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Obituary of Victoria Ann Avery  The Union of Grass Valley

Victoria Ann Avery passed away November 27, 2018. She was 53. A Graveside *Service* will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Greenwood ...



Nevada Union High School in no danger after man found with drugs, weapons, principal says  The Union of Grass Valley

A Reno man found on the Nevada Union High School campus with suspected drugs and a knife was free on bond Wednesday, authorities said.Jackson Wyatt ...



Nevada Joint Union High School District Foundation to host fundraiser  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada Joint Union High School District Foundation will be holding a fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 20 at Round Table Pizza on Sutton Way in.



Spirit of '81: Nevada Union High's class of 1981 donates scholarships to college hopefuls  The Union of Grass Valley

For many high school classes, it becomes more difficult with time to organize a proper high school reunion. People move in different directions, start families, ...



A deep love of learning: Valedictorian speech from Nevada Union High School (PHOTO GALLERY)  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: Graduation season has begun, and The Union will run photos and text from planned student speeches from many of the high schools in the area.



UPDATE: 2 Nevada Union High School students die in car wreck, authorities say  The Union of Grass Valley

UPDATE at 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 27: For more coverage on this story.



First class: Nevada Union's inaugural graduating class remains close  The Union of Grass Valley

Back in 1953, Nevada Union High School was unified in name only. Its students still attended separate campuses, Nevada City High School and Grass Valley ...



Nevada Union High School Holds Memorial Ceremony for Students Killed by Drunk Driver  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A memorial ceremony was held after a suspected drunk driver crashed into two Nevada Union High School students as they drove on March 25th while on ...



Nevada Union High School upgrading strength and conditioning center  The Union of Grass Valley

After years of fundraising by student athletes and a helping hand from multiple community members, Nevada Union High School is set to upgrade its on campus ...



Lots to be excited about: Nevada Union High School unveils new parking lot  The Union of Grass Valley

After months of construction, Nevada Union High School unveiled its new student parking lot Monday morning. The project was made possible by $2.6 million in ...



Eva Zlimen: Nevada Union Girls Soccer Color Run fundraiser coming up  The Union of Grass Valley

Our Color Run is fun — a two mile run/walk around the Nevada Union High School campus. Throughout the course, nontoxic color powder is thrown on the ...



Nevada Union crash suspect still in hospital; criminal charges pending, authorities say  The Union of Grass Valley

Tyler Nielson, 17, and Justin Gardner, 16 — the two Nevada Union High School students killed Sunday in a Merced County wreck — died because of an ...



Women of the future: STEM Into Knowledge seminar at Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Opportunities to meet women with careers in science, technology, math and engineering fields and the chance to explore those fields through hands-on ...



Survivor of crash that killed his high school teammates: 'This will hurt forever'  Sacramento Bee

Nevada Union High School football star Dawson Fay reflects on the crash with a suspected drunken driver that killed his two best friends on Sunday, March 25, ...



Top chef: Microgreens star in Jr. Iron Chef competition at Nevada Union High School  The Union of Grass Valley

Harvest of the Month just got serious. Earlier this month, 38 teams from five culinary classes competed in Nevada Union high school's Jr. Iron Chef Competition ...



Nevada Union senior Hunter Vallejo donates to the hospital that saved his life as a baby  The Union of Grass Valley

The youngest of four rambunctious boys, Hunter Vallejo was a healthy newborn. But when he reached six and a half months, his parents started to notice ...



Nevada Union High School Choir performs at second annual Supper of Song  The Union of Grass Valley

The second annual Supper of Song is happening tonight.Nevada Union High School Choir Director Rod Baggett says the idea is to introduce the public to this ...



Sabrina Distura, linked to deaths of 2 Nevada Union students, back in jail  The Union of Grass Valley

The San Jose woman accused in the March 25 deaths of two Nevada Union High School students is back in jail under $560000 in bond, authorities said.



The results are in: Nevada Joint Union High School District receives test results in English, math  The Union of Grass Valley

Area high school district scores are down over last year, but remain above California's average results.Nevada Joint Union High School District received its ...



Nevada Union High School football head coach Dennis Houlihan resigns  The Union of Grass Valley

After five years at the helm of the Nevada Union football program, Dennis Houlihan is stepping away from his role as head coach of the varsity team. “As much ...



