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Ashley Votaw opened the gate and led the way past rows of young blueberry plants and kale to an area along the fence growing tall with Echinacea purpurea. “This does great here. Bees love it,” she said. A Native American plant, Echinacea is one of the most well-used medicinal herbs, its root used medicinally as a cure-all to treat everything
Published: July 29, 2015
As word spread throughout the community about the more than $15,000 debt Nevada City Council Member Duane Strawser has shouldered in his efforts to bring the 2015 Amgen Tour of California cycling race to Nevada City, local residents and businesses have shelled-out donations, large and small, to pay him back. “I was thrilled the first morning when I came in
Published: July 30, 2015
At 28 years old, there are a lot of phrases Jackie Turner can use to describe herself. She’s a college graduate — she attended Sierra College in Grass Valley before transferring to William Jessup University in Rocklin, where she earned a degree in pastoral ministries last May. She’s a devoted volunteer — she’s spent time working with the homeless and
Published: August 1, 2015
With a “full air attack” in progress and almost 800 firefighters on the ground, stepped-up efforts at the Lowell Fire turned dangerous Sunday when four firefighters were outrun by the flames and sustained burn injuries, one with “serious burns,” according to Cal Fire Communications Chief Dan Berlant. “All four have been airlifted to safety and paramedics are assessing their condition,”
Published: July 26, 2015
Teri Personeni can’t think of a better place to start a ride than Loney Meadow, at 6,000-feet elevation in the heart of the Grouse Ridge non-motorized area of the Tahoe National Forest. Wildflowers abound in early summer, a wide variety of birds flock to the meadow used historically as a dairy and there are aspen groves and mountain views and
Published: July 31, 2015
The semifinal round of the fastpitch softball playoffs Friday brought the Bulldogs, Les Evas All-Stars, All-Star Auto and the Oroville Dirtbags to compete for a chance at the championship. In the end, after two fierce games, the Bulldogs and All-Star Auto teams came out on top.The early game pitted the Bulldogs against a tough Les Evas All-Star team. The game
Published: August 3, 2015
Firefighters have extinguished all active flames in the Lowell Fire — a 2,304-acre fire that broke out July 25 in the Steep Hollow drainage west of Alta — and are now concentrating on eliminating smoldering hot-spots caused by the blaze, fire officials said Sunday.As of Sunday afternoon, the fire was 80 percent contained. However, full containment of the fire, originally
Published: August 3, 2015
Mountain bikers participate in the Downieville Classic on Saturday.
Published: August 3, 2015
Nevada County Sheriff’s OfficeFriday9:17 a.m. ­— A caller reported a woman screaming while walking toward a grocery store on Highway 49 near Flume Street.9:39 a.m. — A caller reported a red car was doing doughnuts around 2 a.m. in a parking lot on the 29300 block of Highway 49; the caller said the car’s maneuvers flung gravel onto her property,
Published: August 3, 2015
John and Teresia Renwick have been named to the Nevada County Fair’s Hall of Fame. The fair’s Board of Directors recognized the Renwicks for their long-time service and dedication to the Nevada County Fair.John and Teresia have had a long history with the Nevada County Fair, beginning in 1995, when their children, Chrissy and Brandon, were active exhibitors as members
Published: August 3, 2015
Sierra roadwork scheduled for Aug. 3-8.LONG-TERM PROJECTSInterstate 80 (Placer County) from Brace Road to Magra Road: Work continues on a $36 million project to increase the vertical clearance of nine bridge structures in south Placer County to 16 feet, 6 inches. The vertical clearance will be increased on six structures by lifting the existing bridge deck and the other three
Published: August 3, 2015
By a show of hands, how many of you have the intention, of when you play a game, you want to win? Who wants to learn or get better at the game; improve their performance over their prior outing? And, who wants to just have an enjoyable experience?Whatever it is for you, it is for you. There is no wrong
Published: August 3, 2015
Supported by a broad base of organizations and individuals in the greater Nevada County area, Community Legal, Inc., will open its doors in August. According to Nevada County CEO Rick Haffey’s office, the new nonprofit will serve, primarily, very low-income individuals, and will also provide a range of legal services open to people of all income levels. The organization has
Published: August 3, 2015
Linda Marcus worked for many years as a dental hygienist in Newport Beach, but she’d always felt there was something more out there. She was good at her job, but she’d always dreamed of being her own boss. When her son Matthew was born, she quit her job to become a full-time mom. But when Matthew got a little older,
Published: August 3, 2015
The Champion Pro Leisure Tour Crazy Horse team took the Summer Tuesday Night League championship at the Nevada County Country Club in Grass Valley by utilizing steady play from Dave Preston, Tim Walker and Brett Dotson. Finishing second in a close race was “The Blue Banditos” team of Jay Zellmer, Mike Foley and Mark Lemon. A half point behind the
Published: August 3, 2015
Grapes ripening on the vine Thursday in Lake Wildwood.
