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March 2018 Stories

Our History

  When the renovated National Hotel reopens, the exterior will look essentially the same although dramatic changes are planned for inside the landmark building.

Dew Drop Inn still making a splash

  In 1936, the Dew Drop Inn opened its stream-fed pool. Today’s club was the original poolhouse, and the pool a large lawn. 

Photo by Andrew Wedgbury

Chapa-De fills major need in area

  Health care centers seeing 24,000 low-income patients 

Artist helps Empty Bowl fundraiser take shape


“I threw a lot of clay this year,” Yvon Dockter of Nevada City noted with a weary grin.

New National owner has deep roots in area

  Jordan Fife has big plans for Nevada City’s historic hotel

Booktown to hold anniversary party March 17

  Booktown Books will celebrate its 20 anniversary on St. Patrick’s Day.

Emery taking Cohen show to Sacramento

   ‘A Thousand Kisses Deep’ set for March 17

Around Town

 Tom Coleman and his partner Ernie Kehn hold a painting of The National Hotel that was done by Betsy Lombard. The painting was presented at a Nevada City Rotary Club meeting at the hotel. 

To your health

  Dr. Roger Hicks  

Women’s long legacy of caring for others 

U.N. Association changes with the times

  Starting Tuesday, March 20, the joint UNA-USA and UUCM-UNA meetings will convene at 5:30 p.m. instead of 3:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains at 246 South Church Street, Grass Valley 

KARE event features live entertainment

    The KARE Crisis Nursery will hold its first ever Jambalaya & Jazz Night from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley.

Elks to hold western memorabilia show

   The fifth annual Antique Western Memorabilia Show will be held Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10, at the Nevada City Elks Lodge at 518 Highway 49 in Nevada City.