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YOUTH LACROSSE: Stampede storms past Gladiators, Eagles

April 25, 2018 — As the postseason nears, the Gold Country Stampede varsity lacrosse team is charging hard and trampling all those that stand in its way. The Stampede rolled to a pair of lopsided victories over the weekend, improving to 13-1 overall and holding on to their Northern

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Star quarterback, pitcher Thor Larsen to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics hall of Fame

April 25, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the 14th installment of a 17-part series chronicling the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Check back to The Union sports pages each day for a new profile on a Nevada Union legend. With an abundance of talent, an

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Grass Valley initiates eminent domain proceedings for sinkhole property

April 25, 2018 — Eminent domain — the power of government agencies to take private property for public use as long as the government pays just compensation — can be a hot-button topic. Most recently, NID's Centennial Dam project has raised that specter, with opponents claiming the water agency

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Nevada County Captures: The little town of North Bloomfield

April 25, 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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E-waste collection event set for Saturday in Penn Valley

April 25, 2018 — The Penn Valley Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps to collect e-waste. Once it is collected the waste is taken to California Electronic Asset Recovery, a California state-approved recycler of electronic waste. For optimal security, the recovery group completely

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Hundreds of people crowd into town hall meeting in support of Sammie’s Friends

April 25, 2018 — Negotiations between Sammie's Friends and Nevada County over a new animal shelter contract will begin Friday, a change that a cofounder of the animal group called a "pretty big development" from when she planned Wednesday's town hall on the issue. Hundreds of people crowded into

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Interfaith Food Ministry in Grass Valley welcomes new Executive Director

April 25, 2018 — The Interfaith Food Ministry in Grass Valley has appointed a new executive director. Phil Alonso took leadership of the food bank on April 16 after the retirement of Sue Van Son. A resident of Nevada County for the past 10 years, much of Alonso's experience

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Nevada County Economic Resource Council holds summit

April 25, 2018 — The Nevada County Economic Resource Council met Wednesday at Gold Miner's Inn for its annual summit. The keynote speaker was David Roland-Holst, a professor of economics at UC Berkeley, discussing "Prospecting for Growth in the Gold Country." Roland-Holst noted housing affordability is a major concern

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World Tai Chi and Qigong Day celebrated in Grass Valley

April 25, 2018 — Gold Country Kiwanis will be hosting the Annual World Tai Chi and Qigong Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon on April 28 at the South Yuba Club, located at 130 West Berryhill Drive in Grass Valley. This year's theme is "One World, One Breath." This

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Free community supper this Friday in Grass Valley

April 25, 2018 — The Last Friday Supper (LFS) volunteers are preparing a wonderful spaghetti dinner for Friday, which includes homemade marinara sauce, green salad with vegetables, a surprise dessert, coffee and milk. Boy Scouts will be serving the dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on April 27 in

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Man pours liquid softener in dryer

April 25, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday 10:35 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Eureka Street reported a mountain lion seen walking. 11:10 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Clydesdale Court reported receiving a counterfeit $20 bill. 11:35 a.m. — A

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Nevada County jury convicts in child molestation case

April 25, 2018 — A Nevada County jury on Wednesday convicted a Grass Valley man on accusations he molested a young child last summer, authorities said. Tim Taylor, 38, is scheduled for sentencing June 15 on a count of lewd and lascivious acts. He faces a sentence of three,

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Obituary of David L. Hengesbach

April 25, 2018 — David Hengesbach passed away on April 23, 2018 in his home. He was 83. Recitation of the rosary will be held at 10 a.m., on Friday, April 27 at St. Canice Catholic Church in Nevada City. A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.,

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Hilary Hodge receives endorsement from Laborers Local 185 for Nevada County District 3 Supervisor

April 25, 2018 — Laborers Local 185 endorsed Hilary Hodge for Nevada County District 3 Supervisor, according to a release. Laborers Local 185 represents over 5,000 members throughout its 20-county area and many working families in Nevada County. The goal of Laborers Local 185 is to support candidates who

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Sheriff’s Management Association endorses Cliff Newell for Nevada County District Attorney

April 25, 2018 — Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell announced the 22-member Sheriff's Management Association has overwhelmingly endorsed his campaign for re-election, according to a release. As District Attorney, Newell said, it is imperative to have a strong working relationship with the law enforcement agencies of the county.

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Former Auburn Police officer charged in decades old ‘Golden State Killer’ cases

April 25, 2018 — SACRAMENTO — A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s — a string of at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California by an

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Meet Mary Anne Davis – Candidate, Nevada County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

April 25, 2018 — If you've lived in Nevada County for any period of time, you've probably met Mary Anne Davis.  Currently the Event Manager/Nonprofit Manager for The Union newspaper, Mary Anne produces all events including the Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show, Chocolate Infusion, Healthy You Expo and has

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Obituary of John M. Pichitino

April 25, 2018 — John M. Pichitino died April 18, 2018 in Grass Valley, CA. Born October 11, 1952 in Waseca, MN, John lived in MN, NY, FL, NJ, VA and for the last 30 years with his family in Nevada City, CA. He worked in the television industry

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World-renowned soprano with local ties to perform Puccini in Grass Valley

April 25, 2018 — World-renowned soprano Carrie Hennessey, who is well known throughout community, will present a benefit concert with pianist Jason Sherbundy called, "To Live and Die for Love: The Heroines of Puccini." The matinee concert takes place at the Pioneer United Methodist Church in Auburn on Sunday.

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bear River edged by Union Mine

April 24, 2018 — Leading 2-0, the playoffs were well within reach for the Bear River boys volleyball team. Competing in a pivotal Sierra Valley Conference League bout against Union Mine Tuesday evening at Jack R. McCrory Gymnasium the Bruins had everything working early on. However, the Diamondbacks had

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