Monthly Archives: October 2012

Comix And Country Clubs

I was pleasantly surprised when I saw this morning’s (10/15/12) Google picture honoring cartoonist Winsor McKay. It was also very appropriate in relation to this post. Mary Ann and I just returned from the bay area and the Alternative Press Expo … Continue reading

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Never The Twain Shall Meet

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You Think You’ve Seen Everything?

What’s next? Dogs and cats living together?

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Cultural Milestones

One of the reasons I felt the need to start this blog was the absence of a cultural overview on the local blogs. Sure, we have the usual left/right politics, impassioned opinions on climate change, economic theory,  healthy lifestyles, and … Continue reading

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Get Indigenous

What do you know about the people who lived in Nevada County for thousands of years before the Gold Rush? My guess is not much. When I was growing up in Grass Valley in the fifties, we were told that … Continue reading

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Columbus Revisited

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Everybody’s Mad At Somebody Sometime

As election day grows nearer, the anger factor is reaching a fever pitch in almost every aspect of life. It’s a shame we can’t channel all this pent up energy into something other than global heating, which only makes the … Continue reading

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Inept vs. Insane: Boo!

It’s no accident that election day comes right after Halloween. Most people have already chosen their costume and are working feverishly to be in character as looney day approaches. The streets are filled with zombies, mad scientists, road warrior wannabes, ghouls, gremlins, … Continue reading

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Let’s Be non-Partisan (Nod Nod, Wink Wink)

Jeff Pelline seems to have a problem with Grass Valley City Council person Janet Arbuckle. In today’s post, Jeff notes that Ms. Arbuckle went overbudget in her role as GV’s ambassador to the League of California Cities. It’s not the … Continue reading

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Debate? …What Debate?

Somewhere in my closet I have one of these baseball hats. Over the years, it’s earned me sneers and catcalls from both sides of the bay rivalry. Blasphemy is the word that most often sputters from the lips of diehard … Continue reading

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