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Alan Stahler: A sight for solstice eyes
Alan Stahler: A sight for solstice eyes

June 19, 2019

The sun rises and sets because Earth turns – think BBQ rotisserie. Realizing it’s Earth, not sun, that is moving, we can still pretend that it’s the sun that’s rising and setting. Sunrise and sunset...




Chabad of Grass Valley hosts kids’ summer camp
Chabad of Grass Valley hosts kids’ summer camp

June 12, 2019

Camp Gan Izzy of the Foothills is not your typical summer camp. Camp Gan Izzy is a five-day Jewish summer camp for children ages three to 13 that imprints memories and friendships for a lifetime....


Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Get busy living
Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Get busy living

June 12, 2019

I received a text today from a friend that began with, “Did you hear about …? He died.” She told me of the unexpected passing of a former co-worker. Not so long ago, I sent...




When art inspires art
When art inspires art

June 5, 2019

Mussorgsky’s masterwork, Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) was inspired by an exhibition of his friend, Viktor Hartmann’s paintings. Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, has inspired countless artists, dancers, writers and composers including a Berlioz Symphony...


Classified School Employees of the Year Honored
Classified School Employees of the Year Honored

June 5, 2019

Established in 2008 by the California Department of Education, the Classified School Employees of the Year program highlights the contributions of employees who have performed exceptionally in support of public school students, from preschool through...





Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Memorable Memorial Day
Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Memorable Memorial Day

May 29, 2019

Memorial Day, also known as “the unofficial start of summer,” did not get the memo this year. Though it has “snowed on the dogwoods,” clouds, rainy days, and cool temperatures are persisting through the end...


Headwaters Girls Summer Science Camp set for July
Headwaters Girls Summer Science Camp set for July

May 29, 2019

Headwaters Science Institute announces the upcoming Girls Summer Science Camp July 14-19 at the Truckee Donner Land Trust campsite. This camp is offered to all young women entering grades 9-12, with several full scholarships still...





Humbug Day honors history of Malakoff Diggins
Humbug Day honors history of Malakoff Diggins

May 22, 2019

The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins are hosting the 53rd anniversary of the establishment of Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park on June 8. This annual celebration (originally called “Homecoming”) now known as “Humbug...


Annie Keeling: Go ahead … roll your eyes at me
Annie Keeling: Go ahead … roll your eyes at me

May 15, 2019

It seems each generation just gets better at eye rolling, that seemingly practiced, passive-aggressive expression of disdain, exasperation, and/or disapproval. Perhaps it has evolved into a developmental milestone of tweens and teens — and doctors...