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A whole lotta The Who goin' on - and The Smithereens

Who knew? The Smithereens’ Pat DiNizio and Nevada County have a musical icon in common. He’s minimalist classical composer Terry Riley. DiNizio is a fan. And Nevada ...

Grass Valley to be ‘Under a Groove’ Friday

It’s hard to imagine a world without George Clinton. It would certainly be a lot less funky. Now in his seventh (gulp!) decade of performing, Clinton, the undisputed king of ...

Animal Film Festival evokes laughter, suspense: ‘Medieval Monsters,’ ‘Cute Little Lobster,’ ‘Life According to Ohad,’ ‘Kill Pen’ among final selections

The final selections of films for screening at the third annual Animal Film Festival (AFF) have been announced, notably: • “Kill Pen,” by Sharon Boeckle that shi ...

Missing Grass Valley woman’s body found

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office has tentatively identified a body found Monday as that of  a 74-year-old Grass Valley woman who had been missing since July 7. Wilma ...

Oink, oink: Wild pig-hunting opportunity at Joice Island

Joice Island is in the Delta, inside the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area, which is owned, operated and controlled by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. And, there just h ...

Grass Valley woman dead, Colfax man suspected of homicide

A Colfax man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of homicide after the death of a Grass Valley woman in what the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is describing as a domestic-violence ...

I-80 snowstorm pileup fatality ID’d as Lake of the Pines resident

Douglas Allen Swasey, a Lake of the Pines resident and longtime Nevada County business owner, has been identified as the man who died Friday in a grinding 30-vehicle pileup in the ...

Suicide at Grass Valley City Hall

A woman committed suicide Wednesday morning in a restroom stall at Grass Valley City Hall, her body discovered minutes later by a city employee. Capt. Rex Marks, of the Grass Vall ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Media Life: Auburn titles creator helping raise profile of oft-ignored movie art form

“Up in the Air” was shut out on Oscar night – despite nominations for its two biggest names, George Clooney and director Jason Reitman. But the award season isn’t completel ...

Longtime Loomis resident Elizabeth Schweigert dies

Elizabeth Ann Schweigert, beloved wife of the late Reinhold Albert Schweigert, mother to Patricia and Diane, and resident of Loomis for more than 50 years, passed away on Tues ...