Liz Kellar |

Liz Kellar

Business and Education Reporter Liz Kellar is a California native who — long after she moved to Nevada County — discovered she could trace her Gold Country heritage back to the 19th century.

Born in Southern California, Liz grew up overseas as a Foreign Service “brat,” returning stateside to attend UC Santa Cruz. She started her newspaper career at the now-defunct Suttertown News in Sacramento and worked at Northern California newspapers including the Auburn Journal and the Santa Cruz Sentinel, before a three-year stint as features editor at the Kerrville (Texas) Daily Times.

Liz was happy to return home to the West Coast in 2004 and worked at the Sacramento Bee and the Lincoln News-Messenger before accepting the position of crime beat reporter for The Union in 2008. She moved to Juneau, Alaska, at the end of 2016 but quickly decided she could not handle the dreary weather, returning to The Union in September.

She currently lives in Grass Valley with her husband and son.

Recent Articles

May 22, 2018 - 30-unit housing development proposed for Grass Valley

May 21, 2018 - Nevada County Grand Jury again recommends county to close juvenile hall

May 17, 2018 - Voting record becomes issue in Nevada County clerk-recorder race

May 17, 2018 - Choices for council: Four candidates vie for two seats in Nevada City

May 16, 2018 - Nevada County resurrects, revamps volunteer program

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