Published: August 3, 2015
Boy Scout Troop 855 will be holding their annual flag retirement ceremony during the Roamin’ Angels Car Show on Sept. 12.Flags in need of disposal can be dropped off at the following locations through Sept. 10:— The Union newspaper office on Sutton Way in Grass Valley.— Bank of America on Sutton Way in the Brunswick Basin.— Bank of America on
Published: August 3, 2015
The recent contretemps over who should bear the burden of promoting the Amgen Tour of California cycling race through Nevada City illustrates what happens when there is no central leadership or vision for promoting our economy.By all accounts, the race has been a positive for Nevada City in particular and western Nevada County in general. A lot of visitors sleep
Published: August 3, 2015
There is nothing like a summertime visit to a farm overflowing with fresh veggies, fruits, flowers, and a variety of farm animals roaming the grounds.I just discovered Bitney Springs Farm, the most fabulous farm only eight minutes from the Lake Wildwood main gate and only a mile past Pleasant Valley School at 16152 Bitney Springs Road.Using all organic practices, owner
Published: August 3, 2015
What is your mission statement?The mission of Nevada County Pets of the Homeless is to provide food, pet supplies and veterinary care, including spaying and neutering of pets of the homeless in Nevada County.Being homeless and having a pet helps people get though one more day, and provide emotional support in times of stress and instability. When did your nonprofit
Published: August 3, 2015
On my Mac, I end up searching for the same types of files over and over. Is there some way to set up a saved search so I don’t have to repeat the same steps every time I want to find these specific types of files?This is a common problem; it’s so common, in fact, Apple included the ability to
Published: August 3, 2015
When Phil and Anne Starr bought a plot of land on Gibson Drive in Grass Valley in 1995, they planned on moving the flower nursery they had been tending in Monterey up to the area. But they found out quickly that Nevada County isn’t an ideal environment for a greenhouse; one lively storm could level the whole operation, Phil Starr
Published: August 3, 2015
Whether you’re interested in using your current skills or learning a new one, RSVP has over 100 volunteer opportunities that span education, public service, working with seniors and children, and many more.Over 75 local nonprofit and government agencies need your help. View more opportunities at http://www.volunteernevadacounty.org or call 530-271-0255. Consider becoming a CASAA Court Appointed Special Advocate, or CASA, is
Published: August 3, 2015
July 20Blair and Malone: Heather Anne Blair and Christian Ananda Malone.Niebur and Ribellia: Shelsea Mae Niebur and Galen Frances Ribellia.Rich and Mader: Irene Marie Rich and Larry Merton Mader.July 21Guerra and Vigil: Alicia Michelle Guerra and Alex Matthew Vigil.July 22Armstrong and Schumacher: Stephanie Ann Armstrong and David Anthony Schumacher.July 24Kasza and Martinez: Daniella Rose Kasza and Alexander Herbert Martinez.Borlik and
Published: August 3, 2015
President Obama recently commuted the sentences of 46 nonviolent federal drug offenders and more are to come. He is not alone in recognizing that kids, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, make wrong choices and need to be supported, redirected or rehabilitated rather than having their lives ruined by being incarcerated for nonviolent drug offenses. Both the ACLU and the Koch
Published: August 3, 2015
Normally, I would let pass Bill Trzeciak’s attempt to justify the current mania for socialist and progressive programs, but the election of 2016 looms and demands a response.Here are his principal points when you boil it down:Socialism is not the enemy of capitalism. There exists a kind of socialism that operates within a capitalistic framework that is unlike the dictionary
Published: August 3, 2015
Firefighters are working a fire in Yuba County, near the Colgate Powerhouse south of Dobbins.The fire, which according to Cal Fire was reported at 6:07 p.m. Monday, is known as the Francis Fire. As of 6:30 p.m. Monday, the fire had burned 75 acres.CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit the administrative unit on the fire.
