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Trinity Church bids farewell to retiring rector, welcomes new ‘priest in charge’

August 23, 2017 — After 23 years as rector at Trinity Church in Nevada City, Father Christopher Seal is retiring. His last service will be at 10:30 a.m. on August 27. Bishop Beisner has appointed Father Brad Helmuth to serve as "Priest in Charge" for Trinity, effective October 30. […]

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Chicago Park free ‘e-waste’ event Saturday

August 23, 2017 — Chicago Park School and Chicago Park 4-H will be hosting a free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Funds raised from old televisions, computers and copiers will go toward student projects. Donors can drive into the parking lot of Chicago Park School, […]

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Nevada County GOP women to host First District Assemblyman Brian Dahle

August 23, 2017 — First District Assemblyman Brian Dahle will be the keynote speaker at the Sept. 19 monthly luncheon of the Nevada County Republican Women Federated, to be held at the Alta Sierra Country Club. Dahle is a third-generation farmer and business owner. He has represented California's 1st […]

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Penn Valley ‘Motorcycle Run’ helps vets with PTSD

August 22, 2017 — The Eighth Annual Welcome Home Vets Motorcycle Run and Picnic is scheduled for Sept. 16 at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley. Proceeds from the event provide direct therapy and support to local veterans and their family members in addressing psychological trauma experienced while in […]

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Papa Murphy’s in Grass Valley raising funds for ‘Pets in Need’

August 21, 2017 — Papa Murphy's is holding a fundraiser today to raise money for Nevada County Pets in Need. Proceeds will go toward providing basic services, such as food, flea medication, collars, leashes, veterinary care, toys and treats to any pet in need. The nonprofit organization serves pet […]

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Telestream, 4-H team up to feed the hungry in Nevada County

August 21, 2017 — Telestream, a Nevada City company that provides digital media tools and workflow solutions, recently purchased a market hog from 4-H member Julia Kringel, a junior at Ghidotti Early College High School. The meat from the hog will be donated to Interfaith Food Ministry to help […]

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Documentary, “Death by China” to screen in Grass Valley

August 20, 2017 — From best-selling author and filmmaker, Peter Navarro, comes "Death by China," a documentary feature that pointedly confronts a critical problem facing America today — its increasingly destructive economic trade relationship with a rapidly rising China. Since China began flooding U.S. markets with illegally subsidized products […]

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99 year old attends Nevada County Fair 42 years in a row

August 20, 2017 — Margaret Heywood, 99, has attended the Nevada County Fair for 42 years in a row. Heywood, who now lives in Burbank, drives to Nevada County every year to spend at least three of the five days at the fair. With two of her three children […]

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Cup with a cop set for Wednesday in Nevada City

August 18, 2017 — The next "A Cup with a Cop" event is scheduled from 7 to 9 a.m. on August 23 at FoxHound Espresso and Coffee Broaster, located at 317 Spring St. in Nevada City. As part of the Community Connect Program, Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley […]

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Nevada Union High School’s Class of ‘62 reunion set for October

August 18, 2017 — The Nevada Union High School Class of 1962 will celebrate their 55th anniversary on October 7 at the Nevada City Elks Club. A no-host bar will open at 4 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. The cost is $40 per person. Menu choices include steak, […]

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Tumble with John Stowell at the Open Book in Grass Valley

August 18, 2017 — Local jazz quartet, "Tumble," will be joined by legendary guitarist John Stowell at 6:30 p.m. on August 27 at the Open Book, 671 Maltman Drive in Grass Valley. $15 tickets will be available at the door and in advance at http://www.tinyurl.com/tumblegv. Tumble is an instrumental […]

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Nevada County Democrats to host Dave Jones in Nevada City

August 17, 2017 — The Nevada County Democratic Central Committee will host Dave Jones, California's insurance commissioner and candidate for attorney general, at their next mixer, scheduled for 5 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Seaman's Lodge in Pioneer Park in Nevada City. Tickets for the event cost $20 and […]

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Grass Valley spaghetti dinner to benefit transplant donor and recipient

August 16, 2017 — A community spaghetti feed tonight at the Grass Valley Elks Lodge will help raise funds for 14 year old Ethan Roth, pictured above, who is scheduled to have a liver transplant on August 21. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help the Grass Valley family with […]

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Photography exhibit: amateur and professional photographers wanted

August 15, 2017 — Forest Innovations invites amateur and professional photographers to participate in their 2018 Photography Exhibit to increase and spread awareness of the plight of urban and rural trees. Photographers are encouraged to document current challenges through story-telling images that capture the tree die-off, the impacts to […]

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Raley’s makes donation to Hospice of the Foothills in Grass Valley

August 15, 2017 — On August 9, Betsy Perez of Raley's Supermarket in Grass Valley presented Hospice of the Foothills with a donation of $1,014. The donated funds were raised from a barbecue competition — hosted by the Grass Valley store — between seven Raley's and Bel Air stores […]

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Sierra Harvest Good Food Tour in Nevada City

August 14, 2017 — Sierra Harvest will be hosting a free "Good Food Tour" from 5 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, giving community members an opportunity to learn about the organization's programs. After a presentation, participants are invited to pick their own vegetables and flowers at the educational […]

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‘A Cup with a Cop’ in Nevada City

August 13, 2017 — The next "A Cup with a Cop", event is scheduled from 7 to 9 a.m. on Aug. 23 at FoxHound Espresso & Coffee Broaster, 317 Spring St. in Nevada City. As part of the Community Connect Program, Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley and other […]

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GOP to host old fashioned barbecue in Penn Valley

August 13, 2017 — The Nevada County Republican Party is inviting all families to an "old fashioned barbecue" and fundraiser on August 26 at a private ranch in Penn Valley. There will be games on the spacious, shady lawn for kids, teens and adults. Activities will include croquet (including […]

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Three generations of 4-Hers at the Nevada County Fair

August 11, 2017 — Three generations of "4-Hers" gathered Thursday at the Nevada County Fair. While the newest members showed their award-winning turkeys, grandmothers and mothers — all former 4-H members — cheered them on. "It was too precious a reminder of the legacy of agriculture and great youth […]

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ACME Robotics raising funds, will screen ‘Generation Startup’ in Grass Valley

August 11, 2017 — ACME Robotics is proud to present an exclusive screening of the documentary "Generation Startup" at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley. The movie follows six college graduates as they attempt to build tech startups in Detroit. After the […]

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