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Area residents of Allison Ranch Road, Kenwood Estates and Alta Sierra are invited to attend a meeting jointly held by Nevada County Supervisors John Spencer and Sue Horne from 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 10 at the Moose Lodge on Allison Ranch Road.

Representatives of Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol, the Nevada County Transportation Commission and county transportation staff will provide information on Highway 49 improvement projects and related traffic safety issues and enforcement. An update will also be provided on repairs to Allison Ranch Road.

Stress focus of series

The Grass Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church will be presenting a four-part series on lifestyle choices that can help protect you and your family against the ravages of stress, decrease stress-proneness, calm your nerves and increase your ability to cope when stress does come.

Meetings will be held on Thursday evenings for four weeks beginning on May 4, and continue May 11, 18, 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 12889 Osborne Hill Road in Grass Valley.

Cost is $25 and includes nightly food tastings, a colorful 128-page workbook filled with practical, simple stress reduction information and great tasting recipes. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information and registration call 272-8439.

Fishing derby set for Saturday

Western Gateway Park will once again be the site of the 19th annual Kids Fishing Derby Saturday in Penn Valley. Registration is set for 8:30-9 a.m., followed by fishing from 9 a.m. to noon.

The derby is open to boys and girls ages 5-14. Trophies will be awarded to age-group winners.

Please bring your own fishing gear for this free event.

For more information, please call Western Gateway Park at 432-1990.

– The Union staff

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