Published: August 3, 2015
George Louis Carter, of Grass Valley, California, passed away peacefully, July 24, 2015. He was 96.George was born in Los Angeles on March 10, 1919. He was adopted by William E. Carter, M.D. and Ford G. Carter and grew up in the Los Angeles area, France and the San Francisco Bay Area. George was married twice, to Anita Simard in
Published: August 3, 2015
Kenneth Michael Mason died on July 10, 2015 in Grass Valley. He was 66.He was born on May 18, 1949 in San Francisco.Ken was into surfing and built his own surfboards. He was also into whitewater kayaking and built his own kayaks.He was an outstanding fly-fisherman and built his own rods and tied his own ties.Ken was also into photography
Published: August 3, 2015
Last winter’s outbreak of measles linked to Disneyland is a perfect example of why childhood vaccinations are strongly encouraged as a new school year begins, according to Cindy Wilson, MS, RN, PHN, IBCLC, director of public health nursing for Nevada County.This is especially true since according to 2014-15 data from the California Department of Public Health, the percentage of local
Published: August 4, 2015
More than a decade ago, Barbara Lindsay-Burns walked up the path of the SPIRIT Peer Empowerment Center, a free self-help center now located on five acres in Grass Valley.Like countless Americans, she was experiencing mental health challenges and was in need of support.“I had lost a sense of meaning — every life needs to have meaning,” she said. “I had
Published: August 4, 2015
Verna, a pygmy goat, bounds across a natural creek in a pasture at Animal Place in Grass Valley. For information on the farmed animal sanctuary or to sign up for a tour, visit www.animalplace.org.
Published: August 4, 2015
Between crafting their own custom bikes, running Real Wheels Bicycle Studio full-time and coaching, Chris and Hollie McGovern have their hands full. Having their store named one of the top 200 bike shops in the country should certainly help with the couple’s mission of “getting people on bikes.”Real Wheels, which is located in Nevada City, won the honor from Pedalsooner,
Published: August 4, 2015
All evacuation advisories and orders — and all road closures — have been lifted in the Lowell fire that broke out July 25 in the Steep Hollow drainage in the You Bet area.But the 2,304-acre fire, which was listed at 85 percent containment Monday morning, continues to smolder and creep in heavy timber areas, according to an incident update.Heavier fuels
Published: August 4, 2015
California Highway Patrol officers working to clear a tree that had fallen, blocking a roadway, ended up arresting the adult occupants of an approaching vehicle after reportedly discovering about 20 marijuana plants inside the vehicle and its trailer.CHP officers had responded to Indian Springs Road south of Spenceville Road at about 9 p.m. on July 27 after a large tree
Published: August 4, 2015
Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies assisting firefighters at a medical call ended up arresting a man on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and vehicle theft Thursday.Deputies responded to the medical call at about 4 p.m. on Tyler Foote Crossing Road near Black Sand Mine Road and found the male victim sitting on the ground and wearing a neck brace
Published: August 4, 2015
The board of directors for the Penn Valley Fire Protection District is set to meet at 6:30 p.m. today.Items on the agenda include a report from the firefighters association, a fire prevention report from last year and the awarding of the contract for audit services through 2017.The board will meet at Station 43, 10513 Spenceville Road. For more information, call
Published: August 4, 2015
This year marks 30 years that Partners in English Language Learning has been offering free one-on-one ESL tutoring to adults in Nevada County. Its mission is to help English language learners become thriving members of the community by offering one-on-one English tutoring and building bridges that foster cross-cultural respect, understanding, and friendship.PiELL will be conducting a two-day training in September.
