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4 hrs ago | The Union

Homeowners association slams vet's furniture donation hobby

Dennis Kocher makes furniture in his Lake of the Pines garage for military personnel stationed at Beale Air Force Base near Marysville.

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Related Topix: Lake of the Pines, CA, US Military, Beale Air Force Base, US Air Force, Home Listing, Home

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Union

Names of Nevada County Civil Grand Jury members released to public

At a swearing-in ceremony at the Nevada County Superior Court, the Honorable Thomas M. Anderson, Judge of the Nevada County Superior Court and the Presiding Judge of the Grand Jury, impaneled the 2014-2015 Nevada County Civil Grand Jury on June 13. The panel is unique in that only two states, California and Nevada, utilize the county civil grand ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Union

R.L. Crabb set for book release

Local cartoonist R.L. Crabb will host a book release party for his graphic autobiography "Scablands" from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at McGee's Annex in Nevada City.

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Related Topix: Nevada City, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Congo connection forms lasting roots

Jesse and Keleah Greggs sit together at Scotts Flat Lake during a multi-church campout earlier this month near Nevada City.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Sacramento, CA, Nevada City, CA

Knco radio

Foreign Car Show and BBQ Battle

Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University

Knco radio

Governor Appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer to State Board

Governor Jerry Brown appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer, Michael Ertola, to the California Board of State and Community Corrections.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Auburn, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Union

Penn Valley wreck leaves man in critical condition

A Yuba City man remained in critical condition Friday after a vehicle collision in Penn Valley Thursday afternoon that also sent two Nevada County residents to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Penn Valley, CA

TheBlaze.com

Veteran Vows to Use 'Fighting Spirit' to Fight Order Prohibiting...

An elderly veteran who has been building furniture from his garage and donating it to military families for years was recently ordered to cease operations or face a fine up to $1,000.

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Related Topix: US Military, Beale Air Force Base, US Air Force, Lake of the Pines, CA, US Politics, US News

The Union

Hemig: Grass Valley crime stats improving, but still work to do

In my column on April 3, I explained that The Union has a responsibility to report the happenings of this community.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Drugs, Marijuana

Knco radio

Third Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Accepts Plea Deal

A third defendant of a brutal Grass Valley home invasion robbery is accepting a plea agreement.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Should Art be added to STEM?

To gain insight on how educators can better prepare students for advanced manufacturing and STEM careers, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Collaborative engaged Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. to conduct a literature review on the value of adding the arts to STEM, making it STEAM.

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Related Topix: Rocklin, CA, Sacramento, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Knco radio

Not In My Backyard

A group of residents in one Grass Valley neighborhood are not happy with the plan of a housing facility for low income, mentally ill, potentially homeless residents of Nevada County.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA

Knco radio

NID Water Summit 2014 This Evening

The Nevada Irrigation District is holding an informational meeting to bring elected officials and the community up to speed on issues related to water use, conservation and water rights in Nevada County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Knco radio

Local Tea Party Leader Supports New State

It was a campaign issue in many northern rural counties in the June electionwhether or not northern California should break away from the rest of the state and form the State of Jefferson.

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Knco radio

United Way Seeking BBQ Teams

United Way of Nevada County is combining two great events, the annual BBQ Battle and Foreign Car Show into one big eventa the Foreign Car Show & BBQ Battle! We are currently looking for teams to compete and share their grilling expertise with the public.

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The Union

Nevada County couple seeking to hold free 2-day healthcare clinic

A Grass Valley couple who volunteered at an April four-day free healthcare event in Coachella are organizing a two-day event in early 2015 for area residents needing care.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Coachella, CA, Roseville, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Union

KVMR to offer live broadcast of NID Water Summit

For those unable to attend Thursday evening's Water Summit, hosted by the Nevada Irrigation District, community radio station KVMR, 89.5FM, plans to provide live coverage of the discussion.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Placer County, CA

Knco radio

Another Phone SCAM Hits County

Another phone scam hitting Nevada County- this time the caller says he is a lieutenant with the Sheriff's Office.

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Knco radio

Benefit Concert for Charis Youth Center

Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Knco radio

Drought Brings Out Hungry Bears

Sightings of Bears and other wildlife seem to be on the increase in Nevada County and one reason for that may be the drought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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