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Deborah Herrera: Boo for outsourcing printing to Sacramento

I am still dismayed and sad that our local newspaper out-sourced its printing to Sacramento. The key word here is “local.” We are all encouraged to ‘shop local’ and try hard not to go “down the hill,” but then our newspaper’s management makes the decision to out-source?

Maybe it saved some money, but for whom? Certainly not the skilled workers who lost their jobs. I think The Union has lost some of its pride. A newspaper, created, written, and printed locally, has some clout and respect in the community. Out-sourcing not only has our hard-working friends and neighbors losing jobs, but the paper no longer feels totally “ours.” Boo.

Deborah Herrera



Grass Valley


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