Loretta Splitair

Loretta Splitair is the Broad Street Beacon's Media and Cultural Editor. She has written widely including publications such as Rolling Stone, The Atlantic and the Lady's Home Journal where she hosts a regular column on the ravages of Billy Joel's music entitled, Billy Joel is a Piece of Shit. Loretta is married to her second husband after her first died protesting railway expansion in Kansas. Please do not ask her about it.

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Area Woman to Replace Dull Scissors But “Might Keep Them Around”

Nancy Woods said she'll keep her old scissors "just in case."

Realistic Bumper Stickers Make Local Man a Millionaire

Finally a way to celebrate your average student.

Area Man Cited For Surfing the Lake Oroville Spillway

Grass Valley's self-proclaimed "ganja surfer" Seth Mastrangelo is thrilled to have the Oroville Dam Spillway open again.

Board of Supervisors Declare Nevada City the Capital of Grass Valley

In a surprising and 4-1 vote this week, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors declared that Nevada City, henceforth going forward, is the capital of the neighboring city Grass Valley.

Area Cat Survives 24 Story Fall

An area cat made quite an impact on a Sacramento driveway.

California Cigarette Purchases Now Require 7 Day Waiting Period

Smokers have to wait seven days for their cigarettes under a new California law.