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We’re sick of all the whining about the state budget. Cuts must be made, and who better to swing the ax and do the dirty work than SN&R’s Budget Czar?
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 01.23.03
A huge new dairy west of Davis has Solano County neighbors worrying about pollution and holding their noses.
By Elizabeth McCarthy
An arts venue has been closed by building inspectors, but city officials and the venue’s organizers disagree about the reasons why.
By Ayah Katherine Young, and Jeff Kearns
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Jean Holsten, a gay activist, is taking on the church in which she was raised.
Assembly members have formed a new caucus to focus on civil rights, the environment and other progressive issues.
The prison guards’ union likes to throw its considerable weight around Sacramento, yet it does a terrible job with inmates and overtime.
Illustration By Jill Stewart
Sacramento’s inconspicuous nature rides to the rescue of the local economy.
A law prohibiting adults from playgrounds is unconsititutionally vague.
By Stephen S. Pearcy
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Local cable-access horror-movie host Mr. Lobo dials into the true Sacramento zeitgeist.
By Keith Lowell Jensen
Daniel Ellsberg’s Secrets might be the most important book to emerge regarding the Vietnam War.
Reviewed by Fred Branfman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Tim White
By Becca Costello
Curious about punk, new wave and alternative rock? The Trouser Press guides are now online.
By Jackson Griffith
Two locals and two former locals form the four-fifths of Ghost of the Robot that do not play vampire Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot turns 50 this year, and the Actors Theatre stages a fine production to honor that anniversary.
By Patti Roberts
Actress Shelandra Goss turns in a top-notch performance as Sao in the one-woman play Marriage of Saints, now at California Stage.
By Jeff Hudson
Nevada City-based Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra stages The Love Suicides at Sonezaki.
A frightening new trend, deep-fried sushi, continues to rear its head in Citrus Heights, this time at Wasabi Sushi Bar & Grill.
By Liz Kellar
Don’t like taking those calcium tablets? Try the braised sole at First Choice in Midtown.
By Dan Flynn
Luxt, Sacramento’s reigning “cyber-voodoo” band, continues its plan for global domination with its new CD, American Beast.
By Eddie Jorgensen
A new Wednesday-night series at a drafty Midtown performance space offers a fine spotlight on Sacramento’s emerging Americana scene.
By Christian Kiefer
Rockabilly is not dead. Dragstrip Riot will kick your ass. Nuff said.
By David A. Kulczyk
Local electronic-music artist Tycho’s new disc recalls Air and Brian Eno.
Paul Weller turns in a surprisingly strong new record.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Mindy Giles
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Tully explores the bonds between father and sons, brothers, lovers and friends.
By Jim Lane
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