Author Archives: George Boardman

Time for Newsom to rejoin the private sector

Backers of the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newson have until today to file the signatures necessary to force a special election later this year. While it will be a while before we know for sure, it is time for … Continue reading

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Supervisors confront state restrictions, or maybe not

As Nevada County struggles to move out of the purple tier of COVID-19 risk, county and city officials have taken a pass when it comes to cracking down on businesses that are prohibited by the state from operating indoors. Do … Continue reading

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Have your COVID-19 shots? It’s too early to celebrate yet

(Note: Because nobody was paying attention, the following column never made it into the Tuesday edition of The Union. If you don’t subscribe to the paper, consider this a freebie.) I will be fully protected against COVID-19 Saturday, and my … Continue reading

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A Rebane regular? Here’s why you should proceed with caution

In his continuing effort to save Americans from the authoritarian diktats of our scheming lefties, Dr. George Rebane takes another shot at masks in the latest edition of Scattershots at Rebane’s Ruminations. “Masks don’t work and are damaging our health,” … Continue reading

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State GOP has the issues, now it needs the right candidates

Republicans have just 11 members of California’s congressional delegation, and Nevada County has the dubious distinction of being represented by two of them. Like most elected Republicans in the state, they are both white guys. This is not a good … Continue reading

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Super Bowl LV: Take the Bucs and the 3 points

You can thank me later. Enjoy the game.

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