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Public libraries are important to our community today
Dorsey interchange needed to save lives
NC post office should clean up its property
Fiscal values differentiate Miller, Lamphier
Two thumbs up
Judge weighs in on bail schedule, plea bargains
Author of anti-gun legislation arrested for gun trafficking
Earth: We’re all in it together this Earth Day
The reality of Obamacare
Twinkle town
What is the difference between a journalist and a blogger?
Kraus a wolf in sheep’s clothing
Economic boom just beginning
People kill people
Pelosi lives in a liberal bubble
How we devalued the ‘R’ word
Include love in political policy, debates
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...
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]
The Power of Music and The Healing Environment: A Conversation with Susan Mazer, PhD. [Free Podcast]
Global Peace Meditation [Free Podcast]
Surviving the Sugar Season: A Conversation with Katie Carter [Free Podcast]
You Are What You Think – Thoughts as Vitamins of Deep Healing and Happiness
Understanding the Secrets of Your Body’s Cells, Wisdom at the Cellular Level – A Conversation With Sondra Barrett PhD
What Happened When I Stopped Meditating
Blueberry Ginger Green Smoothie Recipe
Mango Ginger Smoothie Recipe
Easy Gluten-Free Crepe Recipe (Dairy-free & No Added Sugar!)
What Does it Mean to Truly be a Green Bank?
Finding a Mentor/Sponsor
Finding Employers That Fit You
Overcoming Cruelty in the World of Work
The Beer Connection
GreenSmith Sessions #9: Dell's Green Packaging Innovator, Oliver Campbell
Businesses: Put Down Your Weapons, Try Cookies Instead!
GreenSmith Sessions #8: Is Global Sustainability Even Possible? Yes, Says Bryan Welch
Green Businesses: It's Time to Cut it Out!
GreenSmith Sessions #6: Southern Fried Green Blogging with Jeffrey Davis
Green Roofs on Chicken Coops to Highrises: Jason King of TERRA.fluxus (GreenSmith Sessions #7)
Playing (Reviews: Ebert, Jaffee)
Sierra Cinemas: Heaven Is for Real, Oculus, Rio 2, Rio 2 in 3D, Noah, God's Not Dead
Sutton Cinemas: Draft Day, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Del Oro Theatre: Bears, Transcendence, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Nevada Theatre Film Series: Following the Ninth: In The Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony
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 Logue to Host Water Town Hall with Federal Bureau of Reclamation and State Department of Water Resources
Hire Carefully, Fire When You Know Otherwise
Assemblyman Logue Issues Statement on I-5 Collision in Willows
Crime Victims Honor Senator Jim Nielsen for Service
Nickeled and Dimed to Death
Baseline Budgeting
2015 Budget
HR 1874: Pro-Growth Budgeting Act
An Urgent Appeal
"In well run organizations, people can focus on their work (as opposed to politics and bureaucratic..."
VIDEO: Logue and GOP Leaders Unveil Health Care Reform
Logue and GOP Leaders Unveil Health Care Reform
Will the Constitution Stand?
Assemblyman Dan Logue Announces Mobile Office Hours in Wheatland
KCRA 3 Investigation: Agency abandons talks with Deloitte for welfare contract
"There’s just a tremendous amount of craftsmanship in between a great idea and a great product. And..."
California Water Crisis and Its Impacts: The Need for Immediate and Long-Term Solutions
Logue Leads Bi-Partisan Effort to Save California Jobs
FreedomWorks PAC Endorses Congressman Tom McClintock
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressman Tom McClintock
Logue Honors Blue Star Mom President Lori Danby as Third Assembly District Woman of the Year
Logue Leads Bi-Partisan Effort to Protect Water for Agriculture
California Water: It’s the Storage
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.

A confused op-ed by The Union publisher
Bloggers and Journalists, yes, very different. Union Publisher Hemig makes his case.
Message from Dan Miller to District 3 Incumbent Terry Lamphier: "You name the time and place and I'll be there"
Mexico Toughens Stance on Autonomy for Southwest US
Udated: Gregory Diaz and Foot Dragging?
Democrat politicl wannabee hates the Tea Party, FOX News and calls FOX personnel "trash" watch Greta rip him a new one!
Typhoon Tarnaev – one year on
Record Snows in the Pacific Northwest in 2019-2020
A Takeaway from Bundy Ranch
2014 Nevada County Election Season - Preliminary Summary
Nevada rancher treated worse than Islamic Terrorists
Liberals and democrats are all the same. Jeff Pelline, man what a piece of work, a true hypocrite and "bad ol' boy"!!
Your life savings will bail in SIFIs
11th Annual Drew Reynolds Memorial Softball Tournament hosted by Rotary Club of Penn Valley
Who is that man?
Homosexual activists are the new fascists?
Con-Con and Common Core
Illegal immigration in the USA. Could we see the same results as Ukraine and others?
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The sun hasn’t decided what it wants to do yet.
Democrats apoplectic after SCOTUS decision on McCutcheon v FEC
The democrat party is from another planet and some other RANTS for the week!
It's official – Chicago experienced the coldest four months ever on record
Local politics, your chance to have a voice in the community. Just don't listen to the liars.
Pelosi and Van Hollen put lipstick on a pig, defend ObamaCare
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