Category Archives: History

The Eternal Festival

In May of 1970, myself and a couple thousand others participated in an illegal rock festival on Lime Kiln Road. It was little more than a local affair, drawing folks from around the foothills and Sacramento. There was a short … Continue reading

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The Book Of Weirdo Is Here

Just received my copy of the long awaited Book of Weirdo. This is a massive volume, featuring testimonials from the countless artists and writers who contributed to Robert Crumb’s quarterly magazine over its twelve year run. As the title confirms, … Continue reading

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Very Bad

I’ve covered every president since Jimmy Carter, and I have never seen the level of vitriol from any one of them like the utterings of our current Fearless Leader. Even Nixon kept his nastiness off of the public airwaves, at … Continue reading

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When Cultures Collide

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History Retreats Itself

Someone on Facebook posted this old comic strip I did for the Yolo County tabloid, Winds of Change back in those crazy days of 1984. I replaced noted underground icon Robert Crumb, who did the masthead and contributed illustrations and … Continue reading

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The Blind Leading The Blinded

There aren’t many people in today’s world who remember what life was like in the days of mass epidemics like influenza, whooping cough, or the scourge of polio. Yes, many of us survived childhood diseases like chicken pox and measles, … Continue reading

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Struggle

This is an amazing documentary. The greatest artist you’ve never heard of…

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You Can’t Get There From Here

Mayor David (Sparky) Parker recently posted an update on the status of the gate blocking Duffy’s Alley in Nevada City on his Facebook page. The owners of the Golden Era bar property originally sought a temporary closing of the alley … Continue reading

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One More Trip Around Ol’ Sol.

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Goodbye, Eighteen…

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