Jeff Pelline

Jeff Pelline is the publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt and author of the blog Jeff Pelline's Sierra Foothills Report. His award winning 30-year journalism career includes editing and management positions at the San Francisco Chronicle, CNET (since sold to CBS for $2 billion) and The Union in Grass Valley. Jeff's work also has been published in the New York Times, Time magazine and the Chicago Tribune. When Jeff was Editor of CNET News, the publication won a prestigious National Magazine Award.

Web Site: http://jeffpelline.wordpress.com


Judge overturns N.F.L.’s suspension of Tom Brady

Sep 3, 2015
Judge overturns N.F.L.’s suspension of Tom Brady

“In a major setback for the N.F.L., New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady prevailed in his battle to have his four-game suspension overturned Thursday, as a federal judge reversed a ruling by Commissioner Roger Goodell to bench one of the … Continue reading

Fishing with a drone

Sep 2, 2015
Fishing with a drone

You can’t make this stuff up.

Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance shuts down

Sep 2, 2015
Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance shuts down

“The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance is shutting down, the group’s recently appointed CEO said Tuesday,” as the Sacramento Business Journal is reporting. “Howard Bubb, who joined in May, said the group’s board of directors voted Monday to cease operations. “While … Continue reading

Locals supporting family that was racially targeted at campground

Sep 2, 2015
Locals supporting family that was racially targeted at campground

A Sacramento TV station reported this weekend that a family enjoying a reunion at a Nevada County campsite had to leave in the middle of the night because of racially charged threats allegedly made by a man in the neighboring … Continue reading

The new breed of legal “ambulance chasers”

Sep 2, 2015
The new breed of legal “ambulance chasers”

“Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has chosen to prolong her moment in the limelight by defying a federal judge’s order to issue marriage licenses to legally qualifed people who apply for them,” as the Lexington-Herald Leader writes in an editorial. … Continue reading

Family racially targeted at area campground

Sep 2, 2015
Family racially targeted at area campground

A family enjoying a reunion at a Nevada County campsite had to leave in the middle of the night because of racially charged threats allegedly made by a man in the neighboring campsite, ABC10.com is reporting. Check out this story … Continue reading

Our extreme hard-right politics lead to defeat of fire tax again

Sep 1, 2015
Our extreme hard-right politics lead to defeat of fire tax again

From the “you can’t make this stuff up” or “you reap what you sow” department: For another time, a tax to improve fire protection failed in the Higgins Fire District in South County failed, as Ballotpedia is reporting. “The district … Continue reading

Kentucky clerk defies Supreme Court, refuses marriage license to gay couple

Sep 1, 2015
Kentucky clerk defies Supreme Court, refuses marriage license to gay couple

Editor’s note: Hard-right political ideologues have long sought to win the clerk-recorder’s seat in our county, though it’s a nonpartisan post. It has led to some mudslinging races. This ought to be a cautionary tale from Moorhead, Ky., pop. 6,845 … Continue reading

Scientists try to replicate climate denier findings and fail

Aug 31, 2015
Scientists try to replicate climate denier findings and fail

“Does the Ted Cruz in you ever wonder whether global warming really is just a hoax? Whether skeptics really are the Galileos of our time? Whether climate scientists really do just want to make money? Well, wonder no more. A … Continue reading

Anti-Trump angst grows

Aug 31, 2015
Anti-Trump angst grows

“Republican operatives, insiders affiliated with no campaign and donors with whom Right Turn spoke last week are not pleased about the state of the GOP race,” as the Washington Post is reporting. “They will say something like: ‘Yeah, it’s early. … Continue reading

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