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Farmers in Capay Valley try to protect their quality of life by opposing the Wintun tribe’s Cache Creek casino expansion.
By Liv O'Keeffe
This article was published on 07.25.02
Could wine save Lodi from urban sprawl?
By David Weinstein
Refuge escapes violence in Guatemala, but can’t overcome U.S. bureaucracy.
By Chrisanne Beckner
There is a clash of cultures going on in the Capay Valley.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
By Sushma Subramanian
Gnawing on global warming.
Sounds like an offer you can’t refuse, right?
To reverse the recent 9th Circuit Court ruling on the Pledge, a decision needs to be reached not based on current patriotic passions.
By Stephen S. Pearcy
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
Every July, the New World Order’s real power brokers let their hair, and some would say their “human” skin, down before a giant statue of an owl god in the woods. Paging David Lynch!
By R.V. Scheide
Let Us Eat Cake: a worthy book about the intersection of food and family.
Reviewed by Sara Bir
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Wanna have fun reading about TV on the Web? Check out Jump the Shark.
Zombie parade, anyone?
Garbeau’s takes a shopworn Victorian bedroom farce, Charley’s Aunt, and makes it swing—somewhat.
By Jeff Hudson
Smack dab in the middle of Fulton Avenue’s auto row is an unassuming eatery called Dos Mundos Café, where the food is good—and inexpensive.
By Liz Kellar
Want a surprise? For the money, the South Area’s Huong Lan serves the best sandwich in town.
By Dan Flynn
Folksinger Mary McCaslin not only evokes the old west, but she covers the Who’s “Pinball Wizard"—on banjo, clawhammer style.
By Mindy Giles
For intrepid listeners, open-mike night is a place to catch the local scene’s up-and-coming—and downwardly mobile—performers.
By Christian Kiefer
Former Sacramentan Charlie Peacock wrote and produced two cuts on this CCM collection, “inspired by the #1 best selling Left Behind® book series.”
Laura Minor’s HighTone debut, Salesman’s Girl, is promising but far from perfect.
By Bill Compton
Death by Chocolate? Hey, there are a lot worse ways to go.
By David A. Kulczyk
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Pumpkin is not a Japanese movie about angry, irradiated squash stomping on a plastic Tokyo, with mangled English voiceovers. This is most unfortunate.
By Jim Lane
Biologist uses weevils to attack stream-choking hyacinth.
By Cosmo Garvin
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