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Road work set for Bank Street today

Road crews will close one lane of Bank Street from 7 a.m. to noon today, the City of Grass Valley said Monday.

The controls will be in place between South Auburn and Tinloy streets.

The city asks that motorists observe the construction signs and the instructions of onsite personnel.

PowerUp-NC receives grant

A state energy-efficiency fund focusing on rural communities has awarded a $12,000 grant to PowerUp-NC, a Nevada City-based nonprofit with the goal of making the town energy-independent in the next decade.

The grant, from California’s “Flex Your Power” campaign, will support PowerUp’s upcoming community outreach events and an advertising campaign encouraging rural homeowners to make energy-efficient upgrades.

Spenceville Road closed for race

In support of the 7th Annual Penn Valley Daffodil Run on Sunday, one lane on Spenceville Road will be closed from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

The lane closure will begin at Penn Valley Drive and continue to Indian Springs Road.

The Penn Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is asking for motorists’ patience with any inconveniences they may encounter.

This event is hosted by the chamber, the Penn Valley Rotary Club and the Penn Valley Hi-Graders Lions Club.

If you have any questions regarding the lane closure or the event, contact the Penn Valley chamber at 432-1802.

Woman appointed to gardener group

Area resident Patti LaGregs recently was appointed to the new California Master Gardener Advisory Committee.

LaGregs has been a part of Nevada County’s Master Gardener program since 2001.

The state committee is expected to establish a master gardener endowment fund, exchange ideas with county gardening programs and develop a program encouraging urban dwellers to grow fruits and vegetables for neighbors.

For more information on Nevada County’s master gardener program, call 889-7385.

– The Union staff

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