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Grass Valley crime stats improving,
Square dancing is good for your health
Drive with courtesy
It takes a community...
Angry impasse threatens border solution
Overcoming the media blockade in Gaza
They are just people
Citizens’ Climate Lobby focused on ‘revenue-neutral carbon tax’
An open letter to the U.S. Postal Service
Emphasize the good in our community
The danger of cell phone towers
It’s time for solutions
Why vote when the judges decide
Thanks for help on site of crash
Transparency protects the public’s right to know
Federal inaction encourages more Murrietas
Will history repeat itself in child immigrant crisis?
It takes a village idiot
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 ...
How energy management changed my conference experience
Video: ToDo List Strategies to Get More Done
Schedule tip: Minimize hot spots in your week
[07] Raising your energy: stop the drains first
A Simple Way to Prioritize and Declutter Your Time
Are breath exercises helpful when freaking out?
Drugs, newness, caffeine and the pursuit of Creativity
Integral Nursing, A Modern Day Florence Nightingale: A Conversation with Barbara Dossey
[06] Maxima Kahn: Kindling your Creative Spark
The Inner Game Of Stress: A Conversation With Edd Hanzelik, MD
Kick the Should Demon to the curb to free up mental space
Manifest your Soul’s presence with Energy Management
Coaching For Caregivers: A Conversation With Yosaif August
Lost? 3 tips to help you find your Path
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]
Developing an Attitude of Gratitude [Article]
Don’t Be A Dick, Be A Jane – A Conversation with Elisa Parker, Honoring International Women’s Day [Free Podcast]
Physician Heal Thyself – How We Can Help Medicine Get Over Its Own Illness: A Conversation With Rachel Remen, MD [Free Podcast]
A Sound Mind in a Sound Body – A Conversation with Dr. Dennis Kravetz [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?
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Playing (Reviews: Ebert, Jaffee)
Sierra Cinemas: Hercules, Hercules 3D, Planes: Fire & Rescue, America: Imagine the World Without Her, Begin Again, Jersey Boys, Chef
Sutton Cinemas: Sex Tape, Earth to Echo, Tammy
Del Oro Theatre: Lucy, The Purge: Anarchy, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in 3D, Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Lego Movie
The Nevada Theatre Film Series: [unknown]
Magic: SNOWPIERCER
Art Studio Tour set for Loomis
The eighth annual Loomis Art Loop Art Studio Tour is a free open-studio event. Follow the map and bright yellow signs to six studios not more than five minutes apart. At each stop visitors will be welcomed by two or three professional artists eage...
The Show Must Go On! -- The King and I
The show must go on!  No rain, sleet, nor snow can prevent "The King and I" from going on. Please do come if you have tickets this weekend. You will be glad you did!  We have a number of sold-out performances, so if you miss this weekend, you m...
Caren Armstrong live at Dave's Cave
Caren Armstrong’s playing style references folk, country, blues, jazz, traditional and popular music yet is distinctively her own. Running the emotional gambit from the touching “I Feel Your Love to the sassy “Stay Away From Me, she en...
Joshua Watts Project to play live at Dave's Cave
The idea for Joshua Watts to release albums came to him in late 2007 when he began taking his songwriting seriously. The original thought was to sell his songs to established artists, but after recording his own demos and letting others hear his w...
Joe Craven and David Jacobs-Strain in concert in Auburn
Mention Joe Craven and picture a stage that looks more like a yard sale; found objects from the natural environment as well as trash bins and thrift stores. Throw in string and percussion instruments from around the world " and around the house....
TIBET IN SONG, an award-winning documentary
The screening of TIBET IN SONG is a benefit for the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra's (CATS) cultural enrichment program. This documentary film is presented by the Nevada Theatre Film Series and CATS. Among TIBET IN SONG'S many awards was th...
“Gold Fever!” a comedy murder mystery based on the gold rush, playing in Auburn
An interactive comedy murder mystery based on the gold rush, “Gold Fever! will be performed with dinner service Fridays in October. Wine and alcoholic beverages will be available for an additional charge.  Affairs To Remember, a Sacramento-b...
Japanese Taiko Drumming Coming to Center for the Arts Saturday, October 23, 8pm
Grass Valley Taiko, in celebration of its 10th Anniversary, together with the Center for the Arts, proudly present Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka, the Father of Taiko in North America, and the world-renown San Francisco Taiko Dojo, at the Center for ...
Pumpkins and Ponies – a magic day for children of all ages
The second annual Pumpkin and Ponies Playday, benefiting the UCP/ Saddle Pals Grass Valley Therapeutic Riding Center, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Blue Fountain Farm, 17761 Grizzly Bear Drive, Grass Valley. “Last year’s event ...
The Andrews Brothers
The Andrews BrothersThe New '40's MusicalBy Roger Bean The Andrews Brothers will be performed at 8:15 PM every Friday and Saturday evening from September 10th through October 23rd. There are TWO Sunday matinees, at 2:00PM on September 26th and on ...
Assemblyman Dan Logue Responds to Federal Court Ruling Striking Down California’s Death Penalty
Ending Energy Subsidies
Logue Leads Bi-Partisan Effort Urging Congress for Drought Relief
Letter on Proposed Definition of Recidivism
Yosemite Sesquicentennial Celebration
Korean War Memorial
Senator Nielsen Hosts USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships' Capitol Shot
Statement of Chairman Tom McClintock Before the House Subcommittee on Water and Power Oversight Hearing
Logue’s Resolution Dedicating California Small Businesses Highway, Passes Unanimously out of First Committee
History Tells the Story
Amendment Forbidding Defense Dollars Being Spent on "Green Energy" Mandates Adopted
"State Budget Sets Record Spending and Depends on Rosy Revenue Projections," says Nielsen.
Assemblyman Dan Logue Responds to Budget Vote
Logue Responds to Budget Vote
Lobbyists Push Last Minute Language to Restrict Responsible Budgeting for Local Schools
Nielsen remarks on broken budget process
Logue Honors Rodeo Legend Cotton Rosser’s Flying U Rodeo as 2014 Small Business of the Year
Thank you for the tremendous victory in the primary
It's All About Priorities
Congressman McClintock Endorsed by the California Republican Party
Local Elected Leaders from Across the District Endorse Congressman McClintock
National Federation of Independent Business PAC Endorses Congressman McClintock
Memorial Day 2014
Logue’s Bill to Raise Funds for Kidney Disease Passes Unanimously Out of the Assembly
Logue’s Mental Health Services Transparency Bill Passes out of the Assembly with Unanimous Bi-Partisan Support
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.

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