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Don Terra—a debonair piano man with a grown-out Beatles haircut—brings comfort and joy to Sacramento’s retirement-home set.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 01.02.03
UC Davis wants a biosafety-level-4 lab built on its campus, but some scientists and experts aren’t so sure it’s a great idea.
By Jeff Kearns
A recent California Supreme Court ruling gives prosecutors a new tool to use against low-income defendants.
By Stephen James
Getting old can be frightening and lonely, and that’s where pianist Don Terra comes in.
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Jim Peth’s work with the homeless is humbling but rewarding.
Former Assemblyman Fred Keeley fields job offers; SMUD does nothing, terribly; plus here’s one final Christmas gift to put on your list.
The Pentagon wants to conduct surveillance on everyone, all the time.
Media diversity is necessary for a healthy democracy.
By Sue Wilson
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Tim White
Every year, our two film critics compile a list of dubious achievements in filmmaking. This year is no different.
By Jim Lane, and Mark Halverson
H.W. Brand’s new book depicts Ben Franklin as an irreplaceable American hero, no revisionist’s target.
Reviewed by Dan Wick
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
A Web site offers stirring propaganda art in support of the glorious Bush regime.
By Jackson Griffith
Another Web site’s propaganda art shows support for the glorious Bush regime.
While we were out of town, someone slipped in this Flaming Lips review.
Some year-end awards and observations.
By Jeff Hudson
The food at the new Asian eatery T Bistro in Roseville was made deliberately bland by design. It needn’t be.
By Liz Kellar
Bet you didn’t know that some of the best non-Caspian caviar comes from right here in River City.
By Dan Flynn
Local pop combo the Decibels, once thought to be defunct, get back together with a more realistic set of expectations.
The True Love Coffeehouse may be a great place to hear and see quiet singer-songwriters, but get a band like Deathray in there, and it’s another story.
By Christian Kiefer
Like mutant showbiz weirdness? Liza Minnelli’s new disc has it in ample quantities.
Prog-leaning metalheads looking for a new fix should check out the latest from Swedish band Opeth.
By Eddie Jorgensen
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Steven Spielberg brings forth a retro-caper featuring Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken and Leonardo DiCaprio.
By Jim Lane
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