Search Results

Result Type: News Stories | Classifieds

Can't find what you are looking for? Refine your search, or use our advanced search tips

Date Range: All Results | Past Week | Past Month | Past 90 Days | Past Year | Custom Range
From:
To:
Go

Search archives for this publication only go back to 2002

Sort Results: Newest | Oldest

Nobody ever said winning had to be pretty.Such was the case Friday night as Bear River took awhile to get rolling on the road against Union Mine before powering ahead for a 28-14 victory.“What do you say, just ugly football there for awhile,” said Bruins co-head coach Scott Savoie, whose team lost a couple of fumbles and dropped some opportune
Published: September 5, 2015
Bear River’s Kaely Rath led her team past Nevada Union Wednesday, hammering down agame-high 21 kills in three sets. Rath, a senior captain on the team, also helped the Lady Bruins to the I-5 Brawl tourney title last weekend.
Published: September 5, 2015
Missed opportunities and turnovers were the downfall of the Miners Friday night as they fell on the road, 42-15, to Pleasant Grove.Nevada Union turned the ball over five times, which led to 28 Eagles points, and struggled in the red zone as they dropped to 0-2 on the season. “For some reason every time we play Pleasant Grove it’s always
Published: September 5, 2015
After a two-year title drought, the Ridge Runners lived up to their No. 1 seed Wednesday night at the Grass Valley Veterans Building, winning the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s summer co-ed volleyball championship over No. 3 seed Grass Valley Printers. Working from the loser’s bracket and needing to win back-to-back matches to claim the title, Grass Valley Printers came
Published: September 5, 2015
Bear Yuba Land Trust, BriarPatch Co-op and E. Emmet Brady, creator and host of the Insect News Network, will host a full day of tours, lectures and learning about local pollinators on Sept. 15. The event is part of BYLT’s ongoing education and action campaign coined the “Pollinator Project.” Emmet Brady is a world-leading cultural entomologist and guest host on
Published: September 4, 2015
Customers waiting to enter the Sierra Presbyterian Church yard sale burst through the cordon once the event opens each year, racing to their favored items before they disappear.Collectables and antiques are top picks, as are housewares such as dishes and waffle irons. There’s plenty more. Toys, skis, furniture, books and baked goods are a few of the items on sale
Published: September 4, 2015
The Consolations will take to the stage Saturday at Off Broadstreet in Nevada City.Jed Dixon, Andrew Kerr, JR Lewis and Isaias Acosta took Off Broadstreet audiences by storm in 2014, and again last spring, when they appeared as “The Par Four” in blockbuster hit revues Doo-Wop Shoo-Bop and the sequel, Par Four at the Masters. For more than a year
Published: September 4, 2015
After a month-long performance hiatus, Beaucoup Chapeaux returns to Nevada City Classic Cafe, 216 Broad St. Nevada City, most Fridays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.For over six years, the band has built a devoted following at the small iconic cafe, playing a wide-range repertoire of jazz-inflected European, Balkan and Romani street and folk music. The group includes band leader and
Published: September 4, 2015
Submitted by Kial James.AJA Video Systems recently donated web streaming products plus their 4K/UltraHD CION camera to NCTV. Andy Bellamy (left), AJA’s product marketing manager, presents the CION camera to general manager Cheryl Noble and board member Jim Heck. The donation will allow NCTV to broadcast live, local events in HD on the web and do live broadcasts from their
Published: September 4, 2015
Students in Lori Imel’s class at Bell Hill Academy learned about the plight of the elephants and wanted to help prevent their extinction. The class as at the global studies school wanted to get the word out to as many people as possible, so they posted the above message on Imel’s Facebook page, requesting others to share the message, including
Published: September 4, 2015
Pharmacist Sonya Wells will speak at the Grass Valley Neuropathy Group meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14 at the Grass Valley United Methodist Church, 236 S. Church St. (parking lot is behind the church). Anyone interested is welcome to attend this free event. For more information, call Bev Anderson at 877-622-6298.
