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Republican representatives ignore county candidate forums

The political season is starting much earlier in the Golden State than we’re used to because California wants to weigh in on the presidential primaries when it still matters. California has traditionally held its primary in June in presidential election … Continue reading

Posted in Assemblywoman Megan Dahle, Nevada County Republican Party, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Senator Brian Dahle, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Conservatives will continue to dominate Board of Supervisors

Three of the five seats on the Nevada County Board of Supervisors are up for election next year, but only one will be contested and–regardless of the outcome of that race–conservatives will remain in change. Supervisor Ed Scofield is unopposed … 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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Bloomberg–and his checkbook–may enter the Democratic race

Reports have been circulating that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, apparently concerned about the ability of any of the current Democratic challengers to unseat Donald Trump, may enter the race for the party’s nomination. Bloomberg, who at various times … Continue reading

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Brian Dahle picks up a vote in the California Assembly

To the surprise of nobody, Megan Dahle won the special election to replace her husband, Brian Dahle, in California’s first Assembly district. And has increasingly become the trend, Nevada County backed the Democrat over the Republican in this race. The … Continue reading

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LaMalfa’s all in for (farmworker) immigration reform

California’s Republican House delegation has been slow to join President Donald Trump on the ramparts when it comes to shutting U.S. borders and sharply restricting immigration. Their reluctance to join the effort stems from the fact that most of them … Continue reading

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These are my people…or maybe not

I ran an item in my most recent column in The Union (reproduced below) in which I noted a study by the Brookings Institute that tried to explain the great political divide in this country. Brookings developed a profile of … Continue reading

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