I woke up this morning with Hangtown Fry on the brain. On the way to and from Tahoe last weekend I passed through the original Hangtown, now called Placerville (the town's first name came from the dubious distinction of being the first spot in Gold Country to hang some desperadoes, and when it incor ... More >>
Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade, who created this nativity figure and boatloads of other 'inspirational' works of art, will now have to draw $2.1 million, according to a San Francisco courtArt critics worldwide are giggling malevolently as the company producing Thomas Kinkade's treacly religious artwor ... More >>
Wooden Shjips Planning to be in Central California this weekend? Wanna see hella local bands play for a cheap price? Stop off in Davis May 16 for KDVS' annual shindig, Operation Restore Maximum Freedom . As first posted on underground music website the Bay Bridged, ORMF features a large Bay Area con ... More >>
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