Published: September 4, 2015
There is a certain thrill about your first love. For gearheads, that means not only a girl, but a car. Ed Arroyo’s first car was a ‘55 Chevy that he had in high school, cruising to the A&W drive-in with his date at his side. Sadly, it was stolen when he was in college. Although he’s had many loves since
Published: September 4, 2015
With their irresistible blend of timeless jazz-tinged sound, sultry vocals and seasoned musicianship, Leftover Cuties return to Grass Valley to the delight of local fans on Thursday during a performance presented by The Center for the Arts.Leftover Cuties is Shirli McAllen (lead vocals, ukulele), Austin Nicholsen (bass, vocals), Mike Bolger (brass, keys, accordion, vocals) and Stuart Johnson (drums, percussion, vocals).Leftover
Published: September 4, 2015
I wanted to thank all those that came last month to the art fundraiser for the free health care clinic. It was a big success and has brought us much closer to our goal.I’d like to take this opportunity to mention that volunteer registration is now open for the clinic. We need 200 general public volunteers each clinic day (Nov.
Published: September 4, 2015
LeGacy Presents will hold auditions for their 2015 holiday stage show, “A Christmas Story” Sunday beginning at 5:45 p.m. at the Creekside Mobile Home Park Clubhouse in Penn Valley.Shawnna Frazer directs this much-loved classic (from the cinema) stage play about 9-year-old Ralphie Parker’s 1938 Christmas in Hohman, Indiana. Performance dates at the historic Nevada Theatre in downtown Nevada City are
Published: September 4, 2015
At Congressman LaMalfa’s town hall meeting in Grass Valley, he repeated the following myths put out by climate change deniers: 1. LaMalfa said, “I support science as long as it’s real and not a political manipulation, which I think a lot of it is.” In fact, a team of researchers in 2013 looked at over 12,000 climate papers published from
Published: September 4, 2015
“Truths?” Over 10 years ago, the window was slammed shut on open scientific inquiry of climate change.Man-made climate change was declared by the United Nations and many of our politicians as “settled” science. Yet, contradictory scientific data abounds. This op-ed is dedicated to revealing some inconvenient truths.Truth 1: Since 2001, temperature data from ground stations, satellites, and weather balloons show
Published: September 4, 2015
I find it difficult to believe that anyone would be offended at the printing of the Police Blotter. They are entertaining and the first thing I read every day.As a matter of fact, I take the best ones every year and create a binder and present it to my son-in-law for Christmas. Please do not take that reader’s suggestion seriously.Beverly
Published: September 4, 2015
On Aug. 18, approximately 100 people attended Hospice of the Foothills’ celebration to hear past board member Barbara Belmer, previous Grass Valley city councilwoman and mayor Dee Mautino and former executive director Dennis Fournier speak of their roles in getting the Compassionate Care Home built. It started with a vision that Dennis had and with the support of the board
Published: September 4, 2015
Jasmine Smith sat outside the Madelyn Helling Library, stacks of paperbacks neatly propped beside her.She waited for her husband, who moments later appeared outside Nevada County’s main library to meet her.“I think it’s a great library,” Smith said as she gathered her books and prepared to leave. “They’re very helpful people.” Library officials know what regular patrons like Smith want.