Spring swing: Nevada Union Jazz Band & The Rockabilly Love Cats perform for their annual fundraiser in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada Union High School Instrumental Music Department is having their annual Spring Swing Dance fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the Veteran's ...



Sabrina Distura, charged in connection with deaths of 2 Nevada Union students, appears in court  The Union of Grass Valley

Sabrina Distura, accused in the deaths of two Nevada Union High School students, formally pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to her charges in Merced County ...



Woman charged with 8 felonies in crash that killed Nevada Union football teammates  Sacramento Bee

The lone suspect in an alleged drunk driving crash that killed two Nevada Union High School students on March 25 has re-entered Merced County Jail and ...



Nevada Union student first runner up in Miss Teen Pageant  The Union of Grass Valley

Leia Case, the daughter of David and Kanae Case of Grass Valley, came in first runner up in the National Miss Teen Pageant, held at the Rosen Center in.



Grass Valley Students Mourn High Schoolers Killed By Drunk Driver  CBS Sacramento

GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — Sorrow in the foothills after a drunk driver kills two high-school football players and injures a third. It happened Sunday morning.



PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Miners, Bruins and Falcons run, leap to league titles  The Union of Grass Valley

With impressive efforts in distance running, jumping events, hurdles and throws several athletes from Nevada Union, Bear River and Forest Lake Christian ...



'Under the Lights, One More Time' gave community a chance to honor NU students who died in crash  The Union of Grass Valley

A cold, unrelenting drizzle didn't deter the community from coming together, clad in ponchos and huddled under umbrellas, to honor Tyler Nielson and Justin ...



RUNNING: Paint the Town Blue for Mitch 5K/10K set for March 25  The Union of Grass Valley

For some, it's a way to be active and support local causes.For others, it's simply a good way to get some exercise on a Sunday morning. For Monica Adams,



Grass Valley attorney, civic leader Ray Shine dies  The Union of Grass Valley

Ray Shine, civic leader and prominent attorney, has died.Shine was 69. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Amy, and two daughters, 19-year-old Molly and ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Brad Sparks tackles task of turning around NU's football program  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union's new head football coach doesn't want to discuss the past. He's all about the future. “I'm a believer that there are three speeds,” said Brad Sparks ...



RUNNING: Annual Independence Day 5K set for 12th running  The Union of Grass Valley

The Freedom 5K is gearing up for its 12th running, offering a healthy way to kickoff the Fourth of July festivities and raise funds for the Nevada Union cross.



All-time great linebacker Matt Beck to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the ninth installment of a 17-part series chronicling the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Check back to The Union ...



Star quarterback, pitcher Thor Larsen to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the 14th installment of a 17-part series chronicling the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Check back to The Union ...



Nevada County students join in National School Walkout  The Union of Grass Valley

Students across Nevada County took part in a variety of events Wednesday as part of a national school walkout to protest gun violence and promote safe ...



Longtime contributor Mike Bratton to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the eighth installment of a 17-part series chronicling the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Check back to The Union ...



Miners move on: Nevada Union High School celebrates class of 2017 commencement  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School sent off 339 graduates with diplomas in hand Saturday at Hooper Stadium, with 37 valedictorians and one salutatorian. Among the ...



An evening for the inductees: Nevada Union High School honors Hall of Famers  The Union of Grass Valley

Now standing 33 members strong, the Nevada Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame has been quite a hit with the honorees, their families, their fans and the ...



Fall for Dance: Nevada Union High School Theatrical Dance students rehearse for their fall showcase in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School Theatrical Dance students have been hard at work in after-school and weekend rehearsals since the start of the school year in ...



Obituary of Richard Allan Young  The Union of Grass Valley

Richard Allan Young, almost 67, born in Santa Rosa, CA, passed September 15, 2018.As a child and young man, Richard, lived in the California towns of Santa ...



Obituary of Joseph Richard Peters, Jr.  The Union of Grass Valley

Joseph Richard Peters, Jr. died October 13, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Sacramento. He was 78.A celebration of his life will commence at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, ...



Under the lights one more time: Community memorial to be held for Justin Gardner and Tyler Nielson  The Union of Grass Valley

A community ceremony will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday April 6 at Nevada Union High School's Hooper Stadium to honor Justin Gardner and Tyler ...



Nevada Union Principal Kelly Rhoden, Assistant Principal Tim Reid have interim tags removed  The Union of Grass Valley

Interim leadership at Nevada Union High School just became more permanent.Principal Kelly Rhoden and Assistant Principal Tim Reid both had their interim ...