Published: August 4, 2015
A new partnership — Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) — is allows firefighters to help fire victims take their first step towards healing. Funded by the California Fire Foundation through private donations, SAVE lets incident commanders on scene of a disaster offer immediate financial assistance to victims who suffer a substantial property loss.Under the innovative program, designated incident
Published: August 4, 2015
Ten Tibetan Buddhist monks from Nechung Monastery in Dharamsala will visit Nevada County this month to offer prayers for healing the environment, including drought relief. The event, sponsored by Sierra Friends of Tibet, will take place at 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center, 410 S. Church St., Grass Valley. Suggested donation is $10 to $20; however, no
Published: August 4, 2015
Oscar Perez was born in El Paso, Texas, where he witnessed firsthand the effects of alcoholism, substance abuse, and violence. The culture in which he grew up consisted of wounded adults passing their traumas on to the next generations. The only emotions that men in this culture were able to express were anger and rage.When Perez was 21, his life
Published: August 4, 2015
Grass Valley Police DepartmentThursday9:10 a.m. — A caller from Ridge Road and Ventana Sierra Drive reported a vehicle hit a bicycle at 6 a.m.10:54 a.m. — Several callers from Joerschke Drive and East Main Street reported a woman screaming and jumping into the road.12:51 p.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported the possible theft of
Published: August 4, 2015
At a recent meeting of the Board of Supervisors, the first item was the addition of another $100,000 to the county’s litigation budget, making the total spent for an outside law firm on just one case equal to $275,000. Some supervisors, to put it mildly, did not take kindly to criticism of their spending this money in the public comment
Published: August 4, 2015
Penn Valley resident Bruce Puphal captured the “blue moon” early Saturday morning. The term “blue moon” refers to the second full moon to occur in a calendar month. The next blue moon won’t be seen again until January 31, 2018.
Published: August 4, 2015
South Church Street between West Main Street and Neal Street will be closed in the southbound direction for paving between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. today. Access to businesses will be maintained, however southbound through traffic will be required to use an alternate route. Please observe all construction signs and the instructions of on site personnel.
Published: August 4, 2015
Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release (WR&R) is joining with many of Nevada County’s favorite restaurants and breweries for several special nights during the spring and summer. Take the whole family out for dinner at one of the following restaurants and WR&R will receive a portion of the proceeds from that evening. And as a special attraction, the wildlife ambassadors will be
Published: August 4, 2015
The Nevada City Police Department will participate in the National Night Out program for the first time from 6 to 8 p.m. today. A nationwide event held in cities throughout the country, thousands of communities join forces in an effort to build stronger neighborhoods, heighten crime and drug awareness, generate support for participation in anti-crime efforts and strengthen the ties
Published: August 4, 2015
Several unofficial “no parking” and “no trespassing” signs placed in the Lower Cascade Canal trailhead parking area, by a local property owner, were removed by Nevada County officials over the weekend, after public works staff determined the area was owned by the county.Last month, hikers who use the Gracie Canal ditch trail were upset over what they believed to be
Published: August 4, 2015
A three-hour interactive and sharing class, “Intuition 101,” will be offered Aug. 15 in Nevada City.The class, taught by Nevada County author, teacher and speaker Suzie Daggett, will run 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $40.Daggett, author of “Pearls — 52 Contemplative Insights,” said the class will help attendees to understand how to use their innate intuition for
Published: August 4, 2015
To get local feedback on the State Route 49 highway widening project, the California Department of Transportation will host an open house from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hullender Room at the Grass Valley City Hall. In an attempt to improve traffic operations and safety, the project proposes to widen Highway 49 to a four-lane highway, with 10-foot shoulder upgrades,
