Category Archives: Local

October Surprise #2

Okay, who predicted illegal lesbian nepotism in Nevada County for October?

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Escape To Sierra County

Yesterday (9/26) we took a little drive up to Downieville to pick up the fruits of my labors. I’ve been doing artwork for Yuba Expeditions and their parent, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship for almost a quarter century. (They started … Continue reading

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Treed Between The Lines

The battle between NC and PG&E over the removal of heritage trees is currently on hold, thanks to Judge Anderson.

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He’s All Heart(less)

Here’s a tweet from Nevada County’s latest right wing cheerleader, Eric Christen. If you haven’t heard, Mr. C. is backing a slate of candidates to swing Nevada County’s school board into his camp. I think we’re about to test whether … Continue reading

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Promises Unfulfilled

This year’s legislative session ended with many unresolved issues, even with the Democrats wielding overwhelming majorities in both houses and holding every state office. Why is that?

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Weather Or Not

Years ago I designed the little weather guy that appears on the front page of The Union. With the changing climate, I felt it necessary to make some new additions.

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Kiss My Ash

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Famous Last Words

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“THEY R COMING!”

Some people around here don’t think the locals are up to protesting on their own. There must be outsiders pulling the strings, right? And if there are some of those urban agitators in the crowd, so what? Marching down the … Continue reading

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Whose Town Is It, Anyway?

It was a lazy summer afternoon in 1970 Nevada City. The little section of Pine Street between Broad and Commercial Streets had been closed off for Country Pie, a crafts fair sponsored by Gary and Alan Rogers. Local artisans were … Continue reading

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