Category Archives: The Union newspaper

What exactly did I get wrong, Caleb?

I’m out-of-town visiting relatives so I didn’t get around to reading Wednesday’s edition of The Union until this morning, when I came across a letter from Caleb Dardick, executive director of SYRCL, claiming I got it wrong for suggesting that … Continue reading

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It’s hard to find the middle ground around here

It’s hard to find the middle ground politically in western Nevada County, mainly because those in the middle prefer to remain silent and stay out of the cross-fire from the left and right political fringe. This makes it challenging for … Continue reading

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There’s Podunk Pelline, and then there’s the facts

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline is teeing off on my latest column in The Union about the high school bond measure. As is usually the case, he’s playing loose with the facts in another feeble attempt to come up with a semi-plausible … Continue reading

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This post won’t soil your tablecloth

Careful readers of Saturday’s edition of The Union encountered a four-letter word for excrement this isn’t used in polite society, let alone a family newspaper. It’s just another example of how social standards are changing, if not for the better. … Continue reading

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One reason The Union doesn’t endorse candidates

The Union reported in its editorial this morning that it has no intention of endorsing a candidate for president, mainly because there is no way it could achieve a consensus from the members of the editorial board. “Rather than offering … Continue reading

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Some people don’t know a good story idea when they hear one

We attended the Nevada County Fair on opening night, the first time we’ve been in a couple of years. I don’t find it particularly exciting (it doesn’t seem to change much), but my wife likes to check out the farm … Continue reading

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