Clay Brandow

Two sons of San Francisco

Two sons of San Francisco, from very different neighborhoods, thrown together by World War II, warmed to each other and melted a little of the racial prejudice and segregation that was then so rampant. As young men, they both attended San Francisco City College and both ended up in the 285th Combat Engineers, though they […]

November 10, 2013 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Retire rural? Meet the ROPERS

Special to The Enterprise Rural towns like Davis are great places to retire, but we need new a term for the many older folks who are trading life in the fast lane for life on the soft shoulder. Move over, Yuppies (Young Urban Professionals). Meet the ROPERs. WhatÕs a ROPER? A ROPER is a Rural […]

| Posted in Archived Stories

Comedy, tragedy right in our back yards

Standing In ÒCity Council Knows BestÓ is a new reality show where each week neighbor is pitted against neighbor in pitched political battle over issues that might have been easily resolved had the neighbors talked to each other first. Episode one involves a presentation to the City Council by members of the newly created Fruit […]

| Posted in Archived Stories

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