Nevada Union High School hosts Welcome Back Week for returning students  The Union of Grass Valley

As teens returned to Nevada Union High School to start the 2017-18 school year, they enjoyed a Week of Welcome celebration capped by a day on the green ...



Obituary of Dan Forbes  The Union of Grass Valley

Dan Forbes passed away on May 18, 2018 due to heart complications. He was 73. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon, on Sunday June 24, 2018.



Obituary of Richard Hawkins  The Union of Grass Valley

Richard Hawkins died September 9, 2018, following surgery at Stanford Hospital. Richard was born in Nevada City on July 23, 1949 to Robert and June ...



Nevada County Arts Council announces 2018 Poetry Out Loud champs  The Union of Grass Valley

Following an evening of recitation from high school students from across the county at Nevada Union High School on Tuesday, Nevada County Arts Council ...



PREP VOLLEYBALL: Nevada Union, FLC gear up for NorCal tourneys  The Union of Grass Valley

After solid runs through the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, the girls volleyball teams from Nevada Union and Forest Lake Christian now turn their attention to the ...



Obituary of Terry Ann “Nana” Atkins  The Union of Grass Valley

Terry Ann “Nana” Atkins died peacefully, surrounded by family, in Nevada City, CA on September 28th, 2018 at the age of 69.Terry is survived by her husband ...



Grass Valley's Bitney Prep addresses accreditation probation  The Union of Grass Valley

Bitney College Preparatory High School in Grass Valley has been placed on accreditation probation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.



NU Tech welcomes students to new location  The Union of Grass Valley

NU Tech High School will have a new location when classes officially begin Wednesday. The continuation school has moved from its prior locale in the B-wing ...



Nevada County native who died in fatal wreck, remembered as a strong woman unafraid of life  The Union of Grass Valley

Jasmine Turpen lived life her way: Loud.Her hair changed periodically — red to blue to orange. Friends say the 22-year-old Nevada County native inspired them ...



Nevada Union High School debate novices excel  The Union of Grass Valley

After big wins at Long Beach, Notre Dame and Santa Clara, Nevada Union High School debate novices topped their record at the Western Novice and JV ...



Weddings: Brooks-Goodknight  The Union of Grass Valley

Tess Dakota Brooks of Granite Bay and Joseph Sean Cahill Goodknight of Nevada City were married at the Harmony Ridge Lodge in Nevada City on August 11.



NU Band Spring Swing Dance and Fundraiser this Saturday  YubaNet

April 10, 2018 – The Nevada Union High School Instrumental Music Department is having their annual Spring Swing Dance fundraiser this Saturday, April 14, ...



Three candidates in running for two Grass Valley city council seats  The Union of Grass Valley

The race is on.Bob Branstrom, a retired research analyst, was the first candidate to officially announce Monday that he is in the running for a seat on the Grass.



Obituary of Linda J. (Eddy) Nelson  The Union of Grass Valley

Linda J. (Eddy) Nelson passed away on June 11, 2018 at Spring Hill Manor in Grass Valley. She was 69 years old. Graveside Services will be held at 1:00.



Gold-blooded Miners: Nevada Union High School wins award for blood drive  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School received the 2013-14 blood drive of the year award Thursday morning from Blood Source, an organization that has collected blood ...



Sabrina Distura, accused in deaths of Nevada Union students, appears in court  The Union of Grass Valley

Attorneys in the vehicular manslaughter case of Sabrina Distura — the woman accused in the deaths of two Nevada Union High School students — currently ...



YOUTH BASEBALL: Sierra Nevada Elite Baseball Academy offers platform, tools to succeed on the diamond  The Union of Grass Valley

Enthusiastic young baseball players flocked to the varsity diamond at Nevada Union High School earlier this week, braving the heat, soaking up knowledge and ...



Obituary of Daniel “Danny” Neal Tanner  The Union of Grass Valley

Daniel “Danny” Neal Tanner died on August 18, 2018 at home in Nevada City. He was 74. He was born on May 26, 1944 in Barberton, OH to Eva.



Lyman Gilmore Middle School set to perform Peter Pan Jr.  The Union of Grass Valley

Lyman Gilmore Middle School is performing a Broadway classic musical aimed to whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up.



