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Help pay for Titan’s surgery

April 21, 2017 — Titan was hit by a car Sunday and taken to an emergency clinic where they wrapped his right front leg and provided pain medication. An X-ray revealed a severe fracture. Mother Lode Veterinary Clinic came to the rescue and put Titan's leg back together with […]

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Springtime at Ananda

April 20, 2017 — Ananda's Crystal Hermitage Gardens is in full bloom and will open today at 1 p.m. Located off Tyler Foote Road in Nevada City, 90 varieties of tulips are set against the backdrop of the Tahoe National Forest and the Yuba River Canyon. For more information, […]

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Gold Country Genetics Swap aims to build biodiversity of cannabis

April 20, 2017 — The Gold Country Genetics Swap is a free event located in downtown Grass Valley the first weekend of every month with its third swap happening on May 6. The swap is a place designed to build biodiversity of cannabis, networking, trading, selling or buying local […]

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Sierra College seeking to fill board opening for Area 2 trustee to be a provisional appointment

April 20, 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 be at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, a U.S. citizen, […]

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‘Islam in America’ discussed in free seminar April 22 in Grass Valley

April 20, 2017 — The president of the American Muslim Voice foundation, Khalid Saeed, will discuss Islam and Muslims in the United States and abroad in a free seminar Saturday in Grass Valley. "Islam in America" will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon on April 22 at Peace […]

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It’s all water under the bridge

April 19, 2017 — Melted snow from the high Sierra makes for continued raging water under the South fork of the Yuba River in Nevada City.

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‘Racial Literacy World Café’ today in Nevada City

April 19, 2017 — Creating Communities Beyond Bias, a Nevada County group that tackles issues of race and social justice, will hold a free community event 6:30 p.m. today at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. The meeting will attempt to give the public an opportunity to have […]

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Three young comics go beyond the fringe

April 18, 2017 — Everybody has to start somewhere, and for Emmeline Tober, Jori Borealis Phillips and Audrey Morgan Delgado, their stand-up comedy careers began at the Nugget Fringe Theater Festival in Grass Valley back in January. Tober, a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los […]

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Parkinson’s Support Group

April 16, 2017 — The Parkinson's Support Group meets at 1:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month in the activity room on the second floor of the main building at Atria Senior Living Center (previously Quail Ridge), 150 Sutton Way in Grass Valley. Come share experiences and […]

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Presentation on Emerge California in Grass Valley.

April 16, 2017 — Community members are invited to the 2017 Annette M. Gillett Memorial Scholarship Luncheon, hosted by the Nevada County Democratic Women's Club, at 11 a.m. on May 6 at the Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley. Two high school student scholarship recipients will […]

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Advocacy training for universal healthcare in Nevada City

April 16, 2017 — California has a new bill, SB 562, the Healthy California Act, designed to guarantee healthcare to all Californians. The Nevada County chapter of Health Care for All has opportunities available for those interested in become advocates and activists, regardless of experience level. On April 22 […]

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Hitching a ride

April 16, 2017 — Four birds perch on the back of a Penn Valley horse.

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Denim Day promotes sexual assault awareness

April 14, 2017 — April 26 marks the 18th celebration of "Denim Day," a campaign in April during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Denim Day focuses on raising awareness about sexual abuse and the myths that surround it. Nearly 15 million people across the country participated in Denim Day in […]

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People’s Climate Movement observed in Nevada County

April 13, 2017 — A local observance of the national "Peoples Climate Movement" will take place at 1 p.m. on April 29 in Seaman's Lodge in Nevada City's Pioneer Park. The event will begin with a screening of the new film,"The Future of Energy — Lateral Power to the […]

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Gold Country Stage “Free Fare Days” on April 21 and 22

April 13, 2017 — County of Nevada Transit Services will provide system wide "free fare days" on all routes from 5:50 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 21, and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, with free fares for all. The "free fare days" will celebrate […]

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Grass Valley discussion on Jewish perspective of 10 Commandments

April 13, 2017 — The 10 Commandments are fundamental to both Jewish and Christian theology and history. So, if Judaism is foundational to Christianity, what can we learn from the Jewish perspective on "God's 10 Words?" Rabbi Alan Greenbaum will be with lead a discussion of this topic during […]

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Northridge restaurants hosting dog rescue fundraiser

April 12, 2017 — All three Northridge Restaurants in Nevada County will be helping Scooter's Pals raise funds to rescue abandoned dogs from high-kill shelters from 5 to 9 p.m. on April 20. The Penn Valley, Nevada City and Lake of the Pines locations will each donate 10 percent […]

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Regional “A Cup with a Cop” in Grass Valley

April 11, 2017 — Join Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley, Grass Valley Police Chief Alex Gammelgard, Nevada County Sheriff's Captain Jeff Pettitt, and California Highway Patrol Area Commander George Steffenson and other officers during the Forth Regional "A Cup with a Cop" scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. […]

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99 percent full moon over Nevada County

April 10, 2017 — Sunday's moonrise over Western Nevada County.

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California Solar Electric Company Customer Appreciation Party

April 10, 2017 — California Solar Electric Company, a locally owned and operated solar company in Nevada County, recently received two prestigious awards – SunPower's "Residential Regional Dealer Customer Excellence Award" and The Union newspaper's "Best Solar Company of Nevada County." To celebrate, the company will be hosting a […]

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