Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Ship Of State

Californians are oozing with empathy, and it is reflected in the people they elect to the state legislature. If you are among the disenfranchised, they are there to cuddle you in the arms of government. Their only problem is finding … Continue reading

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City Trek: The Undeveloped Country

LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Committee) is proposing to strip some areas from Nevada City’s historic watershed sphere of influence. Who’s behind this naked power grab? We may find some answers at the workshop scheduled for this Thursday at the ROOD … Continue reading

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At The Crossroads

It’s been quite a week for our sleepy village. First, landslides closed Interstate 80, detouring traffic down Highway 20 through Nevada City and Grass Valley to Auburn. Then, the imminent possibility of spillway failure on the Oroville dam sent hundreds … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Lefty’s

Lefty’s is a great eatery that has been flooded twice this year. Let’s show a little spaghetti solidarity and help them get back on their feet. (Being a “lefty” myself, I can’t help but feel some empathy for my brethren!)

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The Waterboarding Begins

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Move over, Kellyanne

Where does he find these characters?

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No Love Lost

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The Incredible Sinking County

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What Are You Doing Saturday Night?

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The Elixir Of Eternal Life

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