Category Archives: Drugs

With fans like George Rebane, I don’t need any critics

Conservative blogger George Rebane took to KVMR last week and The Union today to fire away at a column I wrote last week criticizing the Board of Supervisors for adding two anti-pot advocates to the committee that’s supposed to develop … Continue reading

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Trump may have thrown sheriff, supervisors a lifeline

Sheriff Keith Royal and a majority of the Nevada County ¬†Board of Supervisors have been trying to ignore the 800-pound gorilla in the corner of the room sparking a fattie, hoping the twin issues of medical and recreational pot would … Continue reading

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Board of Supervisors: Shaken, but no earthquake

Unlike everybody else in the county with an opinion, I’m not going to look for major trends that can be taken from Tuesday’s local election results, or speculate on what it all means. As Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill once observed, … Continue reading

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What a bunch of dumbbells

The Sacramento Bee, the region’s largest newspaper that prides itself on holding the powerful accountable, has some explaining to do about the ¬†36-page section on Northern Californian’s numerous aquatic recreational opportunities it published Monday. It made the fatal error of … Continue reading

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Inquiring minds want to know…

A routine news story in today’s edition of The Union about another of our dim-witted local criminals raises an interesting question (at least to me). The Union reports that Thomas Edward Weed of Grass V alley attracted the attention of … Continue reading

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Diaz (quietly) admits his reading of election code was wrong

County Clerk Recorder Gregory Diaz, who likes to issue mind-numbing press releases that promote the competence of his office, has quietly admitted that his novel interpretation of a section of the election code was wrong. Diaz sent a certified letter … Continue reading

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Is the sheriff illegally dumping pot in TNF?

A pair of mountain bikers discovered a pile of marijuana in the Tahoe National Forest near Pioneer Trail on Monday, an area frequented by the youth we’re trying to protect from drugs. It turns out the pot was dumped there … Continue reading

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