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Oil giants are tightening their grip on the California gas market, squeezing small retailers out of business—and charging you more at the pump.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 05.08.03
Economic prankster Rob Cockerham says buying cheap gas makes gas cheaper.
VAPAC, Sacramento High School’s celebrated arts program, finds a home of its own.
By Chrisanne Beckner
In the afterhours, local businessman Roy Malone races for his life.
By Don Lipper
Gas prices are hard on the wallet and the conscience.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
If you can find Izzy Schwartz’s Mini Van-Go Gallery this second Saturday, you’ll be treated to Ritz crackers and Cheez Whiz.
By Becca Costello
ACORN gets NIMBY; Democrats get canceled.
Shouldn’t holidays be reserved for those who earn them?
By Amber Harris
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Margaret Cho went from college-circuit stand-up comic to sitcom casualty to star of a one-woman show. Now, she’s speaking her mind, politically, in a new show called Revolution.
For DeLillo, Cosmopolis is a plunge back into the darkness.
Reviewed by Cornel Bonca
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
Three options for this Second Saturday.
By Jackson Griffith
The ugliest bands you’ve ever seen.
The Urban Dictionary may not be subject to the rigors of scholarly review, but it’s a great repository for nascent language.
Jeebs the Boy Faced Dog objects, and Casualty Park returns.
Sac City’s production of The Birds is a lot closer to Monty Python; never mind the Hitchcock reference.
By Jeff Hudson
Comic premise: A wartime buddy who once saved the protagonist’s life re-enters it; he’s morphed into a total dork. Yoks ensue.
By Patti Roberts
Lucca, which appeared to be a promising addition to the roster of Midtown dining spots, fell short of the mark.
By Liz Kellar
Looking for a hand-crafted local alternative to corporate candy for Mom? Try Kobasic’s, on Riverside Boulevard.
By Dan Flynn
Kevin Seconds’ independent Poprockit label makes a move to put local music on at least the national map.
By Cary Rodda
Anton Barbeau gives a great performance, sans any rambling monologues.
By Christian Kiefer
Ex-Archer of Loaf Eric Bachmann’s current combo makes a beautiful melancholy noise.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Pensive Davis duo Squish the Bad Man’s debut makes for good overcast-day music.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Eddie Murphy’s Daddy Day Care suffers from bad gags and a worse script.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
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