Clampers In The News.
Over the years, much has been written about ECV;
occasionally apocryphal, always interesting.
Here are a few articles about local Bay-Area
Clampers that I hope you will enjoy.
Clampers in the NEWS Menu:
Great ECV article in
There is a great article about ECV in the
August 2010, Vol.23 No.2, (Pages 22-23) edition of
Pioneers and Settlers section
"The Clampers of the Old West Were a Cut Below the Masons -
But they provided more than gold rush chuckles"
by Dave McCormick.
WILD WEST (ISSN 1046-4638)
Weider History Group Inc. - Pub
Look for it at your local Library, News Stand, or Bookstore.
"The red shirt of absurdity" By Jon P. Brown. The Owyhee Avalanche, Wednesday September 21, 2011. Page 18-19.
"Local history buffs honor Givens Hot Springs" The Owyhee Avalanche, Wednesday September 14, 2011. Page 5. (Different article, in same .pdf as above)
"Odd group preserves obscure Calif. history" Emperor Norton Day video. ABC TV News, KGO Chan.7 Friday, Airdate: February 19, 2010.
ECV1850 Clampers in "Man v. Food" TV Show. (Clamper section of the show starts at 10:10 of the video) Youtube Video uploaded, March 30, 2009 (10:46 minutes).
"Clampers On Parade" by Gary Singh in San Jose Inside. Online edition Thursday, November 20, 2008.
"Clampers On Parade" by Gary Singh in Metro Silicon-Valley, "Silicon Alleys" column. Wednesday, November 19, 2008 Page 11.
"Downtown San Jose's Henry's Hi-Life passes to a new owner." By Scott Herhold. San Jose Mercury News Sunday, November 9, 2008 Page 1B.
"Promoting Offbeat History Between the Drinks." By Jesse McKinley. New York Times. Tuesday October 14, 2008. National edition Page A12.
"Promoting Offbeat History Between the Drinks." By Jesse McKinley. New York Times. Monday October 13, 2008 Online edition.
ECV1850 BBQ at Take Flight For Kids event with San Jose Mercury News article. Monday August 11, 2008. Page 1B.
ECV1850 BBQ at Take Flight For Kids event in The San Jose Mercury News. Monday August 11, 2008. Page 1B.
"E Clampus Vitus" article by Chuck Anderson. Scotts Valley Press Banner. Friday April 18, 2008.
Special Note: The historic Almaden Feed and Fuel is no longer in business. It was sold and closed its doors in 2006. RIP.
"Almaden Feed and Fuel Saved" article by Jeanne Carbone Lewis. Almaden Times Weekly. December 20, 2008.
"Farewell Celebration for Almaden Feed & Fuel Saved" article by Lorraine Gabbert. Almaden Times Weekly. June 1, 2006.
The Phil Frank page. San Francisco Chronicle.
"Grief, whimsy converge at send-off for Farley cartoonist Phil Frank." San Francisco Chronicle. Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Page B1.
"Phil Frank, 64, creator of "Farley"
CARTOONIST DIED OF A BRAIN TUMOR." San Jose Mercury News. Friday September 14, 2007. Page 8B.
"Phil Frank dies - cartoonist who captured spirit of Bay Area." San Francisco Chronicle. Friday September 14, 2007. Page 1A.
Article about NGH Steve Sloneker and ECV by Michael Kay in The Union Democrat. Friday August 3, 2007.
"San Jose history chapter ends - James Madison Arbuckle: 1935-2007" article by Jeanne Carbone Lewis. Almaden Times Weekly. July 19, 2007.
Article about Jim ("The other one") Arbuckle by Jennifer Martinez in The San Jose Mercury News. Friday July 13, 2007. Page 8B.
Columnist Jon Carroll's article about the Clampers in San Francisco Chronicle. Monday January 8, 2007. Page E8.
"S.J. history buff could inform and entertain." article by Scott Herhold in San Jose Mercury News. Sunday October 29, 2006 Page 1B.
"Farewell to the Seanchaí." article by Jack Van Zandt in San Jose Inside. Monday October 23, 2006.
"Local history buff Leonard McKay dies." article by Mary Anne Ostrom in San Jose Mercury News. Wednesday October 18, 2006 Page 1B.
"Pizarro: Bank merger makes for history lesson." article by Sal Pizarro. San Jose Mercury News. Wednesday August 30, 2006.
ECV 1906 Earthquake Epicenter Plaque in Farley cartoons by Phil Frank, San Francisco Chronicle. April 6, 2006 +
"Clampers put mark on Alviso history" article by Sal Pizarro. San Jose Mercury News. March 27, 2006 (page 3B)
Silicon Alleys - "Clampering Down" article by Gary Singh. Silicon Valley METRO. March 15, 2006
Silicon Alleys - "Graveyard Shift" article by Gary Singh. Silicon Valley METRO. November 23, 2005
Almaden Civil War Plaque Dedication article by Jeanne Carbone Lewis. Almaden Times Weekly. October 13, 2005.
"Almaden Double Plaque Dedication" article by Jeanne Carbone Lewis. Almaden Times Weekly. May 20-26th, 2005. Vol. 19, No.21
Emperor Norton Bridge Article. by Suzanne Herel. San Francisco Chronicle. December 15, 2004
Rancho San Ysidro Dedication article by Marty Cheek. Gilroy Dispatch. October 22, 2004
San Ysidro School article by Lori Stuenkel. Gilroy Dispatch. August 24, 2004.
Emperor Norton in Farley cartoons by Phil Frank, San Francisco Chronicle. October 5, 2004 +
Emperor Norton Bridge letter. by Robert Chandler, ECV-YB#1, San Francisco Chronicle. September 27, 2004
Donner Monument Dedication. by Jessie Mangaliman. San Jose Mercury News August 16, 2004
"The Orphaned Clamper" Article. by David Plotnikoff. May 14, 2004.
"San Jose's Graveyard." by Eric "ug" Carlson. Silicon Valley METRO October 9, 2003
Captain Harry Love Monument Dedication. by Eric "ug" Carlson. Silicon Valley METRO July 31, 2003
Drake's Plate of Brasse. San Jose Mercury News February 21, 2003
Emperor Norton Day. by Matthew Stannard, ECV, San Francisco Chronicle. January 12, 2002
E Clampus Vitus: "Credo Quia Absurdum" by Brenda Main. California Highway Patrolman Magazine. July 1981 issue.
Editorial Article about ECV. San Jose Tribune. April 27, 1855
"If you don't like the news, go out and make some of your own."
- Wes "Scoop" Nisker