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Think a Medical Marijuana ID Card Is Useless in the Recreational Era? Think Again

August 1, 2018 — Think a Medical Marijuana ID Card Is Useless in the Recreational Era? Think Again Presently, 30 U.S. states permit marijuana for medical use. California was one of the first to do so in 1996; it's also one of nine states that allows recreational cannabis use

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Live the Good Life in Nevada City

July 20, 2018 — Picture This… Imagine waking up to a view of the snow capped Sierra Buttes from your master bedroom.  You grab a cup of coffee from your gourmet kitchen and head out to the deck to watch the sun rise through the stately pine trees.  You

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Nevada County Certified Growers’ Markets offered three days a week

May 30, 2018 — Nevada County Certified Growers' Market (NCCGM), which has been in operation for over 30 years, is a coalition of more than 30 individual vendors that include farmers, crafters, bakeries, and more.  50% of the vendors are certified growers; a state requirement.  Voted "Best Produce Stand"

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Explore the Sierra Vintners Spring Wine Trail on May 19

May 9, 2018 — Here in Nevada County, we have many wonderful family-owned wineries tucked away in some of the most beautiful parcels of land to be found.  While most people simply enjoy the wines made here in local restaurants, stores, and tasting rooms, it is a uniquely enjoyable

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Be amazed and inspired at the Soroptimist Garden Tour

May 8, 2018 — Step into a world of beauty and wonder at the 25th annual Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills Garden Tour Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This popular event allows the public into some of our community's most beautiful and

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Gold Country Cycling Challenge Returns to Grass Valley

May 3, 2018 — The Rotary Club of Grass Valley announces the fifth Annual Gold Country Cycling Challenge on Saturday, May 19, starting and finishing at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  The Gold Country Cycling Challenge features a century ride, two "metric century" rides, and a half metric bike ride

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Meet Dan Miller- Nevada County District 3 Supervisor

April 30, 2018 — NON PARTISAN POLITICS Many things set Dan Miller apart from his opponent and non-partisan politics is on that list.  Every board, be it Nevada County Board of Supervisors, Grass Valley City Council, NUHS Board of Trustees, Planning Commission or the Sierra College Foundation have all

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Meet Mary Anne Davis – Candidate, Nevada County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

April 25, 2018 — If you've lived in Nevada County for any period of time, you've probably met Mary Anne Davis.  Currently the Event Manager/Nonprofit Manager for The Union newspaper, Mary Anne produces all events including the Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show, Chocolate Infusion, Healthy You Expo and has

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Free road safety training for teens

April 18, 2018 — We have lost too many of our promising youth to accidents on our roads and highways.  Every time one of these tragedies strikes, the whole community mourns and at least one family is forever altered.   Dreams of college, graduation, a whole life of possibility; gone

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We’re honored: The Union wins 16 California Journalism Awards, including General Excellence

April 14, 2018 — The Union has earned 16 honors in the 2017 California Journalism Awards, announced at a Saturday luncheon during the California News Publishers Association Summit in Sonoma. Among four first-place awards, The Union took top honors for General Excellence. "It's great to see our news staff

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Ninjas descend upon Grass Valley on March 24

March 16, 2018 — And now for something completely different!  Get ready for an evening of adrenaline producing action, gut busting laughter, and general amazement on Saturday, March 24, when the internationally acclaimed ninja theatre troupe, NANDA returns to The Center for the Arts. NANDA was extremely popular when

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Chapa –De Indian Health

March 7, 2018 — The motto of Chapa-De Indian Health is "Passionate People. Compassionate Care."  More than just an empty slogan, Chapa De's leadership and staff truly embrace those words and strive to ensure that every patient receives the best possible care in a way that is convenient, caring,

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Listen to your heart

February 26, 2018 — You are invited to a receive a free Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10th, at the California College of Ayurveda (CCA) campus in Nevada City.  In this 30 minute session, you will learn your constitution and the nature of any imbalances

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Here’s Why You’ll Still Need a California Medical Marijuana Card in 2018

December 14, 2017 — While "can I buy marijuana in California" was once an uncertainty, now all Californians have two choices: recreational and medicinal. But is one better than the other? Ever since voters passed Prop 64 last November, they've been eager to see how the new law will

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Kick off the Holiday Season at Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

October 27, 2017 — The air is getting cooler, the leaves are in their full glory, and every day gets a little shorter. It must be time to decorate for the holidays! Get ready for the season at Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames, your one stop shopping for all

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National Lights On Afterschool & NEO Youth Center Open House

October 26, 2017 — Celebrate local youth during the national event Lights On Afterschool, Oct. 26, 2017, 5-7:30 p.m., at the NEO Youth Center in Grass Valley. Lights On Afterschool, is a nationwide event that aims to raise support and awareness for after school programs. NEO, which stands for

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Nevada County Certified Growers’ Market Open through Thanksgiving

October 20, 2017 — Summer is over, but you can still enjoy farmers markets twice a week for quite some time. Nevada County Certified Growers Market (NCCGM), which has been in operation for over 30 years, is a coalition of more than 60 individual vendors that include farmers, crafters,

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Explore Western Nevada County’s Vibrant Art Scene at the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour

October 3, 2017 — Come and see one of the reasons why Grass Valley/Nevada City was recently voted one of the 14 Cultural Arts Districts in California at the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour. Visit over 65 artists at 43 studios and art galleries throughout Western Nevada County's

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Experience the latest in home design and trends at 100% Design

September 28, 2017 — Is your home your sanctuary from the outside world? It should soothe your mind, body and soul and be your safe haven at the end of a busy day. When you walk inside your home, do you love what surrounds you? Maybe you adore certain

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Local Soroptomist chapter offers award for female breadwinner seeking higher education or training

September 26, 2017 — Ladies, are you ready to Live Your Dream?  Soroptomist International of the Sierra Foothills (SISF) is currently accepting applications for the international Live Your Dream Award, a scholarship for women seeking to further their education.  The funds can be used to help pay for tuition,

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