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Much of the Yuba Goldfields are supposed to be public property, but the mining industry is treating the moon-like landscape as personal property. That’s not sitting well with the locals.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 10.24.02
Former Sacramentan Dusty Baker’s fatherly approach to managing Giants baseball has made for a strong generation of players.
By Owen Perkins
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Praying for peace with the school kids.
By Steven T. Jones
Jeanne Zindorf is making a run for Congress, under the write-in name Mom’z.
By Jeff Kearns
Government could use some more sunshine.
War with Iraq should be an option only if Iraq’s intent to use weapons or its connection with Al Qaeda is proved.
By Eric Wiesenthal
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Becca Costello
Local Jack Kerouac enthusiasts gather every October in Sacramento to celebrate the beat writer’s works. Why do they do it?
By David A. Kulczyk
The Grapes of Wrath is one long howl of desperation directed at the forces of big business in California.
Reviewed by Cornel Bonca
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
New preachers are a dime a dozen. The Rev. Ike, on the other hand, is an old master of the game.
By Jackson Griffith
Brilliant Philip Glass at the Mondavi fails to draw; don’t miss this weekend’s Sacto Film Festival.
Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre’s production of The Queen of Bingo is a charming play about, well, two bingo-playing sisters. It’s also a hoot.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
The Park Plaza Cafe devotes a quarter of its menu to what the cafe calls a “little bit of Russia”: items such as stuffed cabbage rolls, beef stroganoff, schnitzel and pirogi.
By Liz Kellar
The original Merlino’s on Stockton Boulevard, reopened as The Old Orange Freeze, serves freezes from—gasp!—Gunther’s. It’s still great.
By Dan Flynn
How many death-metal bands have a high-school teacher playing guitar and writing the songs? Psypheria does.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Simon Ennis emerges as one of the most talented, complex and irony-ridden songwriters in the region.
By Christian Kiefer
Local country-rock band Nevada Backwards released a hell of a country-rock debut earlier this year.
Tom Petty, rattled by greedy label executives and corporate radio programmers, fires a shot across the bow.
By Paul Morrison
Nevada City band Golden Shoulders’ Deathray-guided debut is a fine throwback to Kinks and Bowie-style pop smarts.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
Greengrass’ docudrama succeeds at capturing the fury, frenzy and panic of Bloody Sunday.
By Mark Halverson
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