Monthly Archives: July 2011

Citizens Bank received serious FDIC warning: recapitalize or sell yourself

UPDATE: I found the document that the FDIC sent to Citizens Bank. It is 2011-06-029. Why isn’t The Union reporting this? “A struggling Nevada City bank has been hit with a warning notice by federal regulators over its weakened financial … Continue reading

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New map sets off California scramble; McClintock to run in new district

“The California Citizens Redistricting Commission approved new district lines Friday, setting off what is expected to be more competitive Congressional races than the state has seen in decades,” according to Roll Call. “The final draft of the new Congressional map … Continue reading

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Proposed rezoning at HEW building ahead of high-density project

Editor’s note: This, also from the Friday memo, is likely to stir debate. Proposed rezoning of the HEW parcels to 20 units per acre to accommodate a high-density housing project that was written about here previously. The background, including the … Continue reading

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County airport improvements in jeopardy from budget cuts

Editor’s note: From the Friday memo: You may have read in the news media that the FAA has closed down all “nonessential” operations. The FAA has been on numerous continuing budget resolutions since 2007. Recently Congress failed to pass another … Continue reading

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Elections Office earns rigorous State Certification that could help cut costs

Editor’s note: This press release appeared in the county’s Friday Memo. Nevada County Clerk-Recorder, Gregory J. Diaz, is pleased to announce that the California Secretary of State’s office has certified Nevada County Elections as an official Ballot Finisher, defined as … Continue reading

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McClintock is hero to Calaveras supe

“(Calaveras County) Supervisor Darren Spellman has tentatively withdrawn his congressional bid pending official confirmation that Rep. Tom McClintock will be the Republican candidate for the district,” according to the Calaveras Enterprise. Spellman launched his short-lived campaign at a town hall meeting … Continue reading

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The Centrist Cop out

This from Paul Krugman in the New York Times is worth noting: “The facts of the crisis over the debt ceiling aren’t complicated. Republicans have, in effect, taken America hostage, threatening to undermine the economy and disrupt the essential business … Continue reading

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