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Explore Western Nevada County’s Vibrant Art Scene at the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour

October 3, 2017 — Come and see one of the reasons why Grass Valley/Nevada City was recently voted one of the 14 Cultural Arts Districts in California at the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour. Visit over 65 artists at 43 studios and art galleries throughout Western Nevada County's

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Experience the latest in home design and trends at 100% Design

September 28, 2017 — Is your home your sanctuary from the outside world? It should soothe your mind, body and soul and be your safe haven at the end of a busy day. When you walk inside your home, do you love what surrounds you? Maybe you adore certain

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Local Soroptomist chapter offers award for female breadwinner seeking higher education or training

September 26, 2017 — Ladies, are you ready to Live Your Dream?  Soroptomist International of the Sierra Foothills (SISF) is currently accepting applications for the international Live Your Dream Award, a scholarship for women seeking to further their education.  The funds can be used to help pay for tuition,

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Welcome autumn on the Wine Trail

September 7, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their final of three wine trails for 2017 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, the day after the Autumnal Equinox, at four locations ranging from Penn Valley to Nevada City. Spend the day touring each location and enjoy

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Walk the red carpet in style at Dancing with our Stars

August 15, 2017 — We don't get many opportunities to go all out and dress up here in western Nevada County, so The Center for the Arts fifth annual Dancing with our Stars is the perfect opportunity to get your best formal wear out of the back of the

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Sip on Summer on the Wine Trail

July 5, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their second of three wine trails in 2017 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, at eight wineries in South Nevada and Placer Counties.   This is the third year that the group is holding three separate trails, as

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Be amazed and inspired at the Soroptimist Garden Tour

May 12, 2017 — Step into a world of beauty and wonder at the 24th annual Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills Garden Tour Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21. This popular event allows the public into some of our community's most beautiful and elaborate private gardens, and the homeowners

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The Wine Trails are back!

May 1, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their first of three wine trails for 2017 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at six locations along the Hwy 49 and Hwy 174 corridors. Spend a beautiful spring day touring each location and enjoy wonderful wine tastings,

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How will Brexit affect YOU?

April 13, 2017 — In June of 2016 the United Kingdom, as a whole, voted to leave the European Union. This movement has become widely known as Brexit. "The future of the EU is dependent upon the United Kingdom’s ability to negotiate its way forward as a member of

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Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames offers classes and events to spark your inner artist

April 10, 2017 — Are you looking for something fun and different to do with your mom for Mother's Day? Or maybe you're just longing for a fun night out with friends? Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames is once again offering their Ladies Craft Night, back by popular demand,

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Team Robinson- Nevada County’s Relocation Experts

March 17, 2017 — Ken and Sabrina Robinson are Realtors who are living out their dreams in the Sierra Foothills. The couple built their life in the Bay Area where they spent nearly three decades raising a family. Ken was in the commercial printing business for thirty years and

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Children for Children – A Showcase of Hope

February 6, 2017 — Child Advocates of Nevada County is offering an opportunity to become a voice for children in our community, simply by being entertained at an inspirational performance by Nevada County's talented youth. The Showcase of Hope concert will take place at 2 p.m. and again at

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Great Kindness Challenge encourages kindness, smiles in schools, hospital

January 24, 2017 — Nearly 5,000 students in Grass Valley and Nevada City are joining young people all around the globe this week to make the world a better place by doing simple acts of kindness. The Great Kindness Challenge was a grassroots effort that began in 2008, and

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Building a better future with Western Sierra YouthBuild

December 21, 2016 — Western Sierra YouthBuild (WSYB) is a California public charter school providing academic and free vocational training to young people age 16-25 years old in need of a high school diploma. Not every student learns the same way or at the same pace and sometimes students

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Beyond skin deep- Cosmetique Spa and Boutique offers beauty with a conscience

December 15, 2016 — Here in western Nevada County we are a health conscious bunch. We buy organic, GMO-free, cruelty free produce and meats, bring our own shopping bags to the store, and try to vote with our dollars by supporting local businesses that offer these types of items.

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Getting ahead of the flu

October 11, 2016 — With the onset of flu season, Nevada County Public Health Department recommends that community members six months and older receive the flu vaccine this season, particularly those who are medically vulnerable. "Flu shots are the best way to protect yourself and your family from the

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Tess’ Kitchen Store partners with Wheyward Girl Creamery

September 27, 2016 — In their continued commitment to partnering with local businesses, Tess' Kitchen Store will soon begin carrying cheeses exclusively from Wheyward Girl Creamery. Wheyward Girl will be providing fine, hand-selected cheeses from around the world with a focus on U.S., and specifically, California cheeses. They will

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New tool for treating concussions

September 27, 2016 — This year, local high school athletes will begin taking baseline tests that will help doctors and coaches know when it's safe to allow the students to resume playing following a concussion. Nevada Union High School nurse Karen Harris estimated that the testing could involve up

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‘A makeover for the spirit’

September 20, 2016 — Battling cancer upends your entire life. You can't work. You can't eat. Some days, it's more than you can do to get out of bed. But as difficult as cancer treatments can be on your body, the emotional and psychological hardships can be just as

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Don’t miss the final 2016 Wine Trail!

September 7, 2016 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their final of three wine trails for 2016 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at six locations along the Hwy 49 and Hwy 174 corridors. Spend the day touring each location and enjoy wonderful wine tastings, delicious food,

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