So This Happened...Week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 7

So This Happened…Week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 6

So This Happened...Week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 7John Sears and his two mules stopped in Clayton last week as part of an “endless journey” he documents on his website,

“Our purpose is to walk and live peacefully, taking only what we need,” says Sears. “Seeking balance and harmony with all that surrounds us and bringing the energy of this ages old way of life to all of those whom we pass.” Read the full story.

Remembering 9/11: Clayton Fire Station 11 and the VFW are preparing to honor those who died in the 9/11 attacks. The brief VFW ceremony will begin at 7:28 a.m. Friday, the time when the second tower fell. Read the full story.

Peaceful protest in Clayton: Despite some heated words, about 30 people marched peacefully to downtown Clayton on Aug. 29 in a call for justice for Jacob Blake.

“This is one of the more peaceful ones in Clayton. It was good on both sides,” said Clayton Sgt. Rich Enea. Read the full story.

Small steps for the arts: As Pittsburg Theatre Company holds out hope for its 2021 lineup, Center REPertory Company is providing some online offerings to view now.

“We may be off the live stage, but we will be looking for ways to keep you entertained while we stay at home to protect ourselves and others,” said Pittsburg Theatre executive manager Alice Lustre. Read the full story.

More stories

Here are some other local stories the Pioneer covered in the last week:

Check out our past weekly news summaries