Published: August 4, 2015
Published: August 4, 2015
The Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA) has announced the 2015 Elly Award Nominations, and once again the western Nevada County area is well represented among the region’s top performers. Among the 76 participating theaters and 240 total productions, and a total of 436 nominations for the 90 Elly Awards, western Nevada County area performances received 36 nominations. Leading the
Published: August 4, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed last month to not only incorporate added sugar into food labels but to include a recommended daily value of 50 grams. That’s equivalent to about 12 teaspoons, less than what is in a single 20 oz. Coke.Dr. Harold Goldstein, executive director, California Center for Public Health Advocacy, applauded the decision in a news
Published: August 4, 2015
My compliments on Norm Sauer’s editorial on July 27. It was dead-on! It was factual, laid out well and his points are not disputable. Mr. Sauer is well versed and is totally knowledgeable about what the issues are! However, knowing the problem and having a proposal to fix it are two different things.Also we cannot forget that our entire Nevada
Published: August 4, 2015
My husband and I saw “The Producers” Sunday and loved every minute of this funny, irreverent musical. There was not a weak link in the production. The actors, the set design, the orchestra — all first rate. We have grown used to Sierra Stages mounting Broadway-quality shows. Whether they chose to do drama, comedy or a musical we know we
Published: August 4, 2015
Congressman LaMalfa asked me what I think about “sanctuary cities.” There are many more important issues that I would encourage you to write him regarding. Here’s how I replied ...I think it’s a pretty small issue but the Republicans are hoping to generate some political outrage, while continuing to applaud the right of yet another conservative gun nut to carry
Published: August 4, 2015
What an incredible bunch of hypocrites the Republicans are! They are rightly shocked by statements by Donald Trump — one of their own — about John McCain not being a war hero. But where was their outrage in 2002 when Saxby Chandliss of Georgia denigrated triple amputee Vietnam war hero Max Cleland for his service, linking him in an aid
Published: August 4, 2015
The Nevada County Public Health Department is posting an air quality alert for the rest of this week. According to a news release, the air quality is expected to fluctuate from the good to moderate or possibly unhealthy ranges throughout each day depending upon the surrounding fires and wind pattern changes.Remember that if you can see or smell smoke the
Published: August 4, 2015
Update: 4:35 p.m.A vehicle collision has been reported on Highway 49 and Wellswood Way in Nevada County and is currently blocking traffic southbound on the highway one mile down.The accident was reported around 4:10 p.m. and is reportedly a collision between a small white Honda and a blue minivan.Only minor injuries were reported.A three-car collision closed the northbound lanes of
Published: August 4, 2015
Gregory Allen Pappin passed away on July 14, 2015 in Nevada City, California. He was 65. Gregory was born on May 2, 1950 in San Francisco to parents George and Paula Pappin. He was a cadet commander in the Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol in 1967, graduated Cubberley High School in 1968 and attended KVMR broadcast school in 2001.He loved music,
Published: August 4, 2015
On Aug. 2, 2015 Mildred Carr Hunt passed away peacefully at her home in Eskaton, Grass Valley. She died at the age of 95 after recent treatment for various ailments.Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nevada City.Graveside services will follow at Sierra Memorial Lawn.Mildred was born in
Published: August 4, 2015
Amanda Wilcox, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence for Nevada and Placer counties, spoke at the First Tuesday Educational Forum sponsored by the Nevada County Democrats on the need for more gun control Tuesday.The Brady Campaign is a lobbying organization aimed at reducing gun violence and increasing security of gun sales.The First Tuesday Educational Forum is an
Published: August 5, 2015
The Nevada County Intensity, a 16U girls fastpitch softball team, took second place in the Beat the Heat Tournament Aug. 1-2 at DF Softball Fields at McClellan Park in Sacramento. In addition to tournament play, Coach Glenn Parman and many of his players were also working and supporting the Special Olympics on the field. Lots of red Intensity jerseys were
