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Facebook is ‘shocked’ people are abusing its social platform

Founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted the notion that people used Facebook to spread false news was “crazy” after the 2016 presidential election. Then the company denied Russian interests used the social media platform to meddle in the election. That was before … Continue reading

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Reflections on the first 2 rounds of March Madness

I left Reno early Sunday, making my final three bets on my way out-of-town. The roads were clear, I wanted to beat the crowds back, and I didn’t want to be late for a family event. The three favorites I … Continue reading

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March Madness: Where only the strong survive

Having nothing better to do, I spent three hours on U.S. 80 earlier today driving to Reno to meet two old friends to view the first two rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, aka, March Madness. Given the crappy … Continue reading

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Is de Leon ready to lead state’s progressives? You decide

Republicans are hoping that a progressive version of the Tea Party is about to takeover the California Democratic Party, a radical shift the GOP views as good for its chances of finally becoming relevant again in the Golden State. The … Continue reading

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Here’s a strange story that is also true

My sister-in-law borrowed one of our cars, a Honda CRV, to run some errands in Auburn Thursday. One of her stops was at Safeway, where she left the car unlocked. I drove that car to the gym this morning and … Continue reading

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Clueless–and newsless–in western Nevada County

The sanctuary movement has been a subject of intense discussion in California, the nation’s only sanctuary state and home to some of the highest profile supporters of the movement. The Trump administration has been threatening to take action against the … Continue reading

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We led the Winter Olympics in big talk and meager results

The recently concluded Winter Olympics were a big disappointment for the U.S. Olympic team, its worst performance in 20 years. The U.S. team managed to collect just 23 medals, and almost half of them were in sports we invented. To … Continue reading

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