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Our Winter Guide 2002 can help you survive the cold season.
By SN&R Staff
This article was published on 11.28.02
Profile of a meter reader who wanted to be a cop.
By Genevieve Worrell
Hemispheres offers free art classes.
By Jessica Wakefield
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A Midtown bakery’s specialty is snacks for pets.
By Amy Yannello
The state returns, and consumer scams never left.
Bill Clinton, of all people, gives us a reason to feel thankful.
“Outdoor voters” want recreational access to public lands.
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
December is when Hollywood goes for the money shot.
By Mark Halverson
Are ski towns the victims of their own popularity?
Reviewed by John Dicker
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Comic Tracy Morgan’s Web site has a link to an MP3 of the thoroughly cool theme to “Astronaut Jones,” his Saturday Night Live skit.
The CD from the September 11, 2002, concert “A Call for Unity” is now available from, well, us.
Like holiday theater? There are a few good shows around town this season.
By Jeff Hudson
Our intrepid reviewer discovers a reasonably priced four-star Vietnamese restaurant in Foothill Farms.
By Liz Kellar
They’re putting toppings on footwear in West Sacramento and calling it “food.” It’s pretty good.
By Dan Flynn
The reconstituted Blasters, one of the best pure rock ‘n’ roll bands, make a rare local visit.
Last Thursday night at the Distillery, Umbravox performed a loud, complex set that was close to genius.
By Christian Kiefer
A soul queen checks in with a fine live set, recorded in her hometown of Memphis with some of the old Stax mafia.
By Mindy Giles
The influence of Donovan Leitch on contemporary indie pop is readily apparent on a new Darla Records compilation.
Pretenders return with a winner, Loose Screw.
By Paul Morrison
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Satin Rouge is a Tunesian cabaret-style merging of melodrama and fable.
One environmentalist is trying to reform corporations from within, but an author says he’s become part of the problem.
By Peter Asmus
Learning the frozen backcountry from Mr. Winter.
By Steven T. Jones
Farmer’s markets have all the ingredients for hearty winter stews.
Looking for rainy-day fun? Try these weatherproof adventures.
Central heating, snowboarding jackets, polypropylene—whatever our methods, surviving winter today is a far cry from surviving it in the past.
By Sarah Sol
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