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UPDATE: Suspects identified as Nevada Union High School students  The Union of Grass Valley

UPDATE at 4:39 p.m. The Nevada County Sheriff's Office states three people linked to the vehicle are Nevada Union High School students. UPDATE at 1:40 p.m. ...



Memorial for former Grass Valley Police Officer Cameron Landon set for Thursday  The Union of Grass Valley

The news that Cameron Landon's widow, Angela, is expecting their third child galvanized Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Rich Cervantes to start a GoFundMe.



Hits & Misses in Nevada County: White Barn Project a HIT  The Union of Grass Valley

Each week we'll run through the sublime, the trivial and profound issues, decisions and goings on that strike us as Hits or Misses. You can join in, too, by.



Nevada Union Theatrical Society takes on 'School Of Rock, The Musical'  The Union of Grass Valley

For over twenty years, Rob Metcalfe has been teaching drama to high school students. Since 2003, he has been theatrical instructor at Nevada Union High ...



Nevada Union debate team qualifies for national tournament  The Union of Grass Valley

Get into an argument with the Nevada Union High School debate team, and you may lose. That's because two students on the team qualified for the Tournament ...



NU Athletics Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2019  The Union of Grass Valley

In order to recognize and preserve the heritage and tradition of athletic excellence at Nevada Union High School, the Nevada Union Athletic Hall of Fame was ...



Nevada Union employee dies in kayaking incident  The Union of Grass Valley

Sean Manchester, 42, the director of special education and director of pupil services for the Nevada Joint Union High School District, died in a kayaking incident ...



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. San Jose woman accused in crash that killed two Nevada Union students, injured third ...



Meet your merchant: Nevada Union classmates team up to run successful Penn Valley salon  The Union of Grass Valley

When Samantha Johnson and Sienna Crawford first became friends their freshman year at Nevada Union High School, they probably wouldn't have guessed ...



Lyman Gilmore takes on 'Beauty & The Beast'  The Union of Grass Valley

Lyman Gilmore Musical Theater Program is now in its fifth year. It has grown rapidly within this time frame and now has over 90 students involved in Musical ...



Downtown Grass Valley clothing store to close after 30 years  The Union of Grass Valley

The woman who helps influence Grass Valley's future will no longer help influence women's fashion here.After 30 years in business, Grass Valley Mayor Lisa ...



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 ...



A first: New student board of trustee representative inducted Wednesday (AUDIO)  The Union of Grass Valley

Wednesday night, an oath was taken by a new representative. And as often with these transitions, there was excitement, gratitude and hope. Maggie Aguilar, an ...



Sabrina Distura, accused in deaths of Nevada Union students, pleads guilty  The Union of Grass Valley

Franca Nielson wasn't sure the woman accused of killing her son and his friend would plead guilty. The mother of 17-year-old Tyler Nielson sat for three hours ...



A classic, continued: Grass Valley Pasty Co. opens for business  The Union of Grass Valley

Several months back Jesse Hopper was driving to play disc golf with his friend, Tyler. But first, the two tried to make a pit stop for some pasties. They.



Obituary of Lesley R. Abbey  The Union of Grass Valley

Lesley R. Abbey passed away March 4, 2019 in Grass Valley. She was 31. She was born September 2, 1987 in Yreka, CA. Lesley is a graduate of Nevada.



Nevada County Police blotter: Man washes hair in holy water  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday7:55 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Mill Street reported a transient possibly trying to break into a van.12:14 p.m. — A ...



Obituary of Raquel Marie Larimer  The Union of Grass Valley

Raquel Marie Larimer, also known as Kelly, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 in Grass Valley. She was 31.Raquel was born Aug. 31, 1985, in ...



Obituary of Allison Kathleen Deily  The Union of Grass Valley

Allison Kathleen Deily passed away December 14, 2018, at her home in Grass Valley. She was 28 years old.A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on.



District Investigating Apparent Fight Club at Nevada Union HS After Videos Surface on Social Media  FOX40

GRASS VALLEY --. If the first rule of fight club is not talking about fight club, posting about it on social media has to be near the top of that list as well. At least ...



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 ...



John McCutcheon returns to Grass Valley on Jan 12 for his annual fundraiser concert benefiting KVMR  YubaNet

December 31, 2018 – McCutcheon's most recent release, “To Everyone in All the World: a Celebration of Pete Seeger” was created in honor of Pete Seeger's ...



