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Tractor Supply Co. proposes to move to former Meeks Lumber site

Tractor Supply Co. proposes to redevelop a portion of the former Meeks Lumber site at 2391 Nevada City Highway, according to a memo from Grass Valley City Hall. It includes a 18,800-square-foot retail store and 55 parking spaces. The proposal … Continue reading

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Journalism that stands apart in The Union

All week we’ve been trying to get George Boardman, the “know-it-all” community journalist to understand big-city journalism. (He never made it to the big leagues but he pretends). This morning’s edition of The Union is a “teachable moment” for George … Continue reading

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The Union columnist Boardman now likens Nevada City to Compton

The Union’s paid weekly columnist George Boardman often maligns Nevada City. Now he is likening the Queen of the Northern Mines to Compton, south of Los Angeles, where historic riots have occurred. I commented the other day that our son’s … Continue reading

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“Explaining today’s newspapers” for The Union’s paid columnist George Boardman

The Union’s paid weekly columnist George Boardman never made it to a big-city newspaper, as we’ve reported previously. He wears it on his shoulder as a big chip, and it shows each week with his column in The Union, our … Continue reading

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Union columnist Boardman chides Heidi Hall for expressing her first-amendment rights

The paid Union columnist George Boardman, king of  the curmudgeon, “get off my lawn” movement in our community, has a problem with incoming County Supervisor Heidi Hall expressing her first amendment rights. In an insulting tone “Supervisor Heidi Hall’s on … Continue reading

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Boardman: A “get off my lawn” column directed at our schools

The Union’s paid columnist, George Boardman (AKA “Bored” Georgeman), this week is using his column to advocate for a “no” vote on Measure B — a selfish and short-sighted perspective that undermines our schools, our children, and exemplifies the geezerish … Continue reading

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Businesses now write about themselves on the front page of The Union: How’s that for journalism?

Here’s a novelty: The Union is letting businesses and/or nonprofits write about themselves on the front page of the newspaper. In this case, Brent Bentley, the Associate Director of InConcert Sierra, has written an article about none other than InConcert … Continue reading

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