Poor playing hasn't kept David "Davi" Simmons from his favorite instrument. Seen here at his usual place on Commercial Street.

Area Man Still Sucks at Sitar

David “Davi” Simmons vividly remembers hearing the sitar for the very first time. It was during a late night “sesh” back in high school when a friend played him George Harrison’s Within You Without You from The Beatles late sixties masterpiece, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
A spokesperson for the controversial entertainer R. Kelly says that his upcoming children's album is being postponed until next year.

R. Kelly’s Children’s Album Postponed Until Next Year

A spokesperson for the controversial entertainer R. Kelly says that his upcoming children's album is being postponed until next year.
Retired teacher David Blakemore speaks with local high school students about his nightmares at the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Area Boomer Recalls the 3 Days He Spent in the Woodstock Festival Traffic Jam

Retired 10th grade English teacher David Blakemore of Nevada City recent spoke to a small gathering in Nevada Union High School's drama department about his exciting adventures during the 1969 Woodstock Music & Art Fair.

A Ruse by Any Name Would Stink: The Earles of Newtown

Nevada City, CA -- Mario Biscotti of Nevada City is upset, and it's all because of a local band's name. "They're trying to pull a fast one,"...
David Cassidy, who played teen heart-throb on the 1970s Partridge Family has died.

Gish Gallop Salutes Our Heroes: David Cassidy Dead at 67

David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the "The Partridge Family" television show, died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said.

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