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Our local hero Evan Strong in photo with President Obama

Our local hero Evan Strong in photo with President Obama

Snowboard cross champion Evan Strong made history after an inspiring performance in Sochi this winter, taking home gold and becoming the first elite para-athlete to appear on the iconic Wheaties box. Strong was Grand Marshal in the Fourth of July … Continue reading

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New NC Police chief supports civic efforts on Lower Commercial Street

New NC Police chief supports civic efforts on Lower Commercial Street

Editor’s note: I received the August monthly newsletter from the new Nevada City police chief Tim Foley. It is a good, detailed report. Among other things, I was glad to see him supporting the civic efforts on Lower Commercial Street. … Continue reading

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Local GOP headquarters hosts a State of Jefferson meet-up

Local GOP headquarters hosts a State of Jefferson meet-up

  All for one, and one for all?

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GV needs to look harder at population growth projections amid “facts” in its housing report

GV needs to look harder at population growth projections amid “facts” in its housing report

The Grass Valley Planning Commission meets Tuesday to consider a recommendation to adopt the City’s 2014-2019 Housing Element: a comprehensive housing document that examines the City’s housing needs from the present to the year 2019. It’s a sobering document. Yet … Continue reading

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Kathryn Hall Release Party Set for Sept. 13th, 1-4pm

Sep 2, 2014
Kathryn Hall Release Party Set for Sept. 13th, 1-4pm

The “Kathryn Hall Release Party” date has been set for Saturday, September 13 at HALL Wines in St. Helena where the 2011 HALL ‘Kathryn Hall’ Cabernet Sauvignon will be released for a crowd filled with wine lovers, foodies, fans, members and tourists alike. The party will take place on the newly designed Great Lawn...

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Scoop: Las Katarinas in Nevada City is closing — a chance it will reopen elsewhere

Scoop: Las Katarinas in Nevada City is closing  — a chance it will reopen elsewhere

Las Katarinas Mexican restaurant, a fixture on Broad Street in Nevada City for the past 10 years, is closing its doors after Labor Day, though it might reopen elsewhere, according to co-owner Dave Francis. The restaurant at 311 Broad St. (whose name … Continue reading

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2014 Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction and Beer Garden is October 4th, 4-7pm

Sep 1, 2014
2014 Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction and Beer Garden is October 4th, 4-7pm

The 2014 Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction & Beer Garden Event promises to be one of the best ever! In it’s 24th year, the event boasts more than 20 of the best restaurants in Sacramento, more than 50 wineries, and the always popular Beer Garden orchestrated by Pangaea Two Brews & Bottleshop.  There...

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Scoop: Optimism grows for 1G internet in our county

Scoop: Optimism grows for 1G internet in our county

Optimism for an ultra-fast 1 gigabit internet and data speed via fiber optic called the Bright Fiber Network to serve 3,000 customers in our western county is growing, Sierra Foothills Report has learned. It comes as other broadband projects for … Continue reading

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Race deserves more attention, not less — in our community and elsewhere

Race deserves more attention, not less — in our community and elsewhere

“Many white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said that the issue of race is getting more attention than it … Continue reading

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Cal Bears singing a different tune this season?

Cal Bears singing a different tune this season?

I went to undergraduate school at Cal and to graduate school at Northwestern, and the two teams were playing each other today to kick off the college football season. I was only half interested, however, thanks to the great outdoor … Continue reading

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