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Visit to the Lake Tahoe Consours d’Elegance

Visit to the Lake Tahoe Consours d’Elegance

We enjoyed the 44th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance this week on the West Shore, featuring the Chris-Craft racer. (top left: a 1954, 19-foot Chris-Craft racing runabout “Duckers,” which was featured on a U.S. Postage Stamp; we wrote about her … Continue reading

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Russ: You missed out on a chance to test VR at the mall in Seattle

Russ: You missed out on a chance to test VR at the mall in Seattle

Right wing activist, global warming denier and political blogger Russ Steele (a former Union columnist, along with George Rebane) has been waxing on about “Green Screen Review” on his blog, largely poking fun at the local effort to jump on … Continue reading

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Campaign heating up to stop proposed Dorsey Marketplace project

Campaign heating up to stop proposed Dorsey Marketplace project

A regular reader send me a flyer that has been circulating around Grass Valley to stop the Dorsey Marketplace project. I suppose this is going to send “Bradley Jackson” into a tailspin:  

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Is the “brilliance” of The Union’s management repeating itself?

Is the “brilliance” of The Union’s management repeating itself?

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from a blog post back in 2009. Rebane and Steele are now former Union columnists, and Ackerman is the former (former, former) Union publisher. Now the  columnist is “Bored Georgeman.” The more things change at our … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Donald Trump and the twilight of white America

Donald Trump and the twilight of white America

“Racial resentment and economic anxiety are not separate forces,” according to this essay in The Atlantic. “For many Trump supporters, they are inextricably linked.” “On June 25, 2015, a week after Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Further into the muck with Mr. Trump

Further into the muck with Mr. Trump

“Three months from the presidential election, and one day after his running mate promised ‘specific policy proposals for how we rebuild this country at home and abroad,’ Americans find themselves asking whether Donald Trump has called for the assassination of … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Nevada County’s oldest wine in existence shown at Fair

Nevada County’s oldest wine in existence shown at Fair

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: Our magazine enjoyed attending the opening ceremonies at the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley on Wednesday. We visited with the local dignitaries, heard some opening remarks, and noshed on breakfast from Emily’s Catering … Continue reading

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Nevada County’s oldest wine in existence shown at Fair

Nevada County’s oldest wine in existence shown at Fair

Our magazine enjoyed attending the opening ceremonies at the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley on Wednesday. We visited with the local dignitaries, heard some opening remarks, and noshed on breakfast from Emily’s Catering that was made with fresh ingredients donated from local farms. The Fair runs from Wednesday to Sunday and expects to draw...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Scoop: Locals seeks to open Grass Valley Brewing Co. in historic downtown

Scoop: Locals seeks to open Grass Valley Brewing Co. in historic downtown

A group of locals is actively seeking to open Grass Valley Brewing Co. in the historic downtown, capitalizing on the boom in craft beer, Sierra Foothills Report has learned. The group has registered the URL Grass Valley Brewing Co., filed … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
“Look Mom, Todd made the newspaper!”

“Look Mom, Todd made the newspaper!”

A regular reader sent this along:

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