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Take charge of your diabetes with upcoming class in Grass Valley

July 21, 2019

Connecting Point is hosting a free workshop to help Nevada County residents prioritize their long-term health. The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) is an evidence-based workshop for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their caregivers....






Joan Merriam: Judging a dog by its … cover?
Joan Merriam: Judging a dog by its … cover?

July 18, 2019

“We don’t allow people with pit bulls to rent here.” “Golden retrievers are always so friendly.” “You can’t trust Dobermans.” Time and time again, people make these judgments about dog breeds without even thinking: they...


Dr. Melinda Newton: Is your pet protected?

July 18, 2019

If there were a contest for the most hated organism in human history, the mosquito would at least make it to the finals. The annoying buzzing mosquito harbinger of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever,...


Susan Wallace: There is help in re-homing your pet
Susan Wallace: There is help in re-homing your pet

July 18, 2019

When you have to re-home a dog, Scooter’s Pals may be able to help. Re-homing your pet is seldom an easy task. It is distressing for the animal and can be emotionally wrenching for the...




New radiologist joins Insight Imaging in Grass Valley
New radiologist joins Insight Imaging in Grass Valley

July 16, 2019

Insight Imaging welcomes Dr. Anna Wilson and her family to the Grass Valley practice and the community. Wilson is a board certified radiologist with additional fellowship training in breast imaging. “She has a heart for...


Alan Tangren: Cool off with summer melons
Alan Tangren: Cool off with summer melons

July 16, 2019

Dear Alan: At this time of year the selection of melons at the market leaves me bewildered. Do you have a favorite? Alan: Melons start coming to market in early summer, just when we need...


Nevada County Grown Farm Trail set for Saturday, Sunday

July 16, 2019

Nevada County Grown hosts its second annual Farm Trail Weekend Saturday and Sunday at various farms and ranches throughout western Nevada County. Farmers and ranchers are opening their gates from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....


TasteFood: Middle Eastern grain salad beats the heat
TasteFood: Middle Eastern grain salad beats the heat

July 16, 2019

When it’s super-hot outside, who wants to cook? In the heat of summer, dinner prep should be low-maintenance. Appetites are limp in high temperatures, and fresh salads filled with juicy ingredients are cool and nourishing....



Keep summer lifestyle year-round to improve health
Keep summer lifestyle year-round to improve health

July 15, 2019

It’s summertime and the air is warm, the days are long, and we are all living our most relaxed, healthy life… OK, maybe that isn’t always the case, but there are many habits common in...


Exploring continuity of consciousness in Grass Valley

July 15, 2019

Do people persist in conscious awareness after death? Many people believe they do, many want to believe but have doubts, and some say death marks the end of personal existence. Setting religious belief aside, is...