Published: August 5, 2015
The first “Derek Sorensen Memorial Disc Golf Fundraiser Tournament” will be held Saturday at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley. This memorial tournament will be held in conjunction with the United Way of Nevada County’s Grills ‘n’ Grilles event, which will also include BBQ competitions, car show, live music and fun for the whole family. Derek Sorensen was 26 years
Published: August 5, 2015
Nevada City’s own Jason Moeschler, center, took the top spot on the podium at the 20th annual Downieville Classic. Moeschler captured the All Mountain championship with his first-place ride in the Downhill event Sunday, which followed his third-place finish in the Cross Country race about 24 hours earlier. The performance marked the fourth straight year, and at least nine of
Published: August 5, 2015
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Published: August 5, 2015
The Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce are inviting community members to attend the North Star Historic Conservancy ribbon cutting and business after hours mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. The event will be at the North Star House, 12075 Auburn Road in Grass Valley. For more information, visit http://www.NorthStarConservancy.org or
Published: August 5, 2015
A benefit for Scooter’s Pals, “Dining for the Dogs,” will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Ike’s Quarter Cafe, 401 Commercial St. in Nevada City. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Ike’s will donate a portion of the day’s food sales to Scooter’s Pals, whose mission is to save dogs’ lives. For more information,
Published: August 5, 2015
PFLAG Nevada County will benefit from ice cream sales Friday at Baskin-Robbins. The ice cream store will donate 20 percent of Friday’s proceeds to PFLAG, formerly known as Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays. The organization is the United States’ largest organization for parents, families, friends, and straight allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
Published: August 5, 2015
The documentary film, “Alive Inside,” will be shown at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grass Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The film follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from
Published: August 5, 2015
Members of the Nevada County Welcome Club gathered Thursday for a moonlight kayak outing on Lake Wildwood.
Published: August 5, 2015
Grass Valley Fire DepartmentMonday9:22 a.m. — A caller from Dever Lane reported the theft of a firearm several years ago.12:33 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported possible child abuse.1:07 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Church Street reported transients rummaging through trash cans, sleeping on the side of the building
Published: August 5, 2015
A Grass Valley man was arrested Monday after reportedly booby-trapping his front door and causing a five-hour standoff with law enforcement.Grass Valley Police officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 600 block of South Auburn Street at approximately 4:30 p.m., for a report of a man barricaded inside, claiming the door to his residence was rigged with a firearm,
Published: August 4, 2015
The 120th annual Miners Picnic takes place this month to celebrate the glory, traditions and excitement of the Gold Rush era.The picnic takes place Aug. 29 at Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 E. Empire St. Grass Valley. Park hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — with special activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Ticket prices are $7 for
Published: August 5, 2015
On July 31 just before midnight, Grass Valley Fire Department’s California Office of Emergency Services (OES) Engine 334 was requested to the River Complex on the Six Rivers National Forest. Staffed by Capt. Bundy, Engineer Clemens, Firefighters Scarafiotti and Coward, Grass Valley OES 334 met with four other OES engines and a Battalion Chief from surrounding counties to form Strike
Published: August 5, 2015
The orchestrator of a marijuana-related kidnapping and assault in the Yuba and Nevada county foothills in early 2014 may still be at large, officials said Monday. Gerry Eugene Drake was once labeled by prosecutors as the ringleader and faced life in prison for a violent attack on Arnold Brinker in February 2014. On Monday, Drake was sentenced to three years
Published: August 5, 2015
