Rita Stevens

Rita Stevens


Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a news reporter for KRON TV Channel 4 and KPIX, and earlier worked in the newsrooms at KNEW/KSAN radio. Rita is a graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. Rita says she came to Nevada County to enjoy the rural pace and finds working in a community radio station like KNCO refreshing. Her hobbies include bicycle riding, and quilting.

Benefit Concert for Charis Youth Center

Singer Lacy J Dalton is known for her gritty, powerful vocals, which People Magazine likened to a country equivalent to Bonnie Raitt. Dalton came to Nevada County last year for a benefit concert for Rotary, and this Saturday July 26, gates open at 2:30 pm and the concert is from 4-7 pm.  Lacy J Dalton says she is looking forward to performing at Western Gateway park in Penn Valley as a benefit for the Charis  Youth Center which provides housing, and support to foster children with severe mental disabilities after they age out of the foster Care system.

Local group, Robby James and the Streets of Bakersfield will open for Lacy. Venders will also be on hand with food beer and wine for sale, raffle prizes include a stay at Courtyard Suites- 1 king suite with 2 massages; Wolfe Mountain Day Spa gift certificate, The Owl Grill gift certificate, and a house boat rental at Bullards Bar. Raffle tickets are $1 each and Concert tickets are $20 in advance , available at Tess’ Kitchen store, BriarPatch, Tacky but Nice, Nevada City Chamber and Penn Valley Tru Value.
Here’s a link to the Charis Youth Center website: www.charisyouthcenter.org   and their phone number is 530 615-8433.

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