Published: September 4, 2015
Sometimes, out of the darkness of a despicable scene, a single act of kindness can bring forth something beautiful to behold.That was the case this week, when a Sacramento TV station reported on a racial incident at a campground in our community, which left one family feeling anything but welcome here.As the family’s members shared their story with News10, describing
Published: September 4, 2015
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has upgraded approximately 9.8 million gas and electric meters across Northern and Central California with two-way communicating SmartMeters.We strongly believe in the advantages of our SmartMeter program and that it is building a foundation for a modern energy grid.There are several benefits of having a SmartMeter at your home, including: — Obtaining more timely
Published: September 4, 2015
A San Juan Ridge medical clinic has earned a federal designation that will help it expand its services. Sierra Family Medical Clinic has been recognized as a federally qualified health center by the United States Department of Health and Human Services — a distinction that comes with a nearly $1.2 million grant and opportunities to secure additional funding in the
Published: September 4, 2015
A grass fire behind Peterson’s Corner on the San Juan Ridge was quickly extinguished Thursday afternoon.The fire, on Highway 49 and Pleasant Valley Road, was reported at about 3:45 p.m. and confined to less than an acre.Firefighters from Cal Fire and North San Juan responded, and an air tanker made a drop. The fire burned a pickup truck, some tires
Published: September 4, 2015
Geraldine Ruth Miller, a loving wife, devoted mother and independent spirit, went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.Born in Bakersfield on June 15, 1930, she grew up and attended local schools becoming a nurse in a doctor’s office.She met and married William (Bill) Miller on Dec. 10, 1954, and became a wonderful mother
Published: September 4, 2015
Margaret Emma Catherine Strausbauch passed away Sept. 1, 2015. She was 98.Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10 at St. Patrick Catholic Church; funeral Mass to follow at 11 a.m. Graveside service to follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.Margaret was born March 7, 1917 in Fairfax, California, to Henry Harry Hansen and Emma
Published: September 4, 2015
Charles Isaac CreceliusCharles Isaac Crecelius passed away August 31, 2015 in Penn Valley, California. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:00 a.m. at Rough and Ready Cemetery, 14472 Stagecoach Way in Rough and Ready, CA. A Celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
Published: September 4, 2015
Richard “Dick” Thomas Tremewan went to heaven on Aug. 26, 2015.He had suffered from a stroke and spent several days surrounded by family, recalling some of their fondest memories and saying their goodbyes.Memorial services will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Tremewan residence at 303 Chapel St. in Grass Valley. The Tremewan family
Published: September 4, 2015
Imagine a California where polio becomes a threat to children’s health as it was before the 1950s, when first the Salk vaccine and later the even more effective Sabin formula threw this dreaded and crippling disease and all its iron lungs into dormancy.Or a California where dozens of kids die every year from pertussis, better known as whooping cough for
Published: September 4, 2015
A grand opening of the Sherwood Demonstration Garden is set for on Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is cordially invited to come to the event, hosted by the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of El Dorado County.There are 16 individual gardens. On the day of the event, garden coordinators will be at each
Published: September 4, 2015
Grass Valley Police DepartmentThursday9:58 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported an extremely drunken woman repeatedly falling on the floor of a business. She was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.10:23 a.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and East McKnight Way reported road rage.12:11 p.m. — A caller from Park Avenue reported
Published: September 4, 2015
​A recent statewide pavement assessment shows a steady downward trend in pavement condition throughout the state. Despite this alarming trend, Nevada County was one of only four counties to receive a “good rating” in this assessment. The rating is a result of the county’s commitment to best utilize available funding for much needed road preservation and improvement projects.The 2015 Pavement
Published: September 4, 2015
On Labor Day weekend, millions of people will visit outdoor recreation areas throughout Northern California.In anticipation of the increased outdoor activities, the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is urging everyone to exercise extra caution and be safe this holiday weekend.Wildfires continue to burn throughout California and much of the state remains at high risk. The potential for additional large,
Published: September 4, 2015
