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Let there be pizza in Nevada City
Let there be pizza in Nevada City

April 15, 2019

Swing by The Pizza Joint, and you may score a free slice. The shop has yet to open, but co-owners Elizabeth and Joe Stueck want residents to know that won’t be for long. The couple...


Hot off the presses for Nevada County publisher
Hot off the presses for Nevada County publisher

April 14, 2019

Writing a novel is difficult, but getting published is another issue altogether. After starting a writers group about six years ago, four locals — Jenifer Bliss, Leslie Rivers, Mila Johansen and Shirley DicKard ­— birthed...


Susan George: Destination: Western Nevada County
Susan George: Destination: Western Nevada County

April 14, 2019

Visit California develops and maintains marketing programs that keep California in the forefront as a premier travel destination. Working in partnership with regional marketing programs, a new road trips initiative focusing on uniquely California experiences...


Machen MacDonald: Stay TOUGH to achieve success
Machen MacDonald: Stay TOUGH to achieve success

April 14, 2019

Top achievers find their way in summoning their mental and emotional toughness to effectively activate their perseverance and tenacity. By doing so they can push through the goal line when most others give up. There...


Faith and freight in Grass Valley
Faith and freight in Grass Valley

April 14, 2019

For 16 years, Teresa Wagner worked as a notary public in Placer and Nevada counties. Her real passion, however, was her daughter. So when Wagner became an empty nester, sadness absorbed her world. “It’s been...


May Day event to honor workers of Nevada County

April 14, 2019

May Day in Nevada County usually means maypoles and the coming of spring, but there’s another May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, that focuses on workers. It is this May Day that the...


Extensions available as tax day looms

April 12, 2019

As the April tax-filing deadline nears, many taxpayers may rush to finish their tax returns or find they need extra time to get them done, according to a release. The IRS recommends taxpayers file for...



Economy Pest Control- A more personal approach to pest control
Economy Pest Control- A more personal approach to pest control

April 11, 2019

Ah, spring.  The flowers! The sunshine!  The…incessant bugs everywhere you go! April is National Pest Management month, and Economy Pest Control, who just celebrated their 45th anniversary as a third generation family owned and operated...





All booked up: Independent Bookstore Day is almost here

April 7, 2019

Independent Bookstore Day marks its fifth year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 27, with literary parties around the country. The Book Seller in Grass Valley will be celebrating with giveaways, goodies, and...


Mary Owens: Estate planning from the heart
Mary Owens: Estate planning from the heart

April 7, 2019

In last month’s article, I discussed the need for clarity regarding the rules that allow a second marriage non-owner surviving spouse to stay in the home after the death of the owner. The common loving...





Barbara Bashall: On with the show
Barbara Bashall: On with the show

April 1, 2019

Visiting a home show can be overwhelming, and with more than 150 vendors, The Union newspaper’s 34th Annual Home, Garden, and Lifestyle Show is no exception. There is so much to see, learn and do...