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Boardman’s column in The Union: Part of the problem, not the solution

Some things never change around here, even when you return refreshed from a great family vacation. I laughed out loud when I read George Boardman’s curmudgeonly column in The Union this week. It reminded me of what our high school physics … Continue reading

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Commenters on Juvinall’s blog mock late Ambassador Chris Stevens’ alma mater

An anonymous commenter on the blog of Todd Juvinall, a former county supervisor,  no less, wrote: “Ambassador Christopher Stevens is buried up here in Grass Valley. Also many veterans of the Civil war, and down in time to the present. All … Continue reading

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Boardman: Mr. “Fake News” seeks to educate us about “fake news”

George Boardman’s weekly column in The Union has become a laughingstock for its volume of corrections. But poor George is the last to know. “On a more prosaic level, reporters and editors at any mainstream newspaper will tell you they … Continue reading

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Another error by The Union columnist Boardman that warranted a published correction

This is getting tiresome for me, so it must be getting tiresome for The Union’s management. Or it should. Here’s another correction that George Boardman ran at the bottom of his weekly column this week: “CORRECTION: In last week’s column … Continue reading

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The Union editorial board member Sauer needs to hang up his spurs — or get his facts straight

As I’ve written many times before, The Union will never grow if it continues catering to the “declining, aging population.” It’s not rocket science. But it can’t help itself. A classic example are the columns written by Norm Sauer, whose … Continue reading

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And The Union’s George Boardman calls himself a journalist?

Epilogue to this post: After my wife and I finished our lunch at the New Moon Cafe last week with Hilary Hodge and her wife, Angelica, one of our neighbors Larry Kaufman came up to us in the parking lot … Continue reading

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Locals Hodge and Senum make Sac Bee’s “Capitol Report”

“Symposiums about water policy don’t typically spark dust-ups about ticket refunds and allegations that members of Congress are trying to duck their constituents,” the Sacramento Bee is reporting this morning. “But some people living in the districts of Reps. Doug … Continue reading

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