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  1. No charges in NC bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Union

    The Nevada County District Attorney's Office has declined to file charges against any of those involved in a melee at a Nevada City bar that sent three people to the hospital. "There was no way to prove any of the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt," said Assistant District Attorney Glenn Jennings.

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  2. Healthy Options: Yoga - " a practice for balance, strength, flexibility and peace of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Union

    Participants stretch during a class at Full LIfe Yoga Studio on Providence Mine Road in Nevada City, owned by Elke Brown, a yoga instructor for the past 19 years. In 1981, at the age of 19, she moved to a spiritual community in the U.S. and added meditation and self-exploration to her activities.

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  3. NC rec committee to discuss Sugarloaf MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Union

    The Nevada City Recreation Committee will meet Wednesday morning to hold a public hearing on the city's vision statement for Sugarloaf Mountain, a more than 35-acre plot of land acquired by the city in 2011. Parks and Recreation Supervisor Dawn Zydonis said committee members met in February to pool their ideas to create the Sugarloaf vision statement, which will be formally created on today.

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  4. Oaks Counsel: Michelle Katz is creating healthy ways to process and celebrate life's transitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Union

    Michelle Katz of Nevada City, is the founder of Oaks Counsel, a program designed to bring rites of passage and nature-based healing back into the lives of busy Americans. Michelle Katz of Nevada City, is the founder of Oaks Counsel, a program designed to bring rites of passage and nature-based healing back into the lives of busy Americans.

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  5. George Boardman; Only McClintock can make LaMalfa look like a bleeding-heart liberalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Union

    YOU WOULD think Nevada City would show its appreciation by sending a representative to the Grass Valley City Council meeting where they voted to extend firefighting aid to the Queen of the Northern Mines, but this is Nevada City a THE PRESENTATION to the Board of Supervisors May 12 on the State of Jefferson is shaping up as a real three-ring circus. Get there early for the best seats a RALEY'S IS the only grocery store chain in Consumer Reports' top ten that has stores in western Nevada County.

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  6. Green light on for restoration phase at Bridgeport Historic Covered Bridge in Nevada CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Union

    The Bridgeport Historic Covered Bridge stabilization is done as cables have been strung on four points on the bridge to the shore and the beam supports added on each end of the bridge. The restoration phase is about to begin on the bridge.

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  7. Our View: Real need for urgency is actual leadership on cannabis in our communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Union

    Stop us if you have heard this before, but a group of local residents are asking the Nevada County Board of Supervisors for an "urgency ordinance" to deal with what they perceive to be an immediate threat to our community. That might sound familiar because you read Wednesday morning's edition of The Union, which reported a local chapter of Smart Approaches to Marijuana is asking supervisors to consider an "urgency ordinance" to establish more restrictive outdoor marijuana growing regulations in Nevada County.

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  8. Nevada City attorney submits proposal for statewide marijuana legalization initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Union

    A Nevada City attorney this week submitted a proposed statewide initiative to legalize the use and cultivation of marijuana for non-medical or recreational adult use. Attorney Heather Burke said she and attorney Omar Figueroa of Sebastopol submitted the " California Craft Cannabis Initiative " proposal on Wednesday to the state Attorney General's office in Sacramento.

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  9. Tools on display at the Bourne Cottage garden shed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Union

    It is the dedication of employees and volunteers that has kept the Bourne Estate and its gardens vital in our community. Rediscovering a garden sanctuary, I recently joined enthusiastic volunteers and staff for a stroll through the lovely historic gardens of the Empire Mine.

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  10. Nevada City's Marsh house approved for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Union

    The Nevada City Planning Commission on Thursday approved a proposal to add a new 400-square-foot rear wood deck, which would connect to an already existing pavilion, on Nevada City's historic Martin Luther Marsh house property. In a 4-1 vote, commissioners said they approved the proposal, made by property owner Charlotte Dewar, with the stipulation that Dewar would address the commission's recommendations in a timely matter.

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  11. Longtime volunteers find camaraderie, purpose at Nevada County librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Union

    Andrea Earle prepares to cover a new paperback book at the Madelyn Helling Library. Earle, 87, has been volunteering at the library for about 17 years.

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  12. Nevada County group pushes for more restrictive outdoor pot grow ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Union

    A Nevada County Sheriff's deputy conducting a compliance check based on the cultivation ordinance countsmarijuana plants in a greenhouse in 2013 in this archive photo. Don Bessee, left, executive director of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, Northern California, pauses with SAM member Stephen De Sena at Tuesday's Nevada County Board of Supervisors meeting where they asked for an urgency ordinance with stronger controls on outdoor marijuana grows.

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  13. Consolidated: Nevada City fire brownouts plan 'a huge guerilla on our backs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Union

    Nevada City is short-changing its residents and overburdening its neighbor fire agencies with the city's new plan to eliminate one of three shifts at Fire Station 54 on a rolling basis starting next Thursday, surrounding fire officials said this week. "They have just put a huge gorilla on our backs," said Nevada County Consolidated Fire District board member Keith Grueneberg at Thursday night's public meeting.

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  14. Big things on horizon for Nevada County librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Union

    A stack of books at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City are tagged for delivery to North San Juan, where a library lending kiosk will be stocked in coming weeks. All week long, in honor of National Library Week, you've been reading articles about what the Nevada County libraries have done this past year and what we are doing now.

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  15. NC energy action plan recommended to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Union

    Local residents both lauded and vilified a Nevada City energy action plan presented to the city's Planning Commission Thursday afternoon, which attempts to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy efforts citywide. Presented by the Sierra Business Council, a Truckee-based regional nonprofit, the draft plan was unanimously approved by commissioners and will be brought before the city council in May for final approval.

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  16. Gold Country Lenders trial begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Union

    The company's CEO, Phil Lester, and CFO, Susan Laferte, were arrested in September 2012 after they allegedly defrauded investors of millions of dollars over a period of eight years. They each face charges of using a scheme to defraud, offering securities for sale by means of an untrue statement or omission of a material fact, and fraud from an elder adult.

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  17. Reinette Senum: Nevada City's inaugural 'Spring Madness' a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Union

    Last week Nevada City successfully launched its first spring-cleaning called "Spring Madness Hits Nevada City." The three-day event proved to be an empowering exercise in community.

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  18. Traffic stop in Grass Valley leads to drug sale chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Union

    A Nevada City man stopped for having an obstructed license plate ended up going to jail on a number of charges after deputies reportedly found drug paraphernalia and more than 80 grams of methamphetamine in his truck. A Nevada County Sheriff's deputy saw the Toyota Tundra on Idaho-Maryland Road at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and eventually stopped the driver, John Glenn Springsteen, at a fast food restaurant on East Main Street in Grass Valley, said Capt.

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  19. Nevada City Planning Commission to review energy planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Union

    The Nevada City Planning Commission will meet Thursday afternoon to hold a public hearing to review the final draft of a city-wide energy action plan presented by the Sierra Business Council, a Truckee-based regional group, in partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric. The energy plan is an attempt to expand energy efficiency and renewable energy efforts in Nevada City, said Sierra Business Council Senior Planner Brenda Gillarde.

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  20. Jury selection in Gold Country Lenders trial enters second weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Union

    Jury selection in the Gold Country Lenders trial got under way last week, and continued on into a second week Tuesday. The fraud case against the company's CEO, Phil Lester, and CFO, Susan Laferte, has been slowly making its way through the court system since their September 2012 arrest.

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