Briefs 6/07/07 |

Briefs 6/07/07

If you need to e-mail the Prospector

The Union has changed the format of its e-mail addresses. So if you receive e-mails from people at The Union and Prospector and have a selecting screen on your incoming e-mails, please take note and update your screening. For instance, if you have a “friends” list, you need to update it to include the new format.

What is the new format? It’s our first initial with last name spelled out: The previous format is Both e-mails work fine, but you just have to include both formats in your “friends” or screening list.

If you have any questions about this, please contact Tom Harbert: or 477-4257.

Hear live music at Growers Market

Free live music is presented at the Nevada County Certified Growers Market every Saturday at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, Gate 4, from 9 a.m. to noon.

June 9 – The Angells Guitar & Banjo

June 16 ( Market will be at Gate 8) Podruzhki Group – Eastern European woman’s chorus

June 23 – Ragged but Right – Americana

June 30 – Mountain Laurel – Bluegrass

Contact (530) 265-5551 or go online to for more information.

Bands to entertain at Peddlers Fair

Four country and bluegrass bands will entertain at the Peddlers Fair in downtown Grass Valley on Mill Street Sunday, June 10: The Banner Mountain Boys (11 a.m.), Bite The Bullet (noon), the Anderson Family Bluegrass Band (1 p.m.) and Ragged But Right (2 p.m.).

The Peddlers Market, which is comprised of professional antique dealers and those with collectibles, is held in conjunction with the 1872 Townsite Community Yard Sale, so there will be plenty of “stuff” to look at and buy.

A map showing each yard sale will be published on the Web at and 1872 Townsite. Yard sale signs will be obvious.

The event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Judy Roth at (530) 272 8315 or for more information.

KVMR to air Asian documentary on immigration

KVMR and the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra are teaming up to bring the acclaimed radio documentary, “Crossing East,” to KVMR’s airwaves (89.5 FM) beginning Wednesday, June 13, at 1 p.m.

“Crossing East” is a comprehensive eight-hour history on Asian immigration to the United States, telling stories through interviews, archives, commentaries and re-enactments. It is hosted by “Star Trek” star George Takei and comedian Margaret Cho.

Winner of the George Foster Peabody Award, the documentary will air on KVMR most Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in one-hour segments.

Check for the schedule and for production information.

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