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Storyteller-broadcaster Vin Scully retiring after 67 years

Storyteller-broadcaster Vin Scully retiring after 67 years

Vin Scully is retiring as the Dodgers’ baseball announcer after 67 years. He was hired to broadcast Brooklyn Dodger games in 1950 and followed the team to L.A. in 1957. Since then, he has become one of baseball’s most trusted … Continue reading

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Kaepernick is on the cover of Time, not Sports Illustrated

Kaepernick is on the cover of Time, not Sports Illustrated

“San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is featured on this week’s cover of TIME magazine amid his ongoing protest during the playing of the national anthem before games,” as Sports Illustrated is reporting. “Kaepernick is the subject of a story … Continue reading

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The Union publisher misses the point on cell phone tower debate

The Union publisher misses the point on cell phone tower debate

The Union publisher writes: “Lots of cell phone holes and well-meaning protesters bullying planning commissioners who should know better out of approving much-needed cell towers. Meantime, where’s the council? Nevada City’s recent episode is emblematic.” I guess he didn’t read … Continue reading

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Nevada County tourism website now promotes events in Placer County

Nevada County tourism website now promotes events in Placer County

“Nevada County is a foodie and wine lovers delight this week! There are so many culinary adventures to be had, a wine trail to explore, and more,” according to GoNevadaCounty.com, Nevada County’s official online tourism website. Then it goes on … Continue reading

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Invited on a San Francisco Chronicle newsroom tour

Invited on a San Francisco Chronicle newsroom tour

Editor’s note: I enjoyed receiving this email this week from The Chronicle, where I worked for 12 years as a writer and editor. It was redolent of being invited to Willie Wonka’s chocolate factory. October 4 is a “workday” for … Continue reading

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The Union promotes its own for-profit event on the front of its website

The Union promotes its own for-profit event on the front of its website

Good going Dick Tracy! You made The Union proud. Podunk.com

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“Pastor Ron” interviews Indy 500 winner Alexander Rossi

“Pastor Ron” interviews Indy 500 winner Alexander Rossi

“Pastor Ron” of Twin Cities Church in Grass Valley gets the scoop with Indy 500 winner Alexander Rossi. Good going! The internet is changing how we communicate. BTW, “Pastor Ron” and I have been Facebook friends for about a month.

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Naggiar named “best winery” by KCRA A-List for seventh year in a row

Naggiar named “best winery” by KCRA A-List for seventh year in a row

For the seventh year in a row, Naggiar Vineyards & Winery of Grass Valley was voted “best winery” by KCRA Sacramento A-List. It is a coup for the winery and Sierra Vintners, the growing wine region in Northern California. People vote online to determine the best local businesses by popular vote. KCRA verified more than...

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“Get off my lawn!” Men officially get grumpy at age 70, study shows

“Get off my lawn!” Men officially get grumpy at age 70, study shows

“The approximate moment when grumpiness kicks in for men, according to an Oregon State University report, is around age 70,” as NPR reports. “Then you’d better get off his lawn. “Researchers found that as men grow older — from, say, … Continue reading

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SYRCL’s River Cleanup draws record volunteers

SYRCL’s River Cleanup draws record volunteers

A record 790 volunteers participated in the 19th Annual Yuba River Cleanup. So far, about 7,465 pounds of trash and 1,180 pounds of recyclables from 85.25 miles of river, creek and lake shoreline at 32 cleanup and four restoration sites … Continue reading

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