December 2018 Stories

Staser steers Toy Run to success

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 At noon on Saturday, Dec. 8, approximately 1,500 plus motorcycles from California, Nevada and Oregon will start their engines for the 27th Annual Nevada County Food and Toy Run 

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It’s bolo ties and bartending

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 Ever think there’s no opportunities for upcycling common everyday items that might otherwise be relegated to the pile of someone’s forgotten memories?  

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KVMR’s Baker wins Elza Kilroy Award

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  Steve Baker, KVMR community radio’s longtime program director, has been awarded the 2018 Elza Kilroy Award for community service for his dedication to keeping Nevada City’s listeners informed and entertained 

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Night of Giving just keeps on giving

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Shelter fundraiser to feature scores of performers on Dec. 22

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The spy nobody knows

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 Watch out! Look over your shoulder. There’s a spy amongst us. 

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Sierra Master Chorale names new music director

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  InConcert Sierra has selected a new music director of the Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra after a year-long search that included more than 20 candidates from around the world. 

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Sierra Academy to hold fundraiser for students

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 The Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning will hold its 5th annual Winter Wreath fundraising event from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, in its multi-purpose room at 505 Main St. in Nevada City 

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Our History

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  How a highway fight helped keep NC on the map

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Around Town

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  Wedding bells

Sierra Master Chorale members in Berlin

New gig for Graham

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To Your Health

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Antibiotics can be good – and bad – for you

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Foundry to host ‘Clara and The Nutcracker’

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  “Clara and The Nutcracker,” Yelena Holt’s retelling of the classic holiday story “The Nutcracker Suite” will be shown from Dec. 6-8 at Miners Foundry in Nevada City. 

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Miners Foundry to hold New Year’s Eve Bash

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 The 10th annual New Year’s Eve Bash will feature the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and soul and R&B classics starting at 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, at Miners Foundry in Nevada City 

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Holiday concert to feature Cornish carols

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Songs about the Nativity, gift-giving, merry-making and Santa Claus comprise the 2018-19 season’s Christmas concert of the Grass Valley Male Voice Choir – “Sing We Now of Christmas.” 

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Holiday festivities to sparkle in December

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Victorian Christmas, Cornish Christmas among many local events

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Peace Lutheran Church to hold free mini-concerts

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Find relief from the rush at free concerts offering music of the season at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley.

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