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How the governor’s myopic, do-little leadership helped turn a power shortage into a full-blown crisis.
By Bill Bradley
This article was published on 03.22.01
A rogues’ gallery of the men who brought us electric power deregulation.
Supreme Court could force federal government to recognize marijuana as medicine.
By Stephen James
Don’t just stand there! Here are some ways to get involved in your community.
More developments on the energy front, plus the changing of the nurse-patient ratio.
Christine Brownell, and Steven T. Jones
California needs bold leadership to emerge from energy crisis.
By Steven T. Jones
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Profile of cop-turned-crabman.
A “just say no” campaign is surely not the answer when it comes to the drug known as ecstasy.
Lockyer needs to defend safe access to cannabis for all of California’s medical marijuana patients.
By Sharon Sharpnack
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson
Spotlight on the local stage.
By Jeff Hudson
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Tim White
Cuban orquestra Adalberto Alvarez y su Son makes a rare California appearance.
By Robin Davies
Amy Tan’s latest novel comes brimming with ghosts, lost loves and family secrets.
Reviewed by Melinda Welsh
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
The new Polly Esther’s nightclub successfully brings out the ‘70s and ‘80s in all of us.
A brutal murder, a beautiful femme fatale, a smooth-talking reporter and a twisted justice system.
By Matthew Burlingame-Couk
Frank Condon’s spectacular production is not only the biggest show in town, but probably the best as well.
For a healthy, meat-alternative Chinese meal, try Shanghai Garden.
By Jason Dezember
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By R.V. Scheide
Local band hurt doesn’t make music for vegan macrame enthusiasts.
By Keith Lowell Jensen
A weekly mix of mini music reviews to whet your audio appetite.
By Paul Morrison
By Paul Piazza
By Elron Gigbag
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Jackson Griffith
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Heartbreakers: a post-feminist version of The Sting?
By Jim Lane
Energy crisis illuminates the wastefulness of bright outdoor lighting.
By Carol Hartman
President Bush backs down on his promise to reduce power plant emissions.
By Raheem F. Hosseini
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