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ALUMNI: Nevada Union alumnus Tanner Vallejo ready to take next step, prepares for NFL Combine

January 16, 2017 — There’s no question Tanner Vallejo is one of the best linebackers to have ever roamed the field at Nevada Union’s Hooper Stadium. As a Miner he was a dominating defender who impressed with his bruising hits and relentless assault on the opposing team’s offense. He […]

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: O’Brien, Shasta win conference opener

January 16, 2017 — David O’Brien, a 2016 Bear River graduate, and the Shasta College mens basketball team opened conference play with a, 95-90, double overtime win over College of the Siskiyous Saturday. O’Brien, a freshmen guard, came up big in the second overtime period, hitting all three of […]

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PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union downs Del Oro on the road

January 16, 2017 — The Nevada Union boys basketball team earned its first Sierra Foothill League win of the season Monday, beating Del Oro, 62-55, in Loomis. The Miners led 19-13 after one quarter and were up 32-29 at halftime. NU played Del Oro evenly in the third quarter […]

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Volunteer with PFLAG in Nevada County

January 16, 2017 — At Tuesday’s PFLAG Nevada County meeting, members will discuss ways that community members can volunteer on behalf of the organization. In addition to a longtime core coalition of volunteers, PFLAG is currently in search of new volunteers who may be interested in working behind the […]

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Lefty’s Grill recovering from flood, targets Feb. 2 reopening in Nevada City

January 16, 2017 — If there’s been any bright spot for John Cammack it’s been the outpouring of support from the community. Cammack, the co-owner of Lefty’s Grill, is in rebuild mode after recent storms flooded his restaurant, causing thousands of dollars in damage on the lower level and […]

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Seminars, ‘Transforming the Culture of Violence’ offered in Grass Valley

January 16, 2017 — “You’re a violent man,” said Frank McClain’s 19-year-old stepdaughter. The stinging words were aimed at him. There had been an argument between the two inside the house, and when the teenage girl hurried outside to leave, McClain followed, hoping to resolve matters. “I don’t want […]

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Higgins Fire District opts to keep McCourtney Road station open during winter

January 16, 2017 — The Higgins Fire District says it will staff its McCourtney Road station during the winter, a change to its initial plan that called for a seasonal closure. Station 23, at 20604 McCourtney Road in South County, will have one Higgins district fire engine and at […]

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Nevada County Republicans elect leadership team

January 16, 2017 — At its organizational meeting on Jan. 11, the Nevada County Republican Party elected its leadership team for the 2017-19 term. Elected as the new chairman of the Republican Party is Bob Hren. Hren is educated as an engineer and attorney, and worked 40 years in […]

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Scenes from 15th Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City

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Nevada County storms lead to special meeting for board of supervisors

January 16, 2017 — The Nevada County Board of Supervisors will meet for a special called meeting Tuesday to address damage caused by last week’s storms. Supervisors will gather at 9 a.m. at the Eric Rood Administrative Center, 950 Maidu Ave. The board will vote on approving a proclamation […]

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BIRTHS: JAN. 11-15, 2016

January 16, 2017 — Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Jan. 11 Vallieres and Daniels: Twins, a boy and a girl, were born to Holley Vallieres and Jesse Ray Daniels. Jan. 13 Pitts: A girl was born to Kristine and Jonathan Pitts. Jan. 15 Henry: A girl was born to Sandy […]

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Nevada County represented at Capitol march on healthcare

January 16, 2017 — Six members of the Nevada County Chapter of Health Care for All-CA joined registered nurses and more than 500 concerned citizens Sunday to march around the state’s capitol, demanding that the new administration and Congress protect and expand millions of Americans’ access to healthcare. This […]

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Reports of sewer backing up into apartments

January 16, 2017 — Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 12:26 a.m. — Medics transported a man who trespassed into the wrong residence along the 200 block of Sutton Way after throwing up and passing out on the front porch. 3:39 a.m. — A caller on the 200 block of […]

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Realtors donate to Nevada County children’s summer lunch program

January 16, 2017 — Nevada County realtors Deborah Guelinas and Teresia Renwick spearheaded a Facebook winter fundraiser on behalf of the Food Bank of Nevada County. A total of $400 was raised for the Project H.O.P.E. Summer Children’s Lunch Program, which provides nearly 5,000 lunches during the nine weeks […]

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Obituary for Attilio “Ott” Molinari

January 16, 2017 — Attilio “Ott” Molinari, a long-time resident of Nevada City, passed away on Jan. 12, 2017, just days before his 96th birthday, and after a three year struggle with dementia. Ott, born in Italy, was brought to San Bruno, California by his parents as an infant, […]

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Obituary of Kim Kiley Hunt

January 16, 2017 — Kim Kiley Hunt passed away Dec. 15, 2016 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Grass Valley, California. She was 56. She is survived by her husband, James Hunt, who is now living with his family in Roseville, California. She is also survived by her parents, Dwayne […]

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Obituary of Harry Hider

January 16, 2017 — Harry passed away peacefully on Sept. 4, 2016 at San Juan Villa in Port Townsend, WA. He was 93. Per his request there was no service. His family will celebrate his life later this year. He was born to Harry and Bertha Hider in Modesto, […]

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Marc Cuniberti: Slow, steady investing still works

January 15, 2017 — Losses and negative balances when they occur can be an unwelcome aspect of investing, but they can actually tell us a lot about what kind of strategies are being used and whether they are appropriate for a particular investor’s situation. In my humble opinion, the […]

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Machen MacDonald: Succeed by playing the PART

January 15, 2017 — Nobody ever climbed to the top of the mountain by being dropped on top of it. They climbed to the top of the mountain; through various peaks and valleys, through adverse conditions. For those that make it, they had a vision of reaching the top […]

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Tripp’s awarded specialized certification

January 15, 2017 — Grass Valley-based­ Tripp’s Auto Body Shop has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization. The certification was awarded for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications, said […]

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