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


The last campaign ad ever

Mar 27, 2015
The last campaign ad ever


The Union’s “best of” competition needs a major tuneup

Mar 27, 2015
The Union’s “best of” competition needs a major tuneup

This morning The Union publisher Jim Hemig writes that Eskaton is receiving the newspaper’s “2014 Best Of Nevada County Assisted Living award.” It comes despite a recent class action lawsuit by homeowners and vote by workers to unionize — not … Continue reading

Nevada City Spring Cleaning set for March 31-April 2

Mar 27, 2015
Nevada City Spring Cleaning set for March 31-April 2

Nevada City will be undertaking a massive 3-day spring-cleaning called Spring Madness Hits Nevada City, beginning Tuesday, March 31 and continuing through Thursday, April 2, 8 a.m.-noon, as first reported on this blog. The City of Nevada City, the Nevada … Continue reading

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative

Mar 25, 2015
Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative

“Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris sought a court order Wednesday to keep her from having to provide an official title and summary for what she called an ‘utterly reprehensible’ proposed ballot measure that would authorize killing gays and lesbians in California, … Continue reading

Julia Jordan elected President of California Main Street Alliance

Mar 25, 2015

Nevada County resident Julia Jordan, CEO of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, has been elected president of the California Main Street Alliance, a prestigious statewide organization. Before that, Jordan had been executive director of the Grass Valley Downtown Association. California Main Street Alliance (CAMSA) works to improve the quality of life in California towns, cities...

Julia Jordan elected President of California Main Street Alliance

Mar 25, 2015
Julia Jordan elected President of California Main Street Alliance

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: Nevada County resident Julia Jordan, CEO of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, has been elected president of the California Main Street Alliance, a prestigious statewide organization. Before that, Jordan had been executive … Continue reading

Church leader: addressing climate change is on a moral par with the civil rights movement

Mar 25, 2015
Church leader: addressing climate change is on a moral par with the civil rights movement

“The Episcopal Church is putting its foot down on climate change denial,” The Christian Science Monitor is reporting. “One of the most powerful women in Christianity, U.S. Episcopal church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, told the Guardian that climate change … Continue reading

Padilla: Oregon’s new motor voter law “makes sense” for California

Mar 25, 2015
Padilla: Oregon’s new motor voter law “makes sense” for California

“As California struggles to address historic low voter turnout, new Secretary of State Alex Padilla sees promise in a new Motor Voter law signed into law last week by Oregon Governor Kate Brown,” according to a press release. “’While many … Continue reading

Sacramento airport plans to build on-site solar farm

Mar 23, 2015
Sacramento airport plans to build on-site solar farm

“Sacramento International Airport officials say they are within weeks of signing a deal to build two large solar farms on airport grounds that will allow them to save $15 million on energy bills over the next two decades,” the Sacramento … Continue reading

Scoop: Singer-songwriter Randy Newman performing in Grass Valley on June 26

Mar 23, 2015
Scoop: Singer-songwriter Randy Newman performing in Grass Valley on June 26

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: Music in the Mountains is going to present popular singer-songwriter Randy Newman on Friday, June 26 “under the stars” at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, our magazine has learned. It marks Newman’s … Continue reading

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