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Joseph Hudson

Sax, Drugs, and Rock and Roll

It’s common knowledge that the saxophone is the most seductive instrument in the world. So when we saw the infamous “two saxophones” guy playing at Golden

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Joseph Hudson

The Best Bloodys Around

Loved by brunching moms and hungover riff-raff, the Bloody Mary remains a classic and polarizing cocktail. Everyone thinks they have the ultimate recipe. Originally called a

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Fire Safety For Slackers

When considering moving to Nevada City a year ago, I knew about the danger of living in a wildfire zone. But, like dating a really

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Bluegrass Prodigy

15-year old Mei Lin Heirendt is in many ways, a typical teen: She’s a huge Star Wars fan, goes shopping for scrunchies, and Instagrams her

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Lessley Anderson

Drink When Hot

Milk straight from the cow is both impractical (who has a cow?) and doesn’t travel well. Let’s talk about beer straight from the brewer. It’s

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Joseph Hudson

Disc Golf Tramp

Tyler “Treetop” Turnmeyer steps out of his dusty van and sets up his portable disc golf basket. He stretches his hands to the sky and

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Joseph Hudson

Let the Good Times Roll

On a recent Tuesday evening at a tennis court in Grass Valley, about a dozen women on roller skates were dancing in velvet short-shorts and

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Joseph Hudson

Yuba In Crisis

On a typical warm Saturday at the South Yuba River State Park, treacherously parked cars stick out into Highway 49. The few trash cans at

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Lessley Anderson

The Cult of Dutch Bros

Cult coffeehouse chain, Dutch Bros, roared into Brunswick, AKA Burger Basin, this April, and pretty much any time of day, you can see 20 some-odd

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Lessley Anderson

Luxury Meets Broad Street

The long-awaited renovation of The National Exchange Hotel will be unveiled this Thursday, when its restaurant, bar, and rooms officially open for business. For long-time

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Joseph Hudson

He’s Singing the Cops’ Praises

Jamal Walker wears many hats: pro baker, soul singer, and most recently, Community Relations Coordinator with the Grass Valley Police Department.  As the national conversation

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