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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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Welcome autumn on the Wine Trail

September 7, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their final of three wine trails for 2017 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, the day after the Autumnal Equinox, at four locations ranging from Penn Valley to Nevada City. Spend the day touring each location and enjoy

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Walk the red carpet in style at Dancing with our Stars

August 15, 2017 — We don't get many opportunities to go all out and dress up here in western Nevada County, so The Center for the Arts fifth annual Dancing with our Stars is the perfect opportunity to get your best formal wear out of the back of the

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Sip on Summer on the Wine Trail

July 5, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their second of three wine trails in 2017 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, at eight wineries in South Nevada and Placer Counties.   This is the third year that the group is holding three separate trails, as

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Be amazed and inspired at the Soroptimist Garden Tour

May 12, 2017 — Step into a world of beauty and wonder at the 24th annual Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills Garden Tour Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21. This popular event allows the public into some of our community's most beautiful and elaborate private gardens, and the homeowners

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The Wine Trails are back!

May 1, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their first of three wine trails for 2017 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at six locations along the Hwy 49 and Hwy 174 corridors. Spend a beautiful spring day touring each location and enjoy wonderful wine tastings,

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How will Brexit affect YOU?

April 13, 2017 — In June of 2016 the United Kingdom, as a whole, voted to leave the European Union. This movement has become widely known as Brexit. "The future of the EU is dependent upon the United Kingdom’s ability to negotiate its way forward as a member of

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Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames offers classes and events to spark your inner artist

April 10, 2017 — Are you looking for something fun and different to do with your mom for Mother's Day? Or maybe you're just longing for a fun night out with friends? Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames is once again offering their Ladies Craft Night, back by popular demand,

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