Category Archives: History

Memorial Day 2019

Richard “Doc” Halstead served two thirteen month tours in Vietnam as a combat medic in the U.S. Marines. Wounded twice, and received two purple hearts. A better friend I will never find. Rest in peace.

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The Abyss

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Sweet Womb Alabama

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WHO knew?

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Permanent Ink

One of the greatest compliments an artist can receive is to have someone commit your art to their skin. It’s a long and painful process, and pretty much permanent. (Not entirely, but it involves another long painful process.) So it … Continue reading

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Sactopus

“If there is such a thing as the single most important cartoon in California history, it may well have been ‘The Curse Of California’ by Edward Keller in The Wasp dated August 19, 1882. It uses the symbol of the … Continue reading

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Spring Color in Grass Valley

Grass Valley is seeing yet another wonderful mural on Church Street. It’s nice to see these big blank walls turned into public art. Along with the Del Oro and the Grass Valley mural on Main Street, we are adding much … Continue reading

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The Beatings Go On

It never ceases to amaze me just how different two people can look at the same evidence and come to completely different conclusions. Over at Fox (and locally, the fanatical Trumpublickin’ bloggers) they have released the balloons, popped the champagne, … Continue reading

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Scenes From The Class Struggle In Nevada City

My old pal Pam (Sibley) Wood posted a few old covers I did for the late, lamented Nevada City Independent. It only lasted a few years, but what a time we had! Who can name this ancient comic strip character … Continue reading

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Fab Fur

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