The appellate court has sided with the defense attorney in a multi-victim molestation case, agreeing that a judge should have provided a written or oral reason for dismissing the original criminal complaint against the defendant and allowing the prosecution to file a new complaint with additional charges.Robert Lewis Taylor was initially charged in January 2014 with one count of continuous
Published: September 4, 2015
A Nevada County Superior Court judge has ruled that the county must issue a building permit without restrictions, in a long-running case dating back to 2011.Still at issue, however, is whether there has been a “taking” by the county.The lawsuit, which involves a ridgeline property in Penn Valley belonging to Juliet Erickson and Peter Lockyer, has cost the county nearly
Published: September 4, 2015
I am the youngest of seven children. My parents married rather young: my father just 17 and my mother 19 years old.Two years later they had their first child, a boy named Edward Valentino. My sister Edna Marie followed a mere 10 months later and was followed by Monica Lee, a miscarriage of twins, James Michael, Gary Allen born with
Published: September 2, 2015
Grass Valley Police DepartmentWednesday9:35 a.m. — A caller from Silver Springs High School reported an assault, with the parties separated.10:49 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a transient living in the garbage area with bedding found.1:52 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a burglary to a vehicle
Published: September 3, 2015
A trial date of mid-November was set in a high-profile child porn case involving a former Nevada County supervisor.Terry Lamphier has been charged with three counts of having or possessing digital obscene images of a person younger than 18. The criminal investigation against Lamphier was sparked by an anonymous letter just a week before the Nov. 4 election in which
Published: September 3, 2015
The preliminary hearing into the evidence against a man charged with attempted murder will stretch into next week after taking most of the day Thursday in Nevada County Superior Court.One issue that will need to be resolved is whether investigators interviewing William “Dale” Carman in the hospital should have Mirandized him when they first arrived, before he made potentially incriminating
Published: September 3, 2015
Last May I wrote about an unsolicited email I received from a reader. “We live in such a beautiful area, but the amount of litter is becoming difficult to ignore. Whenever I walk I now carry a garbage bag just to collect litter. What is scary is that the majority are small vodka bottles, beer cans and plastic bottles, and
Published: September 3, 2015
Beautiful weather (well, one really hot day), more than $500,000 raised for Nevada County youth, highly-attended arena events, and several community partnerships made for a successful 2015 Nevada County Fair, according to a press release.More than 91,000 people attended this year’s fair. More than $825,000 was generated on Treat Street by local non-profit organizations. Proceeds raised will allow local non-profit
Published: September 3, 2015
Nevada Union’s girls tennis team got its season started Wednesday with a competitive non-league bout against River Valley.Leading the Lady Miners at No. 1 singles was team captain Emma Hales, who won her match in a third-set tiebreaker. In the No. 2 singles spot Stacie Bernasconi took her opponent to the third-set tiebreaker and won, 10-7.The other Lady Miner captain
Published: September 3, 2015
It been a rough start to the 2015 prep football season for Nevada Union, both on and off the field.A day after learning teammate Mitch Adams would be taken off life support, the Miners were on the losing side of a 43-7 final in the season opener against Placer.This week things have started to get back to normal, at least
Published: September 3, 2015
Bear River is not taking Union Mine lightly, expecting a competitive gridiron battle when they visit the Diamondbacks in El Dorado tonight.“Defensively they get at it,” said Bear River co-head coach Scott Savoie. “Very aggressive on defense, lots of stunting...They are a lot like us in a way. They love football and love to hit.”The Bruins (1-0) took it to
Published: September 3, 2015
The Nevada County Economic Resource Council continues to round out the planning team for its proposed Sierra Digital Media Campus, announcing four new hires that will help bring the group’s vision to life by 2017. The ERC will work with venture capital firm Touchdown Ventures, resource development and sales consulting firm The Burris Group, Grant Management Associates and Justin Miller,
Published: September 3, 2015
On Aug. 16, I was working at the Nevada County Fair when three girls walked into my campsite and took my children’s kitten. The kitten’s mother, Princess, had recently passed away, then my kids see this.The teenage girls met up with two boys and wrapped Lucky in a T-shirt and left. Our Lucky was wearing a pink collar because he
Published: September 3, 2015
You have made public denials of human-caused climate change and sown doubt among the people about the consensus among climate scientists, while receiving money from industries and corporations who profit from the exploitation of fossil fuels which cause climate change.I admit I feel frustrated, sad and a bit hopeless with your continued denials because I value the well-being of Earth,