Obituary of Selma Gregg  The Union of Grass Valley

Selma Gregg passed away on March 14, following complications from several infections and pneumonia.Selma was born in a cabin in 1933 while the family was ...



FIRST CLASS: LeDuc, Miller, Rush and Warren left their mark on Nevada Union and beyond  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part series profiling the first class of inductees to the Nevada Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Featured today are.



Obituary of Charles Thomas Ramey  The Union of Grass Valley

Charles Thomas Ramey went home to be with the Lord Jesus on January 15, 2019, due to complications of the flu. He was 63. Charles was born in 1955.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Nevada County's Shannan Moon becomes California's first openly-gay sheriff  The Union of Grass Valley

Shannan Moon has made history by being elected Nevada County's first female sheriff and California's first openly-gay sheriff. Her general election opponent ...



A legend steps down from Nevada Union football  Napa Valley Register

Years ago, following a loss to Vintage High School in a nonleague game at Hooper Stadium on a Friday night in Grass Valley, Miners coach Dave Humphers ...



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 ...



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 Elaine Helen (Shannon) Teghtmeyer  The Union of Grass Valley

Elaine Helen (Shannon) Teghtmeyer of Nevada City, CA, passed away peacefully on, January 6, 2019. She was 82.Elaine was born in Cincinnati, OH on ...



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 ...



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, ...



Disabled veteran Bill Dobbins had an extra wheelchair, which is how 'Bill's Wheels' was conceived  The Union of Grass Valley

When Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Dobbins found himself confined to an electric scooter whenever he was outside of his home, he began to see ...



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 ...



Nevada Union graduate lands national TV commercial gig  The Union of Grass Valley

Tom Plumley, a 2011 graduate of Nevada Union High School, plays a featured role in a Taco Bell and Sony Entertainment commercial which began airing Sept.



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 ...



Meet your merchant: The Mermaid on Mill Street has been around since 1991  The Union of Grass Valley

Kathy Payne still remembers how angry her mother was. At the age of 7 in 1957, little Kathy loved playing with her Pollyanna doll's hair. But after awhile ...



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.



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 ...



Summer camps, clinics  The Union of Grass Valley

Summer is near and with it comes a plethora of options to keep athletes busy. Here are some of the upcoming camps and clinics around Nevada County.Nevada ...



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 ...



49er Fire memories: Where were you 30 years ago today?  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: The Union asked area residents to share their memories, including how they first heard word of the 49er Fire that burned through western Nevada ...



Grace Lutheran Church celebrates a decade of youth service at The Hangout  The Union of Grass Valley

It's about love. A decade ago when retired teachers and members of Grace Lutheran Church saw high school students roaming the streets with nowhere to go ...



Obituary of Tyler Nielson  The Union of Grass Valley

All are welcome to join his family on Tuesday, April 3 at 11:00 a.m. for a Graveside *Service* at Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Grass Valley. We ask that those.



Update: Multiple fires burning in Nevada County; 821-acre Lobo Fire is 93 percent contained (video)  Sierra Sun

LATEST UPDATE: Oct. 14, 9:45 a.m. Lobo Fire: Despite fears of high winds and unfavorable conditions, the Lobo Fire has stagnated at 821 acres and is 93 ...



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.



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.



Meet The Union Editorial Board's community members  The Union of Grass Valley

A dozen community members have joined seven members of The Union's staff to form its editorial board. Each member will write their own monthly opinion ...



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 ...



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 ...



Community mourns Nevada Union student who died in hiking accident  The Union of Grass Valley

To his friends and family, Jake Morales was a selfless, caring and lovable kid who enjoyed the outdoors, baking cupcakes with his cousins, and telling silly jokes ...



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 ...



Lobo Fire progresses: 880 acres, 23% contained, 30-40 damaged or destroyed structures; McCourtney Fire at 200 acres, forward progress stopped (VIDEO)  The Union of Grass Valley

Fires whipped by high winds were burning in multiple areas just outside Grass Valley as of 1 a.m. Monday.One fire that started off McCourtney Road near the ...



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 ...



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 County Sheriff's medal ceremony  YubaNet

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 10, 2017 – New members of the Nevada County Sheriff's Office were welcomed at a ceremony today in the Board Chambers.



