t wait to stay-cation,’” said Erin Thiem, owner of the new Inn Town Campground with her husband Dan Thiem. In the
Published: April 28, 2016
The Nevada Union Baseball team got a big win Wednesday, knocking off Sierra Foothill League foe Granite Bay, 6-0.Senior Kross Corbett had a monster day, spurring the Miners to victory from the mound and the plate. Corbett earned a complete-game shutout from the slab, throwing seven innings, allowing four hits, no runs and three walks while striking out three. Corbett
Published: April 28, 2016
After a thrilling come-from-behind road victory over Placer on Tuesday, The Bear River Bruins had little roar left on Thursday as they fell to the Hillmen, 5-0, at home.“This was a wake up,” Bear River head coach Eric Van Patten said. “As we turn the corner and head into the postseason, we have to realize that back-to-back competition is necessary,
Published: April 28, 2016
The Forest Lake Christian coed tennis team won its seventh straight league championship last week, completing a perfect 10-0 run through the Sierra Delta League.On Monday, FLC’s Sydney Foliente and Brittney Dunn took first and second place respectively in the girls division at the SDL Singles Tournament and will be competing at the Sac-Joaquin Section tournament in Stockton next week.On
Published: April 28, 2016
The Ridge Runners earned their fifth Nevada County Adult Sports Association volleyball title Wednesday night, beating the Spiking Cyclones for the championship at the Grass Valley Veterans Building.In the first set, the Spiking Cyclones started off hot and grabbed a six point lead, 17-11, until the Ridge Runners roared back to win 25-21. The second set featured another tight battle
Published: April 28, 2016
Public officials, business, religious and civic leaders will gather next week at a special buffet breakfast and meeting hosted by the local interfaith community to discuss key challenges facing the community. The second annual “Breakfast with the Mayors,” which falls on the same day as National Day of Prayer, will kick off at 8 a.m. Thursday in the multi-purpose hall
Published: April 28, 2016

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