Published: September 3, 2015
I’d like to respond to a letter from Doe Firth in your issue dated Aug. 29.By contrast to your thinking, The Union is helping us residents of Grass Valley and Nevada City be aware of what is happening in our surroundings regarding law-abiding issues, whether these reports are regarding psychologically impaired or drug-related incidents. I like to know what is
Published: September 3, 2015
Whenever I read an article promoting and praising the legalization of marijuana, I wonder why. Why is this person so totally involved in this cause? There are so many more important causes to fight for. Why put your time and effort into legalizing a substance that (despite Patricia Smith’s claims) will make you high; will cause drastic personality changes over
Published: September 3, 2015
Two Grass Valley men were injured in a collision reportedly caused by a drunken driver early Wednesday morning.Trevor J. Mackey, 21, was driving a Honda southbound on Highway 49 south of Tadpole Creek at about 1:22 a.m. when the accident occurred, said California Highway Patrol spokesman Greg Tassone.Ross W. Coffee, 52, was driving a Chevrolet pickup and was slowing down
Published: September 3, 2015
The attempt to create a higher protection tax in the Higgins Fire Protection District has failed, according to certified results from the Nevada County Elections Office.The Aug. 25 ballot measure garnered a total of 2,882 votes; 1,705 — or 59.16 percent — supported the measure, with 1,177 — 40.84 percent — opposed. The initiative needed 66.7 percent to pass.The measure
Published: September 3, 2015
You can’t pick up a newspaper or watch a news show nowadays without being bombarded by campaigns against all the technology that is going to destroy us. They say unless we cut fossil fuel use by 32 percent our planet is doomed from global warming; fracking is threatening our water supply; pesticides are going to kill us, and GMO food
Published: September 3, 2015
The medical marijuana ordinance in Sutter County will continue unchanged, despite several recommended modifications by an advisory committee.A presentation to the Board of Supervisors last Tuesday was information-only, so no action was taken, and the board gave little indication that any of the recommended changes would be implemented.Michael Clayton, president of the Sutter County Medical Marijuana Growers Association, suggested several
Published: September 3, 2015
Ken Lane has been a member of Crossroads Church in Grass Valley for about 24 years. The first time he went there, he enjoyed the praise and worship and considered the exposition of the Bible to be excellent. He still likes that current pastor Joshua Blevins teaches from Scripture and he appreciates the Sunday services. They have a 30-minute praise
Published: September 3, 2015
The Peace and Justice Center of Nevada County will host a “Give Peace a Song” event Sept. 20, in conjunction with International Day of Peace Sept. 21.The center invites all people of faith, conscience, and goodwill in the spirit of nonviolence to attend the event from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Nevada City Veterans’ Hall at 415 N. Pine
Published: September 3, 2015
Simple Truth Church Northpoint in Grass Valley is offering two new programs the weekend of Sept. 11-13 concerning Bible practice in daily lives.“Walk Thru the Bible” will be offered 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 11 and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 12. According to the church, “It’s not a class, not a typical seminar, not a boring lecture,” they said.
Published: September 3, 2015
The new pastor at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley has a goal: To “help people discover how deeply and passionately God loves them.”“The purpose of the church is to give everyone a sense that they are a valued child of God, so they can carry that on” in their lives outside of church, said Smith LeVan, who was installed
Published: September 3, 2015
Group Felix, a group of six children and youth from Romanian orphanages, will give a choral performance at Bethel Church in Grass Valley on Sept. 13The group will sing at 10 a.m. worship services at the church at 13010 Hwy. 49 at Christian Life Way, just south of the McKnight Way exit.The singers are from the Caminul Felix Orphanages on
Published: September 3, 2015
Phileas Fogg in the novel “Around the World in 80 Days” employed the help of steamers, trains and even elephants to circumnavigate the world. But for Gary Wescott and Monika Mühlebach Wescott of Nevada City, the Turtle V — a customized Ford F550 truck with foldable bed, stand-in shower, and other amenities — is the main means of transportation they
Published: September 3, 2015
KVMR 89.5 FM broadcaster Felton Pruitt credits his youth for his love of radio, something he has in common with scores of other KVMR volunteers. Only one thing is different. Where other broadcasters have been teachers, accountants, visual artists and so forth, Pruitt has literally lived his entire life in radio.“I actually started listening to radio in the ’70s, with
