Author Archives: rlcrabb

Another Opportunity Up in Smoke

According to comments on Facebook, the proposed pot grower sitcom, Grass Valley, will not be called Grass Valley and will not be set in Nevada County, to the relief of some and the dismay of others. We have tuned in, … Continue reading

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Debatable (Updated 11:30am)

I attended the Measure “S” debate held by the League of Women Voters last night. Turn out was sparse. The disappointing numbers may be traced to several factors… a)  The Giants/Cardinals game b) Growers busy with harvest/trimming c) Growers/users paranoia … Continue reading

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Our Aging Population

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Sugar Magnolia

Back in the nineties, Kitchen Sink Press made a deal with the Grateful Dead to produce a color comic book chronicling their music and adventures. It seemed like a natural fit, given that Dead art was a big part of … Continue reading

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Brit Journalism 101

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Trees Again

Duplex Planet is a magazine consisting of stories from the residents of nursing homes in New York state transcribed by David Greenberger. Some of the stories are whimsical, some are sad, all are a glimpse into a world that is … Continue reading

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Night Of The Blood Moon

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Yelling Fire In A Crowded Forest

This cartoon ran in The Union and a few other publications over ten years ago, during the height of the Natural Heritage 2020 debate. I can’t tell you how many times I heard the “evil logger” mantra from the left, … Continue reading

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The “S” Mess

There’s a lot of friction in Nevada County this fall, and it all revolves around the medical marijuana (MMJ) initiative (Measure “S”) on the November ballot. You would think that after eighteen years most of the bugs would have been … Continue reading

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Adding Up The Numbers 4 Medical Marijuana

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