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Need for more information leads to delay of Dollar General report (Interactive map)

April 19, 2017 — The need for more information has delayed the release of an environmental impact report for three proposed Dollar General stores in Nevada County. The creation of computer-generated visuals for the store sites, along with the need for a revised traffic study, led to the delay […]

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‘Let me be clear -it’s a lot of work!’

April 19, 2017 — By Mike Rodriguez, Chair, LWA Board of Directors   There  continues  to  be  lots  of  activity  at  our  new  clubhouse,  The  Oaks.  I  am  told  the  weather  will eventually improve and as it does we expect to expand operations even further. Our team has been […]

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Enough already. It is time to break out our shorts!

April 19, 2017 — Men's 18 Hole Club By Glenn Martin At last spring is here! Well according to the calendar it is. As I'm writing this article, the rain is still falling from the sky. The aeration is underway and there is more rain and snow in the […]

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Beyond Reasonable Doubt

April 19, 2017 — Little Theatre Last Weekend Lake Wildwood Little Theatre's dinner presentation of "A Taste of Wine and Murder" is almost sold out! We have a few seats for Thursday and Saturday nights. The cost of tickets is $37 per person and may be purchased by contacting […]

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Wildwood Bocce Ball Kicks off 2017 Season

April 18, 2017 — Just a friendly reminder that April 27th is just around the corner. Time to SAVE THE DATE for the Annual Bocce Ball Kick-Off. So, grab you partner or just bring yourself and join us for the fun time of Bocce Ball, Good food, and great […]

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Tours at Empire Mine offer gold, grit and gardens

April 18, 2017 — By Courtney Ferguson "Empire Mine's Seasonal Tours are a popular highlight," said Garden Tours Coordinator, Marsha Lewis. "We offer the public a variety of ways to discover different, in-depth aspects of Empire's legacy." Garden Tours, Living History Tours of Empire Cottage and the Clubhouse, plus […]

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Tips for Protecting Wildlife in the Spring

April 18, 2017 — By Ann Westling Volunteer , WR&R With the emergence of recent spring weather, Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release (WR&R) offers the following suggestions to minimize impacts on nesting or young wild animals and birds: • Don't mow grass/weeds too short in early spring • Inspect brush […]

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Home & Garden Show takes over Fairgrounds this weekend

April 18, 2017 — It wouldn't be spring without the The Union's 32nd Annual Spring Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show, April 22 and 23 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley! Talk to the home improvement pros and take advantage of special show pricing, let the kids — […]

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NEO Youth Center celebrates 2 years

April 17, 2017 — The New Events & Opportunities Youth Center is celebrating its two-year anniversary this month. NEO has become a popular spot for young people, with nearly 30 youth visiting on average each day, as many as 45 on some days. In just two years' time the […]

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Ready Springs students honored for engineering rescue boats for flood victims

April 16, 2017 — It's Trinity Keeble's job to get her students interested in science. She must be doing something right. Keeble's transitional kindergarten class at Ready Springs Elementary School recently won the Leonardo di Vinci Award for Artistic Achievement at the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools 2017 STEAM […]

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Bocce Ball Club – 2017 Kick-Off

April 14, 2017 — Just a friendly reminder that April 27th is just around the corner. Time to SAVE THE DATE for the Annual Bocce Ball Kick-Off. So, grab you partner or just bring yourself and join us for the fun time of Bocce Ball, Good food, and great […]

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The Clay will Stick to Everything!

April 14, 2017 — By Bill Hamilton, LWA Agronomist   Here’s the top ten “Do’s” you need to understand and happily agree to about golfing here in the next 10days: •Do expect to get very muddy. It's dirt and it's wet, so don’t wear your new  Converse  sneakers  or  […]

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Nevada County officials: Cleanup underway for $1.5 M in storm damages

April 13, 2017 — As an exceptionally wet winter turns slowly to spring, local governments are stepping back to assess storm-related damages and move forward with repairs. Nevada City, Grass Valley, and Nevada County all declared disaster shortly after the first major storm in January, and emergency disaster relief […]

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Clinics plan for future without Rideout Health affiliation

April 10, 2017 — Rideout Health's March announcement it would be ending its association with four Grass Valley clinics — three primary care and one cardiology — will cause a disruption for many local patients and health care professionals. In most cases, however, patients who want to remain with […]

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Penn Valley’s Western Gateway dog park keeps getting better

April 9, 2017 — Have you taken your fur baby to the dog park at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley? If not, you are in for a treat. The 2-acre, off-leash dog park has 1 acre that is split into four exercise areas: two areas for all dogs, […]

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Rain to Grass. Grass to Weeds. Weeds to Weed-Control. Welcome to Spring

April 7, 2017 — With  all  of  the  rain,  and  the  recent  sunny  weather,  the  grass  is  beginning  to grow rapidly. This means that it is time, once again, for the Public Works Department to  begin  the  annua l  road  shoulder  spray  program.  The  edges  of  the  roads  will  […]

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Wine and Cheese Make For Better Golf….. Lessons?

April 7, 2017 — Come  join  the  fun  and  learn  to  play  the  great  game  of  golf  or  fine  tune your  game.  This  year's  Golf,  Wine  and  Cheese  Clinics  will  begin  on Monday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. In the first three sessions,  we  […]

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Goose Patrol Begins. Notice to Lakefront Owners

April 7, 2017 — The  goose egg-laying  season  is  now  in  full  swing,  and  our  egg  control  program is underway. We ask lakefront owners to please check your shorelines and boat covers to make  sure  there  are  no  nests  visible.  A  ground  nest  will  usually  be  within  10  feet  […]

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‘Fur Baby’ Fun in Penn Valley’s WGP

April 5, 2017 — Spirit of Wildwood Have you taken your fur baby to the dog park at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley? If not, you are in for a treat. The 2 acre off-leash dog park has one acre that is split into 4 exercise areas: two […]

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The Prodigal Tombstone

April 5, 2017 — By Kit Burton On Nov. 19, 2001, a genealogy.com user wrote the following message:  "Hello, I live in Manhattan Beach, California. In the back yard there is a tombstone that reads 'in memory of Robert Herbert who died 11/7/1859 at 29 years from Liverpool.' Do […]

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