Obituary of Tom “TC” Casper  The Union of Grass Valley

Tom “TC” Casper, beloved husband and father, peacefully passed away on September 27, 2017 with his loving family nearby. He was born on May 3, 1941 in ...



Nevada Union Adult Education offers ESL classes  The Union of Grass Valley

It isn't often Nevada County is referred to as a “melting pot.”In July 2014, the last year for which the U.S. Census Bureau provides data, Nevada County's ...



Multi-million-dollar renovation of Grass Valley's Center for the Arts gets underway  The Union of Grass Valley

It's been 18 months in the making — but Grass Valley's The Center for the Arts is ready to start its multi-million dollar renovation.On Tuesday, the center hosted a.



Incline tracksters dialing in times, distances late in season  Tahoe Daily Tribune

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — With fast times, long throws and jumps at its last event, Incline is right where it wants to be heading into the final few track.



Obituary of Greg Boivin  The Union of Grass Valley

God called Greg home on June 16, 2017, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley, CA. His peaceful passing ended his eleven years of struggle with ...



Obituary of Samuel Mark Aanestad  The Union of Grass Valley

Samuel Mark Aanestad was born on July 16, 1946 to Rev. Wilhelm and Harriet Wiita Aanestad in Bismarck, North Dakota, and passed away at home in Penn ...



2 Grass Valley students killed, 1 hurt in DUI crash on spring break  KCRA Sacramento

Two Grass Valley students were killed and a third was injured Sunday morning while on spring break after being hit by a drunken driver, officials said.



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 ...



Class of 2016: High school graduate names, celebration photos  The Union of Grass Valley

Bear River High SchoolTalen Andersen; Cory Arbaugh; Zechariah Armstrong; Skyler Arnold; Caylee Bacho; Beau Baggett; Isreal Bardo; Nathan Barker; Beau ...



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 ...



Obituary of William Allen (Bill) Butler  The Union of Grass Valley

William Allen (Bill) Butler, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 in Reno, Nevada with his family by his side. He was 68.Bill was born July 5, 1947 in Grass.



Miss California, Grass Valley's own Jillian Smith, to compete for Miss America  The Union of Grass Valley

Weeks after being crowned Miss California, and weeks before heading to Atlantic City for her next stage of competition, Jillian Smith stepped away from glitz and ...



Obituary of Kira Marie Prechter  The Union of Grass Valley

Kira Marie Prechter passed away on Feb. 19, 2017. She was 46. Memorial Services will be held at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Higgins Lions ...



Alex Gammelgard discusses his goals as new Grass Valley chief of police  The Union of Grass Valley

Alex Gammelgard considers himself the black sheep of his family. The youngest of three boys, and the only one who ended up pursuing a law enforcement ...



YOUTH GYMNASTICS: Gold Country gymnasts open season with strong showings at Northern Caifornia events  The Union of Grass Valley

The young athletes from Gold Country Gymnastics bounded into the new season, earning multiple top-5 finishes individually at Northern California events.



What's in the box? — BoxPower Inc., CEO, Angelo Campus is on a mission to bring renewable & environmentally-sustainable energy to the world  The Union of Grass Valley

Across the globe, 1.2 billion people are living in the dark. One in seven — 16 percent of the world's population — have little or no access to electricity.A.



Dr. Heather Lucas-Ross tapped for top job at Western Sierra Medical Clinic in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Dr. Heather Lucas-Ross, a community leader and Nevada Union High School graduate, has been promoted to Chief Medical Officer of Grass Valley-based ...



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 ...



Nutcracker returns to Nevada County for 12th year  The Union of Grass Valley

Center Stage Dance Studio presents its 12th season of the Nevada County Nutcracker (formerly Grass Valley Nutcracker) at 6 p.m. Dec. 18, at 2 and 6 p.m. Dec.



Incline freshman Jenkins breaks school record in high jump  Tahoe Daily Tribune

Incline freshman Millie Jenkins tied the high school's high jump record early in the track and field season.A couple weeks later, her sophomore teammate Sami ...



Meet your merchant: Grass Valley's Salon Empire — where everybody knows your name  The Union of Grass Valley

There's a good reason Tina Charnett became so interested in the field of psychology. Having been a hairdresser for nearly three decades, she's had to be a ...



