From baby steps to giant strides

After 6 years of growth, NEO aspires to start youth center
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CATS to hold auditions for spring play

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) will hold auditions from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 20-21 at Nevada Theatre for the play “Hotel ...
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By the Numbers

In last month’s column we looked at 45 years of California median price data. What was evident was the increasing magnitude of the peaks ...
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NID asks customers to reduce daytime usage

Nevada Irrigation District is taking another step to comply with a state directive to reduce water usage in the face of the ongoing drought. NID ...
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Band Marches to its own tunes

M4 bringing its live show to Nevada City; locals to fire crowd up...
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Exhibit looks at California’s Civil War era

  “California and the Civil War,” a history exhibit by Richard Hurley and TJ Meekins, authors of “Queen of the Northern Mines,” continues in July at ...
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Kids’ contest takes aim at dog dodo

  Dog waste is a problem that is piling up on trails and Bear Yuba Land Trust and South Yuba River Citizens League are teaming ...
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BriarPatch has three new board members

  Debbie Plass, Kwong Chew and Mark Warner are the newest members of the BriarPatch Co-op Board of Directors, while Louise Jones was re-elected for ...
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Annual beer bash on tap at fairgrounds

  Sierra BrewFest will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Aug. 23 with more than 100 hand-crafted beers being served at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass ...
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CATS to show films on ‘Asians in Americas’

  Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) will present a series of documentaries by the Center for Educational Telecommunications at 7 p.m. on July 22, ...
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New store goes global

Jagdish and Simone Schwinn are bringing a world view to their new business at 206 Main St. in Nevada City. The couple recently opened Shiva ...
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Golden oldies to highlight show

Hippie Dance Party III to rock Stonehouse...
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Local author releases second novel

“The Great Glass Sea,” the second book by Josh Weil of Nevada County, was released on July 1 and is now available at bookstores in ...
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Former slaves broke color barrier in 1870

Fifty years ago this month, LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, aimed at implementing constitutional rights guaranteed by the 15th Amendment –– namely, ...
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And they said we wouldn’t make it

  “They said it would never survive,” the gray beard said without a hint of derision. “Who are ‘they,’” quipped the reporter, thinking he had ...
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More action for film festival

Nevada City readies itself for a bigger 2014 show ...
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