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Verizon texts its customers to support new downtown NC cell antennas

Verizon texts its customers to support new downtown NC cell antennas


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Sources: Sacramento magazine purchases Sierra Heritage

Sources: Sacramento magazine purchases Sierra Heritage

Sacramento magazine — owned by a Michigan outfit — has purchased Sierra Heritage magazine, knowledgeable sources told Sierra Foothills Report. Auburn-based Sierra Heritage was established in 1981. The late Janice Forbes was the founder of Sierra Heritage. Now Rick Dyess … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to consider legal standard drawn from ‘Of Mice and Men’

Supreme Court to consider legal standard drawn from ‘Of Mice and Men’

Editor’s note: Texas courts have relied on ‘Of Mice and Men’ to define intellectual disability and sentence people to death instead of relying on science and medicine. Now the Supreme Court will hear the matter.  More background is here. “In … Continue reading

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Sierra Brewfest at Nevada County Fairgrounds on August 27

Sierra Brewfest at Nevada County Fairgrounds on August 27

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS ALLIANCE presents the 27th annual Sierra BrewFest on August 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. As one of the oldest, continuously running brewfests in California, it is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California. This year’s roster features over 100 hand-crafted beers from some of the nation’s best microbreweries. This unique...

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A bear on Banner Mountain

A bear on Banner Mountain

From the Friends of Banner Mountain Facebook page:

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Union columnist Boardman is now “Father Knows Best”

Union columnist Boardman is now “Father Knows Best”

This week, The Union’s weekly columnist “Bored Georgeman” gobbles up a bunch of ink lecturing all of us on parenting. “Your children should be encouraged to take advantage of the good things childhood has to offer, but learn that their … Continue reading

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How can America recover from Donald Trump?

How can America recover from Donald Trump?

“Donald Trump is heading to November like a certain zeppelin heading to New Jersey, in a darkening sky that crackles with electricity,” the New York Times writes in an editorial. “He is fighting crosswinds and trying new tacks — hiring … Continue reading

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NCERC’s “Connected Communities Academy” open house on August 24

NCERC’s “Connected Communities Academy” open house on August 24


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Sacramento’s newest hotel has a famous Gold Rush-era name

Sacramento’s newest hotel has a famous Gold Rush-era name

“The Sacramento Kings and partners announced Wednesday that they are naming their new downtown hotel The Sawyer – an homage to a post-Gold Rush court ruling that is considered one of the first environmental judgments in the country,” according to … Continue reading

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The Union’s latest conflict of interest: cannabis

The Union’s latest conflict of interest: cannabis

The Union is a bundle of conflicts of interest; for example it is paid by the Nevada County Economic Resources Council to promote tourism (at the same time it is supposed to objectively cover the ERC on its news pages). … Continue reading

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