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Thanksgiving Recipes from BriarPatch Food Co-op

November 19, 2019

BriarPatch Food Co-op carries a wide selection of locally produced and sustainably grown organic food and beverages perfect for holiday meals and gatherings. The Co-op’s Produce Department is 99% organic and during the Thanksgiving season...


Alan Tangren: The sweet color of oranges

November 19, 2019

Dear Alan: I know there are Valencia oranges for juice, and Navel oranges that are easy to peel and eat. But I’d like to know more about the other oranges I see in the market....


Screening program aims to reduce lung cancer mortality

November 18, 2019

American men have a one in 15 chance of developing lung cancer in their lifetime; American women, a one in 17 chance. These sobering statistics, from the American Cancer Society, include both smokers and non-smokers....


Dr. Jeff Kane: Understanding palliation

November 18, 2019

Many years ago my aunt was dying from cancer. Her docs did “everything,” they said, including procedures I now recognize as predictably futile. Hardly any effort was made to inform her or us, her family,...



Corey Vanderwouw: What is an inversion ankle sprain?

November 18, 2019

The inversion sprain is the most common type of ankle sprain, comprising approximately 25% of all sports injuries. It is commonly referred to as rolling the ankle, and also known as a low ankle sprain....










Scholarships are plentiful for students in Nevada County

November 13, 2019

As the cost of college continues to skyrocket, many families are scrambling to find ways to fund their children’s college education. Federal and state scholarships and grants can be of tremendous help, but usually don’t...



State funds $200K for mental and behavioral health

November 12, 2019

Nearly every week people can read in the police blotter about Nevada County residents yelling amongst traffic, at times endangering themselves and others. Tuesday, organizations providing mental and behavioral health support for Nevada County residents...



United Way hosts wine summit, fundraiser

November 12, 2019

Join us for a limited seating wine tasting event to benefit United Way of Nevada County on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Lake Wildwood Clubhouse (in the Cedar Room). Taste and learn about superior quality...