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Moisture Meters Make Drops Count

Moisture Meters Make Drops Count

Here’s a handy tip to help you have a great looking yard. The Regional Water Authority encourages residents to check the soil’s moisture level before they run their sprinklers or water their plants to avoid over-watering and make every drop count. In the Sacramento region, most of the water used…

Singing Ladies Recruit, Prepare to Perform

Singing Ladies Recruit, Prepare to Perform

The Sierra Gold A Cappella Chorus, a group of ladies who love to sing and perform, invite you to do something COOL this summer – learn some fun music, a cappella style, and perform in the Sierra Gold Chorus Café Cabaret on August 6th! Rehearsals are Monday evenings staring July 2…

River Ambassadors Needed – Summer Training Set

River Ambassadors Needed – Summer Training Set

The 2018 River Ambassador training offered by the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) is scheduled for  5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on July 11, 2018 at the SYRCL office, 313 Railroad Ave, Suite 101 in Nevada City. River Ambassadors are volunteer environmental stewards trained to engage South Yuba River State…

Five Local Gardens on Tour

Five Local Gardens on Tour

The Colfax Garden Club’s Annual Garden and Art Tour is Saturday June 23rd from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Colfax Train Depot and surrounding area. This year’s tour includes a flower show and five unique gardens featuring local artists. Tickets are available at at various locations in Colfax,…

Native Plant Society Is for the Birds

Native Plant Society Is for the Birds

The Redbud Chapter of California Native Plant Society of Grass Valley is hosting ornithology instructor, author and consultant Ted Beatty at the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, Auburn on June 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Mr Beatty’s presentation, “Birds and Their Habitats of the Western Sierra”,  will take his audience on a…

Black Rails in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

Black Rails in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

The summer of 2018 will mark the 17th consecutive year of monitoring Black Rails in the Sierra Nevada Foothills by the Sierra Foothills Audubon Society. This Black Rail population is one of three remaining in California and has weathered drought, wildfires, disease, and dynamic habitat patches in a working landscape. Sean Peterson will…

Friendly Book Sale Next Saturday

Friendly Book Sale Next Saturday

The next Friends of the Nevada County Libraries book sale will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Doris Foley Historical Library at 211 No. Pine St., Nevada City.  There are thousands of paperback and hardback books including: fiction, nonfiction, children’s, collectibles,…

Brown Delivers Final Host Breakfast Address

Brown Delivers Final Host Breakfast Address

     The 93rd annual Sacramento Host Breakfast, in conjunction with the California Chamber of Commerce,  brought together some 1400 leaders from all parts of California and beyond from finance, government, education, agriculture, military and industry to exchange views, establish and renew friendships and create a statewide atmosphere of good…