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SEKI Parks’ Firefighters Voice Concerns Over Drone Usage

Jul 24, 2016
SEKI Parks’ Firefighters Voice Concerns Over Drone Usage

Editor's note: This afternoon, a drone grounded all air operations on the Sand Fire. A Foresthill resident was recently arrested for flying a drone during the Trailhead fire and halting air operations.

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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Bogus reviews of local restaurant forces Yelp to take action

Bogus reviews of local restaurant forces Yelp to take action

The bogus reviews of Los Mineros restaurant in Nevada City has forced Yelp to take action. After owner Reinette Senum criticized law enforcement (and later apologized twice), bogus reviews of the restaurant — which is popular and has good food … Continue reading

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

NAGGIAR VINEYARDS Naggiar is offering fully guided tours of its vineyard and winery in a new electric shuttle on weekends. SIERRA STARR’S GOLD MEDALS The winery has won double-gold or gold medals for most of the wines it has entered in tasting competitions this year. Sierra Starr won a double-gold for its 2012 Cabernet Franc at the...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
WaPo: Donald Trump is a unique threat to American democracy

WaPo: Donald Trump is a unique threat to American democracy

“Donald J. Trump, until now a Republican problem, this week became a challenge the nation must confront and overcome. The real estate tycoon is uniquely unqualified to serve as president, in experience and temperament,” the editorial board of the Washington … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary II: Questions We Should Be Asking About Our Future

Jul 24, 2016
Sunday Commentary II: Questions We Should Be Asking About Our Future

While the council largely made clear that they would like some different questions asked in the initial input from the community, I still see this as a missed opportunity to engage the public in this process. There is nothing in particular wrong with the three questions that the staff came up with: What do...

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Sunday Commentary: Will Skeptics Listen to Black Republican Senator on Racial Profiling?

Jul 24, 2016
Sunday Commentary: Will Skeptics Listen to Black Republican Senator on Racial Profiling?

There are those who have dismissed claims of disparate treatment of blacks by the police arguing that this is largely an election year ploy to curry favor by Democrats.  That of course ignores the fact that until the last two years or so, Democrats have largely ignored issues of racial profiling. That said, it...

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Davis Vanguard
Fire Union President Sues City of Davis for Unpaid Overtime

Jul 24, 2016
Fire Union President Sues City of Davis for Unpaid Overtime

Firefighters Union President Bobby Weist is at it again, as he filed a class-action suit against the city of Davis alleging he was not properly paid for all hours worked.  The complaint, filed on behalf of similarly situated individuals on July 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against...

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Heating up to near record highs through the week

Jul 23, 2016
Heating up to near record highs through the week

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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Summer is prime time for farmers markets

Summer is prime time for farmers markets

SUMMER IS PRIME TIME FOR FARMERS MARKETS, in our region and all across America. The USDA’s 17th annual National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13, celebrating the role of farmers markets in local economies. The markets create local jobs; return more of their sales to the local economy than grocery stores; and provide consumers with...

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