grass valley

Reader Input: Consider this judge to fill vacancy

I have been practicing law in California for over 34 years. I have been fortunate enough to practice in most of the counties in California. As a result, I have been before many jud ...

Auburn roller derby warrior finds kidney match

Spend just a few minutes talking with Stacey Marquez and you can see why her roller derby teammates, the Golddiggers, follow her into battle on the track. Like the roller derby eq ...

Another View: For boomers, pickleball is court of last resort

I have discovered the path to world peace, and it is a game called “pickleball.” In fact, if diplomats could find a way to coax Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on a cou ...

Landscaping posing problems for Caltrans

An Auburn-area business received notice that their landscaping upgrades would need to be removed, but Caltrans is now offering to work with them pending permit approvals. For Aubu ...

Reader Input: Grateful for Fireballs story

I saw your very interesting July 22 piece on the Colfax Fireballs softball team (“Fireballs reunion: ‘The older we get, the better we were’”). I played fo ...

Reader Input: People showed care, kindness

Good people: I didn’t get your names, but to all the people that helped me when my car stopped running at the Bell Road and Highway 80 turnoff last Friday, thank you from the ...

Media Life: Auburn-area locales getting Disney, American Pickers screen time

Reality is flying up against fantasy this weekend as the Disney corporation releases “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” The 3D computer-animated film is debuting in theaters ...

Water summit in Grass Valley

Water issues facing the Sierra foothills are due to be explored in depth during a community meeting in Grass Valley organized by the Nevada Irrigation District. Water Summit 2014 ...

Vets, supporters gear up for bike ride

Bikers from all over the area will be taking to the road for an annual fundraiser to support veterans throughout the region. The 4th Annual 111-Mile Fundraiser for Veterans is a n ...

Reader Input: A vintage evening for music student

Sierra Knolls Winery in Auburn was the site of a successful fundraiser Sunday evening. Hannah Muzio, a member of Bear River High School’s advanced jazz choir, Jazz Unlimited, ...

Another View: State policies take a toll on its commerce

California thinks of itself as leading the vanguard of the energy revolution. We’re fighting climate change, investing in clean power, and shaking our fossil-fuel habit. Bu ...

Another View: To fee or not to fee? No question

William Shakespeare infused poetry and emotion into his plays. The opening lines from Prince Hamlet’s soliloquy are etched in our minds: “To be or not to be, that is th ...

Another View: Running once for council was enough

Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Matt Spokely … you can all relax, because I’m not running. Two years ago, after voters torpedoed Kevin Hanley’s charter city ep ...

Victim ID’d; murder inquiry ongoing

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday that the man whose body was found Monday in Nevada City was Brian Spalding, 41. Sheriff Keith Royal said the Nevada C ...

Reader Input: Bunnies require serious commitment

What is the first thing that comes to many minds when you think about Easter baskets? Did you say bunnies? That is a pretty common answer and there will be many bunnies in Easter b ...