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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....


That good old baylor line in the doctrinal sand
That good old baylor line in the doctrinal sand

June 6, 2019

Like all historic private universities, Baylor University — chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas — has its share of beloved traditions. One of them is that public prayers during graduation ceremonies are given...


Chabad of Grass Valley commemorates Shavuot
Chabad of Grass Valley commemorates Shavuot

June 6, 2019

When thinking Jewish holidays, Passover, Chanukah and Yom Kippur come to mind. Nevertheless, Shavuot is considered one of Judaism’s major holidays and was in fact a “pilgrimage” when all of Israel would travel to Jerusalem...


Spirituality in action

June 6, 2019

Sierra Center for Spiritual Living invites you to join them as they continue our 2019 theme, “Spirituality in Action.” Rev. Rafe A. Ellis, senior minister, and Rev. Madalyn Wade, assistant minister will be your guides...


Religion Briefs, June 7, 2019

June 6, 2019

The Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains We are an open and progressive community in the heart of Grass Valley. We invite all to attend Sunday services and other events throughout the month of June,...







Preparing for Passover
Preparing for Passover

April 4, 2019

Residents of Nevada County are warmly invited to attend a traditional Passover Seder with Rabbi Nochum Yusewitz and his wife on Friday, April 19 at The Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley. The third annual...


First female bishop of Northern California elected
First female bishop of Northern California elected

April 4, 2019

The Reverend Canon Megan M. Traquair was elected the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California at the diocese’s Special Electing Convention in February. Bishop-Elect Megan is the first woman to be elected...


Pleasantly Purim

April 4, 2019

The Chabad of Grass Valley celebrated Purim last month with their Spread The Joy party, held at the Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley. The event featured a community dinner, Megillah reading and community drum...



Peace troubadour celebrates 25 years
Peace troubadour celebrates 25 years

April 4, 2019

Imagine how it would feel to bring someone you admire back through time, then listen as they share what they know. In this inspiring one-man musical, James Twyman brings St. Francis of Assisi to life....


Religion Briefs, April 5, 2019

April 4, 2019

Sierra Center for Spiritual Living Come celebrate with us and Reverend Rafe Ellis this Sunday at 10 a.m. The talk title for the day is “Diversity.” Inspirational music will be led by Jeff Wright and...





Religion Briefs, March 1, 2019

February 28, 2019

Sierra Center for Spiritual Living Come celebrate with us and Reverend Rafe Ellis this Sunday at 10 a.m. The talk title for the day is “Integrity.” Inspirational music will be led by Jeff Wright and...