Monthly Archives: March 2016

Where’s the outrage? Not in Nevada City

Given the shenanigans of the Nevada City Council over the last year, people were expecting a spirited race for the three council seats being contested this year, a real opportunity for a wide-ranging discussion of the quaint tourist trap’s future. … Continue reading

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The Tall Firs try to recapture the magic of 1939

I was surprised when seven teams from the Pac-12 were selected for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, so it was no shock when six of them were eliminated in the first weekend of play. I’m not a big college hoops … Continue reading

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Leaders of Twin Ridges school district are clueless

The trustees of the Twin Ridges Elementary School District voted 4-1 in January to close the 10-student Washington School after Superintendent James Berardi told them the closure would cut annual operating costs by $200,000. Well, it turns out that number … Continue reading

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Bay Area values may influence the GOP’s presidential primary

For the first time in a long time, California may actually have something to say about the presidential nominee of the Republican Party, but the message may be distorted because of the way the party allocates delegates. It appears likely … Continue reading

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Whatever the Kings do, they better not get rid of Cousins

The Sacramento King are dealing with a star player who is unhappy because the team isn’t winning, and some people want to make the situation worse by getting rid of him. This will  be the Kings’ 10 consecutive losing season, … Continue reading

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Nevada County Roadkill is back

After a hiatus of almost two years, I’ve decided to resurrect Nevada County Roadkill; The fact that we’re in Easter season is just a coincidence. The reason is simple: There are a lot of topics I want to comment on, and … Continue reading

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