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Garden fresh bounty in Grass Valley

May 22, 2017 — Raley's Corporate Office set up a farmer's market on Friday at the Interfaith Food Ministry in Grass Valley on Friday. Fresh produce included bell peppers, broccoli, iceberg lettuce oranges, apples and cucumbers.

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Traffic delays on Maltman Drive in Grass Valley today

May 22, 2017 — Maltman Drive between Brunswick Road and Joerschke Drive will be subject to traffic control today for underground utility work. The Traffic Control System will utilize one way traffic control intermittently between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Every effort will be made to […]

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Sierra College seeking to fill board opening

May 22, 2017 — Sierra College is accepting applications to serve as an appointed member of the Board of Trustees until the next regularly scheduled election for governing board members in November 2018. Each applicant must reside in Trustee Area 2 of the Sierra Joint Community College District, which […]

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Sing the national anthem with the Sierra Gold Chorus in Auburn

May 22, 2017 — All women are welcome to join the Sierra Gold Chorus in singing the national anthem at Auburn's July 4 festival. Beginning June 12, participants must attend four Monday rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. at Parkside Church, where singers will learn the anthem "a cappella style." There […]

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Squeaky clean: Nevada County man launched own window washing business at 18, still growing five years later

May 21, 2017 — Donning a holster with cleaning supplies and a squeegee perfectly poised in his hand, Nathan Rhoades assesses the large window in front of him and deems it a candidate for the "butterfly technique." "The goal is to clean the entire expanse of glass in one […]

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A Nevada City tribute to mom

May 21, 2017 — The Nevada County Concert Band's Mothers' Day Concert at The Nevada Theatre.

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Trike pilot Dave Grabowski to speak to foothills aviators

May 21, 2017 — The Auburn Aviation Association is hosting guest speaker Trike pilot Dave Grabowski to their June general membership meeting. Members of the community are invited. Grabowski retraced the cross country trike flight by Cal Rodgers. In 1911 less than a decade after the airplane was invented, […]

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Chamber mixer at Food Love Farm in Nevada City

May 19, 2017 — Sierra Harvest is inviting the community to their Food Love Farm in Nevada City for a unique Chamber event, scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 1. The event will include tours of the educational farm, live Celtic music, prizes, light appetizers, local beer […]

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Lake Wildwood Women’s Exchange ‘closet swap’ CoRR fundraiser

May 18, 2017 — Denise Stein recently hosted a luncheon and fashion exchange with friends on May 10 to benefit Community Recovery Resources, also known as CoRR, at her Lake Wildwood home. CoRR is a local nonprofit providing a full spectrum of substance abuse prevention and treatment services to […]

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The Nevada County Democratic Women’s Club awards scholarships

May 18, 2017 — The Nevada County Democratic Women's Club recently awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Nevada County high school seniors. Junet Bedayn, pictured at right, was given the "Annett Gillett Award for Scholastic Excellence" and Courtney Andes-McCullough, left, was given the "Excellence in Community Service" award. Both young […]

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PFLAG to screen ‘Gender Revolution’ in Grass Valley

May 17, 2017 — The Nevada County chapter of PFLAG, or Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, will host the first community screening of the National Geographic presentation, "Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric," at 7 p.m. on May 23 at the Unitarian Universalist Community of […]

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It’s a doe, it’s a deer, it’s a dock party

May 17, 2017 — Eight deer recently gathered on a dock in Lake Wildwood.

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Nevada County Republican Party awards scholarship to Ghidotti student

May 15, 2017 — Tera Arenchild is the most recent recipient of the Drew & Ruth Bedwell Memorial Scholarship awarded annually by the Nevada County Republican Party. Arenchild is a student at Sierra College in the Ghidotti Early College High School. She will be pursuing a bachelor's degree in […]

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New members invited to Gold Country Threshold Choir in Grass Valley

May 15, 2017 — The Gold Country Threshold Choir will host an open house for new members at 6 p.m. on June 21 at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 West Main St. in Grass Valley. The Threshold Choir is a volunteer organization offering the gift of singing at "tender times." […]

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Honorees at Nevada County Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner

May 15, 2017 — Among those honored as "employees of the year" at the Nevada County Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner were, from left, Kristin Morgan, group supervisor at Juvenile Hall; Jeff Merriam of the law enforcement arm of probation, and Tina West, probation legal office assistant.

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Town hall meeting to examine state health care bill

May 14, 2017 — A free Town Hall Meeting is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Community members can learn more about the Healthy California Act/Senate Bill 562, guaranteeing healthcare to all Californians, which was approved by the State Senate Health […]

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B’nai Harim to host annual picnic in Grass Valley

May 14, 2017 — Congregation B'nai Harim at the Nevada County Jewish Community Center (NCJCC) will host its annual Congregation Picnic in its newly expanded backyard at 11:30 a.m. on May 21. The NCJCC recently purchased additional land from a neighboring property and has been working on preparing the […]

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Peekaboo

May 14, 2017 — A deer peeks through the buses off Greenhorn Road in Grass Valley.

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Daughters of the American Revolution honor high school ‘good citizens’ in Nevada County

May 12, 2017 — The Captain John Oldham Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently honored the DAR Good Citizen award winners from four local high schools. Each was presented with an award certificate and pin and will receive a monetary award at their Senior Scholarship and […]

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Daughters of the American Revolution announces American history essay winners

May 12, 2017 — Captain John Oldham, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently honored two young women, their families and their teachers for their winning entries into the American History Essay Contest. Both Lily Analise Neiser, left, and Gianna Nicole Rose, who are home schooled and sponsored […]

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