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Nevada City Moves Forward with Plans to Make the Community Safer from Wildfire 

Nevada City has been awarded a grant from Sierra Nevada Conservancy to develop an environmentally sound fuels treatment plan for 32 parcels and 348 acres of public and private lands, which will help protect 960 homes, Nevada City’s sewage treatment plant, three schools, St. Canice event center, the popular Deer Creek Tribute Trail and popular suspension bridge from the threat of wildfire.

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Eyes on the horizon: Deer Creek “Fire Flume” has potential to threaten Nevada City, Lake Wildwood and Cascade Shores – more than 7,400 residents

When a plane flies overhead, Vicky Reeder looks apprehensively at the October sky. In August, a small wildfire burned two miles away from the home she shares with her husband Brian McFarren, three miles from downtown Nevada City at the west end of the Deer Creek Tribute Trail. “We were all worried about it because […]

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Election 2022 | With wildfire on the horizon, community members eye Measure V to keep Truckee safe

California’s largest wildfire of 2022, the Mosquito Fire, had burned more than 76,000 acres near Foresthill in the foothills of Placer and El Dorado counties. The blaze, 90% contained as of Friday morning, raged through bone-dry forests and forced thousands of people to flee their communities, some within just a few short hours. Thousands of […]

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Application period open for BriarPatch Round Up Program

Grass Valley – Beginning June 1, eligible nonprofit and cooperative organizations can apply for BriarPatch Food Co-op’s competitive 2022 Round Up at the Register fundraising program, previously known as CAUSE.    Since 2015, BriarPatch shoppers have raised more than $250,000 for nonprofit organizations through the program. In the past, the program supported organizations working to build trails, […]

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Virtual concert, art show to benefit cultural revitalization & federal recognition of Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan

September 7, 2020 – The local community can support Federal Recognition and Cultural Revitalization efforts of the Nevada City Rancheria during a virtual event featuring live music, art and history on Sept. 12, 2020. California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP) is co-hosting the fundraiser, “Lyla June & MaMuse: A Night of Music & Art”, co-sponsored […]

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Hank Meals’ ‘Just Enough’ Regional History Course coming to the Banner Guild

Grass Valley February 6, 2020 – The Just Enough Regional History Course, a five session audio-visual presentation by Archaeologist, Historian, Hiking Guide and Author Hank Meals is coming to audiences at the Banner Guild on Feb. 13. Meals first presented his series to history lovers who filled the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center on the […]

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North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center presents a 5-part series by Hank Meals: “Just Enough History”

NORTH COLUMBIA, Calif. October 4, 2019 – The Yuba and Bear Rivers have played a major role in California’s history. Former players and incidents in this dramatic story have influenced science, industry and ethics on a world-wide scale with good and bad consequences. With so much heritage surrounding us how can a person begin to […]

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Community’s favorite storyteller brings back Kids Cabaret to Nevada Theatre on Nov. 3

NEVADA CITY, Calif. October 29, 2018 – Internationally renowned and locally loved vaudevillian entertainer Izzi Tooinsky is bringing back his “heartchild” to the Nevada Theatre – Kids Cabaret, a variety show featuring young local performers. Kids Cabaret is a showcase of music, live theater and dance performed by some of the most inspired young entertainers, […]

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