Category Archives: Jeff Pelline

Memo to Podunk: Silicon Valley ain’t what it used to be

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline says I’m wrong when I include Uber, a San Francisco company, in Silicon Valley. Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about that: “As more high-tech companies were established across the Santa Clara Valley, and then north toward … Continue reading

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The facts they are a changin’

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, the self-styled ethical compass of the foothills, likes to keep reminding us about his high-minded departure from his position as editor of The Union. The problem here is that the facts keep changing. Pelline first wrote a … Continue reading

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Conservatives create jobs too

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, the self-proclaimed economic development guru of Nevada County, has complained for years that the presence of knuckle-dragging conservatives is retarding growth in our fair community. In Podunk’s telling, these people discourage young entrepreneurs from moving or establishing … Continue reading

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Wonders will never cease

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, who has had nothing nice to say about The Union since management showed him the door several years ago, actually gave the newspaper credit for beating YubaNet with the story that ex-Supervisor Terry Lamphier’s no-contest plea to … Continue reading

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Rebane or Boardman? Podunk’s acolyte is confused

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline is teeing off on fellow blogger George Rebane over his criticism of The Union columnist Hilary Hodge, but the critique seems to be too subtle for one of his loyalists, Annie Fox. Ms. Fox, an acolyte of … Continue reading

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And Pelline calls himself a progressive?

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline reports that he and the missus recently had lunch with my fellow The Union columnist Hilary Hodge and her wife. (Just to show he doesn’t hold a grudge, he hosted the affair at the New Moon Cafe, … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being a progressive around here

It’s difficult to adhere to the high standards of political purity required of our local progressives, and sometimes even people with the best of intentions stumble. ┬áTake two of our leading lights: Reinette Senum and Jeff “Podunk” Pelline. Senum has … Continue reading

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