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Organic farmer and Nevada County Supervisor Izzy Martin has become public enemy No. 1 to local conservatives, but the rural preservationist has stood her ground.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 10.03.02
Market forces kill Sacramento’s popular drive-in theater.
By Cosmo Garvin
Protesting pair triggers statewide policy change on flags.
By Laurel Chesky
How the Victims Compensation Fund works, and how it didn’t work for Peggy Lopez.
By Meghan Kalkstein
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
It’s time for the FERC to get tough with the utilities that cost California billions.
California’s chronic water problems require well-planned solutions, including November’s Proposition 50.
By Jeff Loux
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
Local needlepoint artist D.R. Wagner is the subject of a four-gallery retrospective in Davis this month, but that’s not all this Renaissance man does.
In David Ebershoff’s latest, Southern California meets Wuthering Heights.
Reviewed by Karlene Miller
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Like the MulletsGalore Web site? Men Who Look Like Kenny Rogers takes the same approach to a slightly different sartorial style.
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion comes to town, but an opener blows it off the stage.
By Eddie Jorgensen
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
Steve Martin as a playwright? In this Sacramento Theatre Company production, he envisions what might have happened if Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein were buddies.
Fine barbeque in Rocklin? Yep, if you don’t mind a dearth of soul-food side dishes.
By Liz Kellar
Old Sacramento institution Fanny Ann’s is still a great place for a burger and cold beer.
By Dan Flynn
A benefit this Sunday will help touring roots-rock quartet Jackpot replace its gear, which was stolen in Austin, Texas.
What happens when a local punk-rock giant dials into Brian Wilson? Ask Kevin Seconds.
By Christian Kiefer
The debut of stylish new chanteuse Norah Jones is sweet, but she lacks the life experience the material sometimes calls for.
By Dave Webb
Beck’s new album Sea Change starts off like Mutations, part two, before running aground at the end.
The Flaming Lips’ new Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots is a psychedelic classic.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Jonah and his food group make the moral medicine go down for youngsters.
By Jim Lane
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