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Extreme commuters are up at 4 a.m., travel 150 miles to their jobs, work a full day and then come back home. At least these people have a train—the Capitol Corridor—to help carry the load.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 02.27.03
Scientist Neil Tsutsui wants to bring diversity back to California’s ant kingdom.
By Cosmo Garvin
Medi-Cal-funded hospice services face the state budget guillotine.
By Elizabeth McCarthy
The French know the right way to travel. Maybe Americans can learn from it.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Every week, Sacramentans gather in McKinley park to practice Falun Gong, an ancient art now banned in China.
By Ayah Katherine Young
A Kings rumor, ape escapes and recall fever.
No state offers the full benefit of marriage to same-sex couples.
By Ellen Pontac
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
Promising local poet Noara Dines, 20, was killed by a drunk driver last month. On Saturday, members of the local poetry community will gather at Luna’s to honor her memory.
By David A. Kulczyk
It’s A Free Country begs the question.
Reviewed by John K. Wilson
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
A few things on the Jammies, an upcoming competition for high-school-age musicians.
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
B.B. Brinks, though not spectacular, may provide some respite from the crowds of tourists buying tchotchkes in Old Sacramento.
By Liz Kellar
A trip to Giusti’s can feel like a trip back in time.
By Dan Flynn
Venerable Sacramento modern-rock quartet Oleander bounces back with a stripped-down third album, Joyride.
Local sub-rosa venue West Coast World Wide takes punk back to the underground, its most fertile milieu.
By Christian Kiefer
Fine Australian exports the Go-Betweens continue their stellar comeback with Bright Yellow Bright Orange.
The CD debut of Bay Area singer-songwriter Michael Zapruder is nice, but it’s not exactly memorable.
Here’s a fine drum-oriented compilation that mixes traditional beat science with futuristic timekeeping.
By Ned Hammad
After 37 years, Kim Simmonds’ British blues-rock band Savoy Brown still sounds fresh and elegant.
By Mindy Giles
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Love Liza stumbles along, never resolving the issues raised by a woman’s suicide.
By Jim Lane
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