Belly dancers to shake up Summer Nights

Troupe Al Ama will perform two, one-hour sets starting at 6:30 p.m. as part of Summer Nights in Nevada City, where downtown streets are closed
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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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Land Trust to hold jazz concerts

Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off its summer jazz series on Sunday, July 27, with jazz pianist David Benoit and his grand piano at the ...
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Local women sought for cancer study

Nevada City-based non-profit Sierra Streams and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California are launching a study of the health consequences of living in a mining-impacted ...
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Data shows what drives state housing market

    We’ve been reporting on Nevada County Real Estate statistics for over 10 years now and watching market trends unfold as the current business cycle plays ...
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Bringing Texas blues to dance concert

Ruthie Foster, who three times was named Best Female Vocalist by the Austin Music Awards, will perform at a dance concert at 8 p.m. on ...
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SummerFest: 13 shows in 12 days

MIM’s annual concert series opens June 21 and runs through July 3...
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