Nevada County Communities-Lake Wildwood

It's here! The third and final installment in our Nevada County Communities series. For our final installment, we'll be talking about Lake Wildwood. Located 2.5 miles from Penn Valley, Lake Wildwood is a gated community in the Nevada County area. Like Lake of the Pines and Alta Sierra, Lake Wildwood was developed in the 1960s. [...]

Rattlesnake Safety at Home

Rattlesnake safety is important as Nevada County residents head out to the yard and beyond to enjoy warm spring weather. Spring ushers in the time of year when most rattlesnake bites occur: between April and October. Many species of venomous snakes are native to California, including Pacific rattlesnakes, diamondbacks, and sidewinders. In addition, these and other [...]

By | Tuesday, May 2, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have You Visited Grass Valley or Nevada City Yet?

Have you checked out the latest article about the Nevada County area? We've been written about numerous times, with the most recent being in Via Magazine. The author wrote about how Grass Valley has historic buildings that are used to house modern businesses like Lazy Dog Chocolateria or The Book Seller. The author also wrote about [...]

By | Friday, February 24, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Nevada County Communities-Lake of the Pines

Welcome back to the Nevada County Communities series! Last time we told you about Alta Sierra and what it had to offer. This time, we'll be discussing another community called Lake of the Pines (LOP). Located close to the Nevada County and Placer County line, Lake of the Pines is a gated community approximately 10 [...]

By | Tuesday, January 31, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Contest Time-Bear Yuba Land Trust Membership

It’s time for a contest! How would you like to win a one-year gift membership for the Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT)?  All you have to do is go on our Facebook page and share this post for an opportunity to win! See the details below!   The BYLT strives to create a balance between nature and the people who live amongst it. They are committed to [...]

By | Monday, January 30, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Nevada County Communities-Alta Sierra

Nevada County is compromised of many little communities. Some of the communities are designated by a street while others are considered little subdivisions within a larger community. In this three part series, we'll be talking about three of these communities-Alta Sierra, Lake of the Pines, and Lake Wildwood. First up, the tree-filled subdivision of Alta Sierra. [...]

By | Tuesday, January 17, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nevada City Voted Best Place to Live

Sunset Magazine recently voted Nevada City as one of the best places to live. We are so excited that the amazing little town has been recognized not only for it's affordability but also for it's emphasis on art and art appreciation. Locals know why Nevada City is great, but do you? We've got five reasons [...]

By | Friday, January 6, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Six Tips for Hosting a New Year’s Eve Party In Your Home

In just a few days, we will be in 2017! But before we get there, we have to do New Year's Eve. While many people travel to find a party, others stay at home and have their own party. For those of you celebrating at home this year, we've got tips to relieve your stress and [...]

By | Friday, December 30, 2016|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Visit Grass Valley

Have you ever thought about moving to Grass Valley but not sure what our little town has to offer? This great video put together by Basecamp Grass Valley shows how we are more than just a former Gold Rush town. People from all over come to swim in our rivers, participate in Cornish Christmas, or [...]

By | Wednesday, December 28, 2016|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY 2015…AGAIN!

We want to thank The Union's readers once again for naming Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty as Nevada County's "Best Real Estate Company"- and for the 9th time in the last 12 years! We also want to thank all for naming our own Greg Sharp, "Best Real Estate Agent," and Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty [...]