Category Archives: Local


On Tuesday, I was horrified when I opened the newspaper only to discover that someone had removed the “i’s” from the words in my comic strip! It was weird and kind of disturbing, but I shrugged it off as some … Continue reading

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The Rumor Mongered

Back in 1990, Dan O’Neill and I produced the first issue of The Wild Dog, a four-page supplement in the Nevada City alternative paper, Community Endeavor. The paper was commissioned and paid for by Duane Sandin to tell his story … Continue reading

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Merry Widows Mardi Gras 2015

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The Merry Widow Gazette 2015

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! The 20th edition of The Merry Widow Gazette has rolled off the presses and should be available at various locations around western Nevada County (including the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce) by the end … Continue reading

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Don’t Taze Me, Bro

Can’t imagine why the cops would like to have tazers…

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San Francisco Values

There has been a debate going on in Nevada County as to whether we should embrace so-called “San Francisco values.” But The City itself has been going through a huge transformation in recent years, and begs the question: which San … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Club

A recent news flash from the Great Northwest brought to light the newest threat to jobs: too much marijuana. When Washington voters approved legalization in the Evergreen State, they really didn’t put too many limits on production. Enthusiastic growers flooded … Continue reading

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Behind The Wall

Amazing how taxpayer-funded entities can tell the public to fuck off when it comes to transparency…

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Robert Wyckoff

I got a few emails  asking if I was going to the rally in San Francisco to remember the fallen Charlie Hebdo cartoonists this weekend. No, I didn’t make it. Instead, I attended a memorial service for another fallen newspaper … Continue reading

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Last Call For Vitriol

Well, it looks like 2014 is almost history, and good riddance, says I. It’s not that it was a particularly bad year, as years go. No, the only noteworthy thing about 2014 was an overbearing repetition of rhetoric; the unyielding … Continue reading

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