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


S.F. values win the World Series!

Oct 29, 2014
S.F. values win the World Series!

I wish we could bottle some of those “S.F. values” and bring it here to invigorate our community. I’m thrilled the Giants have won the World Series, but above all, it was one of the best World Series I’ve seen … Continue reading

New KVMR tower

Oct 29, 2014
New KVMR tower

Editor’s note: Broad Street in Nevada City has too many vacant buildings, but a real upside has been the new KVMR building. Thanks to Tom Dalldorf for sending along this photo.

October surprise

Oct 29, 2014
October surprise

The local media reports on The Union, YubaNet and KNCO about County Supervisor and Grass Valley City Council candidate Terry Lamphier being under investigation for alleged possession/accessing of child pornography on a county computer are here, here and here. I … Continue reading

NCCA-PAC mails a “candidate report card” to GV residents

Oct 28, 2014
NCCA-PAC mails a “candidate report card” to GV residents

  Here’s a mailer the Nevada Contractors Association PAC is mailing to Grass Valley residents: 

Moore demands McClintock come clean on his “pension lies”

Oct 28, 2014
Moore demands McClintock come clean on his “pension lies”

Editor’s note: This is one of the reasons I am supporting Republican Art Moore for Congress. “Tom McClintock’s behavior in office has landed him in the ‘Congressional Pension Double-Dippers Club,’ as reported by the National Journal and Wall Street Journal. … Continue reading

Butte County also grapples with medical marijuana initiatives

Oct 28, 2014
Butte County also grapples with medical marijuana initiatives

              Editor’s note: During my visit to Chico and Butte County this week, I noticed the usual slew of campaign signs, including ones for Measure A and B. Like Nevada County, Butte County also … Continue reading

Campaigning in Yuba County

Oct 27, 2014
Campaigning in Yuba County

I was down in Chico today. The campaign signs along the way are a hoot. Here’s one from a county supervisor race in Yuba County:

Giants hero Bumgarner is from a small town

Oct 26, 2014
Giants hero Bumgarner is from a small town

“Madison Bumgarner’s hometown couldn’t be much more of a contrast from San Francisco than it is,” as MLB.com is reporting “Hudson, N.C., is a town of 2,800 people. ‘”You wave at everybody you see, pretty much,’ Bumgarner says. “He’s held … Continue reading

“Free if it snows” and “Spring bling tour” to Europe at Stucki Jewelers

Oct 26, 2014
“Free if it snows” and “Spring bling tour” to Europe at Stucki Jewelers

Stucki Jewelers of Grass Valley, the region’s oldest continuously operating jewelry store, is 5,400 miles from Antwerp, Belgium, the world’s diamond capitol. But typically twice a year, owners James and Nicole Arbaugh travel to Antwerp to hand-select precious gems for their customers, accepting preorders. James is a graduate gemologist, and the trip exemplifies the store’s...

Mountain Mandarin Festival is November 21-23

Oct 26, 2014
Mountain Mandarin Festival is November 21-23

THE MOUNTAIN MANDARIN Festival marks the start of Placer County Mountain Mandarin season. This three-day celebration from November 21-23 draws more than 20,000 visitors from as far away as the Bay Area and Reno. Festival attendees can sample fresh mandarins hand-picked by Mountain Mandarin Growers’ Association members, as well as a variety of mandarin-based products...

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