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Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off Celebration of Trails
Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off Celebration of Trails

May 21, 2019

Bear Yuba Land Trust is hosting a Celebration of Trails Kick Off event at 5 p.m. today at Grass Valley Brewing Company. The event is for the community to learn more about Celebration of Trails,...


Obituary of Kenneth W. Jones
Obituary of Kenneth W. Jones

May 21, 2019

On May 13, 2019, Grass Valley resident, Kenneth W. Jones passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. He was born in the Midwest, but his love of the Sierra’s drew him to...


Obituary of Howard Wayne Young

May 21, 2019

Howard Wayne Young passed away on May 16, 2019 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital from complications from age. He was 93. He was born July 7, 1925 on the family farm in Garden Grove, IA...





Obituary of Wesley B. Prather
Obituary of Wesley B. Prather

May 21, 2019

Wesley B. Prather passed away at the Golden Empire Nursing and Rehab Center on Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was 97. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019...


Tom Laurent: LaMalfa’s day of infamy

May 21, 2019

April 4, 2019 will be known in Northern California as LaMalfa’s Day of Infamy. This is the day he chose to not protect the women in our district from their violent and abusive intimate partners...




Bell Hill Academy teacher receives education grant
Bell Hill Academy teacher receives education grant

May 21, 2019

Sonia Garcia, a second grade teacher at Bell Hill Academy in the Spanish immersion program, recently received a Program for Continuing Education (PCE) grant from the International P.E.O. Sisterhood. P.E.O. local chapter TE of Grass...



Ronnie Paul: Flower power, you put a spell on me
Ronnie Paul: Flower power, you put a spell on me

May 21, 2019

I’ve always considered myself someone who keeps a promise. I hope this doesn’t taint your opinion of me, but I must admit that this is no longer true. Although I actually pledged in writing to...


Patti Bess: Waiter, there’s glysophate in my soup?
Patti Bess: Waiter, there’s glysophate in my soup?

May 21, 2019

The organic food movement grew largely in rebellion to the assumption by the vast majority of consumers that pesticides don’t affect us that much. Agricultural products utilize more than 1,000 herbicides/pesticides on a regular basis....





AUTO RACING: Rossi qualifies 9th for Indianapolis 500
AUTO RACING: Rossi qualifies 9th for Indianapolis 500

May 20, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Alexander Rossi, a Nevada City native, will start ninth for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Rossi, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2016, drove the No. 27 NAPA...