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Commenters on former County Supe Juvinall’s blog now incite gun violence against “liberals”

Commenters on former County Supe Juvinall’s blog now incite gun violence against “liberals”

Former Nevada County Supervisor Todd Juvinall has never been the sharpest tool in the shed when it comes to his commentary, and he harbors trolls on his blog who post ugly comments anonymously — like Pakistan has harbored terrorists. But … Continue reading

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Celebrating Measure B win

Celebrating Measure B win

Celebrating Measure B win with a skull-shaped ice cube – a gift to me. lol. More than 85 percent voter turnout. TGIF!

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Measure B for our schools prevails — we “took back” our community from the curmudgeons

Measure B for our schools prevails — we “took back” our community from the curmudgeons

The Elections Office emailed the latest election results, and Measure B — the local school bond measure for needed improvements — prevailed. The totals show 25,563 “yes” votes (55.95 percent) and 20,125 “no” votes (44.05 percent). A 55 percent threshold … Continue reading

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The Owl Grill & Saloon for steaks, chops and seafood

The Owl Grill & Saloon for steaks, chops and seafood

STEAKHOUSES ARE A PASSION OF OURS. Over the years we’ve eaten at Peter Lugar in New York, a temple for beefeaters; Gorat’s in Omaha, Nebraska, where Warren Buffet regularly holds court; and the House of Prime Rib in San Francisco. In the foothills, one of our favorites is The Owl Grill & Saloon in downtown...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Is this how the Economic Resource Council is creating more local jobs?

Is this how the Economic Resource Council is creating more local jobs?

You have to read this column, “The Code of Zen.” OMG.

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Redneck party lights

Redneck party lights

These are dubbed “redneck party lights” — handmade with red 12-gauge shotgun shells from Woodland, CA. I ordered a set on Etsy to remember the 2016 presidential election.

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Rebane trips over his own big words in The Union

Rebane trips over his own big words in The Union

A regular reader pointed to the second to the last paragraph in extreme right blogger George Rebane’s diatribe in The Union this morning — an “Other Voices” titled “Living in Colonial America”: Blah, blah, blah! … Then it read: “At … Continue reading

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Authentic Jewish deli in Sacramento being named after Tower Records’ founder

Authentic Jewish deli in Sacramento being named after Tower Records’ founder

“The motto for an upcoming Jewish deli coming to the 700 block of K Street should ring familiar to longtime music fans: ‘No Bagels, No Life,'” as the Sacramento Bee is reporting. “The slogan’s a riff on the longtime ad … Continue reading

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We enjoy shopping local

We enjoy shopping local

Our teenage son outgrew his bed (his feet were dangling over the edge), and we had a good experience replacing it this week at The Sleep Shop in Brunswick Basin. We like to shop local, and this is a solid … Continue reading

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Raley’s in Grass Valley refines its “ecart” service

Raley’s in Grass Valley refines its “ecart” service

We mostly shop at BriarPatch, SPD, farmers markets and CSAs (“veggies in a box”), but we tried an online service at Raley’s on Freeman Lane this week called “ecart.” It saves time when you’re in a hurry. You shop online … Continue reading

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