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New facts change Nevada County vehicular manslaughter case

April 19, 2019

A felony vehicular manslaughter case has been reduced to a misdemeanor after Nevada County prosecutors say they received more information about the fatal wreck. Prosecutors opted for a lesser vehicular manslaughter charge against Joaquin Lopez...



Lorraine’s Lowdown: Walking in an Easter wonderland
Lorraine’s Lowdown: Walking in an Easter wonderland

April 19, 2019

Easter Is in the Air, Literally. The front yard of Dan and Elizabeth Poston’s home (next door to Maria’s Mexican Restaurant) is a sight to behold. It started with decorations for an Easter party a...


Sentencing set in Nevada County child sex case
Sentencing set in Nevada County child sex case

April 19, 2019

A Grass Valley man accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl has pleaded no contest to the accusation and is expected to receive a two-year prison sentence, authorities said. Patrick John Denboske, 23, pleaded...


Our View: Let’s talk about sex

April 19, 2019

For a topic typically kept in the bedroom, sex always finds a way into all aspects of our lives. It’s on your television, in your advertising, even in your newspaper. And, thanks to the government,...





PET OF THE WEEK: Lexi
PET OF THE WEEK: Lexi

April 19, 2019

Lexi is a beautiful and friendly 2 1/2 year old dog that is spayed and weighs about 70 pounds. Lexi is great with other dogs and livestock, but not too good with cats. She is...


Club News, April 20, 2019

April 19, 2019

The Union publishes Club News each Saturday. To share the latest from your western Nevada County club or organization, email readers@theunion.com. Unfortunately only a small fraction of club submissions are published in the print version...


University Women to explore feminist activism
University Women to explore feminist activism

April 19, 2019

Feminist activism in a globalizing world will be the topic at today’s meeting of the American Association of University Women’s Nevada County branch, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. The...


Obituary of Fay Wales
Obituary of Fay Wales

April 19, 2019

Fay Staples Wales passed away April 17, 2019 in Grass Valley, CA. She was 84. Fay was born April 19, 1934, in Nevada City California to Charles and Vivian (Coombs) Staples. She graduated from Marysville...


Senior prom
Senior prom

April 19, 2019

As a part of the “Livin’ the Dream” program, residents of the Brunswick Village Assisted Living community in Grass Valley partied the night away recently at their very own prom. Pictured, prom king David Knobloch,...


Nevada County Captures: Smokey the Bear and goats
Nevada County Captures: Smokey the Bear and goats

April 19, 2019

SUBMIT A PHOTO Have you captured the faces, places and events of our lovely community? Need help finding a lost pet? Then submit your photos to The Union’s “Nevada County Captures” page to be published...


Mueller reveals Trump’s attempt to choke off Russia probe
Mueller reveals Trump’s attempt to choke off Russia probe

April 18, 2019

WASHINGTON — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him...