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Rachel Maddow reposts tweet from local Democrats: a sign of their renewed organizing clout

Enterprising local Hilary Hodge (social media marketing manager, writer, and executive director of Sierra Commons) volunteered to launch and manage a Twitter feed for the Democratic Party of Nevada County just two months ago, and the account is now receiving national … Continue reading

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LaMalfa Town Hall shows continued shift to the left in local politics

A theme on this blog last year was that elections results are pointing to a shift to the left in local politics. Though much of the local hard right is in denial — including the human global warming naysayers— the handwriting … Continue reading

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The village idiots in the local right-wing blogosphere

The rightwing blogosphere in western Nevada County sure lacks business acumen. First we wrote how “Bored Georgeman” sold his stock portfolio before Donald Trump was elected president, missing out on the biggest stock market runup in decades. And now Don … Continue reading

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Tea party-influenced PAC gives $1,500 to campaign banning local outdoor marijuana grows

The tea-party influenced “Americans for Good Government” PAC has given $1,500 to the “Yes on W” marijuana ballot initiative, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Measure W, which would ban outdoor marijuana grows and limit indoor grows to 12 … Continue reading

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A parody page of Todd Juvinall shows up as he ponders run for Supe

Former County Supervisor and CABPRO founder Todd Juvinall’s statement that he might run again for District 1 Supervisor has led to a parody Facebook page “Draft Todd Juvinall for Supervisor” that is drawing attention in the community. “Todd Juvinall has … Continue reading

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Todd Juvinall: Our Village Idiot

Along with its cartoon “The Village Idiot” by RL Crabb, The Union this weekend treats its readers to commentary from our community’s longtime real-life village idiot: Todd Juvinall, founder of CABPRO and — get this — once elected to be … Continue reading

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Juvinall forks out $2,500 for a mug with with LaMalfa and Boehner — and thinks he’s “special”

CABPRO founder and former County supervisor Todd Juvinall is long delinquent on a property tax payment, at least according to the County. But he still was able to afford a $2,500 donation to Doug LaMalfa’s campaign for Congress. Check out … Continue reading

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