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Meet your neighbor – Jennifer Cronin

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Name: Jennifer Cronin

Age: 45

Where I live: Nevada City

How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: Seven years

Why I like living here: I love it here. I’m from LA – it’s like I’m camping every day here.

What I do in my spare time: Go to the river.

My family: My father Joseph Callahan who lives in Idaho and two children, Dylan, 17, and Curtis, 14, who live with their father

Friends: My best friends are Renee Bartlette and Joe Harris who live in Nevada City.

Favorite food: Any kind of good salad.

Pets: Two kitties – Porky and Pudgy. They’re very, very big.

Job: I clean laundromats at night. I’m going back to school to study how to be an EMT and computers.

What I like about my job: The hours.

What I would change about my job: Nothing.

The best job I ever had: I was a legal secretary in LA. It was a little hectic, but fantastic money.

If I won a million: I would travel the world and start a program to help animals.

My favorite vacation: Maui.

My dream vacation: The Orient.

My greatest accomplishment: Raising two children.

What I’d change about the world: The government – I love the USA but I’m leery of the government.

The most important lesson I’ve learned: To be understanding and give people second chances.

The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: My dad.

The best book I’ve read recently: I don’t read.

Favorite TV Show: “Golden Girls.”

A movie I’d recommend: “Titanic.”

What you should know about me: That I keep trying. No matter what happens, I keep trying.

Why did you come to Nevada County: My dad’s been talking about Grass Valley since I was 5 years old. We traveled all over the country – I’ve been in every state except Florida and North Dakota – but out of the whole wide world he wanted to retire in Grass Valley.


Who are your neighbors? If you know of a Western Nevada County resident to be spotlighted in this feature, contact Becky Trout at or 477-4234.

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