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Bera beats Jones in Congressional race

Bera beats Jones in Congressional race

“Democratic Rep. Ami Bera clinched a third term Friday after surviving a bruising challenge from Republican Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones,” the Sacramento Bee is reporting. “Jones conceded the race Friday afternoon after Sacramento County reported that nearly 20,000 more … Continue reading

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Trump University fraud suits settled for $25 million

Trump University fraud suits settled for $25 million

“Donald J. Trump has reversed course and agreed to pay $25 million to settle a series of lawsuits stemming from his defunct for-profit education venture, Trump University, finally putting to rest fraud allegations by former students, which have dogged him … Continue reading

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County Board of Supervisors thanks our business for tourism efforts

County Board of Supervisors thanks our business for tourism efforts


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Rood Center responds to snarkish remark about Hospitality House in The Union

Rood Center responds to snarkish remark about Hospitality House in The Union

An “Other Voices” by Greg Zaller in this morning’s The Union included a snarkish comment about Hospitality House. “Hospitality House, our local overnight shelter, was invited to attend the tour but did not return our calls.” Here is the Rood Center’s … Continue reading

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“Yoo, hoo” GoNevadaCounty.com: Boreal Mountain Resort opens today

“Yoo, hoo” GoNevadaCounty.com: Boreal Mountain Resort opens today

No word from the county’s “official” tourism website GoNevadaCounty.com or its Facebook page, but Boreal Mountain Resort of Nevada County opens today — carrying on the tradition of being the first skiing and snowboarding resort to open in Northern California. … Continue reading

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More polarizing words from homeless activists

More polarizing words from homeless activists

Here’s an excerpt from Greg Zaller in an “other voices” in The Union: “Dan Miller said, ‘I came away convinced that Nevada County could use a 24/7 facility so the homeless population can access the services and programs that are … Continue reading

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The Union publisher’s rose-colored glasses

The Union publisher’s rose-colored glasses

Here’s an excerpt from The Union publisher Don Rogers’ column this week, referring to the atrocious Frank Pinney ad “Is your President a Muslim”? “Regrets? I think I might have helped the author of the ad more by being stricter … Continue reading

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Placer County names new economic development director

Placer County names new economic development director

Editor’s note: This press release is from Placer County: After a nationwide search and rigorous evaluation process, Placer County has selected Sherri Conway as its new director of economic development, effective Dec. 5. Conway is currently serving as a supervising … Continue reading

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Butte County steps up tourism efforts

Butte County steps up tourism efforts

Editor’s note: Government agencies all around our region are ramping out their tourism efforts. The latest press release is here: “The newly formed Butte County Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) board of directors have selected SMG Consulting and The Abbi … Continue reading

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Stage presentation of “Black Boy” at Center for the Arts

Stage presentation of “Black Boy” at Center for the Arts

On Thursday morning, our family enjoyed the stage presentation of “Black Boy,” Richard Wright’s acclaimed 1943 memoir about life in the Jim Crow South at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. It was a timely and poignant presentation … Continue reading

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