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‘Get’em Back to the Wild’ yard sale in Grass Valley

June 23, 2017 — Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release is holding a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 8, at 115 Independence Court in Grass Valley. Proceeds will help pay for the care and treatment of injured or orphaned wildlife. Young orphaned Great Horned Owls, such […]

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July 4 fireworks banned in Nevada City

June 23, 2017 — The Nevada City Fire Department would like to remind residents and visitors that all fireworks, including those marked "safe and sane," are illegal in Nevada City. The police and fire departments will be out in force the days leading up to and on July 4 […]

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John Kane Penny Pitch to benefit Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

June 22, 2017 — The 10th Annual John Kane Penny Pitch, set for Saturday at Kane's Family Restaurant in Grass Valley, will benefit the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital's Infusion Center, which is scheduled to open later this year. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m., with the Penny Pitch competition beginning […]

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Classic movie series features ‘Random Harvest’ in Auburn

June 22, 2017 — The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on July 1 with "Random Harvest," from 1942. Shell-shocked amnesiac Ronald Colman walks away from the hospital and meets Greer Garson. Love, marriage, cottage, a baby. When an accident slams back his memory, he returns to his rich […]

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Cascades of Grass Valley to host Alzheimer’s Care Academy

June 21, 2017 — Cascades of Grass Valley, a senior living community located at 415 Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley, will be hosting the Alzheimer's Association's Alzheimer's Care Academy™ training program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 28. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch and […]

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Too hot to fly

June 21, 2017 — Even birdhouses seemed too hot in Penn Valley's triple-digit temperatures Tuesday.

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Painted sky

June 20, 2017 — A jet seems to fly through a rainbow over western Nevada County.

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Film examines failings of ‘war on drugs’

June 20, 2017 — In their continuing effort to raise awareness on key social issues, The Peace & Justice Center of Nevada County is now turning its attention toward the U.S. "War on Drugs." A screening of the documentary, "The House I Live In" is scheduled for 7 p.m. […]

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Colossal canvas in Grass Valley

June 19, 2017 — Nevada County photographer Richard Hill has been photodocumenting artist Justin Lovato's daily progress as he paints the 20-foot by 80-foot mural at the corner of Mill and East Main streets in downtown Grass Valley. Upon completion, Hill plans to present the artist with a time […]

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Tahoe National Forest and YubaNet announce second annual Summer Photo Contest

June 19, 2017 — The U.S. Forest Service, in partnership with YubaNet, is hosting its second annual photo contest during the summer months, beginning Wednesday — the first day of summer — and ending September 30. The contest was created with the notion that photography can inspire, illuminate and […]

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Elks Club commemorates American flag

June 18, 2017 — Officers and members of the Grass Valley Elks Lodge and members of the community commemorated the American flag in observance of Flag Day by performing a ceremonial procession of the history of the flag. The discussion at the ceremony centered around the possibility of this […]

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Grass Valley High’s class of ‘52 enjoys 65th reunion

June 16, 2017 — The class of 1952, the last graduating class of Grass Valley High School, celebrated their 65th class reunion on June 11. In attendance were, from row left to right, Joyce (Evans) Moore, Shirley (Olson) Gage, Judy (Cogdill) Montre, Lucille (Orzalli) Gordon, Bill Schultz, Vonda (Luginbuehl) […]

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Book signing with author David Kline in Grass Valley

June 16, 2017 — Author David Kline will read from his memoir, "Walk By Faith" from 2 to 3 p.m. on June 25 at The Book Seller in Grass Valley. Interested parties are encouraged to RSVP by calling 530-272-2131. The Book Seller is located at 107 Mill St. in […]

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Job’s Daughters’ installation of officers

June 16, 2017 — Bethel No. 102 Job's Daughters International held their 162nd installation of officers on June 3. Front row, from left are Rosie Berg, Kimi Rivera, Alexandria Macarty, Karli Woodgrift, Katie Davidson, Jasmine Banks and Leah Norvielle. Back row, Aurora Carville and Hannah Woodgrift.

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Vantage Point Charter School grads

June 15, 2017 — Vantage Point Charter School held their graduation for the Class of 2017 on June 2 in the Ready Springs Gymnasium. The superintendent/principal Dr. Torie England welcomed friends and family as well as board members Robert Moen-President, Carolyn Bronson-Clerk and Linda Collins. Vantage Point student Holly […]

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Siteline Architecture awards scholarship to NU grad

June 14, 2017 — Siteline Architecture of Nevada City recently awarded their annual $500 scholarship to Nicholas Whittlesey who graduated as a valedictorian from Nevada Union High School this month. Whittlesey is the 10th Nevada County senior to receive the award and will be entering Gonzaga University in Spokane, […]

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Gold Country Threshold Choir hosts new member open house in Grass Valley

June 14, 2017 — Community members who are interested in joining the Gold Country Threshold Choir are invited to an informational meeting at 6 p.m. on June 21 at the Peace Lutheran Church, 828 West Main Street in Grass Valley. The event will be an opportunity for newcomers to […]

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Free golf offered to Nevada County first responders

June 13, 2017 — In an effort to recognize their service to the community, the Alta Sierra Country Club is offering free golf to all first responders for the entire month of June. All active duty police, sheriff, CHP, fire and EMT personnel are welcome to golf for free […]

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Cinderella Project’s new ‘closet’ and fund drive in Nevada County

June 13, 2017 — The Cinderella Project is hosting a Glass Slipper Fund Drive, ribbon cutting and grand opening of their latest endeavor, "Cinderella's Closet" on at 10 a.m. on June 17 at their new permanent home, located at 138 New Mohawk Road in Nevada City. The Glass Slipper […]

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Vedic astrology, enneagram workshop at Inner Path in Nevada City

June 13, 2017 — Indra Rinzler, a 35-year Nevada County resident and longtime student of astrology and the enneagram of personality, will lead a workshop on these topics from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 27 at Inner Path, 200 Commercial St. in Nevada City. There is a $20 […]

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