Published: September 3, 2015
The 15th annual Nevada City Film Festival kicks off next week on Thursday, Sept. 10, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 13. The international independent film festival screens between 80 and 100 films, hosts dozens of visiting filmmakers who participate in Q&A’s following their films and presents a variety of special events in historic locations throughout downtown Nevada City. New to
Published: September 3, 2015
Five gospel and other bands will perform at a free outdoors event Saturday in Penn Valley.The 24th annual “Praise in the Mountains,” one of the longest-running free gospel concerts in the region, will take place from 1 to 8 p.m. at Western Gateway Park, 18560 Penn Valley Drive.Gates open at 12:30 p.m. for the non-denominational, family-oriented event.In addition to concerts,
Published: September 3, 2015
A Walk in the Woods, Rated R, running time 98 minutes. Now Showing at Sutton Cinemas. In this new comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson (Academy Award winner Robert Redford), instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife (Academy Award winner Emma Thompson), and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail - 2,200
Published: September 3, 2015
Susana Valadez, anthropologist and director of the Huichol Center in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico, will be in Nevada City over Labor Day weekend for the First Friday Art Walk, showing the beautiful art of the Huichol people. The artwork includes intricate yarn paintings, incredible beaded jewelry and sculpture, will be on display at noon Sunday, Sept. 6., at
Published: September 3, 2015
What started out as a temporary art show in a vacant building in downtown Nevada City has now become a permanent gallery and working studio. LeeAnn Brook Fine Art is one of the first artist-owned galleries and studios in the area. With the new addition of interior walls to accommodate her studio, Brook’s gallery and combined studio allows visitors to
Published: September 3, 2015
Local author, artist and 42-year Nevada County resident Nik C. Colyer has just released his newest and sixth novel, Trillian Rising. Instead of a booksigning, Colyer will be Yabobo’s guest artist from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday during Nevada City’s First Friday Art Walk.Colyer will be showing his metal sculptures, acrylic paintings and a few inventions he is currently working
Published: September 3, 2015
Revered guitarist, composer and Grammy Award winner Bill Frisell will stop in Grass Valley for a special performance presented by The Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 17.With over 250 recordings (including over 40 of his own), Frisell is recognized as one of America’s most vital and productive performing artists.Frisell is a 13-time Best Guitarist winner in
Published: September 3, 2015
Music in the Mountains Alliance presents the 26th Annual Sierra BrewFest from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley.As one of the oldest, continuously running brewfests in California, the Sierra BrewFest is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California, and this year’s roster will feature over 100 hand-crafted beers from some of
Published: September 3, 2015
Portraits by artist Ann Douglass will be on display at BriarPatch Co-op Sept. 5-Oct. 2., with an artist’s reception planned for 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8 at BriarPatch.Ann Douglass follows a rich tradition of portraiture that celebrates people glad to be alive and owning themselves: much like that of the old LIFE Magazine, where the nature of the person is
Published: September 3, 2015
Roots. We’ve all got them. Some people’s roots are more buried than others’ — either by choice or by the passing of the years.Whether we choose to dredge them up again, or whether some stirring musical harmonies do it for us, can be a matter of happy circumstance.Such was the case last Sunday, when I went to meet some friends
Published: September 3, 2015
Thursday, Sept.3Beginning Qi Gong — 8:45 a.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W Main St, Grass Valley. Qi gong literally means life energy cultivation an exercise for body, mind and spirit. Teacher Dena Yates. Cost is $4 per class. Classes will allow for lots of personal attention! For more information, call (530) 755-5550 or contact Yates at denayates@att.net. 35th Annual Community
Published: September 3, 2015
Basketball shoes screeching on the court could be heard for hours Sunday night at the Grass Valley Veterans Buildings as the Nevada County Adult Sport Association crowned three teams league champs.A LeagueFit Culture Studio 65, CJ Masonry 54In the A-League championship, No. 4 seed Fit Culture Studio successfully defended their title against No. 6 seed CJ Masonry. Lucas Mijares lead
Published: September 2, 2015
Looks like Pioneer Valley League juggernaut Placer is staying put ­— for the meantime at least.The Sac-Joaquin Section’s Watch List Committee held a meeting Wednesday to discuss and vote on whether to move Placer to the Capital Athletic League, and move Mira Loma to the PVL beginning in the 2016-17 season, according to a press release from the Section.After discussion
