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Ringing the bell for a good cause
Hospitality House magical for guests
A vote-by-mail future? Perhaps
Just the facts, mister
Pensions critical to financial security of pensioners
It Takes a Village Idiot
Reversal coming for unjust PUC ruling?
Ebola ‘threat’ comes home to Grass Valley
Key pension question unanswered in Stockton ruling
Help preserve a Nevada County treasure
More than Lamphier’s guilt or innocence at stake in this investigation
When comic books were currency
Kudos to lookout tower volunteers
Maybe there’s still time with climate change
Careful what you ask for
Jim Mills, Campus Life youth ministry director for three decades, passes away
Jim Mills, who directed the Campus Life youth ministry from his home for three decades, passed away of cancer Tuesday night. He was 68.Thousands of Nevada County high school students passed through the Christian program, which meets Tuesday nights...
New glass bead shop next to Sushi in the Raw
Nice visit with Janien and Darby, a husband-wife team born and raised in the Midwest, that just opened up a glassworks shop on Spring Street in Nevada City. Their specialty is beads, but not the kind you're thinking " these are the kind of intri...
Nevada City: Antique shop moves into Posh Nosh vacancy
Barely a month after Posh Nosh restaurant shut down, building owner R.D. Schmitz has the Broad Street storefront spruced up, open and (mostly) stocked with antiques.Schmitz has owned the prime real estate for about 40 years, using it as the Nevada...
First day of the ski season
Despite stormy weather Saturday, the promise of copious quantities of new snow on the mountain was too much to pass up, and I headed for Sugar Bowl Ski Resort on Donner Summit.Inches kept adding up Friday night and Saturday, turning would-be groom...
Visiting a homeless camp
I'd by lying if I said I didn't have some apprehension about hiking out into the woods to find a homeless camp this morning.Parked on the side of East Bennett Road, The Union Photographer John Hart and I exchanged dubious looks as we considered th...
Nevada City B&B will close just before Christmas
Deer Creek Inn " a six-guestroom bed-and-breakfast on Nevada Street in Nevada City " will close Dec. 23, owner Eileen Strangfeld said.The B&B is one of five B&Bs currently operating downtown, along with Red Castle Inn, The Parsonage, Emma Neva...
Restaurant exodus in Nevada City
Downtown dinner options just got skimpier in Nevada City.Citronee Bistro owners are leaving for Santa Barbara and will close shop Saturday night, a friend said. The restaurant was featured in the Hallmark movie "The Christmas Card."Posh Nosh next ...
Problem youth in downtown Grass Valley
Grass Valley Police officers are looking for downtown businesses to talk about disorderly youth at a meeting Thursday morning, but registration closed Monday.Officer Zack LaFerriere, Sgt. Joe Matteoni and Chief John Foster will lead the meeting at...
Bewitched at Thursday night's candidate forum
Double, double toil and trouble, Grass Valley's city council candidate forum started with a cauldron-belching bang Thursday night when Ed Yarborough delivered opening remarks likening the current council members to a "liberal covenant of witches."...
Seller beware at Treasure Hunters Roadshow
Thursday, The Union got calls from several folks who had taken items to sell at the Teasure Hunter Roadshow, which had set up shop at the Holbrooke Hotel. The roadshow claimed to be paying top dollar for antiques, jewelry, gold and silver.One woma...
[11] Masterminds: Keeping your vision alive
Moving to a small town made me late to everything
[10] From Playa to Business: 3 guiding principles to thrive in life
Cultivate your biz for a stellar 2015
Want stellar results? Look at your foundation.
[09] Shea Smith: embracing intuition as a business guide
Video: From reactive to proactive with the 3-minute “Think Thru” session
More than muscle: essential benefits you get from exercise
[08] Dan Portnoy: Riding (and surviving) the cyclical nature of creativity
Video: Energy Boost – Breathing for Sustained Focus
How To Live With Cancer and Other Chronic Illness: A Conversation With Jan Adrian of Healing Journeys
Midwifery Today: A Conversation with Alison Osborn And Daymora Taylor
Pain As A Social Issue [Article]
A Simple Way to Prioritize and Declutter Your Time
Integral Nursing, A Modern Day Florence Nightingale: A Conversation with Barbara Dossey
The Inner Game Of Stress: A Conversation With Edd Hanzelik, MD
Thoughts On Home, Community, Liberty, and Our Land: Conversation With Noted Novelist Will North (Part two)
Coaching For Caregivers: A Conversation With Yosaif August
Love, Medicine, Miracles And Bernie Siegel: A Conversation With Bernie Siegel
EcoMind – Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want: A Conversation with Anna Lappe [Free Podcast]
The Wisdom of the World: A Conversation with Angeles Arrien, Ph.D. [Free Podcast]
What Happened When I Stopped Meditating
Blueberry Ginger Green Smoothie Recipe
Mango Ginger Smoothie Recipe
What Does it Mean to Truly be a Green Bank?
Get a Calculator
Dreams that Bear the Mark of Love are Dreams that Never Die
National Vietnam & Gulf War Veterans Coalition Endorses McClintock
McClintock Ballot Recommendations
Remarks in Opposition to Authorizing the Arming and Training of FSA (Free Syrian Army)
Confronting the Islamic State
Assemblyman Logue’s Legislation for Transparency in Mental Health Services Signed into Law
Logue's Bill to Improve Telehealth Becomes Law
Rep. McClintock Earns the Highest Score in the House from the National Taxpayers Union
Governor Signs Draconian Groundwater Laws - Usurps Private Property Rights - Creates Water Police
A Momentous Decision
Logue Bill to Create First Highway Sign Honoring Small Business Chaptered
Assemblyman Logue Honored on Assembly Floor
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Logue Urges Governor to Veto Overreaching Groundwater Legislation
SB 1168 Floor Speech
Assemblyman Dan Logue Opposes Overreaching Groundwater Regulations
I do not fly 322 days of the year, but this is still one of my...
Senator Nielsen Opposes Draconian Groundwater Regulation
Lake Tahoe Summit
Assemblyman Logue offers his comments following the passage of the bi-partisan water bond
Logue Honors Kentucky Derby & Preakness Champion California Chrome on Assembly Floor
Logue Co-Authors $7.5 Billion Water Bond, Passes Assembly
Assemblyman Dan Logue Defends California Tax Payers against Hidden Gas Tax
Logue Honors California Highway Patrol Officer Robert J. Quirk
If any blog below is in the wrong column, please let me know.
The big picture: Climate change is simple.
There are science-aligned Republicans; try this Mormon, Republican climate blog from BYU geochemist Barry Bickmore
. (See also Bickmore's laws of rationality and his talk How to Avoid the Truth About Climate Change, about what changed his mind.)
EPA reports that it'll take 40cents/day to fix GW (by gov't action, not just green shopping.

Doubting scientists have less expertise. Relevant: true skepticism.

"We will be judged by those who come after us, both by what we did do and what we didn't do, in the time given to us."

Please, don't cook the kids.