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The Forest Service says our national forests must be logged to save them from fire. But activists like Chad Hanson are standing in the way.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 09.19.02
After long delays that critics dub stalling, Sacramento officials finally could vote on the living-wage ordinance this fall.
By Chrisanne Beckner
An open-door policy in a bad neighborhood changed one woman’s life for the worse.
By Joe Wessels
For a while, the federal government was a fair caretaker of our forests. That all changed after World War II.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Our own Elkton John was welcomed home to the offices of the SN&R on the morning of Friday, September 6.
Let the women run things for a while.
As air pollution in the Valley increases, officials are banking on incremental changes. It’s hard to imagine them making a difference, though, without a dramatic shift in priorities.
The FBI has the power now to demand library records of those whom they suspect as potential threats to the country, thereby causing self-censorship in readers who fear the government.
By Zara Gelsey
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
Rudy Martinez is a driven music fan whose labor of love is the roots-oriented Riverbank Music Festival.
By Mindy Giles
In Oxygen, the characters learn but never change.
Reviewed by Karlene Miller
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Ukulele enthusiasts will find much to like in The Ukulele Occasional, a new magazine.
A local old-school DJ starts spinning world-music sides at Habanero.
Sutter Creek’s Main Street Theatre Works updates a 17th-century Molière gem to the 19th-century Gold Rush.
By Jeff Hudson
This tale of counterculture life in 1970s New Mexico takes a Family Ties twist, and B Street’s production of it is superb.
Although Old Sacramento eatery California Fat’s looks great, its food is merely good and doesn’t quite match the beautiful surroundings.
By Liz Kellar
Mix those leftovers with beaten eggs and make a tasty frittata.
By Dan Flynn
Sacto power-pop trio the Mallrats are looking for a few good punk-rock girls.
By David A. Kulczyk
The Northern California Modern Jazz Organization may have stumbled with its first big Sacramento event, but don’t write that obit just yet.
By Christian Kiefer
On its fourth CD, Austin’s Hot Club of Cowtown proves there’s still life in them 1930s-1940s acoustic swing bones.
By Bill Compton
Hip-hop/rhythm and blues production team the Neptunes’ alter ego, N.E.R.D., makes a fair to middlin’ debut.
By Paul Piazza
Davis band the Lookyloos finally make an album, and it’s a sweet jangle-pop triumph.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
The script of The Banger Sisters is unfortunately propelled by coincidences.
By Mark Halverson
How global warming will affect life at Bush’s Crawford ranch.
By Stephanie Mencimer
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