John Chase

Back Illustrator

Residing in a never-quite-finished home amongst the boulders and above a granite quarry in Rocklin, John Chase designs, writes and draws as his wife and kids look on in dismay. He has done work (and worked for) for nearly every graphics and ad firm, publisher and client in the area worth working with (and for). His wife is supremely patient, his kids exceptional.

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Civically Minded

Civics are nine times wealthier than the rest of us, so how can you cash in?

If I wanted my 20-year-old son to join me for a late meal, I’d text him: “Buffet on me.” But I would never ever text my 86-year-old mother with a dinner invitation. For her, there would be a phone call with plenty of formalities and forewarning, a promise of a nice, sit-down establishment and a start time of 4:00 p.m. to take advantage of early bird specials. Why? Because each generation communicates differently.

Jul 1, 2014 Gordon Fowler