Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lowell Robinson

I hear that Lowell Robinson has passed away. Lowell was a pillar of our community, and he will be missed.

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But Is It Organic?

Nevada County has promised to crack down on illegal roadside entrepreneurs. They seem to pop up from out of nowhere…

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Who’s Next?

Who’s next, indeed? No one knows what Mohammad looked like, any more than Christians know what Jesus really looked like. We can assume that he had dark hair and a beard, but that’s about as close as you’re going to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

While searching for some artwork, I came across this flyer from 2003. I remember this meeting well. The Board of Supervisors, (Drew Bedwell, Sue Horne, Peter Van Zant, Robin Sutherland and Barbara Green) were asked by representatives of the Green … Continue reading

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Seven years ago today, Bruce Utah Phillips hopped the last train to eternity. Whether you agreed with his politics or not, he was one of the great storytellers of our time. We miss his considerable presence, but we are thankful … Continue reading

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        Ten years, married. Twenty-one years, a couple. Fifty-eight years, since we met in the meadow behind her parents’ house. Together, for eternity.

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The More Things Change…

I did this cartoon nine years ago, and actual events have taken many strange and unforeseen turns, the strangest being that Fidel Castro is still alive.

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The Rabbit Hole Of Regulation

As anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis knows, I have long been a critic of the regulatory atmosphere in California. I’ve spent many an hour sitting through public meetings where the subject has been debated, and then … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Doing It

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Affordable Doghousing

Many of my friends who haven’t fled from the cities are experiencing the New Urban Reality. White and minority middle class families are an endangered species from coast to coast.

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