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Denney, LaMalfa congressional debate in Redding (VIDEO COVERAGE)

September 19, 2018 — Nevada County Media submitted this video of the Redding forum held on Sept. 16 between Congressional candidate Audrey Denney and Incumbent Doug LaMalfa. Watch below!

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(LIVE COVERAGE) CA District 1 debate: Audrey Denney & Doug LaMalfa

September 17, 2018 — Live coverage of California 1st Congressional District Candidate Forum between Audrey Denney and Doug LaMalfa, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Plumas County in Graeagle, California.

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Nevada County Captures: Lyman Gilmore Sudoku Team; Patriot Day

September 13, 2018 — SUBMIT A PHOTO Have you captured the faces, places and events of our lovely community as well? Then submit your own photos to The Union's "Nevada County Captures" page to be published in our print edition. Send submissions to photos@theunion.com, or post photos on social

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Secretary of State candidate Mark Meuser’s statewide bicycle tour stops in Grass Valley

August 7, 2018 — Secretary of State candidate's bicycle tour stops in Grass Valley California Secretary of State candidate Mark Meuser's statewide campaign bicycle tour stops in Grass Valley on Thursday. Meuser's statewide bicycle tour traverses 5,000 miles and includes 100 rallies in all of California's 58 counties, starting

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LaMalfa to speak at small business workshop in Grass Valley

August 7, 2018 — LaMalfa to speak at small business workshop in Grass Valley Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) will offer a congressional update during a U.S. Small Business Administration workshop in Grass Valley Aug. 16. The workshop is 9 a.m.-noon at the Nevada County Contractors Association, 149 Crown Point

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Sierra College instructor announces run for Nevada Joint Union High School Board seat

August 6, 2018 — Sonia Delgadillo, Sierra College instructor, former tutor for Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office, and schools volunteer has declared her candidacy for the Nevada Joint Union High School District Board of Education Trustee Area 5. "I'm excited to announce my candidacy for the Board of

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Dahle, Sisk atop District 1 assembly race

June 6, 2018 — Republican incumbent Brian Dahle was projected Tuesday night to be one of two candidates to head to November's general election in his race for District 1 assembly. Early numbers indicated that Dahle — who is seeking his fourth term — and Democrat Caleen Sisk, were

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Measured up?: Early results say yes to school bonds, city sales tax, cannabis tax measures

June 6, 2018 — All three measures facing school district, Grass Valley and Nevada City voters appeared to pass Tuesday night. MEASURE D Voters who live in the Grass Valley School District appeared to be well on their way to approving an $18.8 million bond that would be used

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Incumbent Diaz takes big lead in Nevada County clerk-recorder race

June 6, 2018 — UPDATE: 11:30 p.m.   4th and final update tonight! Clerk-recorder: Elise Strickler: 2,120. Mary Anne Davis: 2,166. Greg Diaz: 10,099. — Alan Riquelmy (@ARiquelmy) June 6, 2018 Greg Diaz, who has served as Nevada County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar since 2007, faced two challengers this time around: Mary

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McClintock, Morse lead 4th District House race

June 6, 2018 — Votes are still being counted for California's 4th congressional district candidates with Republican incumbent Tom McClintock in the lead with 50.9 percent of the vote. Jessica Morse is currently in second at 19.2 percent and Regina Bateson at 13.9 percent. Only 19.4 percent of the

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Doug LaMalfa, Audrey Denney headed for District 1 congressional showdown

June 6, 2018 — UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect updated results will all precincts reporting. With seven candidates competing in the District 1 congressional race, the outcome was bound to be interesting. A number of first-time and veteran candidates threw their hat in the ring, all

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Early returns show Nevada City council members keeping seats; one challenger close behind

June 6, 2018 — UPDATE: According to Nevada County election officials there are 10,000 ballots still to be tallied. Final results will not be in until Thursday, possibly Friday. Two incumbents and two challengers faced off Tuesday in the first contested election Nevada City has seen in more than

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Dan Miller appears headed for win in District 3 Nevada County supervisor race

June 6, 2018 — UPDATE: According to Nevada County election officials there are 10,000 ballots still to be tallied. Final results will not be in until Thursday, possibly Friday. UPDATE: 11:30 p.m.   4th and final update tonight! District 3 supervisor: Hilary Hodge: 1,467. Dan Miller: 1,713. — Alan

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Nevada County sheriff’s race heads to likely November runoff

June 6, 2018 — UPDATE: According to Nevada County election officials there are 10,000 ballots still to be tallied. Final results will not be in until Thursday, possibly Friday. UPDATE: 11:30 P.M.   4th and final update tonight! Sheriff: Bill Smethers: 5,207. John Foster: 4,673. Shannan Moon: 5,410. —

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Nevada County district attorney race remains tight

June 6, 2018 — UPDATE: According to Nevada County election officials there are 10,000 ballots still to be tallied. Final results will not be in until Thursday, possibly Friday. UPDATE: 11:30 p.m.   4th and final update tonight! DA: Glenn Jennings: 6,921. Cliff Newell: 7,557. — Alan Riquelmy (@ARiquelmy)

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All’s quiet on the vote center front in Nevada County

June 5, 2018 — It's Election Day in western Nevada County, the last day to get your ballot cast for the primary election. There are multiple voting centers across the county, waiting for citizens to come in and vote … and there's no one there. The Eric Rood Center

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Nevada County Farm Bureau endorses Glenn Jennings for district attorney

June 1, 2018 — Nevada County Farm Bureau endorses Jennings for DA The Nevada County Farm Bureau has endorsed Glenn Jennings for District Attorney, according to a news release from the Jennings campaign. The Farm Bureau announced its endorsement in a letter to Jennings from its board president, Debora

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Measure E would extend, expand Grass Valley sales tax

May 24, 2018 — Grass Valley is betting the programs and improvements funded by a 2012 sales tax measure have been popular enough with voters they will approve an extension and expansion. Measure E would repeal the existing half-percent sales tax instituted by Measure N and replace it with

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Measuring up: Grass Valley School District asks voters to approve $18.8 million bond

May 24, 2018 — The last time the Grass Valley School District pursued a general obligation bond in order to improve its schools was 1967. However the state of disrepair of some of the district's five schools has prompted the board to ask Grass Valley voters to approve a

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