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Feb 1, 2023

Bay Area Graffiti Legends Share Their Stories

The year is 1983 and Robert “Nexus” Ortiz and his friend David “Demo” Woodham Jr. have walked to an underpass on West San Carlos at 2am. They are 13 years old. It is November. They have two big bags of spray paint.  “We don’t have a ladder. We don’t even...
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Rooster T. Feathers
Jan 25, 2023

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club Back in Full Swing

There was nothing funny about the nearly three-year closure of Sunnyvale comedy club Rooster T. Feathers. But now that...
Photo Credit: Erin Malsbury
Jan 18, 2023

How the Amah Mutsun Tribe is Reclaiming its Heritage

Mary “Sis” Carrier tells me that while growing up, the little she was told about her Native American heritage...
The Betabel Project
Jan 18, 2023

Amah Mutsun Tribe Continues Legal Fight to Preserve Ancestral Homeland

As part of its mission to serve as stewards of their ancestral land, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band has...
Further Confusion FurCon
Jan 11, 2023

Further Community: FurCon Returns

In 2018, at the former Caffe Frascati in downtown San Jose (now Nirvana Soul), I noticed a piece of...
Matt Mahan
Jan 4, 2023

Matt Mahan: The Metro Interview

Matt Mahan became San Jose’s mayor this week, the 66th since California became a state, and the ninth elected...
Year in Review 2022
Dec 28, 2022

The Year in Review: 2022

The double deuce year had all the earmarks of terrible twos. Putin invaded Ukraine but it didn’t go well,...

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