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How Did This All Start?

It would be unrealistic to believe that Sand City’s Mural Festival has anything to do with City’s history, heritage or culture. At first when I saw the small mural of the cat, like most people, I had no idea it was painted by someone who was flown in from Colorado. In...
Fine Art and Commercial Art

Fine Art and Commercial Art

The main difference between Fine Art and Commercial Art is in the realm of existence in which they are created. Commercial Art is mainly conceived and produced in the physical realm of existence for validation of that realm. Fine Art seems to be predominantly...

As Promised

The incumbents got their wish and get to go back to their seats at the City Council. Interesting how roughly the same number of people who voted for them also voted against the Measure U. So the message was; you can have the job but you don’t get to keep wasting...

The Irony

If you read the minutes of the meetings in 2019 and early 2020 when the Sand City Art Committee was discussing and deciding to spend a substantial amount of money on a mural festival, there was no talk of “let us see what the community has to say about it.” There was...

What is the Message?

Putting Hanif’s Honey Bee aside because it is in a class of its own, someone please help me understand the “things” that all these murals are supposed to be saying. When I read the literature provided on the City’s website, it says clearly that they were looking for...

I am honored to be a choice for City Council

Last week’s Monterey Weekly said it like it is. They recommend voting for the appointed incumbents because they are against the SCPD.  The email below, from a Sand City resident that I don’t know and have never met, in effect describes what the Sand City...