Category Archives: Nevada City Council

A Tale of Two Cities

“As you go about your business today, KNOW that there is no law that orders you to Wear a Mask. Our Governor does not have the unilateral power to make such orders. While I know the HEADLINES over the last … Continue reading

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The revolution has been postponed indefinitely

You say you want a revolution. Well, you know. We all want to change the world. The Beatles Much to the chagrin of the Bernie Bros and the Republican Party, the socialist revolution that was supposed to overwhelm the Democratic … Continue reading

Posted in Assemblywoman Megan Dahle, Bernie Sanders, California Republican Party, Deborah Wilder, Democratic Party, Donald Trump, Heidi Hall, Nevada City Council, Nevada County Republican Party, Politics, Reinette Senum, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Republican Party, Senator Brian Dahle, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nevada City’s dysfunctional government is led by a toxic mayor

I sat in our living room Tuesday night with the Christmas tree glowing, a medley of Velveeta, Kraft American singles, and Premium Saltine crackers thrown on our Melmac Christmas dish, a glass of 2 Buck Chuck chardonnay in hand, a … Continue reading

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YubaNet: All the news that fits…its political agenda

YubaNet made its reputation covering forest fires, a vital and much-needed service in an area that’s just one spark away from a major conflagration. But its attempt to become a genuine news source for the foothills is pretty much smoke-and-mirrors. … Continue reading

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More magical thinking in the Queen of the Northern Mines

I don’t care if Measure Y in Nevada City passes–this is the sort of issue that only the town’s self-absorbed residents could get passionate about–but I couldn’t help notice the mayor’s attitude toward the town’s declining share of the Transient … Continue reading

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We’ve from the government, we’re here to screw things up

The quaint little tourist trap of Nevada City received some unflattering attention last year thanks to the zany behavior of the City Council. Among other things, it managed to leave the town with reduced fire protection for three months. Three … Continue reading

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