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Celebrating community once again: National Night Out returns to Grass Valley

A pair of youngsters happily take part in the National Night Out color run Tuesday evening at Devere Mautino Park in Grass Valley. The event is held annually by cities across the country on the first Tuesday of August, and is meant to help bolster ties between the community and local law enforcement.
Photo: Elias Funez
Mounted units from the California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division were on hand for the first time during the National Night Out event. Officer Deborah Zaragosa, from left, and Sgt. Dennis Pontius sit on their Belgium draft horses, while Officer Vince Ramirez sits on a Brabant.
Photo: Elias Funez
Water shot from the Grass Valley ladder truck keeps kids running during the color run.
Photo: Elias Funez
Members of the Nevada City Fire Department toss clouds of red powder at the children during Tuesday’s color run.
Photo: Elias Funez
Nevada County Search and Rescue members got in on the color throwing fun during Tuesday’s National Night Out event at Devere Mautino Park in Grass Valley. The event alternates between the Grass Valley location and Pioneer Park in Nevada City.
Photo: Elias Funez

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