Bullards Bar Reservoir & Emerald Cove Marina, Dobbins, California

Bullards Bar Reservoir is not in Nevada County, but it is close enough to Nevada City and Grass Valley as to make it a destination for water skiing, house boating and fishing. It’s only 21 miles north of Nevada City off of Highway 49 in the historic gold country. The three closest cities are Nevada […]

Flamenco del Oro Nevada County’s Flamenco Music & Dance Troupe Performing At The Holbrooke – June 11

Flamenco del Oro Nevada County’s Flamenco Music and Dance Troupe will be performing at The Holbrooke Hotel Restaurant featuring Gypsy Flamenco artist from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain KINA MENDEZ. Kina’s powerful and soothing voice will be accompanied by the rooted guitar works of Gopal Slavonic. Also performing will be percussionist Roger Aiton. Singer and […]

Jackie Greene Appearing at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley

Jackie Greene is appearing at the Center for the Arts on Father’s Day June 19th. Seating is limited to 300 persons, so you better make your reservations now! Where you’re going has always been more important than where you’ve been. By his music, Jackie Greene appears to have been through every major American musical influence: […]

Mary Youngblood & Sisters of the Earth Coming to Grass Valley

Mary Youngblood and Sisters are coming to the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, January 28 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $20 for members and $22 for non-members. For tickets go to

Nevada County Regulators – Lucchesi Vineyards – Cover Songs

Here’s a video of one of my favorite bands in Nevada County. Video is not top notch, but the music’s great. For all your real estate needs; Call John J. O’Dell Real Estate Broker 530-263-1091

Touring Nevada County Local Music Scene

Following in the footsteps of harpist Joanna Newsom, local bands in and around Nevada City and Grass Valley are creating a vibrant indie music scene. Now the scene’s success is being furthered by a new record label featuring local bands, Grass Roots Record Co. Take a mini-tour of the Nevada County music scene with Dan […]

The Nevada County Regulators Live

This is one of my favorite bands in Nevada County. They play in some part of Grass Valley, Nevada City almost once or twice a month in Nevada County. You can find their schedule at their website  Nevada County Regulators John J. O’Dell Real Estate Broker Call today because I want to help you in […]

School Serves Ice Cream, Has Health Committee Meeting At Same Time

By John O’Dell I had to do a double take on this one. Driving to Grass Valley on the Colfax Highway I saw this school sign. It appears that the  Union Hill Elementary School is serving ice cream, and holding a health committee meeting at the same time! Tomorrow they’re having a board meeting.  Wonder […]

Mindworker: the Song – The Twist – Teacher Unhappy With Student

By Paul August It’s somewhat of an American tradition to bash teachers in songs: “No more pencils.  No more books. No more teachers’ dirty looks.” Anti-teacher songs were common as I grew up.  The Coasters’ sang about “Charlie Brown,” the kid in school who caused trouble.  “School Days,” by Chuck Berry, complained about getting up […]

End of the World in 2012

I’ve talked to a few people who are really concerned about the world ending in 2012.  Much like those who were sure that the world would crash when the year 1999 rolled over to the year 2000. They were totally convinced that that all the computers on Earth would stop working because the computers were […]