Category Archives: Local

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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The Incredible Sinking County

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What Are You Doing Saturday Night?

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Merry Widow Gazette 2017

The 2017 edition of The Merry Widow Gazette is now available at various discriminating establishments in western Nevada County. If you see a mermaid swim by your house during the latest deluge, chances are it’s a Merry Widow! See you … Continue reading

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Parking Cartoon No. 3726

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Let Loose The Deluge

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A City Full Of Holes

Giant Sinkhole Takes Over Side of Hill in Grass Valley

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