September 8, 2010
The new mural on the front of Inland Octopus was met with mixed reactions by passersby Tuesday morning moments after its completion. Most glanced up at the whimsical octopus as it invaded downtown Walla Walla while others just walked on by. Toy store owner, Bob Catsiff, clears a drop cloth in the background, at left. September 7, 2010
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Inland Octopus owner Bob Catsiff says he can find no legal proof that his mural violates city code.
WALLA WALLA -- A larger-than-life purple octopus painted on the front of a downtown building over the weekend has city and downtown officials up in arms.