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The Union flubs another Elections Office article related to Measure S

The Union flubs another Elections Office article related to Measure S

In April I pointed to an egregious reporting error in The Union about the Elections Office. Without checking with the Elections Office, it ran a false and some would claim libelous statement from a pro-Measure S press release: “The ACLU … Continue reading

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Nevada County Ballots and Sample Booklets – What really happened?

Oct 21, 2014

NEVADA CITY, Calif. October 21, 2014 - A news release, sent late this afternoon by Nevada County's Clerk-Recorder appears to contain several inaccuracies and statements contradicting earlier explanations, possibly even omissions in declarations made to...

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Why our local newspaper’s new editorial board is a farce

Why our local newspaper’s new editorial board is a farce

Editor’s notes: Here’s an example of how The Union’s editorial board polarizes, not unites. In this case, one editorial board member — CABPRO supporter Norm Sauer — attacks a fellow board member Cheryl Cook. Sauer uses words such as “rant,” … Continue reading

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Greg Diaz: Status of Sample Ballot Booklets and Official Ballots for the November 4, 2014 Consolidated General Election

Oct 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 - All sample ballots and sample ballot booklets will be in the hands of Nevada County voters in ample time for voter preparation for the November 4 election, although legal challenges nearly derailed the process.

Official Ballots: The Sample Ballot Booklets and Official Ballots were both mailed on October 14, 2014....

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Truckee and Nevada City Chambers and Grass Valley Downtown Association: focused on their missions

Truckee and Nevada City Chambers and Grass Valley Downtown Association: focused on their missions

We belong to a lot of organizations — from the ERC to SYRCL to the Center for the Arts —and we particularly enjoy our membership in the Truckee Chamber and Nevada City Chamber, along with the Grass Valley Downtown Association. … Continue reading

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Greg Diaz sets the record straight for voters

Greg Diaz sets the record straight for voters

Editor’s note: I’m glad to see Greg Diaz, a longtime, experienced professional, not an opportunistic job hopper or rock-throwing retiree, setting the record straight for the voters. I spoke to him this morning before I began my day, and I … Continue reading

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Vehicle vs. Motorcycle, DUI Collision in Truckee

Oct 21, 2014
Vehicle vs. Motorcycle, DUI Collision in Truckee

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Solar Eclipse on Thursday

Oct 21, 2014
Solar Eclipse on Thursday

October 21, 2014 - Sunsets are always pretty. One sunset this month could be out of this world. On Thursday, Oct. 23rd, the setting sun across eastern parts of the USA will be red, beautiful and … crescent-shaped.

"It's a partial solar eclipse," explains longtime NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak. In other...

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Sunny until the weekend, then a chance of real rain

Oct 21, 2014
Sunny until the weekend, then a chance of real rain

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Local hard-right: Ebola is Obama’s fault

Local hard-right: Ebola is Obama’s fault

Over the years, I’ve learned to predict the latest narrative from our local hard-right by listening to a half-hour or so of Rush Limbaugh if I’m driving around the region in my pickup truck. Sure enough, I listened to Rush … Continue reading

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