Keri Brenner


San Francisco Bay Area

Keri Brenner

Keri Brenner is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Oregonian, The Olympian, Marin Independent Journal, Patch and other publications. She can be reached at


Health insurance hassle in Nevada County

With its many modern amenities, Nevada City’s 95959 ZIP code doesn’t seem like it would be challenging for health insurance.
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Supporters rally to save Grass Valley’s Empire Mine state park (VIDEO)

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After marathon hearing, decision postponed on Blue Lead Mine

After six hours of testimony and debate Tuesday, Nevada County supervisors sent the Blue Lead Gold Mine use permit back to county planning staff for revisions and a groundwater study. The compromise decision didn’t fully appease neighbors in the Red Dog and You Bet neighborhoods who had filed the appeal and who wanted the county to require a full environmental impact report.
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Nevada County ranks high in healthy living (VIDEO)

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Nevada County abuzz in unfolding election season

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Finding, reigniting love in Nevada County

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State opens door to possibility of selling Empire Mine State Historic Park

A California State Senate subcommittee voted unanimously Thursday on a budget measure that includes a recommendation to consider selling off Empire Mine State Historic Park if a suitable buyer could be found.
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Empire Mine contractor says tourist tunnel ‘was ready to go’

Mike Miller took the news that the Empire Mine “adit” tourist tunnel he helped build had been scrapped like a dynamite detonation.
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Rural Nevada County questions delay in access to fiber optic broadband

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Napa Valley is Next Up for Surf Air

New commuter airline offers members unlimited flights to SoCal from Bay Area.
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UPDATE: "Cash Mob" Set Friday for Pub With $190,000 BottleRock Deficit

Up and Under Pub and Grill in Point Richmond turns to Facebook for help.
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In Small-town Northern California, When 'She' Becomes a 'He'

A change for the better meets with mostly compassion from the town where he was raised.
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