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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
If you need a sewer company that is responsive, professional, prompt and reasonably priced, I highly recommend Urke Sewer! As required by a Grass Valley City ordinance on sale of a house, I needed to have a sewer back flow device installed, which entailed getting a permit from the city for the work, finding where the underground pipe was located,
Published: September 1, 2015
The California Retired Teachers Association of Nevada County has graciously awarded classroom grants to working teachers in Nevada County on a random basis. I was this month’s recipient of a one hundred dollar check to supplement my classroom materials budget.I wanted to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all of the members of CalRTA of Nevada County. The extra funds come
Published: September 1, 2015
Regarding the opinion column, “Homeless issue requires bold leadership, supportive community” by Reinette Senum, I agree with Ms. Senum that affordable housing can be difficult to find in our local community and that not enough housing choices exist for the underemployed, elderly, disabled, etc. I also agree that our county supervisors must entertain new solutions. Clearly, housing options spread throughout
Published: September 1, 2015
California lawmakers are finally considering legislation to regulate medical marijuana, which has been legal under state law for nearly two decades. Among the proposals is a bill calling for an excise tax on marijuana that could raise nearly $60 million in revenue each year.As a fiscal conservative and opponent of recreational marijuana, I’m an unlikely voice in the cannabis tax
Published: September 1, 2015
PFLAG’s monthly fundraiser is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday at Baskin-Robbins in Grass Valley. Mention “PFLAG” and 20 percent of proceeds will go toward youth projects throughout the school year, including Gay/Straight Alliance groups and the Sierra College Rainbow Alliance. PFLAG members will be gathering at 7 p.m. Friday at Baskin-Robbins — all are welcome. Formerly known
Published: September 1, 2015
A butterfly pauses momentarily at Englebright Reservoir.
Published: September 1, 2015
The Nevada Union soccer team got its season off to a positive start with a 3-0 win over the Bear River Bruins. Captain Jack Devlin netted two of the team’s goals, with the third and final of the contest coming from Cameron Fry.The match’s action got underway quickly with a scintillating effort from Devlin slotting the ball into the bottom
Published: September 1, 2015
The prep girls volleyball season is underway and Bear River didn’t waste anytime claiming a tourney championship.The Lady Bruins won all six of their tournament games at the I-5 Brawl in Redding over the weekend, dropping only one set along the way. The talented and experienced Lady Bruins beat Foothill, Shasta, McKinleyville, River City and North Medford en route to
Published: September 1, 2015
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Published: September 1, 2015
US, global stocks fall sharply on more signs of weakness in China’s economyNEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated.The sell-off adds to what has been a difficult few weeks for U.S. and international
Published: September 1, 2015
Mitch Adams, the 16-year-old who was critically injured in a car crash Aug. 24, was declared brain-dead Saturday after, his family says, he said goodbye to them in the wee hours Thursday morning.But the teen will live on in the hearts and minds of thousands in the community, as was evidenced by the outpouring of emotional and financial support for
Published: September 1, 2015
The Miners Foundry Cultural Center has been awarded a $9,240 grant by the California Arts Council, which will be used to support the production of the first-ever festival of professional dance in western Nevada County.With the CAC Local Impact grant funds and the support of the community, the Miners Foundry will bring two professional dance companies: the contemporary San Francisco
Published: September 1, 2015
This year, there were 55 wines entered in the Nevada County Fair, a decrease of almost 30 percent from last year’s record total of 77 wines. Red wines remained the most popular category with 60 percent of the total wines entered. Fruit, blush and dessert wines remain growing categories, but there was a big drop in white wines this year
Published: September 1, 2015
Grizzly Hill Elementary School is serving local, grass-fed beef in its school lunches, a move applauded by local nonprofit Sierra Harvest.“Grizzly Hill has a long history of serving fresh, high-quality food to its small population of students,” according to a Sierra Harvest spokesperson. “The community in North San Juan, and especially the parents who have children at Grizzly Hill, have
Published: September 1, 2015
Laverne Marie Tramontini died of natural causes on Aug. 26 at Golden Empire Convalescent Hospital. She was 95 and lived a good, fulfilling life. She was born Dec. 21, 1919 to Angelo Victor and Celia Lagorio in Stockton, California.Laverne was a farm girl and took great pride that her family was the first Italian family to farm cherries and walnuts
Published: September 1, 2015
Edwin (Darrell) Stone passed away Aug. 24, 2015 at the age of 80, after a massive heart attack at Mercy General in Sacramento. Darrell was born Nov,. 2, 1934 in Post, Texas. His parents were Wilma Ruth Peddy and Edwin Dale Stone. After graduating from Texas Tech University with a degree in petroleum engineering, he taught math in Post for
Published: September 1, 2015
Betty Eccarius, a longtime resident of Grass Valley, entered into heaven peacefully with loved ones by her side on Aug. 24, 2015.There will be a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Sept 12 at Uncle Sonny’s in Cedar Ridge.Betty was born July 9, 1942 in Long Beach, to Tom and Iva Johnson. She is survived by her son David Terrell;
Published: September 1, 2015
Grass Valley Police DepartmentMonday7:15 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Church Street reported an assault.8:50 a.m. — A caller form Joerschke Drive and East Main Street reported a man in a red Toyota Matrix offered a girl a ride and then possibly followed her.9:02 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported
Published: September 1, 2015
