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Childhood Friends Open ‘Two Girls, One Cup Frozen Yogurt’ in Penn Valley

Homegrown childhood friends  Louise Albright and Jessica Downery grew up in Western Nevada County and have always discussed opening a business together. This week, the pair announced plans to open what they believe will be a successful business in the usually quiet township of Penn Valley, CA.

Test Your Smarts: Is it Detroit or Chernobyl?

Can you tell the difference between a Detroit school and a Chernobyl (Pripyat, Ukraine) one? Take Gish Gallop test and find out. Be sure sure to share your results with your friends on Facebook or Twitter.
Derp: a substitute for speech regarded as meaningless or stupid, or to comment on a foolish or stupid action.

Anti-Derpism and the Rise of Internet Neo-Rationalism

There is no question that conspiracy theories have found a comfy home on the Internet. After decades of living in marginal publications and casual hearsay among friends, many of these "theories" have found a comfy home largely in closed and private Facebook groups.
Mike Judge seen discussing his upcoming prequel to his 2006 cult classic Idiocracy.

Mike Judge Filming Prequel to Idiocracy

Mike Judge, the creator of popular MTV animated show Beavis and Butthead and Fox TV's adult-oriented King of the Hill announced at an area comic book conference that a 'Prequel' to his 2006 cult classic Idiocracy is in the works.
The passing of Cat Stevens today had nothing to do with Hillary Clinton.

Reuters: Cat Stevens Passing Not Related To The Clintons

Cat Stevens, also known as Yusuf Islam, also known as Steven Georgiou, is a British singer- songwriter, humanitarian, and activist. Most notably, he walked away from a productive music career to become a humanitarian voice.
Smokey Bear has decided to start "packing heat" when he visits American classrooms.

Smokey Bear Decides To Start Packing Heat For All Future School Appearances

Bert DeVos, a member of a billionaire family that has spent hundreds of millions of dollars donating to Republican candidates over the years, told senators that she believes some schools may need to allow guns on their campuses because they live in wooded, rural areas and may need to fend of a bear attack.
Theo Dodge of Fresno, CA isn't interesting in doing any of that "Mexican" work.

Unemployed Man Politely Turns Down Lettuce Picking Job

Theo Dodge of Fresno, CA isn't interesting in doing any of that "Mexican" work.
Area musician David Robock draws deep inspiration from chemtrails.

Area Musician Draws Inspiration from Chemtrails

Area musician David Robock used to cite an eclectic mix of influences while he was still cutting his teeth on the local club circuit. Bands like Megadeth, Smashing Pumpkins, and solo artists like Prince and Merle Haggard were a constant source of inspiration.

Mormons Provide Solution to Area’s Chronic Drunk-Driving Problem

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Department announced a new pilot program yesterday enlisting members of a local Mormon mission to give free rides to late night bar-goers. The partnership seeks to put an end to decades of tragic fatal alcohol-related incidents along Nevada County roadways, particularly along the Highway 49 corridor.

Feds Ban Insecticides in Nevada City to Protect Endangered Giant Roach

Wait! Don't kill that roach. It could be protected. It could be the rare and endangered Gigantic Sierra Nevada Roach recently discovered in Nevada City, CA.
Paranoia from the right wing about liberal media is growing now more than ever.

Area Man Won’t Be Baited Into Liberal Media

Local Trump supporter and protest attendee, Brandon Whosville--aged somewhere between 18-23 based on vocabulary analysis alone--publicly stated in a Facebook group that, "he wouldn't be baited into making headlines that help the left" referring of course, to the "left wing/right wing" ideology that makes up the structure of modern American politics.