Nevada Union, NU Tech celebrate award and scholarship night  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union and NU Tech High School graduating seniors had their annual scholarship and awards ceremony at Don Baggett Theater Wednesday night ...



Meet Dan Miller- Nevada County District 3 Supervisor  The Union of Grass Valley

NON PARTISAN POLITICS Many things set Dan Miller apart from his opponent and non-partisan politics is on that list. Every board, be it Nevada County Board ...



Obituary of Leesa Kaye Youngman  The Union of Grass Valley

It is with great sadness that the family of Leesa Kaye Youngman, announce she went to be with her heavenly father on November 12, 2018 in Grass Valley.



Obituary of John Anthony DeLuca  The Union of Grass Valley

John Anthony DeLuca, 67, of Grass Valley passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. John was born on September 7, 1950 in San Rafael. He moved with his family ...



Longshots From The Womb, Northern California Twins Defy The Odds  CBS Sacramento

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (CBS13) — The odds were against them even before they were born. The mother of twin boys from Grass Valley was told by physicians ...



Meet your merchant: Two veterinarians, both moms of young children, take ownership of longtime Grass Valley veterinary hospital  The Union of Grass Valley

It seemed like a perfect fit. Veterinarians Amber Murphy and Robin Janeway both graduated from vet school in 2008. They were the same age and both were ...



Students for Sudoku: 27 team tournament showcases puzzle skill  The Union of Grass Valley

Nearly 100 elementary school students from nine area schools converged on Nevada Union High School Thursday to take part in a 27-team sudoku tournament.



Nevada County car wreck victims remembered as kind-hearted  The Union of Grass Valley

The two Nevada County men who died in a Saturday night wreck are described by family as kind-hearted, loving and enthused by the music they made.Dominic ...



What mom and dad don't know: Schools release video geared toward vaping, tobacco awareness  The Union of Grass Valley

When it comes to vaping, marijuana and tobacco use, the consensus among Nevada County teens appears to be that it's more “normal” than not to partake in ...



COMMUNITY: Athletes run, bike and swim to honor Craig Zetterberg, support NU programs  The Union of Grass Valley

Athletes braved Sunday's heat at the Zett's Tri, raising funds to support several Nevada Union programs including Nordic Ski, Adaptive PE and the Craig ...



Obituary of Charles Joseph Giani  The Union of Grass Valley

Charles Joseph Giani died in his home in Grass Valley on August 3, 2018. He was 78.He was born in Nevada City December 8, 1939 to Charles Sr. and.



Nevada Union High School automotive students will test skills at state competition  The Union of Grass Valley

Nine students from Nevada County will head to San Diego next week for a statewide competition that will put their hands-on automotive skills to the test.



Designing dreams: Nevada County Contractors' Association highlights Stephanie's Custom Interiors  The Union of Grass Valley

For Stephanie Harvey-Statler, history repeating itself is a very good thing.She was an intern at a local design firm while attending Nevada Union High School in ...



A sweet bunch at Nevada Union High School  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School staffers don their M&M T-shirts (also “major Miner fans”) on Halloween. From left are Boni Woodland, Carol Hennig, Cindy Smith, ...



Nevada Union student with special needs joins his classmates at Senior Ball  The Union of Grass Valley

Nicholas Cassar, a senior at Nevada Union High School who is enrolled in special needs courses, went to his first school dance Saturday night at the Miner's ...



Former Nevada Union student killed in Ojai rollover crash  The Union of Grass Valley

Former Grass Valley resident and Nevada Union High School student Mia Ragans was killed Friday in a single-car rollover crash in Ojai.According to Ventura ...



Cliff Ellefson, Nevada Union grad, heads to massive poker tournament in Bahamas  The Union of Grass Valley

Cliff Ellefson fought through an 800-plus person poker tournament to the final two, and he had some rough cards to show for it.Holding ace-four, the Nevada ...



Former State Senator Samuel Aanestad dead at 71  The Union of Grass Valley

Samuel Aanestad, a physician, surgeon, and former Republican senator has died at the age of 71. Aanestad served in the California state senate from 2002 to ...



Obituary of James Paul (Jim) Medlock  The Union of Grass Valley

James Paul (Jim) Medlock of Royal Oaks, CA left this earth for his heavenly home February 16, 2018.Jim, only son of Bob and Virginia Medlock, was born ...