As the start of the school year approaches on Aug. 19, the Nevada Joint Union High School District is looking to fill a key administrative position responsible for overseeing the district’s instructional programs and curriculum development. According to a job description approved by the district’s board of trustees at a July 20 special meeting, the director of educational and pupil
Published: August 5, 2015
People who want to help area wildlife, including owls, will have two chances in August to dine and drink for their benefit — and even enjoy their company.Two “Dine Out for Wildlife” events will be Thursday and Aug. 21 at an area eatery and a brewery. A portion of the proceeds each night will go to events organizer Wildlife Rehabilitation
Published: August 5, 2015
I am responding to Elissa Karim’s Other Voices column, “Nuclear deal with Iran is a major step toward peace” — July 18, 2015. It was refreshing to get the prospective of an educated young woman.Ms. Karim pointed out that as a young child, she could see that war is wasteful — in lives, in money and effort. Now, as an
Published: August 5, 2015
Just having retired and moved here from Contra Costa County, we were thrilled to find two fabulous live productions in Nevada City. We loved Brighton Beach Memoirs — it was terrific. Then we enjoyed The Producers — it is over the top fantastic! We will be loyal patrons hopefully for years to come and find the entire community very comfortable
Published: August 5, 2015
When two or more people get together in community, compromises are made and some personal freedom is given up or lost, as responsibilities toward the other(s) emerge. Formation of a society necessarily restricts the freedom of the individual members of that society.In the column, “Freedom and its responsibilities,” in The Union, July 16, Kathryn Lopez sets forth very romanticized and
Published: August 5, 2015
Back in May, Pastor John Rutsindintwarane stopped by Peace Lutheran Church to provide church members with an update on the work he and PICO International have been doing in Rwanda. Pastor John, as he is known, attended seminary in Berkeley so he has long term ties to Northern California and Peace Lutheran is just one of the Lutheran churches in
Published: August 5, 2015
Have you ever been out, hitting a few balls on the driving range and every ball that you hit was perfect? Okay, well maybe some of the shots were perfect and the majority still makes us proud. Shoot, nobody hits all of them good. Or do they?Almost every week, the efforts of Tour players (past and present) are included in
Published: August 5, 2015
Nearly 90 participants stepped to the line at Bear River High School for the Bear River 5K on Aug. 1, marking the sixth competition on the Gold Country Grand Prix’s 11-race schedule.Bjorn Jones, of Grass Valley, claimed first place overall in the men’s race, completing the 3.1 mile course that took runners through parts of south Nevada County in a
Published: August 5, 2015
Marc Matthias passed away July 3, 2015. He was 75.Marc was born on Jan. 21, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His family then moved to Ramsey, New Jersey. Marc attended college at Wooster, and obtained his master’s degree at Columbia University. He then moved to California where he taught social studies, geography, and economics at Burlingame High School and San Mateo
Published: August 5, 2015
Robert “Bob” Bruce Forbes passed away at his home on July 17, 2015 in Galt, California. He was 76.Bob was born Oct. 18, 1938 in Forest, California.He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1962 and retired from McClellan Air Force Base as a civil engineer in 1993. He enjoyed camping, fishing, rock hunting and often had a movie camera
Published: August 5, 2015
Arlene “Dolly” Angeline Brown passed peacefully in the early hours of June 29, 2015, at the Madison Valley Manor in Ennis, Mt.Arlene was a devoted Christian and there is peace knowing she is with her savior, Jesus, reaping the joy of eternal life.Arlene was born June 2, 1926 in Rockville, Minnesota. Growing up surrounded by many brothers and sisters, she
Published: August 5, 2015
Atria Grass Valley, a local senior living community, will host a celebration on Aug. 16 in honor of National Spirit of ’45 Day.National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the third Sunday in August to commemorate the anniversary of the day President Harry S. Truman declared the end of World War II. This congressionally recognized national day of remembrance
Published: August 6, 2015
A Rough and Ready woman ended up in jail on arson charges after reportedly getting caught in the act by a passerby Tuesday night — the fifth arrest on arson charges in the county since May.Ashley Nicole McClain, 29, was arrested after a witness reportedly identified her as the person responsible for setting a large piece of paper on fire
