Author Archives: George Boardman

Two invisible candidates are running for our state Senate seat

Voters in the first state Senate district have less than 2 weeks to decide who they want to represent them in Sacramento, but don’t expect to see either one of the candidates before you cast your vote. Brian Dahle, who … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: From high school star to ???

  The NFL Draft can make or break the dreams of college kids who have been working for years in hopes of playing professional football. Given his high expectations 4 years ago, I doubt few people were more disappointed at … Continue reading

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Small towns are a hoot, as Podunk Pelline keeps reminding us

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline is all aflutter that his magazine was called “classy” in, of all places, The Union. The word was used by Lorraine Jewett in her column, “Lorraine’s Lowdown,” where never is found a discouraging word. Lorraine speaks for … Continue reading

Posted in Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Pelline, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

QUICK HITS: Who don’t you ask the GOP’s leader in California?

–Conservative blogger George Rebane finds merit it the Reconquista theory, the idea that Mexico will reclaim land lost to the U.S. in 1848 “bloodlessly by immigration and out-breeding our European descended whites.” He may want to raise that issue when … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, George Rebane, Jeff Pelline, Politics, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

SPEAKING OF SPORTS: New Giants golden boy?

Larry Baer, president and CEO of the San Francisco Giants, will have diminished power when he returns to the team from a suspension for getting in a well documented public scuffle with his wife. The day Major League Baseball announced … Continue reading

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More shoddy voter deception from NorCal Republicans

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re in a contest to fill the vacant District 1 state Senate seat that represents Nevada County, part of Placer County, and other areas north of us. Election day is actually Tuesday, but most people … Continue reading

Posted in Assemblyman Brian Dahle, Democratic Party, Government, Media, Politics, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Forget March Madness

Millions of Americans are preparing to goof off at work, take extended lunch breaks, cut classes, and spend the next four days in semi-dark rooms cut-off from civilization as they watch their March Madness brackets blow up in their faces. … Continue reading

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