In wake of shootings, schools evolve to keep students safe  The Union of Grass Valley

On the afternoon of Feb. 14, a young man emerged from the back seat of an Uber car carrying a backpack and a duffle bag. He walked into the.



Obituary of Kimberly Curry  The Union of Grass Valley

Kimberly Curry passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018. She was 61. Kimberly was born November 29, 1956 in Grass Valley to William and Martha ...



Former Nevada Union Miner among NFL Draft hopefuls  The Union of Grass Valley

A large contingent of western Nevada County football fans will be watching this weekend's NFL Draft, as one of Nevada Union High School's former Miners is ...



Obituary of Dale Astesana  The Union of Grass Valley

Dale Astesana died at home in Penn Valley, CA on July 19, 2018. He was 57.A *service* will be held at 11:30 a.m. with a Rosary followed by Mass.



Nevada Union Concert Choir spending Easter week touring Scotland, Ireland  The Union of Grass Valley

It's Europe year for the Nevada Union High School Concert Choir.Every other year, the choir — led by Director Rod Baggett — goes on tour in Europe.This year's ...



Obituary of Dominic Phillip Joseph Daniel Giuliani  The Union of Grass Valley

Dominic Phillip Joseph Daniel Giuliani of Grass Valley passed away after a motor vehicle accident on January 27, 2018. He was born on July 10, 1997 in Grass ...



Forever 'The Flower Lady': Grass Valley mourns death of Foothill Flowers founder Marie Johnson  The Union of Grass Valley

Marie Johnson, the owner of Foothill Flowers for more than 50 years and best known as “The Flower Lady,” has died.Marie, 87, passed away Saturday morning ...



Reid hired as Nevada Union High School's new interim assistant principal  The Union of Grass Valley

Bear River High School agriculture teacher Tim Reid has been named interim assistant principal at Nevada Union, replacing new interim Principal Kelly Rhoden ...



Obituary of Carol Lee (Cicogni) Poitz  The Union of Grass Valley

Carol Lee (Cicogni) Poitz passed away on November 4, 2018. She was 79. Carol was born in Nevada City on February 13, 1939 to Lorenzo 'Chick' Cicogni and ...



Obituary of Jay Leslie Williamson  The Union of Grass Valley

Jay Leslie Williamson passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 54.Jay was born on March 14, 1964 in Sacramento, California.



Dancing through time: Theatrical dance students perform 'Contemporary Classics' in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School's Theatrical Dance program presents “Contemporary Classics” at 7 tonight, 7 p.m. Friday, and one show at 2 p.m. followed by ...



BSM Triathlon selects local scholarship recipients  YubaNet

Grass Valley, CA June 8, 2018 – Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation's Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon Scholarship committee has ...



Obituary of Donald Guerdon Ellis  The Union of Grass Valley

Donald Guerdon Ellis was born on May 21, 1928, in Ojai, CA, the eldest child of Guerdon & Emma Ellis. He peacefully passed away in his home in Fair.



Grass Valley Planning Commission OKs Memorial Park mural  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley's planning commission gave a unanimous thumbs-up to a patriotic mural proposed by a Nevada Union High School student for her senior project.



Nevada Union High School lunches, closed campus gets mixed reactions  The Union of Grass Valley

It has been two weeks since Nevada Union High School officially enacted a closed campus policy and began providing students with different lunch options on ...



(VIDEO) Every 15 minutes: Staged fatality seeks to teach lessons on impaired driving at Nevada Union High School  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School's Hooper Stadium was the site of “mock collision” as part of the Every 15 Minutes educational program Wednesday morning, local ...



RUNNING: Annual Freedom Run 5K set for Fourth of July  The Union of Grass Valley

For more than a decade, the Freedom Run 5K has been helping Nevada County kick off Fourth of July festivities, joining the traditional staples such as the ...



NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Dennis Houlihan  The Union of Grass Valley

When Dennis Houlihan was a student-athlete at Nevada Union High School he made countless fond memories on several different fields of competition, but the ...



Couple volunteers overseas as part of Grass Valley practice, Life Chiropractic  The Union of Grass Valley

Born and bred in Nevada County, Shannon Kennard was on a typical foothills life trajectory — Nevada Union High School, then Sierra College. After graduation ...



Nevada Joint Union appoints Patricia Seeley new trustee  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada Joint Union High School District's five-member board is complete.Patricia Seeley was sworn in on Wednesday night following a public interview at a ...



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