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Annie Keeling: Adult have tantrums, too

September 18, 2019

Bwwaaaaahhh! Sometimes we can be such big babies. Baby Selves that is. The Baby Self is found within the back brain. It is the part of our brains that first develops in utero. It desires...


Al Stahler: Looking for the center

September 18, 2019

Two bright points of light have hung in the southern sky for months now — one white, the other red: Venus and Mars, perhaps? Problem: Mars is a “wanderer” … in Greek, a “planet.” Mars...



Alan Tangren: The greatness of grapes

September 17, 2019

Dear Alan: I see grapes in the market many months of the year. When is the best time to buy? Alan: We usually see fresh grapes from our area start to come to market in...


Greg Dill: Two ways to get your Medicare

September 17, 2019

Did you know that there are two different ways to receive your Medicare benefits? The most popular way is Original Medicare. With Original Medicare, you can choose any doctor, hospital, or other healthcare provider you...


Savannah Hanson: Bitterness and wholeness

September 17, 2019

“(The word bitterness) is one chosen to introduce an idea of such fallacy that it rivals only the ego in its destructive potential. Bitterness is to your heart what the ego has been to your...





Denis Peirce: Boon-doggin’ the Feather

September 12, 2019

All of the elements for a good fall salmon run are in place. The summer ocean season has produced good numbers of fish. The Feather River is flowing at 8,000 cfs compared to a more...



Mary West: Hiking the Tahoe East Shore Trail

September 12, 2019

The Tahoe East Shore Trail, also called the Impossible Trail, is a three-mile stretch of paved walkway offering world class views of the international destination that is Lake Tahoe. Many community organizations and individuals who...





Play CLUE at the Doris Foley Library in Nevada City.

September 11, 2019

Community members are invited to spend Friday the 13th at the Doris Foley Library for Historical Research and play the classic game CLUE. Join others from 4 to 6 p.m. as the group solves the...





Dr. Jeff Kane: Too much health care?

September 9, 2019

Yes, we use too much health care. No matter what shape its financial reform eventually takes, we’ll only be halfway home. Costs may initially decrease but will soon rise again, since we ask the system...