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  1. Nevada County Board of Supervisors to discuss solar panel projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Union

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors is scheduled on Tuesday to proceed with a solar panel project expected to save the county millions of dollars. Supervisors will vote on an application for federal funding that, if granted, would enable it to issue bonds at a reduced interest rate.

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  2. Brian Hamilton: Stoking the flame clearly 'a net positive' for young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Union

    Andrew Rolland, a Bear River High School junior, will screen his film "A Net Positive" at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., in Grass Valley and 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Yuba River Charter School, 215 Washington St., in Nevada City. When a family friend informed me a couple of months ago that his son had a film accepted to be shown at this week's Wild & Scenic Film Festival , I couldn't wait to write about it.

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  3. Lake of the Pines resident facing federal weapons, marijuana chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Union

    A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment Thursday against Nevada County resident Craig Mason, 44, charging him with unlawful dealing and manufacturing firearms and manufacturing marijuana. Mason and others involved in the scheme reportedly sold the parts necessary to assemble a firearm.

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  4. Police blotter: Illegal dumping, chainsawing reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Union

    10:19 a.m. - A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported illegal dumping; the suspect was contacted and picked up his garbage. 10:58 a.m. - A caller from the 200 block of Hughes Road reported a man chainsawing a tree without permits.

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  5. George Boardman: This editor never covered folks in western Nevada CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Union

    The editor who said it's the job of a newspaper to help its readers make sense of the world they live in never had to report on the activities of some of the zany folks who live in western Nevada County. While most of the people who inhabit this area are level-headed citizens who have a rational view of the world, we do have our share of people who experience their own flights of fantasy.

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  6. Police blotter: Pilot uninjured in ultralight crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The Union

    2:47 p.m. - A caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported a vehicle burglary with nothing missing but damage to the vehicle. 3:56 p.m. - A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported the theft of a purse from an office.

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  7. Lake of the Pines burglary suspect arrested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Union

    A Lake of the Pines man facing charges after being connected to multiple burglaries in late October was arrested by Grass Valley Police officers Sunday after reportedly breaking into a tow yard with another man. The owner of the tow yard called 911 to report the break-in and the theft of items Sunday morning, and was able to provide a description of the suspect vehicle, said Sgt.

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  8. Roy Crain: Madder than hell, and apparently no one caresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | The Union

    I am madder than hell and I don't know what to do about it, as no one seems to care! I am 91 years old, lived through the big depression, flew in three wars, owned and ran three real estate offices, built a shopping center and, at one time thought I knew how things worked. - We live in a government that is controlled by big business; I call it legalized bribery.

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  9. Man arrested in connection with burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Union

    A Lake of the Pines man has been arrested in connection with burglaries in DarkHorse, Grass Valley and Nevada City, after some detective work by one of the alleged victims. One of the burglaries involved the theft of an air compressor from a work site in DarkHorse on Sunday or Monday, said Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal.

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  10. Police blotter: Woman reportedly breaking into vehicles arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Union

    A woman was caught shoplifting and stopped outside the store. She had been handcuffed and the stolen merchandise was retrieved from her purse.

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  11. Residents can speak Tuesday about rezoning for high-density residential planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Union

    Nevada County residents get another chance this Tuesday to voice their opinions on proposed rezoning for high-density residential units, a state-mandated change that in August led several opponents to decry the move. The Board of Supervisors will gather at 9:30 a.m. for its meeting at the Eric Rood Administrative Center, 950 Maidu Ave. The county's Planning Commission in August recommended the board approve rezoning for land along Brunswick Road, near Grass Valley; as well as parcels near Penn Valley Drive and Spenceville Road in Penn Valley; and spots in Lake of the Pines, near Highway 49 and Combie Road.

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  12. Nevada County firefighters contain fire to garage of River Ranch Road homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | The Union

    About 30 firefighters rushed to a private property on River Ranch Road Thursday night to extinguish a fire that started in the garage of the house. The call came in around 6:40 p.m. and the fire was contained in 40 minutes, preventing it from spreading to the rest of the house and vegetation around the property.

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  13. Motorcycle MusingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | The Union

    There are over 33,000 HOA's in California. Of those, only three HOA's ban motorcycles - LWW being one of them.

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  14. Ed Scofield to run for reelection as Nevada County Supervisor in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The Union

    Scofield announced his candidacy for District 2 supervisor at a meeting of nearly 75 friends and supporters at the South Nevada County home of John and Teresia Renwick over the weekend. District 2 encompasses an area that includes South Nevada County and also includes Lake of the Pines and most of Alta Sierra.

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  15. Lake of the Pines Firewise Community hosts fire panel and disaster relief effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | The Union

    The Lake of the Pines Firewise Community in collaboration with the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, Cal Fire, Higgins Fire District and American Red Cross will host a fire panel discussion and disaster relief effort at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Lake of the Pines Clubhouse.

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  16. Housing element project critics want Nevada County to cast wider net...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Union

    Moments after the Nevada County Planning Department had wrapped up Thursday's detailed presentation of its Housing Element Rezone Program Implementation Project to meet state mandates for 699 high-density housing units, commissioners were assured by staff they were being offered the "best recommendation we can give you." That audience, which included dozens of white-clad members of a "Penn Valley Action Committee" who expressed their thoughts with thumbs-up and thumbs-down placards, was acknowledged by Chair Linda Duncan as being much larger than the norm for a county planning commission meeting.

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  17. Nevada County Planning commission recommends approval of Housing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Union

    Following more than two hours of public commentary Thursday afternoon, the Nevada County Planning Commission approved a staff recommendation to the Board of Supervisors for approval of the Housing Element Rezone Program Implementation Project , which proposes changes to county General Land Use and Zoning Designations to accommodate state mandates for Urban High Density housing. The project, which includes an addition of a Regional Housing Need Combining District, calls for rezoning of parcels in order to meet a minimum of 699 high density housing units among three areas in western Nevada County, including the city of Grass Valley's Sphere of Influence, Penn Valley and Lake of the Pines.

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  18. Nevada County planning commission to hold hearing on proposed high density rezoning projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | The Union

    The Nevada County Planning Commission is scheduled for two public hearings Thursday afternoon, including a project that proposes to change the General Land Use and Zoning Designation for up to 17 rezone sites to Urban High Density. The Planning Commission will hear a presentation by Tyler Barrington, principal planner, on the project, which according to the meeting agenda will add the Regional Housing Need Combining District to "accommodate the future development of a minimum of 699 high density housing units, as mandated by the State Department of Housing and Community Development."

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  19. Lake of the Pines resident withdraws harassment suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The Union

    "I'm not going to let it go," he said, adding that he plans to file another lawsuit against Lake of the Pines and against HOA board member Frank Mascari. Cauchi was alleging harassment on two occasions by Mascari and his wife, Denise, on Jan. 30 and Feb. 1 - the latter being Super Bowl Sunday - at the Sports Lounge at Lake of the Pines.

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  20. Parachutist recovering after accident at Lake of the Pines July 4th celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Union

    A 36-year-old experienced sky diver is recovering from serious injuries he received after jumping from a helicopter into the water at the Lake of the Pines Fourth of July celebration. Iwan Van der Schoor, a member of a group of sky divers from Aerial Extreme Inc., fell too fast when he made the 6,000-foot jump Saturday and suffered broken ribs and blunt injury to his aorta, the large artery that is the key to serving the body's critical organs, the Associated Press is reporting.

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