Category Archives: Nevada County Board of Supervisors

Ignoring the 800-pound gorilla over there in the corner

Alison Lehman has been on the job as county CEO for a little over a month now, and she is already getting plenty of advice on how to do the job. A chunk of it came recently from Terry McAteer, … Continue reading

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Lehman expected to be named next county executive officer

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to meet behind close doors Tuesday to consider a successor to county CEO Rick Haffey, and most people will be shocked if the job doesn’t go to current assistant CEO Alison Lehman. … Continue reading

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Miller and Hodge square-off at less than satisfactory LWV forum

Supervisor Dan Miller and the challenger for his District 3 seat, Hilary Hodge, got the opportunity Thursday night to explain to voters why they’re the person for the job. The occasion was one of four forums being held this month … Continue reading

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An issue that got people excited about the race for sheriff

Nevada County residents get the opportunity this year to elect the first new sheriff in 20 years, making it easily the most important office on the June ballot. The sheriff’s office is responsible for police services in the unincorporated areas … Continue reading

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Podunk Pelline: Boy toy for Hilary Hodge’s campaign?

Now that local lefty Hilary Hodge has entered the race to unseat local righty Dan Miller in the 3rd Supervisorial district, expect the campaign to get down and dirty, even nasty at times. I’m referring, of course, to campaign coverage … Continue reading

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Miller makes elegant pivot on recreational marijuana issue

Supervisor Dan Miller, who is currently seeking reelection to his third district seat, has been a staunch opponent of marijuana in our community. Miller was a big supporter of Measure W, reportedly telling at least one group of citizens they … Continue reading

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Take it from a seasoned journalist: The campaign can get ugly when you run against yourself

Jeff  “Podunk” Pelline, proclaiming himself a seasoned journalist, predicts an “ugly, polarizing” race for the third supervisorial district next year. Of course, incumbent Supervisor Dan Miller is the only candidate to actually enter the race, but that doesn’t stop the seasoned … Continue reading

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