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Nevada City Companion City to Burning Man?

A proclamation to name Nevada City a companion city to Black Rock Nevada where the Burning Man event starts Monday has spurred a firestorm, Nevada City mayor Duane Stawser says. Niel Locke, city clerk proposed the measure, the mayor says.

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Opponents says an association with Burning Man is the wrong brand for the city. The Nevada City Council takes up the matter tonight and meets at 6:30 p.m. A spokeswoman for Burning Man says the companion city status is welcomed.

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August 23, 2012

Elizabeth Byszeski

It seems NC is desperate for popularity/attention and will lose the charm & class it has established if remaining on this course. Unless it's for survival then that should be clear to citizens of NC and GV. Burning Man attracts a lot of bizzarre...not against it to some degree but there are extremes I'd think NC would not welcome.

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