5 hrs ago
Penn Valley, 14681 Oak Meadow Road, August 5, all day
Here it is! Garage sale extraordinaire! You get 2 garages, one for 3 cars, the other for 2 cars, 5 homes, 40 acres that are already split into 2 parcels, a pond, NID water, Kentucky fencing, privacy and rolling green pasture, hills and trees, as far as the eye can see! You'll be only 12 minutes to Grass Valley and Nevada City, minutes to Lake ... (more)
9 hrs ago
Grass Valley Attorney Elected Treasurer of State Bar
The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California elected Grass Valley City Attorney Michael G. Colantuono Treasurer of the Bar for the 2014-2015 year on July 18th.
14 hrs ago
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)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Local Official Elected to State Level Position
A local government official has been elected to a state organization's leadership team.
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.
Third Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Accepts Plea Deal
A third defendant of a brutal Grass Valley home invasion robbery is accepting a plea agreement.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Union Democrat
Strawberry Fall Festival takes shape for Sept. 11
Additional performers will include Joe and Hattie Craven, Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan, Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong, and more to come.
The Daily Democrat
Woodland school district welcomes new Douglass principal
Filling the final vacancy for next year, Woodland School Board trustees have appointed Derek Cooper as the new principal of Douglass Middle School.
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.
Organic carob powder recalled nationwide over salmonella
Earth Circle Organics, a company based in Grass Valley, is pulling a number of lots of its Organic Carob Powder with expiration dates of June 5, 2015.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Good Police Work Catches Hit and Run Driver in GV
Some good police work by a Grass Valley officer led to the arrest of a hit and run driver Wednesday morning.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Dignity Health, Anthem Blue Cross continue talks beyond contract termination deadline
San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have gone into overtime on negotiations for a new contract, but both sides appeared confident of an eventual agreement.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Budget and economy on Grass Valley City Council agenda
This week's meeting of the Grass Valley City Council will deal with several aspects of the city's economic well being, including a presentation from City Manager Bob Richardson on recruiting businesses and attracting tourism to this area.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Foothills Firefighters Consulted On Disney's 'Planes' Sequel
You won't see any local actors in "Planes: Fire and Rescue," but firefighters played a key, behind-the-scenes role making sure Disney got things right.
Nevada County's SunSmile Farms settles lawsuit against NID
George Loftus, owner of Sun Smile Farms, in this file photo stands in a section of his cherry orchards west of Grass Valley.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Steer that was set on fire gets new, safe home
A steer doused with kerosene and set on fire in California - surviving only to face possible slaughter for meat - was rescued this week by a Bay Area group that arranged for it to live at a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley.
Flying high with - Planes': Grass Valley air base inspiration for Disney film
The U.S. Forest Service's Smokey Bear will be at Sierra Cinemas on Friday for the matinee premiere of Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue."
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Hamilton: So what brings you to western Nevada County?
After all, as it has long been said, everyone has a story to share. And, as you might imagine, I love stories.