Category Archives: City of Grass Valley

Nevada County stumbles back to what passes for normal

Nevada County residents are beginning to resume what used to pass for normal life around here, and early indications are they are no more interested in wearing masks and practicing social distancing than their fellow Americans. A variety of pictures … Continue reading

Posted in City of Grass Valley, Coronavirus pandemic, Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Lisa Swarthout, Nevada City, Public Policy, Reinette Senum, Supervisor Dan Miller, Supervisor Sie Hoek | Leave a comment

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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Nobody has clean hands in the Lamphier child porn case

Former Supervisor Terry Lamphier’s no contest plea to a single charge of misuse of country property by a public official–accessing child pornography on a county computer–caps a 1.5-year law-and-order drama that did little to instill confidence in our local criminal … Continue reading

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Grass Valley is near the top…in executive pay

The city of Grass Valley is developing a reputation for being generous when it comes to paying its top executives. When they hired City Manager Bob Richardson, his base salary topped that of county CEO Rick Haffey. It looks like … Continue reading

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