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When it comes to the increasing crisis of freeway congestion in Sacramento, traffic reporter Joe Miano has a terrific platform for assessing the problem.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 01.09.03
A reporter takes on the DMV over public-records access.
By Cosmo Garvin
Clogging patterns on Sacramento’s antiquated freeways are nothing new.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Desiring to dress for success, or at least look slightly more Republican, the intrepid scribe visits the legendary “purveyor to gentlemen,” looking for sartorial tips.
By Jackson Griffith
Governor Davis’ coronation was—no surprise—a bit underwhelming.
The Democrats should be setting the tone in resolving the budget deficit, instead of whining and passing the buck.
By Jill Stewart
On behalf of the state’s teachers, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer should go after Qwest.
Weekly downtown peace demonstrations are a sign of a healthy democracy.
By Anne Durston
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Spotlight on the local stage.
By Becca Costello
January is a great month, if you get off looking at new cars; the Greater Los Angeles and North American International Auto Shows are this month.
This month, the True Love Coffehouse exhibits a collection of “found” art—pieces left behind by doodling patrons during the past year.
By Tim White
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
Looking for an absorbing, trashy read about a drugged-out trust-funder?
Reviewed by Jackson Griffith
Christmas is approaching, and it’s later than you think.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Local actor Anthony D’Juan is also a playwright, and his original work Keeping the Dream Alive is the centerpiece of this year’s MLK Project at CSUS.
By Jeff Hudson
Bombay Bistro is a fine example of the wonderful ethnic restaurants hiding in American strip malls.
By Liz Kellar
When life serves you lemons, make lemonade? Hey, get some vodka and whip up a tasty batch of limoncino!
By Dan Flynn
Local band the Subject of Us adapts a D.C.- and Fugazi-inspired sound to the Sacramento valley.
New local act O+ navigates the fragile border between genius and insanity with surprising aplomb.
By Christian Kiefer
Billy Idol’s former guitarist Steve Stevens turns up on one remix of “Hotaka,” a single from trance-ambient band Juno Reactor.
By Ned Hammad
Five songs from Seattle indie-pop group the Turn-Ons are better than 99 percent of the crap released in … hey, wait—where have I read that before?
By David A. Kulczyk
Florida metal band Until the End mixes Hatebreed/Death Threat-styled hardcore with the groove of early Obituary and Machine Head. Your cup of sludge?
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
In The Pianist, Polanski uses “the techniques of realism in the service of the unspeakable.”
By Mark Halverson
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