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Grass Valley city leaders are looking for people who care about preserving local historical resources.

The city’s Historical Commission of five people has three openings. The terms start July 1 and last for four years. The commission meets on the third Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. at City Hall.

Commissioners are charged with identifying historical resources, researching them and finding ways to preserve them. They recommend actions to the City Council.



Anyone interested needs to pick up a boards and commissions application at City Hall, 125 E. Main St., or call the city clerk’s office at 274-4310. The positions will remain open until filled.

For more information about the Historical Commission, call 274-4330.




– Trina Kleist

Prostate Cancer meeting to be held

Sierra Nevada Cancer Center Prostate Cancer Information and Discussion Series 2005-2006 takes place the second Thursday of every month, from 3 to 4:30 p.m,. in the Outpatient Center Rooms 120-130.

This month, support group facilitator Pati Stinnet, RN, will talk on “Highlights of the 2006 Prostate Cancer Symposium.”

For more information, call 274-6656.

– The Union staff

Minimum wage may go up

SACRAMENTO – Legislation that would give 1.4 million minimum wage earners a $1-an-hour pay raise and then tie their wages to increases in inflation was approved by the Assembly Wednesday night, setting the stage for a possible election-year fight with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The 43-30 vote sent the measure by Assemblywoman Sally Lieber, D-Santa Clara, to the Senate, which planned to vote on an identical increase by Sen. Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, on Thursday.

– The Associated Press


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