A Nevada City attorney representing many of the victims of a 2008 bus crash near Colusa — in which 11 people died and 29 others were seriously injured — recently won an important reversal in the Court of Appeals in Sacramento.The appellate court unanimously reversed a lower court judge’s decision in favor of Greyhound Lines Inc., the manufacturer of the
Published: September 1, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Wildlife officials have trapped a mother bear and her cub at Lake Tahoe, but rather than killing them, the bruins will be released in the mountains because they weren’t deemed a threat to public safety.The six-year-old sow and her male cub were trapped Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Crystal Bay along the North Shore, according to a
Published: September 1, 2015
Jim Adams will step down as the vice president of the Nevada Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees at the end of September, more than a year before his term was set to expire in December 2016. Adams said he is moving out of his rental home in trustee Area 4, which is the area he represents on
Published: September 1, 2015
For a lot of people, eating organic could mean budgeting wisely to find healthy options at the grocery stores, but the residents of the North San Juan area have another option when it comes to leafy meals.Organic Tuesday is a low-cost luncheon sponsored by North San Juan Community Center. Suggested donation for the event is between $5 and $10. “People
Published: September 1, 2015
The annual Miner’s Picnic celebrated its 120th anniversary this past Saturday. Attendees enjoyed music by local band Rush Creek, a mine rescue re-enactment, food either homemade or bought from vendors, vintage cars, period costumes and much more. The Miner’s Picnic began in 1895 as a fundraiser for miner’s widows and orphans, and injured or out-of-work miners, but today is an
Published: August 31, 2015
A Grass Valley man who worked as a long-haul trucker has been arrested on child molest charges involving three victims younger than 14.John Richard Green, 44, was arrested by Nevada County Sheriff’s detectives from the Major Crimes Unit on suspicion of continuous sexual abuse of a child, and is being held in county jail in lieu of $600,000 bail.The investigation
Published: September 1, 2015
In his letter to the editor “It’s easy to see why Trump is popular,” Richard Phillips believes it is because “he’s saying what ALL (my emphasis) Americans have been thinking.” The conservative right frequently relies on faulty logic to make a point or justify a position rather than make a simple statement of fact.Case in point, let me guarantee you,
Published: September 1, 2015
Kudos to David Freeman and Mony Monir, the co-owners of Northridge Restaurant in Nevada City, for recently hosting a fundraising dinner for Partners in English Language Learning (PiELL).Everyone who attended enjoyed great food for a good cause. A percentage of the evenings proceeds was donated to PiELL. It was a great success!Partners in English Language Learning offers free one-on-one ESL
Published: September 1, 2015
What is often left out of the discussion about gun ownership is that the Second Amendment begins, “A well regulated militia …”Amanda Wilcox of the Brady Campaign recently referred to the 2008 Supreme Court decision. It states the right to possess a handgun for self-defense does not protect a “right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner
Published: September 1, 2015
We, at the Nevada County Republican Party, want to send our thanks to all the great folks having fun at the fair. We had a “bean poll” contest and all those who were visitors at our booth had the opportunity to cast “Three Bean Ballots” for their favorite Republican candidate(s).The top three winners are Dr. Ben Carson with 800 beans,
Published: September 1, 2015
Round up your teammates and challenge others to the Nevada County Grape Stomp, part of the annual Italian Festa Sept. 26 and 27 at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley.Prizes will be given for Most Juice, Funniest Name, Best Costume and Lucille Ball Look-a-Like.Two-person teams — a stomper and a swamper — will compete during three-minute heats to see who
Published: September 1, 2015
On May 15, Camille Lynne Bigham participated in commencement ceremonies at the University of California in Los Angeles, where she earned a Master of Social Work degree.Bigham did her undergraduate work in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and is a Nevada Union alumni, class of 2007. She is currently employed by Sutter Health as a clinical social
Published: September 1, 2015
Dear Barbara: I never thought it could happen to me. The week before my 65th birthday, I fell.I was lucky; only my ego was hurt, though I did have some pretty big bruises. My 90-year old mother has fallen three or four times, and I thought falling only happened to old people. I’ve decided we both need to learn more
Published: September 1, 2015
Nevada City Film Festival director Jesse Locks has been selected as the recipient of the 26th Annual Col. William H. “Bill” Lambert Award. The Lambert Award is presented annually by the Famous Marching Presidents of Nevada City to recognize outstanding contributions to Nevada City and the Nevada City way of life.The award is named in honor of the late Col.
Published: September 1, 2015
For most of her life, Nanci Shanderá, Ph.D., has been deeply involved in a quest for transformation and integrative approaches to spiritual experience. She spent more than 30 years studying with Brugh Joy, M.D., who awakened her to the higher consciousness she uses to support students in developing the inner guidance required to accept and love themselves unconditionally. As a
Published: September 1, 2015
Western Sierra Medical Clinic has been approved as a registered health care provider for the Veterans Choice Program.Clinic officials began offering the closer-to-home health services last week to veterans in the region.Under the new program, the federal Veterans Affairs allows Western Sierra to handle many health care services for veterans who live more than 40 miles away or must wait
Published: September 1, 2015
Jason David, a Modesto father whose son was treated with cannabis oil for severe Dravet’s syndrome at age 4, will speak this week in Nevada City.David will be guest speaker at the Nevada County Chapter of Women Grow meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at The Stonehouse, 107 Sacramento St. David’s son Jayden, now 9, was the first child in the
Published: September 1, 2015

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