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Preventing Kitchen Fires

Oct 1, 2013

Camino October 1, 2013 - Did you know that 42% of house fires in the USA are caused by kitchen fires, i.e. cooking equipment such as your stove or oven, primarily because food is left unattended while cooking. These fires account for 38% of fire injur...

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Fair weather today and Wednesday

Oct 1, 2013
Fair weather today and Wednesday

October 1, 2013 - Fair weather today and Wednesday expect for some cloudiness, especially over the mountainous terrain. Breezy northerly winds late Wednesday through Friday. ...

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Plumas National Forest fire restrictions lifted

Oct 1, 2013

Quincy, CA October 1, 2013 - Fire restrictions on the Plumas National Forest (public land) are being lifted, effective Wednesday, October 2, 2013. "Cooler and wetter weather means safer conditions on the ground," said Steve Millert, Plumas National For...

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Shutdown begins

“The U.S. government on Tuesday began to shut down for the first time in 17 years, after a Congress bitterly divided over President Obama’s signature health-care initiative failed to reach agreement to fund federal agencies,” as the Washington Post is reporting. “Thousands of government workers arrived at federal office buildings to clean off their...

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Blessing of the Animals set for Oct. 5 at Peace Lutheran

Oct 1, 2013

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. October 1, 2013 - Friday is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and those who promote environmental consciousness. Peace Lutheran Church will celebrate with a short and simple service of prayer and ble...

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We’re going to launch a high-school journalism scholarship

Sierra Foothills Report has volunteered to donate $1,356.75 to the Nevada Joint Union High School District, stemming from The Union’s FOI lawsuit against the district, as I wrote previously. The Union’s lawsuit, which it lost, cost the District $17,000 in touch economic times. It was misguided, and a judge sided with the District. We...

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Guilty Verdict for Sutter County Man Charged with Illegal Possession of Migratory Game Birds

Oct 1, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After a one-day bench trial, Jeffrey A. Catlett, 35, of Sutter, Calif. was found guilty today by United States Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman of violations of the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, United States Attorney Benj...

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Local newspaper whines because it can’t get the scoop (“Here we go again”)

Local newspaper whines because it can’t get the scoop (“Here we go again”)

Instead of writing about its plans to hike the newsstand price of its newspaper by 33 percent to $1, The Union has another editorial whining because it can’t get the scoop. This time it blames the County Economic Resource Council, as it did the Nevada Joint Union High School District previously. Under the headline...

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Safety Alert: White male in a red pickup truck accosting children

Sep 30, 2013

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. September 30, 2013 - Another incident of a male approaching children in a possibly suspicious manner over the weekend prompted a safety alert sent to parents at Union Hill School, among others. The alert stated: "I would like to b...

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Waste Management Opens Reuse Store at the McCourtney Road Transfer Station

Sep 30, 2013

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. September 30, 2013 - Come visit the new Reuse Store at Waste Management's McCourtney Road Transfer Station, where Nevada County residents and businesses can now pick up select reusable items for free. These items may include paint,...

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