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Marc Cuniberti: Stops & strategies for investors

June 17, 2018 — How does an investor preserve gains they have made when markets fall? Knowing how to deal with market falls, fits and spurts is key to preserving capital and saving what you may have made in market rallies. Since we are all in the market to

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Jim Mullen: One giant leap for mankind

June 15, 2018 — I passed a 25-year-old kid in the mall this morning, walking with some of his friends. He was an average-looking guy, with the exception that he was easily a head taller than I am. All of his friends were taller than I am, too, but

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Celebrate the year with four garden honorees

June 15, 2018 — It's a year-long celebration of flavor and beauty as we honor and grow the beet, coreopsis, calibrachoa and tulip. The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has declared 2018 the year of these garden mainstays. This non-profit's goal is to inspire you to grow these and more

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Ann Wright: The charm of succulents

June 15, 2018 — Succulents are an interesting group of plants generally characterized by their ability to withstand drought by storing water in thick, fleshy leaves, stems or in root structures. Leaves of succulents are covered with a waxy-like material that further reduces evaporation from the plant surface. Cactus

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Ron Cherry: A simple ’55 Studebaker pickup

June 15, 2018 — When John Stiarwalt built his '55 Studebaker pickup, his philosophy was basic: "It gets me from point A to point B." That's not to say that what he drives doesn't matter, but that he isn't interested in what it looks like or how it runs,

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Joan Merriam: The wild life

June 14, 2018 — We all know that we live in an incredible part of California: the people, the four-season climate, the majestic Sierra, and the sheer bounty of nature. It's also a wonderful place to live with our dogs, where they can enjoy the great outdoors as much

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Cheryl Wicks: No dog is ‘fit to be tied’

June 14, 2018 — Don't tie your dog up? "Why not?" you might ask. There are so many ways that dogs get tied up that I will address them one at a time. I often see dogs in back of pick ups and trucks. Some tied up, some not.

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Special art sale at AnimalSave in Grass Valley

June 14, 2018 — AnimalSave's Thrift and Treasures benefit store is having a special Western art and horse tack sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The sale includes western art, books, basketry, belts, boots, prints, photographs, memorabilia and other items. AnimalSave transforms the lives of cats and

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Wild horses, burros available for adoption at Napa Mustang Days

June 14, 2018 — NAPA ­— Wild horses and burros, including several mustangs trained to saddle, will be available for adoption at Napa Mustang Days, Friday through Sunday at the Napa Valley Horsemen's Association Grounds, 1200 Foster Rd., in Napa. The Bureau of Land Management will offer nine mustang

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Summer lunch for kids at the Grass Valley Library

June 13, 2018 — The Grass Valley Library is feeding more than just minds this summer by offering a free, healthy lunch to all children ages 18 and under, courtesy of the Grass Valley School District Child Nutrition Services and the Nevada County Public Health Department. "We are excited

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Jill Haley: Let’s talk about junior year

June 13, 2018 — The junior year of high school is considered the most important year of high school when it comes to college admissions. For many colleges, it is the last full year of courses and grades they will see before deciding who to admit. While high school

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Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Time slips away

June 13, 2018 — The past weekend was full of high school graduation celebrations in our community. I was thinking about how nice it was to have survived the matriculations of all our children, and how quickly the years have flown by since the last two walked across the

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Alan Stahler: Martian mysteries

June 13, 2018 — You show up for work in the morning, to a pleasant surprise: A dish of dark chocolate sits on the front desk. You take a few pieces, figuring they'll all soon be gone. But when you walk past the desk a few hours later, the

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Movie night! — First movie to show at Movies Under the Pines is ‘The Great Outdoors’

June 13, 2018 — Movies Under the Pines kicks off this weekend with the perfect Father's Day movie, "The Great Outdoors" (Rated PG, 91 min), Saturday at the Pioneer Park Bandshell in Nevada City. In this classic comedy, Chicago good guy Chet Ripley (John Candy) and his family head

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Rare opportunity to hear prize-winning poets: Leading U.S. Poets, including a “Genius” Award recipient and former U.S. Poet Laureate, to read at Miners Foundry

June 13, 2018 — Six of the nation's leading poets, including a former U.S. Poet Laureate and MacArthur "Genius" Award recipient, two Pulitzer Prize winners and one current Pulitzer finalist, will read at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City on Friday, June 22. The second annual event — last

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Youth ride against racism

June 13, 2018 — This spring, two young local black boys were racially harassed while riding their bikes in Nevada City. In response, inspired by the Love Walk in 2017, the boys are calling other middle and high schoolers to ride bikes through town with them and the whole

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Award celebration book reading for “The Living Earth Handbook”

June 13, 2018 — "The Living Earth Handbook: Creating Sustainability from the Inside Out" by local author Renee Wade has been named the Science & Cosmology Gold winner in the Nautilus Book Awards, an award celebrating books that are "potent seeds for the growth, coherence, and healing of our

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KVMR: Where a Hall of Famer handles your event announcement

June 13, 2018 — When you submit an event or class for KVMR 89.5 FM's Community Calendar or public service announcements, chances are Hall of Famer Barbara Graves will handle it for you. "I've been here from the days we typed them individually from paper submissions," she said. "Now

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Sounds inspired by nature: Young Composers Project concert Saturday in Grass Valley

June 13, 2018 — Music in the Mountains flagship music education program Young Composers Project will celebrate this year's students with a concert featuring exciting new works — inspired by the Yuba and Bear Rivers — performed by world-class professional ensembles on Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church, Grass Valley.

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Back to the ’80s: Music & film to show at the Auburn State Theatre

June 13, 2018 — The State Theatre is bringing two fun shows together for one big retro-'80s party. Cinema at the State Theatre in Auburn presents the "Rock & Roll AND a Picture Show" show. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday with Sacramento '80s cover band, Press

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