October 2018 Stories

Nevada City gets historic donation

 Former senator’s grandchildren give 1,700 items to library 

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A life of noteworthy successes

At an age when most children are barely toddling, Aileen James was playing piano.

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The county’s colorful start

 Town names tell stories about a golden history

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Sierra College to host Nisenan Heritage Day

The ninth annual Nisenan Heritage Day will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at building N11 at the Sierra College campus in Grass Valley.

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A bounty of beauty

 Yuba River event has collected over 100,000 pounds of food

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To Your Health

 Now’s the time to take a shot at flu prevention

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Our History

 Lola left lovers in her wake while here

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Baker hired to lead statewide arts groups

 Julie Baker of Grass Valley was recently named executive director of Californians for the Arts and California Arts Advocates.

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Miners Foundry to host Halloween party

 Miners Foundry Cultural Center in partnership with Sleazy Action Booking will hold the Halloween bash Fright Night on Saturday, Oct. 27. 

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Violinist to help kick off MIM Classics Series

Music in the Mountains launches its 2018-19 Classics Series season on Thursday, Oct. 18, with Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto featuring Angelo Xiang Yu along with the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera led by Andrew Grams.

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United Way announces new board members

 The United Way of Nevada County recently announced its newly elected members for the 2018/2019 Board of Directors.

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Over $670,000 raised for youth at county fair

 A record-setting year for auctions with more than $670,000 raised for Nevada County youth, 7,500 exhibits, and many community partnerships made for a successful 2018 Nevada County Fair. 

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MIM announces new executive director

  Jenny Darlington-Person will assume the position of Executive Director of Music in the Mountains on Nov. 1.

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Art Tour starts Oct. 11

 Fifty-five studios and galleries featuring over 200 artists will participate in the Fall Colors Open Studios & Art Tour that will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 13-14 and 20-21 in Nevada County.

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