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You likely didn’t think that Proposition 21 would allow district attorneys to drag mentally disabled teenagers into adult court. Think again.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 08.01.02
Behind the scenes of the fight for the future of West Sacramento.
By Cameron Macdonald
After being fired by crumbling WorldCom, Janie Foydl starts a new career as a pooper scooper.
By Rashida Smith
Another key aspect in this story is Proposition 21, the get-tough-on- young-criminals law.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
The woes of customers of HMOs.
By Beatrice M. Hogg
Janice Freeman and the Women in Black take a silent stand against violence.
Perot reverses pledge to cooperate with investigators.
California takes a stand on global warming because the country won’t.
The man who videotaped Inglewood cops beating a developmentally impaired teen was arrested himself, possibly in retaliation for his revealing video.
By D. Antoinette Thompson
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
No Johnny Depp-style Hollywood hipster has done a biopic on the life of outsider filmmaker Ray Dennis Steckler. Perhaps someone should start working on it.
Security is an impossible dream.
Reviewed by D. Brian Burghart
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
What’s the architecture like in Missouri? According to this site, it’s no place to be during tornado season.
A ‘60s rock icon makes a thrilling comeback.
By Mindy Giles
The theater renowned for its urbane and contemporary plays is actually presenting one of its first-ever period pieces.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
North Highlands’ Pancake Palace, erstwhile sister of Pancake Parade, still serves old-school breakfast—for dinner.
By Liz Kellar
Texas West on Fulton Avenue offers a tasty alternative to fast-food kids’ meals. And the food’s good for grown-ups, too.
By Dan Flynn
Somewhere along the line, Dave Alvin—who plays his two final shows at the Palms this weekend—turned into one of America’s great songwriter voices.
Another cosy little place to see nationally recognized acts.
By Christian Kiefer
According to at least one reviewer, Enon is the Beatles redux.
By David A. Kulczyk
Local punk heroes the Secretions come up with a winner.
By Cary Rodda
Beth Orton’s third album is, well, it’s really nice.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
Full Frontal is director Steven Soderbergh’s venture into Robert Altman territory.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
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