Our County tourism website now linking to marijuana growers group on Facebook

This is a TGIF! The GoNevadaCounty.com website — managed under a contract between the County and the Economic Resource Council — is promoting the Constitution Day parade on its Facebook page. But instead of linking to the event on the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, it is linking to a posting of the event on the California (Marijuana) Growers Association-Nevada County Chapter — with a live hyperlink.

The GoNevadaCounty.com Facebook page …

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… is linking to content from the California Growers Association—Nevada County Chapter page, instead of the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce:

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About jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.
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4 Responses to Our County tourism website now linking to marijuana growers group on Facebook

  1. Annie Fox says:

    Now that’s funny!

  2. Laura Rose McLeod says:

    Ha Ha You can say that again Annie!!

  3. jeffpelline says:

    I noticed this was removed this afternoon (albeit with no explanation). Just call me “Jiminy Cricket”! LOL.

  4. jeffpelline says:

    As it turns out, the editor of The Union’s cannabis publication (“Nevada County Cannabis”) also is the website administrator/blogger for the County’s tourism website, GoNevadaCounty.com, and its Facebook page, under contract with the ERC. What a hoot!

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