Published: September 2, 2015
The Bear River girls volleyball team has been steam rolling its competition in this still young season, and Nevada Union was no exception Wednesday.The Lady Bruins (9-0) rolled into Albert Ali Gymnasium and topped the Lady Miners (1-1) in straight sets, 25-21, 25-15, 26-14, winning the cross-county matchup for the second straight year.“Really good effort tonight,” said Bear River head
Published: September 2, 2015
Music in the Mountains is now accepting applications for their 2015-16 Young Composers Project. This school-year-long music education program focuses on composition and an extensive curriculum including: notation software, dictation, sight singing, music theory/harmony, music history, listening, conducting, public speaking, visiting musician/composer workshops, as well as rehearsal and performance opportunities with professional musicians. This class is designed for students in
Published: September 2, 2015
Parents of children ages 2 through 12 can have their own version of back-to-school in the form of Triple P parenting workshops. Triple P, which stands for Positive Parenting Program, is an eight-week, evidence-based series to support parents with the big job of raising happy, healthy children. With the support of the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools office, these workshops
Published: September 2, 2015
Sierra Theaters has donated $1,000 to Sierra Forever Families in recognition of their work in the community to help children. The donation represents a portion of the proceeds from the Summer Movies for Kids series held annually at the Del Oro Theatre in Grass Valley. Since 2011, Sierra Theaters has been showing movies for kids in the mornings at bargain
Published: September 2, 2015
The Sacramento Kings Foundation capped off about three weeks of fundraising to help Magnolia Intermediate School replace stolen technology equipment by hosting an on-campus rally Thursday.The hour-long assembly, which featured the team’s dance squad and drumline and an appearance by former Kings player Henry Turner, culminated with the foundation presenting Magnolia Principal Gene Morgan with a check for $5,000 —
Published: September 2, 2015
Grand thank-yous to the five Area 4 Rotary Clubs for their amazing commitment to prepare and serve barbecue lunches to over 200 California CareForce volunteers on each day of the free health clinic set for Nov. 15 and 16 at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building.California CareForce expects to provide free treatment to over 1,000 patients during clinic. Special thanks
Published: September 2, 2015
Risking condemnation for daring to speak against a breast cancer crusade, I would like to suggest some publicity be given to thermal imaging as the first non-invasive, non-toxic inquiry into breast health. Many medical doctors will state various reasons for ignoring the worth of thermal imaginRather than go into the logic behind these beliefs, I would refer you to the
Published: September 2, 2015
Thank you, Richard Stormsgaard, for one of the most insightful political commentaries I’ve read in a while. Now, the same dogs of war are sharpening their teeth and spewing their vitriol against Hillary Clinton, not a perfect person/politician, for sure, but a proven, effective, and dedicated public servant.If we demand perfection, that leaves only “The Donald.”Lawrence W. Gold, M.D.Grass Valley
Published: September 2, 2015
September’s community book swap will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Exchange used books, CDs, LPs, DVDs, magazines, and table games for others. There is no cost. The monthly event is held at the Banner Grange, 12629 McCourtney Road, just one mile past the fairgrounds on the left. For more information, call 530-845-5208 or visit http://www.ncbookswap.webs.com.
Published: September 2, 2015
The Rough and Ready Fire Protection District will hold its board of directors meeting 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at 14506 Rough and Ready Hwy., in Rough and Ready.Topics on the agenda include a Strike Team update, information on a VFA Grant and general business items.
Published: September 2, 2015
Nevada Union High School’s Class of 1953 held their 62nd class reunion earlier this summer. The reunion started with a pizza party at the home of Amos Seghezzi, followed by a lunch at the Alta Sierra Country Club the following day.
Published: September 2, 2015
Bear Yuba Land Trust will host its first quiz ride and hike, “The Smarty Pants Quiz Trail Ride and Hiking Fundraiser” next month at Blue Point Mine near Smartsville. Assembled teams of three to six riders or hikers will test their knowledge of facts in categories such as: music, history, books and movies during the fun event scheduled to begin
Published: September 2, 2015
Patricia Ann Blackham passed away peacefully on Aug. 30, 2015 in the home of her daughter Carolee Bowen from complications after a stroke. She was 82.She enjoyed her family of four children, 22 grandchildren, and a growing number of great-grandchildren. Patricia was a long time resident of Penn Valley before moving to Evanston, Wyoming to be near her daughter Carolee.
