Category Archives: commodities

Party’s Over

Big Saver, my once favorite grocery store on Ave 26 and Figueroa is closing. I went back for one last time to stock up on Topo Chico and see if anything else might be of interest. They were already out … Continue reading

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Pallet Fences: UPDATE #2!

Jajaja! I guess some people are still reading this blog. Guess what happened right after I told you all not to take advantage of the glaring security hole? They gone done fixed it! Ah, but now there is nothing to … Continue reading

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Pallet Fences: UPDATE!

Remember 2 months ago when I mentioned that the Gentrification Fence battle was finally starting to turn in our favor? Looks like some real estate gangsters got to these new house flippers and set them straight: the Pallet Fence is … Continue reading

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The Riots of 1992: A True Story

And in comic form! I made this little page – ooooooh, quien sabe, hace un chingo – back when I first got this website going and learned about easy to use WYSISYG page builders, as you will surely notice. Please … Continue reading

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Day of The Dead…Is Dead

Let us give the last rites to a cultural tradition that has slipped away from us. I’m old enough to remember when Dia de Muertos practices started to cross over into the American mainstream culture. Some optimistic Chicanos thought it … Continue reading

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Is Jessica’s Closed?

It’s kinda hard to tell since it has seemed half-closed, half-open-for-business for years. But maybe it is down for the count, according to this latest of only four Yelp reviews.  Let us look back at the one time I ate … Continue reading

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