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Safety Committee seeks comment on Fire Response

October 18, 2017 — The Public Safety Committee is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, October 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Oak Room at the Community Center. The first agenda item is to review proposed changes to our parking rules and enforcement. The Committee wants

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October 18, 2017 — UPDATE: Sue Hoek announces run for Nevada County Board of Supervisors, District 4; Weston won’t seek fourth term

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UPDATE: Sue Hoek announces run for Nevada County Board of Supervisors, District 4; Weston won’t seek fourth term

October 18, 2017 — Small business owner and rancher Sue Hoek on Wednesday announced her campaign for the Nevada County Board of Supervisors, District 4. Hoek, 60, has served as president of the Nevada County Farm Bureau. She’s also served on the Nevada County Agricultural Advisory Commission and the

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Second Contaminant expands Lake Advisory

October 16, 2017 — Lake Wildwood beaches still closed; no-swim advisory expanded

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Beaches Remain Closed—No-Swim Advisory Expanded

October 13, 2017 — In late July of this year, the Nevada County Public Health Department began receiving reports of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC)-caused illnesses. These individual reports quickly evolved into an E. coli 0157:H7 outbreak that is associated with Lake Wildwood. As previously reported, there have been

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Communications in Lake Wildwood

October 13, 2017 — By Donna Brazil Director of Administration & Communications In the wake of the evacuation I have received several email messages with suggestions and/or complaints regarding the dissemination of information during the evacuation, and a handful of messages saying thank you. We have also received several

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Nevada County residents return to homes as evacuation order lifted

October 12, 2017 — The final evacuation order was lifted for the Lobo Fire almost four days after the first flames began to spread through Nevada County. The necessary safety checks made, authorities at noon Thursday allowed people back into the Rough and Ready area — ending the last

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Victims of the Lobo, McCourtney fires advised to be patient (VIDEO)

October 12, 2017 — In less than two hours, the Lobo Fire grew from 10 to 500 acres. As aggressive winds picked up early Monday morning, firefighters called in for help battling the flames, but resources were spread thin with multiple fires burning throughout the state, including the nearby

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Lake Wildwood market, pharmacy stayed open during evacuation, power outage

October 12, 2017 — Monday, thousands of Lake Wildwood residents were forced to flee their homes, in some cases waiting hours to exit the gated community. But several local businesses worked overtime to make the evacuation a little bit easier. Holiday Market, just across Pleasant Valley Road from Lake

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‘While you were out…” Images of Lobo Fire

October 12, 2017 — Life throws us “curves” once in a while. Most found that out early Monday morning by a knock on the door, or text alert for those “connected.” “Get out NOW!” So began a 48-hour saga few will forget and hope never to witness again. Evacuation.

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In Lake Wildwood—Rescheduled This Week:

October 12, 2017 — *Jazz at The Cedar – Tickets On Sale Thursday, October 12 *Garbage Pick-Up Will Be Saturday, October 14 Tickets for Jazz at the Cedar will be on sale Thursday, October 12 in the Dogwood Room at 9 a.m. Any remaining tickets may be purchased at

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Nevada County Captures: More scenes from local fires

October 10, 2017 —

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Lobo Fire maintains at 821 acres, 100% contained (VIDEO)

October 9, 2017 — Video footage The Union’s Elias Funez put together after spending Monday out on site at the Lobo Fire. UPDATE: 7:40 a.m. Thursday Lobo Fire Acres Burned – Containment: 821 acres – 100% contained Cooperating Agencies: Nevada County Sheriff's Office, Butte County Sheriff's Office, Yuba County Sheriff's Office,

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Goose Patrol Staying Busy

October 6, 2017 — Due to the large number of geese in our parks, the Board of Directors many years ago approved the formation of a "Goose Patrol." These 25-30 canines and their handlers have volunteered to patrol our Parks, Beaches, Lake and Golf Course to keep them as

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Couples’ Golf Tourney coming up

October 6, 2017 — The Couples Invitational Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, October 28. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start for the tournament. The cost will be $150 per foursome which includestwo members and two guests. Everybody is welcome but you must have a USGA

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GM Report—New Chef picked, No new Lake info

October 6, 2017 —   By Bob Mariani General Manager   Owners Who Rent Homes: As a reminder, the fees related to rentals were changed in the current Association Budget. If you are renting your home, the Owner's Administrative Fee is $100 and there is a refundable deposit of

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Knights of Columbus Celebrate Centennial

October 4, 2017 — The Father Nicholas Phelan Council #1875 (formally the Grass Valley Council) celebrated the brotherhood's centennial year of serving our church and local community on Saturday, Sept. 9, with a dinner attended by more than 100 brother knights, their wives, guests and Knights of Columbus dignitaries.

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Public Safety Committee Report

October 4, 2017 — By John Ewald The new flashing radar speed signs have been on Wildflower Drive for one month now. Residents are already reporting a decrease in speeders! It's a good start. At the monthly Public Safety Committee (PSC) meeting Thursday, Sept. 14, Ben McNulty, Stonegate Security

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PV Mini Storage Hosts 7th Annual Community Shred Day

October 4, 2017 — Penn Valley Mini Storage will host its Seventh Annual Community Shred Day event on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at their facility located at 17714 Penn Valley Drive in Penn Valley. Individuals, families and businesses are invited to drive up and

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Gathering Chickadees

October 4, 2017 — Chickadee Court held their 19th annual picnic on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the driveway of the Eck family. Over 50 neighbors gathered to eat, drink and mingle with friends and make some new ones. Tri-tip and chicken were served and prepared by the Holiday Market

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