Published: August 6, 2015
During its 25th anniversary year, Bear Yuba Land Trust has launched a new website to showcase its deep and diverse connection with the local community. With expanded functionality and interactive capabilities, the new site — www.bylt.org — includes detailed maps, descriptions with flora and fauna and other cool facts about conservation easements and preserves; an expanded Trails Portal with Google
Published: August 6, 2015
The Nevada County Transportation Commission (NCTC) invites members of the public to provide input on the update of the Nevada County Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) during three public outreach events being held in August. The purpose of the RTP is to document the short-term (10-year) and long-term (20-year) regional transportation needs, and sets forth an effective, cost-feasible action plan to
Published: August 6, 2015
Grass Valley Police DepartmentTuesday7 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of South Auburn Street reported a man who might be under the influence walking down the middle of the street. Another caller reported he was running up and down the street, waving his shirt in the air. He agreed to go inside.12:37 p.m. — A caller from the
Published: August 6, 2015
July 27Herrenkohl and Shaw: Stephanie Renea Herrenkohl and Eric Gordon Shaw.Gilfillan and Snelgrove: Amanda Marie Gilfillan and Nathanael Elias Snelgrove.Bernard and Fenzl: Judith Arlene Bernard and George John Fenzl Jr.Logar and Granata: Mary Jane Logar and Anthony John Granata.Bloom and Oblinger: Katie Lynn Bloom and Justin Andrew Oblinger.Rabe and Schneyder: Breon Marie Rabe and Jens Carl Schneyder.July 29Collard and Truxel:
Published: August 6, 2015
Gold Country Stage offers free shuttle to NC Fair County of Nevada Transit Services has received a Low Carbon Transit Operations Program air quality grant that provides public transit funding assistance for projects that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve mobility. To support that objective, Gold Country Stage will provide free shuttle buses to the Nevada County Fair Aug.
Published: August 6, 2015
The teachers at Full Life Yoga Studio recently raised $845 for Hospitality House through their donation-based Karma Yoga, which is offered every Sunday from 10 to 11 a.m. From left, are Ronnie Paul, Wendy Beesley, Joanna Robinson, Cheryl Gordon and Jo Wisor. For more information, visit http://www.fulllifeyogastudio.com.
Published: August 6, 2015
The California Department of Transportation held an open house at Grass Valley’s City Hall Wednesday night to get feedback from local residents and property owners regarding the proposed Highway 49 widening project.“The response has been terrific,” Caltrans spokeswoman Liza Whitmore said. “The majority has been residents that may be affected by any widening we might do on Highway 49.” According
Published: August 6, 2015
The Nevada Union High School Choir Booster Club has awarded seven scholarships to recent NU graduates, as well as committed alumni. The seven awards represent a total of $11,700 in scholarships.“We are proud to provide funds for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students and are extremely pleased to help these individual students in their pursuit of their music educational goals,” said
Published: August 6, 2015
A Nevada County man has pleaded no contest to a felony charge he raped a woman in his truck in a parking lot outside a Brad Paisley concert.Dallas Joshua James Myers, 28, had attended the concert at the Toyota Amphitheater near Wheatland on June 12.Myers was with the female victim, and reportedly had been seeing her on and off for
Published: August 6, 2015
Anti-drug agents seized and destroyed 102, 6- to 8-foot-tall marijuana plants at a grow site in Camptonville on Tuesday.Three people from the Lake Tahoe area were found on the 20-acre property, but no one was arrested when a search warrant was served in the 15000 block of Allegheny Ridge Road by agents with the bi-county NET-5 agency.Property owner Nicholas Gitlin
Published: August 6, 2015
Tyler Mehew brought home some pretty impressive souvenirs from this year’s Youth National Half Arabian and Arabian Championship Horse Show.There’s the trophy — a silver horse standing on a wooden platform — a couple of ribbons and a sash for his horse, who’s nicknamed Junior.Not a bad haul for the 7-year-old, who barely stands taller than Junior’s chest. Tyler, along
Published: August 6, 2015

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