Obituary of Nicholle Jeanne Sher  The Union of Grass Valley

Nicholle Jeanne Sher passed away peacefully into the arms of her Heavenly Father on October 22, 2016 at the age of 37. She spent her last days surrounded ...



Grass Valley firefighter shows dedication to service  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Firefighter Dillon Coward spent the better part of five years underwater, traveling to distant countries to carry out secret missions on board a ...



Meet Your Merchant: Longtime Grass Valley businesses combine history of repair and installation  The Union of Grass Valley

David Grande learned how to fix things at an early age. His father, John Mienar, started a Grass Valley business, Pumps West, in 1986. With so many private ...



Obituary of Nolan and Madison Gail  The Union of Grass Valley

Nolan Winslow Gail entered into this world on May 19, 1989 in Whittier, California as a sweet, cuddly baby boy. He grew into an adventurous man, who loved ...



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, ...



'The Little Mermaid Jr.' takes stage at Lyman Gilmore Middle School in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

After last year's success with “Shrek Jr.,” Lyman Gilmore's Musical Theater Program is at it again, but this time around, they're taking things down to the ocean ...



Obituary of Candace Hannan Meshwert  The Union of Grass Valley

Candace Hannan Meshwert passed away on December 6, 2017. She was 66. She was born in Santa Clara, California on November 29, 1951. She moved to ...



3 new associates at Grass Valley optometrists  The Union of Grass Valley

Drs. Chan, Moon and Associates in Grass Valley has added three optometrists to their family vision care practice.The practice, located at 360 Sierra College ...



Food & Farm Conference brings national leaders in the sustainable farming movement to Grass Valley  YubaNet

Grass Valley, CA December 5, 2016 – Over 600 farmers, foodies and homesteaders will gather in Grass Valley on January 6 -8 for the 2017 Sustainable Food ...



Obituary of Linda and William Smethers  The Union of Grass Valley

Linda (Fiesel) Smethers passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. She was 76 years old. Linda was born in Long Beach, ...



Meet Your Merchant: Inked — Grass Valley tattoo artist Cory Norris is known internationally  The Union of Grass Valley

Cory Norris was just 3 years old when he first picked up a paint brush. Both his parents were artists, so there was never a shortage of art supplies around the ...



Obituary of Christina Rebecca Welsh  The Union of Grass Valley

Christina Rebecca Welsh A celebration of life will be held: January 27th, at 1:00 p.m. Nevada City Elks Lodge #518 518 CA Hwy 49, Nevada City, Ca 95959 In.



Patti Bess: Busy Broadfork Farm neighbors  The Union of Grass Valley

Forget retirement! George and Nancy Crews have gotten a second wind. With only 1 1/2 acres and bushels of enthusiasm, the Crews family are becoming quite ...



Obituary of Ardis Comstock  The Union of Grass Valley

Ardis H. Comstock died on Oct. 10, 2015 in Santa Rosa. She was 91.Ardis Pauline Hatton was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, the daughter of ...



Blind ambition: Budget Blind owners, Buckley & Laura Armacher, find a new home for their business  The Union of Grass Valley

For 15 years, customer *service* has been their foundation. Now they finally have a building. Buckley and Laura Armacher, owners of the Grass Valley franchise of ...



Obituary of Margaret “Peggy” Swan Levine  The Union of Grass Valley

Margaret “Peggy” Swan Levine passed Monday, September 25, 2017, at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. She was 72. Peggy was born to Robert ...



Grass Valley names Gammelgard new chief of police  The Union of Grass Valley

The city of Grass Valley has named Lt. Alex Gammelgard as its new police chief, replacing John Foster.Foster officially retired at the end of 2015 after 17 years ...



Community rallies for What's Up Coffee? owner Angie Buist  The Union of Grass Valley

In the five years Angie Buist has owned What's Up Coffee?, she has helped causes and nonprofit groups in a myriad of ways.Now the community is working to ...



15 YEARS AGO: Witnesses didn't immediately recognize sound of gunfire  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This story was originally published Jan. 11, 2001 by The Union.People thought they heard a nailgun, a computer or firecrackers Wednesday ...



Nevada Union, Bear River host Kays Ostrom Invitational track and field meet  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union and Bear River played host to around 28 schools' track and field teams on Friday afternoon.The Kays Ostrom Nevada Union/BearRiver ...



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