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Diaz opens HQ for campaign

Olivia Diaz, Nevada County Supervisor Candidate for District One, invites the public to visit her new campaign headquarters in Nevada City. The office is located at 203 S. Pine St. – the corner of Pine and Spring streets – and is accessible from the ramped entry on Spring Street. An “office warming” will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday. There will be refreshments and music. For more information call 265-2941 or visit

Penn Valley Rodeo

elects board

The Penn Valley Community Rodeo Association met Monday evening to continue planning for the next rodeo to be held May 21 and May 22, 2005. A nine-member Board of Directors was elected and committees are beginning to be formed.

Sponsoring organizations are invited to make proposals for managing both the cook house and snack shack. These activities could be a major fund-raising source for a club, rodeo organizers said. Interested groups are asked to have someone attend the next Rodeo Association meeting 7 p.m. Monday at the firehouse community room at Spenceville Road and Penn Valley Drive.

For more information, call Association President Linda Davidson at 432-5216 or e-mail

NU Class of ’54

reunion Sept. 10

Nevada Union High School’s graduating class of 1954 will have its 50th class reunion on Sept. 10, at the home of Wayne and Patty Smith in Grass Valley. On Sept. 11, there will be a dinner and dance at the Nevada City Elks Lodge. For more information or reservations, call Wayne or Patty at 273-7333.

Trail work Sunday

Bicyclists and other land groups are hosting a trail work day Sunday on the Hallelujah Trail in the Burlington/Skillman area off Highway 20. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Skillman Campground. Bring gloves, boots, long pants, a long sleeve shirt and plenty of water for yourself. There will be plenty of food there. Participants include the Gold Country Trails Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the Nevada Union Mountain Bike team. For more information, call 274-DIRT or visit

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