LOST— From the CAPITAL SALOON, on Se- cond street, on Wednesday morning, 1st inst, a yellow French CANARY BIRD. Whoever may have the same in possession, and will return it to Madame JOSEPHINE, at the Capital Saloon, will be liberally rewarded. Sacramento Daily Union, 2 August 1855  

No Chinese

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (external) Los Angeles Herald, 20 March 1886 TO THE PUBLIC The following Restaurants, Laundries, and Hotels do not employ Chinese: <followed by a list of establishments.> ============================= Daily Alta California, 18 February 1886 ANOTHER WHITE BABY. The Capture of Detectives Cox and Glennon Yesterday. Detectives Glennon and Cox recovered another … [Read more…]

a Rational Way

San Francisco Call, 25 February 1898. PARTNERS WANTED. WANTED— Lady partner, widow preferred, not over 35. with $3000, to take half interest in a circus now organizing to tour the State of California and Texas; no triflers. Address box 1294, Call office. ============== Amusements: SUNDAY— German Day; Vote for Popular Society; See the German Societies … [Read more…]

Sweet Bird

I read that Joni is seriously ill. I hope for the best. Sweet Bird by Joni Mitchell Out on some borderline Some mark of in between I lay down golden in time And woke up vanishing Sweet bird you are Briefer than a falling star All these vain promises on beauty jars Somewhere with your … [Read more…]

Earth quaking 04/25/2015

There was a very large and lethal quake in Nepal today, 7.8, many thousands lost their lives. The pacific is resonating with many quakes around 5.0, so far I count 8. There are more than 20 in Nepal and China. I’m paranoid and am waiting for something else to give due to this activity. (Added … [Read more…]

Letters to Tricksters of Islamophobia Who Are Playing the Game of Racists – arrrrg

(title in French; “Lettre aux escrocs de l’islamophobie qui font le jeu des racistes.”) … (Stephane) Charbonnier said the problem is not religions but those who practice and distort them. “The problem is not the Quran or the Bible — sleep-inducing, incoherent and badly written novels — but the faithful who read the Quran or … [Read more…]

Daily Alta California, 3 August 1875

Simple Assault. John Haley, the jealous husband, who was as- saulted by William Lundberg with a flat-Iron, re- fused to prosecute the destroyer of his domestic felicity. But the latter was convicted on a charge of simple assault. ============================= Board of Supervisors. The order prohibiting theatrical performances after one o’clock a. m., and prohibiting the … [Read more…]