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Lorraine’s Lowdown: Not just a job

January 17, 2020

The Big Screen comes to GeeVee’s Veterans Memorial Building for a free showing of a movie to support Welcome Home Vets. “Oildale” will be shown at 5 p.m. today; doors open at 4 p.m. Mike...






Nancy Pelosi and husband involved in some fishy business

February 11, 2009

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s home district includes San Francisco. Star-Kist Tuna’s headquarters is in San Francisco. Star-Kist is owned by Del Monte Foods and is a major contributor to Pelosi. Star-Kist is the...




Convicted murderer Sam Strange granted parole suitability

August 14, 2019

Sam Strange, in state prison since he was convicted in 1996 of murdering two Nevada County girls, was granted parole suitability on Wednesday, Assistant District Attorney Chris Walsh said. This was the fourth attempt at...




UPDATE: Deceased victim in Alpine Meadows avalanche ID’d

January 17, 2020

UPDATE 2:21 P.M.: Sgt. Mike Powers live from Alpine Meadows on today’s avalanche. UPDATE 1:54 P.M.: Sgt. Mike Powers has identified the deceased as Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden. UPDATE 1:20 P.M.: Squaw Valley Alpine...


Pet adopt-a-thon Saturday at Petco in Grass Valley

January 20, 2020

Scooter’s Pals will host its monthly adopt-a-thon between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday at Petco in Grass Valley. Many dogs, such as Speedy, pictured, are in need of good homes and will be on...



NC TECH offering free ‘Intro To Python’ class

January 19, 2020

The Nevada County Tech Connection is offering a free introductory course in Python programming beginning Feb. 4. Community members will have the opportunity to learn a foundational programming language underpinning the modern web. Those who...