Hits & Misses in Nevada County (Sept. 14) – California News

Hits & Misses in Nevada County (Sept. 14) – California News

Each week we’ll run through the sublime, the trivial and profound issues, decisions and goings on that strike us as Hits or Misses. You can join in, too, by emailing your Hits & Misses to drogers@theunion.com or bhamilton@theunion.com

HIT: From reader Dave Koslosky to “the local ambulance service for checking if the smoke they observed coming from my deck was anything more than a barbecue.”

HIT: To Yuba Lit tonight at 7 at the National Hotel in Nevada City. Authors Josh Weil, Louis B. Jones and Marilyn Abildskov will read from their work and talk about their writing lives. Weil’s latest book, “The Age of Perpetual Light,” was released this week. Yuba Lit combines acclaimed authors from throughout northern California with local flash readings for a rich evening for fans of literature and good stories.

HIT: To Nevada County’s public works department asking for public feedback as it considers the Edwards Crossing bridge, which is structurally deficient and needs restoration or replacement in 2020, along with eight other bridges in the county.

MISS: To empty stores in downtown Grass Valley, especially Mill Street. Does the city need to take some measures to make the storefronts more attractive in the meantime between tenants? Just a thought.

HIT: To officials for opening up the marijuana community advisory group’s seventh and eighth meetings to the public. Originally it was announced the final two meetings would be closed, but through pushing and prodding (by The Union and others, as well) the decision was made to leave the final meetings open as well.

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