Published: September 2, 2015
Robert C. Little of Temple Texas passed from death into eternal life on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Robert was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and reading. He served the country he loved in the Army as a Radio Operator in Japan. His involvement in the community included working with Beep Baseball for the Blind,
Published: September 2, 2015
Morgan S. Stoltz of Auburn, California passed to his rest on Aug. 25, 2015. Morgan was born in Petaluma, California in 1931 to Vernon and Ethel Stoltz. He was a graduate of University of the Pacific, Stockton. As a stockbroker and financial adviser for 47 years, he and his wife of 36 years, Donelle, were privileged to live for a
Published: September 2, 2015
Conservatives who oppose comprehensive immigration reform are delighted Donald Trump has brought the issue to the fore in the GOP presidential race. They want to believe it’s Trump’s stand on immigration that is driving his popularity.But talks with people who came to a recent Republican event in South Carolina are a reminder that voters, when evaluating candidates, are usually looking
Published: September 2, 2015
Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week. Grass-roots organizing can be tough, but when done by prisoners locked up in solitary confinement, some of them for decades, it is astounding. The settlement grew out of a federal class-action lawsuit alleging violations of the constitutional prohibition against
Published: September 2, 2015
Nevada County Sheriff’s OfficeTuesday12:13 p.m. — A caller on the 11700 block of Deerlick Road reported mail had been stolen from her mailbox. 12:37 p.m. — A caller reported a woman riding a shopping cart in the street near Squirrel Creek Road and Adam Avenue.2:50 p.m. — A caller reported a suspicious car parked for three days in front of
Published: September 2, 2015
Open a fire hydrant on Siesta Drive in Penn Valley and the water will trickle out, taking a minute to almost fill a 5-gallon paint can.It’s one of the worst examples of low pressure in the western Nevada County community that an upgrade is expected to correct over the next few years. Nick Wilcox, director of Division V with the
Published: September 2, 2015
The 49th Annual Constitution Day Parade tops a full weekend of family fun Sept. 12-13 in Nevada City.The Constitution Day Parade has been a local tradition since 1967 and has been reported to be the oldest and largest Constitution observance in western America. This year’s theme is “Freedom of the Press.”The 2 p.m. Sunday parade features about 80 entries and
Published: September 2, 2015
A racial incident that took place over the weekend sparked a community campaign in Nevada County on Wednesday. Local residents are rallying to bring the victimized family back to the foothills for a 2016 reunion. Shera Johnson, a resident of Grass Valley, said she created a fundraiser at Gofundme.com when she read about the incident involving the Allen family.“I feel
Published: September 2, 2015
Cal Fire on Wednesday partially contained a Butte County blaze that initially threatened homes, though no structures were in danger that afternoon.The 40-acre fire, at Mission Olive Road and Olive Tree Lane in Oroville, broke out about 1:25 p.m. Firefighters descended on the blaze, containing about 20 percent of it within two hours, Cal Fire officials said.“They’re making great progress,”
Published: September 2, 2015
The California Highway Patrol reported an early Wednesday morning fatal traffic collision occurred involving a pedestrian and two big rigs trucks on I-80 in Auburn.At approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, a male pedestrian (name withheld pending next of kin notification) was attempting to cross the westbound traffic lanes I-80, west of the Elm Street overcrossing. For reasons still under investigation, the
Published: September 2, 2015
A power outage in Grass Valley and Nevada City impacted an estimated 3,657 customers Wednesday morning. According to PG&E, the outage was reported at 7:45 a.m., and as of 11:42 a.m., power had been fully restored. Denny Boyles, a spokesman for Pacific Gas & Electric, said that power had been restored to all but 35 properties in the area by
Published: September 2, 2015
Our family went to the fair as we have for the past 44 years, and as always had a wonderful time. Weather was great, crowds were small. The fairgrounds were beautiful again, as usual. When we got home I started thinking that just a couple of weeks ago there were hundreds of firefighters staged at the fairgrounds. I’m sure they
Published: September 1, 2015
It hasn’t been hotter. Polar ice isn’t melting. Sea levels aren’t rising. Winds, floods, droughts aren’t any worse than they’ve always been. Or maybe some of that has been happening, but it’s all part of a natural climate swing. God’s will. And there’s nothing we puny humans can — or even should — do to change it.Or maybe there is,
Published: September 1, 2015
Having been a reader of The Union for the last 10 years, I believed the paper to be a somewhat family friendly publication. To see the movie review recently of “Diary of a Teenage Girl” on the front page of the Family Focus section was a bit disturbing. The movie reviewer shares that this is clearly an “R” rated film
Published: September 1, 2015

Result Type: News Stories | Classifieds

Can't find what you are looking for? Refine your search.

Date Range: All Results | Past Week | Past Month | Past 90 Days | Past Year | Custom Range
From:
To:
Go

Search archives for this publication only go back to 2002

Sort Results: Newest | Oldest