Our phone rang at dinnertime tonight, and it was a woman from a call center in Cleveland, Ohio, who wondered if we wanted to subscribe to The Union newspaper in Grass Valley.
She told me our phone number was dialed automatically and the call center in Cleveland handles subscriptions for lots of newspapers, including Macon, Georgia, and Longview, Texas.
The rate she offered was $11.95 per month for print and web.
I said “no thanks” but thanked her for the information.
Unlike the Yuba, the river in Cleveland caught on fire, helping to spur the environmental movement in the late ’60s. Though much maligned, it’s not a bad place — home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, for example:
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