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Nevada County farm donates fresh food to the hungry

April 21, 2017 — Riverhill Farm is expanding its food donation program this year to address the needs of low income families and individuals in Nevada County. The program previously gave any surplus crops to Interfaith Food Ministry, but surpluses were typically small due to careful planning and a […]

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Nevada Union Choir tours Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland

April 21, 2017 — Travelling an ocean away, the Nevada Union Concert Choir spent last week's spring break performing in centuries-old venues to tourists and locals, marking the 19th time the program has toured Europe. For nearly four decades, the choir has enjoyed an adventurous tradition. Every other year, […]

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Fired Forest Lake principal rejects school’s accusations

April 21, 2017 — Lisa Zea, who was fired on March 31 after five years as high school principal at Forest Lake Christian School, sent emails to both parents and administrators after refusing to resign. In her email to administrators, Zea challenged the details of the accusation she had […]

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Soap box science at Forest Lake Christian (VIDEO)

April 21, 2017 — Forest Lake Christian eighth grader Brady Steffenson, draws the attention of the crowd as blue smoke comes out of his team's TIE fighter inspired derby car during the school's second annual Forest Lake Christian School Junior High Soap Box Derby held Friday afternoon. The event […]

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New technology aims to help California conserve

April 21, 2017 — As a result of this winter's storms, many of California's reservoirs are now filled to capacity. Streams and rivers are flowing heavily, wildflowers are blooming and vibrant greens are appearing along rolling hillsides. Less than three weeks into spring, Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive […]

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Indivisible Women Nevada County features “dreamer” at Gather-Up

April 21, 2017 — Indivisible Women Nevada County is hosting its next monthly Gather-Up meeting Sunday at The Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley. The group is excited to feature "dreamer" college student Doris Romero. Born in El Salvador, Romero immigrated to Auburn with her parents when she was […]

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New center in Nevada City hoping to have positive impact

April 21, 2017 — The proposed Positive Impact Center is aptly named. "I've always tried to be on the cutting edge of consciousness and put my energy around positive contributions to communities and expanding the reach of nonprofits," said founder and Chief Executive Officer Jane Calbreath. Calbreath envisions the […]

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River softball blasts past Foothill

April 21, 2017 — Behind solid pitching and a big day from freshmen catcher Justice Lewis, the Bear River softball team grabbed a 7-0 victory over Pioneer Valley League for Foothill Friday. Leading the Lady Bruins from the circle was junior pitcher Kaitlin Maddux, who went five innings and […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Dennis Houlihan

April 21, 2017 — When Dennis Houlihan was a student-athlete at Nevada Union High School he made countless fond memories on several different fields of competition, but the one that stands above the rest is one that brought him closer to the community he loves. It was 1988, Houlihan's […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Armin Anderson

April 21, 2017 — In his early playing days, Armin Anderson was a quarterback for the Nevada Union football team. But, in his senior year he was moved to the running back spot, which set him on a path to gridiron greatness. "If I didn't move to running back, […]

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Trevor Campbell

April 21, 2017 — Nevada Union senior outside hitter Trevor Campbell led the Miners to a straight set victory over Woodcreek Wednesday. Campbell led the Miners with a team-high 11 kills and 16 digs. For the season, Campbell leads NU in kills and is second on the team in […]

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IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: Warriors bully Blazers; Sharks on the brink

April 21, 2017 — WARRIORS ROLL: Several Portland Trailblazers proclaim the imminent ousting of Golden State. Don't wake the sleeping Giant. After a big fourth quarter to win Game 1, the Warriors storm out to a 33-17 first quarter lead in Game 2. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum combine […]

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RENSLOW: No two swings are alike

April 21, 2017 — As you watch golf swings on television or at the local club, it becomes clear that no two swings are alike. Each motion has a different combination of rhythm (or the absence of it), timing (or the lack of it), and position (or multiples of […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Kele Fitzhugh

April 21, 2017 — Kele Fitzhugh made plenty of big shots during his playing days at Nevada Union High School. His basketball ability was nothing short of impressive and the three-year varsity player was instrumental in helping the Miners win their first Sac-Joaquin Section championships in 1981. But for […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Chris Cota

April 21, 2017 — When Chris Cota had the ball in his hands, the Miners were in good shape. The 1982 Nevada Union graduate was a record-setting quarterback on the football team and the point guard on the Miners' back-to-back Sac-Joaquin Section championship basketball teams. Some would say he […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Patrick Birdsong

April 21, 2017 — Patrick Birdsong always enjoyed the excitement that came with Friday night football at Nevada Union High School. "One of my favorite memories of NU football is walking out to the band playing and full stands of people screaming and cheering along with the fog horn," […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Steve Gordon

April 21, 2017 — When Steve Gordon looks back at his time as a player on the Nevada Union football team, he couldn't tell you how many wins the teams he played on had or how many league titles they claimed. All he knows is it was a lot […]

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NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Chris Bray

April 21, 2017 — It only took one season for Chris Bray to realize high school football was not for him. After the freshmen football season concluded, legendary Nevada Union coach Tim Kays recruited Bray to the cross country team. It only took two races for Bray to realize […]

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Bear River’s Bakewell signs letter of intent to swim at Seattle University

April 21, 2017 — Bear River senior, Emily Bakewell, signed her National Letter of Intent to attend and swim for the Seattle University Redhawks next year.

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YOUTH BASKETBALL: Nevada County Gold play on the Kings’ court

April 21, 2017 — Nevada County Gold fourth and fifth grade players got a small glimpse into what it's like to play in the NBA when the Sacramento Kings offered them the opportunity to scrimmage on their court 10 minutes before the start of the Kings vs. Rockets game […]

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