Nevada County Local News: Families & Children


All Local Families & Children News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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07/06/2024
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The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District is pleased to offer free summer meals for children 18 years of age and under and disabled adults through the Seamless Summer Options program.

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06/18/2024
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The 2024 St. Theresa Bread & Broth 4 Kids Summer Program begins June 26 and will continue every Wednesday through August 21st.

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05/30/2024
The state is directly investing money for low-income students and all newborns to attend college. After two years, the program is still not widely known by the students who need the most financial assistance.

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05/23/2024
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The Nevada County Public Health Department is hosting a free community baby shower for eastern county residents on June 4.

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05/02/2024
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The KidZone Museum, a beacon of creativity and learning in the North Lake Tahoe region for more than 30 years, announced its plans to raise $13 million to expand and relocate to Truckee River Regional Park.

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04/25/2024
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A bill from a member of the Legislature’s happiness committee would require schools to come up with homework policies that consider the strain on students.

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04/17/2024
Heiress Paris Hilton is on a mission to shine a light on the "troubled teen industry," a largely unregulated multibillion-dollar industry that is gaining public scrutiny for alleged abuse of vulnerable youths.

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04/12/2024
The 3rd annual Nevada City Earth Fest Street Fair will is taking place downtown on Sunday, April 21 from 11AM - 5PM.

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03/29/2024
Image for display with article titled California May Gut Two CalWORKS Programs Helping Thousands of Families

The state is considering zeroing out funds for CalWORKS family stabilization and job subsidy programs to help balance the budget.

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03/28/2024
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Five years ago, the decision to merge four local core service organizations was unprecedented and initially met with skepticism.

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03/28/2024
Evictions have exacerbated homelessness nationwide, increasing the rate of homeless infants and toddlers. Most of those children are not enrolled in early education programs.

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03/27/2024
Hospice of the Foothills announced a generous estate gift from the Templeton Family Trust.

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03/20/2024
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More frequent outdoor breaks can improve student attention, reduce behavior problems.

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03/07/2024
Image for display with article titled Tahoe Truckee School District’s Food Services Is Well-Staffed, in Contrast With Recent State-Wide Report

The Chef Ann Foundation, in collaboration with the California School Nutrition Association, recently released a report on staff shortages in California's K-12 school food services and its impact on students.

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02/25/2024
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Home to the state capital, Sacramento County offers many amusements for visitors and locals alike. But only some require no cash outlay.

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02/15/2024
Bright Futures for Youth’s Nevada County Cinderella Project, which provides dresses, tuxedos and other formal clothes to students, has moved to a space inside Sammie’s Nifty Thrift Shop in Grass Valley.

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02/12/2024
The state is to implement long-awaited new guidelines in 2025 despite some calls for a year’s delay.

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02/08/2024
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CEOs of Instagram, Snapchat tell parents at Senate hearing they’re sorry for deaths of children.

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01/15/2024
The Assembly has until the end of January to decide the fate of the youth tackle football bill, which would prevent kids under 12 from playing the sport to protect them from brain trauma.

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01/12/2024
California’s projected budget deficit of close to $38 billion likely means some cuts are coming. Among them, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed ending the California State Park Adventure Pass, which offers free access to some state parks for fourth graders.
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