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It takes a village idiot
Estimate of economic impact by proposed outdoor events ordinance
Transparency protects the right to know
Where’s the public campaign on the drought?
Are you a good ol’ boy?
Obama’s achievements overlooked
Firefighters’ quick response averted disaster
Road access an issue when it comes to outdoor events
A venerable Jewish voice for peace
After Arizona fiasco, back to the future for death penalty?
Grand jury coverage comes off as biased
NIMBY approach unfair to those in need
LOP: Association does not discriminate against anyone, including veterans
Illegal immigrants need to do the right thing
State splitters secede from reality
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...
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
How energy management changed my conference experience
Video: ToDo List Strategies to Get More Done
Pain As A Social Issue [Article]
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
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]
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?
In Defense of Israel
The Border Crisis
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
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.