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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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Fueling healthy families

September 6, 2016 — Now that school is back in session, many families can identify with hectic mornings of getting ready, finding missing shoes, and racing out the door to ensure on-time arrivals for everyone. At times, nutrition gets overlooked in place of speed and convenience, especially in the […]

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Partial knee replacement surgery provides a new lease on life

August 30, 2016 — 80-year-old Eino Makinen knew he needed to do something about the pain in his left knee, but he was willing to wait for as long as possible. He had his right knee replaced three years prior at a hospital outside our community, and the experience […]

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Reducing stress through mindfulness

August 23, 2016 — Stress is a modern fact of life, and it could have serious negative effects on your health. In fact, 43 percent of all adults suffer negative effects on their health because of stress, and 75-90 percent of all doctor's office visits are for stress-related ailments […]

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Unwind on the Wine Trail

July 1, 2016 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their second of three wine trails for 2016 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at seven locations ranging from Penn Valley to Nevada City. Spend the day touring each location and enjoy wonderful wine tastings, delicious food, and […]

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If you can’t stand the heat, get in to Tess’ Kitchen 

June 22, 2016 — Travel the world this summer without leaving town at Tess' cooking classes. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook looking to pick up some new tricks, you can learn from Tess' resident world renowned Chefs Dawn Empson, Alan Tangren and Matthew Wich. They […]

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Is there money hiding in your home? (Sponsored)

March 11, 2016 — We've all seen those unclaimed money ads, the ones that point you to the state controller's website where you can search to see if there's cash floating around, waiting for you to grab it. If you're one of the lucky ones who find a few […]

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Expand your palate at Tess’

March 2, 2016 — This Saturday, while strolling around Downtown Grass Valley enjoying the Sierra Vintners' Foothills Celebration, stop by Tess' Kitchen Store to sample a melt-in-your-mouth delectable pork belly treat prepared by the store's owner, Steve Rosenthal, using the Sous Vide method for a flavor experience unlike anything […]

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Has this man knocked on your door?

February 16, 2016 — If not, you either weren’t home or it’s only a matter of time. Meet Lucas Mijares, who just celebrated the grand opening of his new Edward Jones office in Grass Valley next to the Nevada County Fairgrounds on January 7th. Lucas and his wife, Becca, […]

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