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COVER | David Lance Goines

Year of the Boar, (2019, solid color blockprint printed by letterpress, edition of 750). David Lance Goines was born in 1945 in Grants Pass, Ore., and has lived and worked in Berkeley as a printer and graphic designer since 1963. He has designed and printed 246 posters for local, national, and international businesses, as well as graphic work for many private clients. He is the author of five books, collaborator on three, and his work has been the subject of six others. A collection of his work, published by Dover, is available in local bookstores: The Poster Art of David Lance Goines, A 40-Year Retrospective, 1968-2009 (Dover, 2010). Goines is also a 23-gallon blood donor. His work may be seen online at

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February 2019 Issue:

FEATURE | Investing Your Green in Green
The fight against climate change includes divesting and investing.
By Janis Hashe

FAMILY CARE | T'Oakland Is Your Grandmother's Pot Club
Seniors meet monthly to learn about cannabis use. By Lisa Fernandez

AUTHORS |  Science Fiction and Literary Worlds Cross Over
Mike Chen's debut novel is an homage to family and commitment.
By Lou Fancher

RETAIL | Express Yourself With These Goods
Discover three head-turning lines: DOPP Shoes, Lacson Ravello, and DWNSTRS.
By Nana Twumasi

| Nobilis Restaurant
The road to Nobilis leads to a surprisingly unique lunch and brunch spot in Richmond. By Katherine Hamilton

A form Cal j school grad reinvents a genre by pioneering the "live" documentary. 
By Paul Kilduff


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