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Grass Valley Grandmother and Anti-Drone Protestor Spared Prison, Found Not Guilty Wednesday in Federal Court in Sacramento

Apr 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO April 16, 2014 - A federal judge here Wednesday, after a half-day bench trial without a jury, found an anti-drone protestor not guilty of trespassing at a demonstration at Beale Air Force Base. Grass Valley grandmother Shirley Osgood alleg...

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Video: Watch Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong win gold at Winter Paralympics

Video: Watch Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong win gold at Winter Paralympics

Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong’s gold-medal performance at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has now been recorded in a YouTube video. Evan’s family owns The Fix for Foodies restaurant in Nevada City: (Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America)

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Why the BLM Battle at Bundy Ranch Matters

Apr 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 - A 20-year feud between private rancher Cliven Bundy, 68, and the Bureau of Land Management turned violent late last week when hundreds of armed Americans came together in support of Bundy, whose cattle were being removed from federal land by court order for illegal grazing.

The mass of armed citizenry, as...

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NID Hosts ‘No Motor Day’ Apr. 27 at Scotts Flat Lake

Apr 16, 2014

GRASS VALLEY April 16, 2014 - The quiet, natural beauty of Scotts Flat Reservoir will be showcased on Sunday, Apr. 27, as the Nevada Irrigation District hosts its 7th Annual “No Motor Day.”

NID Recreation Manager Peggy Davidson said the district has organized the event in response to community requests and as part of...

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Rim Fire Fence Repair

Apr 16, 2014

Sonora, Calif. April 16, 2014 - The Stanislaus National Forest (STF) has received funding totaling $525,000 to repair and replace range infrastructure damaged or destroyed in last summer's Rim Fire. There were 14 grazing allotments and 7 permittees af...

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Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Recent accolades that make our region a world-class destination: Cool Small Towns Nevada City was just named the sixth coolest small town in America in Budget Travel’s 9th annual America’s Coolest Small Town contest. “Residents value the Gold Country town for its music and art scene, food and proximity to some of California’s amazing rivers, lakes...

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Sierra College STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical Thinking

Apr 16, 2014

ROCKLIN, CA, April 15, 2014 - On April 4, at the final session of the Sierra College STEM Collaborative ACTivATE nine-month professional development program on teaching applied critical thinking, Sierra College and high school instructors reported that their students are better prepared for employment because critical thinking has been explicitly incorporated into classroom instruction.

With...

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More Precious than Gold: Free Film & Panel Discussion on the Proposed San Juan Ridge Mine Today

Apr 16, 2014
More Precious than Gold: Free Film & Panel Discussion on the Proposed San Juan Ridge Mine Today

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Placer County’s credit rating upgraded

Apr 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 - Placer County earned a significant savings and a higher credit rating recently when it refinanced municipal bonds originally issued to help finance construction of buildings in North Auburn and Roseville.

"This is great news for Placer County and its residents," Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Duran said. "A credit...

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Breezy northerly winds with above normal temperatures today

Apr 16, 2014
Breezy northerly winds with above normal temperatures today

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