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Behind the pink ribbon hides the real story: the intense marketing of breast-cancer awareness and the medical industry and political insiders such awareness actually benefits.
By Mary Ann Swissler
This article was published on 10.31.02
Politics obscure a clear view of schools like Susan B. Anthony Elementary.
By Tara Taylor
Beeman runs a long-shot campaign to oust Ose.
By Elizabeth McCarthy
Utility-tax measures could define the scope of local government.
By Deanna Broxton
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Dr. Katz does house calls.
By Steven T. Jones
Anti-war anger, a Playboy bunny and really big trees.
A few more modest proposals for November 5.
The Day of the Dead is more than merely a Mexican version of Halloween.
By Monica Sandoval Perez
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Spotlight on the local stage.
By Becca Costello
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
Michael Moore’s new film Bowling for Columbine is that rarest of beasts: a movie that makes you feel and then makes you think.
By Michelle Chihara
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
Hayward-based jeweler Mr. Bling offers a novel way to spruce up your smile.
Paul McCartney comes to town, and he actually doesn’t suck.
By Eddie Jorgensen
This touring version of The Full Monty, part of the Broadway Series, is based on the Chippendales-esque 1997 film hit and has additional songs.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
In Chicago Park, the area’s other foothill apple-growing region, there’s a pretty good place for straight-up American fried chicken.
By Liz Kellar
Midtown sushi joint Taka’s offers a quieter alternative to the loud teppan scene.
Illustration By Dan Flynn
The Capital Jazz Project teams with guitarist Henry Robinett for two concerts of Pat Metheny’s music.
By Doug Watkins
The frontline report from Sacramento’s music scene—on and off the radar.
By Christian Kiefer
At the point where hope meets despair, you’ll find singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur.
By Khaled Habbibi
Former Sacramento resident Cynthia Dall shines on her second CD.
New York-based band Liars makes an inspired racket, despite its long song titles.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
If you liked the TV series, you won’t care for the movie.
By Mark Halverson
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