Mar 22, 2023

Author Ed Davis is on Track

In April of 2022, local author Ed Davis, 70, of Glen Ellen, embarked upon a 7,500-mile tour promoting his latest book, The Last Professional....
Mar 14, 2023

Drag Trivia at Fern Bar

Fern Bar, located in Sebastopol's Barlow district, is known for its good times. But its upcoming Drag Trivia Night on Thursday, March 23, from 6–8:30pm,...
Dec 13, 2022

New Beginnings: Poets read at Occidental Center for the Arts

This has been a good year, and is set to end on a positive note if Phyllis Meshulam has any say in the matter—and...
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Dec 15, 2021

The Little Beast—Machine Memories

Comes a time when a fella needs to decide whether to keep pumping money into his 19-year-old truck or to ply the Covid-constipated California...
Oct 13, 2021

Healdsburg for the Win

It was my day to visit Healdsburg, and the drive up from Sebastopol was pleasant enough. I took the Healdsburg Avenue exit off Hwy...
Sep 30, 2021

Kitty Cat Corner

The secret lives of cats Cats are the best pets, for many proven, fact-based reasons, but their alter egos, known only to their human owners,...
Sep 29, 2021

Up in the Old Redwood Tree

Out on a limb in Outer Sebtown I was up on the platform in the old redwood tree the other afternoon, drinking a pickle-juice beer...
Sep 21, 2021

Pot Shots

Marijuana musings I’m a hippie survivalist. I came of age in the late ’70s/early ’80s, experimenting with weed and going to Grateful Dead shows while...