Bill Siemer grew up on a farm in Lassen County, played basketball at Shasta JC, went to Vietnam, became a newspaper reporter and then a lawyer and now considers himself a champion of the story that needs to be told. He lives on the bank of the river and takes pictures.
In reply to R.V. Scheide. Zapata is Hispanic (or Latino) by way of his Peruvian parents. Hispanics are people who trace their ancestry back to Spain. The Spanish are primarily characterized as white, but in Peru, more than half the population are Mestizos (mixed race, partly indigenous). The statement "Zippy isn't white" has no biological […]