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Gov. Gavin Newsom announces changes for DMV
Gov. Gavin Newsom announces changes for DMV

July 23, 2019

SACRAMENTO — California’s DMV is trying to improve customer service by accepting credit cards, upgrading its website and offering clearer instructions on how to obtain a new federally mandated ID, but Gov. Gavin Newsom cautioned...





Free community dinner set for Friday

July 23, 2019

A free dinner for the community will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on July 26 at the United Methodist Church in downtown Grass Valley. Volunteers will be preparing taco salad, refried beans, Spanish...





Ronnie Paul: The big fix
Ronnie Paul: The big fix

July 23, 2019

When my husband Jeff went away for his annual June retreat, I eagerly anticipated my few days of relaxation and quiet. I feel guilty lounging while Jeff works around the house, so I looked forward...


TasteFood: Simple summer cake

July 23, 2019

When it comes to baking, I like to keep it simple, preferring presentations that are not too fussy, but fresh and light. This especially applies to cake. It was my daughter’s birthday recently, and her...


Wine Institute series highlights wine roads less traveled

July 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s northern Central Coast, extending from the San Francisco Bay to Monterey County, is the focus this month as part of Wine Institute’s Wine Country Back Roads series. California is home to...



Shanti Emerson: And they lived happily ever after
Shanti Emerson: And they lived happily ever after

July 23, 2019

As if! How many of us as children had the fairy tales read to us of beautiful young women (often princesses) banished by cruel jealous stepmothers who kept them far away until the handsome but...


Natalie Hays: This great homeland we call America

July 23, 2019

I’d like to share my thoughts on modern-day patriotism in the following essay. This is the winning essay I wrote for the 2019 Nevada County Republican Women Federated’s 11th Grade Americanism Essay Contest. My essay...




Obituary of Deborah Lynn Marks

July 23, 2019

Deborah Lynn Marks passed away on July 22, 2019. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.