Category Archives: Local

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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We went through this movie with Emgold and thought it was over. Ha! As long as there is gold in the ground, someone will try to try to bring it back to life.

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Lost In The Jungle

This Steve Baird character obviously put his name on the ballot for State Senator just to confuse voters, and many voters complied. You just can’t legislate against stupidity.

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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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St. Piran’s Day 2019

Grass Valley celebrates its Cornish heritage this day at city hall. There will be songs, gongs, and a food fight, as representatives of the twin cities vie for bragging rights at the annual pasty toss. The pasties will then be … Continue reading

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Looking For A Safe Space

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Enough, Already!

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Tourist Trap

Unwilling to wait until the snow lets up,  hundreds of people are looking for any alternate route across the mountains. Opportunity beckons…

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