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All Andrea Torres wanted was to get home after a hard day of work. Instead, she and two other family members wound up battered, arrested and spending the night in jail.
By Stephen James
This article was published on 04.10.03
Sacramento’s John Berthelsen, who covered the Vietnam War for Newsweek, considers the role of today’s embedded journalists.
By Deanna Broxton
A Sacramento bait-bike program leads to an unlikely and unsolved mystery.
By Kim Mordecai
By Bill Forman
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
As his former ship returns to the Gulf, R.V. Scheide remembers his tour of duty onboard the USS Sacramento.
By R.V. Scheide
Motorcycle racer David Lee says Satanism’s frowned upon at the speedway.
Activists act up, Cinderella gets axed, and SMUD pulls out.
Recalling Gray Davis won’t fix our electoral system.
By Mark Williams
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Spotlight on the local stage.
By Becca Costello
Some people just like to squeeze off a few rounds at a target, like these local sport-shooting enthusiasts.
By David A. Kulczyk
Abstract painting lives, as evidenced by a show currently at the Solomon Dubnick Gallery.
By Tim White
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
Logophiles, rejoice! A site for fans of the written word.
By Kel Munger
A new Midtown record store catering to indie fans bows with a nifty grand-opening party.
By Dennis Yudt
Jar the Floor, currently at Celebration Arts, is a sisterhood play with an edge.
By Jeff Hudson
Garbeau’s stages the lively jazz musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ for area hepsters.
By Patti Roberts
Choked on those “freedom fries” yet? East Sacramento deli Rolle offers a delicious respite for weary Francophiles.
By Liz Kellar
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Ghost of the Robot is a Hollywood pop band with a TV-star frontman and serious roots in Sacramento.
By Jackson Griffith
Looking for the crème de la crème of local rap-metal bands? G.L.U.G. ain’t it.
By Christian Kiefer
For those of you who want real music, Ethel Merman’s 1979 disco album just got reissued.
The new White Stripes record is scorching, if you like that sort of thing.
By Paul Morrison
Au contraire, if the sheer volume of expended rock-critic ejaculate is any indication, the White Stripes are in big danger of sucking.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
James Cameron’s Ghosts of the Abyss makes great IMAX.
By Jim Lane
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