Category Archives: Nevada City

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

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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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Oh, no! More crime in Podunk’s hood!

In his ongoing effort to school the local bumpkins, Jeff “Podunk” Pelline assumes many guises. One of them is Mr. Crime Stopper. After the Nevada City branch of Tri-Counties Bank was robbed for the third time in two years, Podunk … Continue reading

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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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A bank robbery? Time to call Mr. Crime Stopper!

Some miscreant, apparently scared out of Nevada City by Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, held up the Tri Counties Bank branch on Combie Road Thursday–practically at the front gate of Lake of the Pines! The thief probably thought The Queen of the … Continue reading

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Compton, or The Queen of the Northern Mines?

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline reports that his son’s bike was stolen right off their front porch recently (ever hear of locks?). This goes with previous complaints about bank robberies in the neighborhood, granny units, cars up on blocks, and ruffians raising … Continue reading

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