Monthly Archives: August 2017

So much for the sportsmanship aspect of prep football

The Nevada Union and Bear River football teams got different results in their season openers last week, but the Miners may be getting a much-needed break from officials for this week’s game. Nevada Union continued a downward spiral that’s now … Continue reading

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Grass Valley’s probably isn’t going to promote this honor

Grass Valley, which considers itself a top contender for quaint foothill tourist destination honors, has been proclaimed one of the “10 Most White Trash Cities in California” by an online outfit called Roadsnacks.net. While Roadsnacks was quick to label the … Continue reading

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The Assembly GOP’s new official whiner-in-chief

Our very own Assemblyman Brian Dahle has been elected to lead the Republican caucus in the state Assembly, not that it means much in the general scheme of things. Since the Republicans control barely 31 percent of the seats in … Continue reading

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What would the great A.J. Liebling think?

A.J. Liebling, one the great journalists of the 20th century, was a big boxing fan. He fought some as a youth and continued to spar into his late 30s, when he was punched by an elderly former fighter named Jack … Continue reading

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Where have all of the high school football players gone?

You can forgive the fans if they don’t notice the Nevada Union and Bear River football teams running onto the field Friday night to start the 2017 season. Between the cheerleaders, pom-pom girls, band members, and general hangers-on you can … Continue reading

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For the man who must remind you he’s an ex-big time journalist

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline feels the need to constantly remind the local bumpkins that he used to work for the San Francisco Chronicle, the former “Voice of the West” that is now owned by Hearst, renowned for the mediocre newspapers it … Continue reading

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Podunk Pelline: Boy toy for Hilary Hodge’s campaign?

Now that local lefty Hilary Hodge has entered the race to unseat local righty Dan Miller in the 3rd Supervisorial district, expect the campaign to get down and dirty, even nasty at times. I’m referring, of course, to campaign coverage … Continue reading

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