4 hrs ago
Courthouse Study to be Partially Publicly Funded?
It looks like a portion of a feasibility study for the renovation of the Nevada County Courthouse will come from public money.
8 hrs ago
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Nevada County school gets EPA grant to clean up toxic site at future campus
The Yuba River Charter School stresses love of the arts and the outdoors in a "whole child" learning program "to serve the whole world." Yet when administrators and parents for the unique Nevada County school went looking for pastoral locations for a new campus, they ran into a world of abandoned mines and toxic contamination from the region's gold ... (more)
12 hrs ago
United Way Foreign Car Show June 8 in Nevada City
The Sierra Sports Car Group, United Way of Nevada County and The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the third annual Nevada City Foreign Car Show.
16 hrs ago
High School Senior Releases CD
A Nevada Union High School senior can say he's done what a lot of people haven't. He has is own C-D out Seventeen year-old Ishaan Judd of Nevada City celebrated the release of his album at Center for the Arts over the weekend With his leg in a cast, he began getting serious about playing his guitar, and also started writing songs.
Fri May 17, 2013
Case Dismissed Against County Marijuana Ordinance
Nevada County has prevailed in defending the Medical Marijuana Ordinance adopted last year that was challenged in a lawsuit brought by the pro medical marijuana group, Americans for Safe Access- Nevada County Chapter.
Thu May 16, 2013
Historical Society Meets Tonight
A man whose great-great grandmother traveled to Nevada City by covered wagon will be talking about her epic journey this evening.
Wed May 15, 2013
Escape Burn Pile-Fire Now Out
An escaped burn pile near Bandolier Way on Banner Mountain drew quick response from firefighters around 1 o'clock this afternoon .
Tue May 14, 2013
Warrant Served at Scotts Valley Rd. Home
Narcotics Officers served a search warrant on the residence of a Scotts Valley Road home, Monday afternoon.
Determined kids in small California town push for plastic bag ban
This is a kid wearing 500 plastic bags, which is more or less how many every American uses in a year.
Mon May 13, 2013
Second Vehicle Runs Into CHP Vehicles
Two CHP Officers and a suspected drunk driver narrowly missed being critically injured.
Expansion under way for Nevada City brewery
Photo by Jim Beckett, The Union archives Simon Olney, left, and Jim Harte, right, are coowners of ol' Republic Brewery.
Nevada City to mull tax revenue allocations
Photo for The Union by Christopher Rosacker Nevada City Hall as seen from the top of the Nevada County Courthouse, which overlooks the downtown historic district of the Sierra Nevada foothill Gold Rush town.
Nevada City Rotary dedicates Noel Carter Loop Trail
Submitted photo NC Rotarian Dave Denney presiding at the Noel Carter Trail Dedication at the National Hotel Saturday morning with family, friends and Rotarians.
Sun May 12, 2013
Reported drunk driver hits officers' cars as they arrest other alleged drunk driver
While two California Highway Patrol officers were arresting a man for drunk driving outside of Nevada City Saturday, a second intoxicated driver crashed into the parked vehicles and nearly injured the three individuals on the side of the road.
Sat May 11, 2013
Our view: Courthouse study in right hands
This week, Nevada City's elected officials directed city staff to pursue an independent feasibility study in hopes of reviving the renovation of the Nevada County Courthouse, which the state "indefinitely delayed" in January despite its own 2009 report that deemed the 148-year-old facility "unsafe, substandard, overcrowded and functionally ... (more)
Downtown Grass Valley, Nevada City offer gifts for mom
Photo for The Union by John Hart Foothill Flowers, 102 W Main St, Grass Valley, workers are making and delivering bouquet of flowers for Mothers Day.
Partnering up to help others
Photo for The Union by John Hart United Ways 5th annual Day of Action in the Grass Valley-Nevada City that teams of volunteer their time, labor and talent to do a project to a United Way's partners agencies or other non-profit. Texas Instruments people volunteer at the Food Bank of Nevada County, Railroad Avenue, Grass Valley Friday afternoon ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Bee Critic Picks: Things to do this weekend
What: For the 44th year, the UC Davis campus will be home to the Whole Earth Festival.
Woolman Semester School: On the road
Submitted photo by Charolette Prud-Homme Woolman School Intern Sohie Brinker and student Lily Bell visit a strawberry farm this past week as part of their road trip from Davis to Oakland in search of solutions to the local and national food crisis.
Thu May 09, 2013
Students push Nevada City to examine plastic bag ban
Photo submitted to The Union Students from Grass Valley Charter School, Yuba River Charter School and Nevada Union High School convened at Nevada City Hall Wednesday to ask the city council to consider an ordinance to ban single-use plastic bags.