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Forget the NBA and those million-dollar underachievers. Troy Selvey and his amigos from Northern California had to travel to Mexico to jump-start their professional basketball careers.
By Dave Wielenga
This article was published on 05.15.03
Vietnam War hero and Northern California peace advocate Charlie Liteky journeyed to Baghdad and back again.
By Melinda Welsh
A bipartisan group of lawmakers frustrated by inaction on the budget may pitch its own plan.
By Jeff Kearns
Wednesday 07, May 2003.
By Charlie Liteky
How legislators waste time during the budget stalemate.
One Sacramentan, who is a long way from Arco Arena these days, puts ordinary sports lovers to shame.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Rudy Valentino has made an act out of some memorable moments.
KPFA MIA, plus recall wars and a radioactive opportunity.
Oh, so the gridlock problem at the Legislature and the influence of special interests are caused by term limits. We don’t think so.
Illustration By Jill Stewart
New FCC rules will consolidate media into the hands of a few.
By Roger D. Smith
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Tim White
Sitting in limbo with Sacramento band Deftones on the eve of the release of their fourth, self-titled album.
By Dennis Yudt
Arianna Huffington’s new book does number crunches on pigs.
Reviewed by Elizabeth McCarthy
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
What’s a “dog’s breakfast"? Here’s a site that will explain it.
By Jackson Griffith
Two German jazz players, one of whom is now local, team up for a Saturday jazz workshop and a Sunday church performance.
Robert Lepage’s fabulous direction is the reason to see La Casa Azul, a Frida Kahlo-sourced play, at the Mondavi Center this weekend.
By Jeff Hudson
A good production might have saved Nuts, a flawed courtroom drama written in the late 1970s, but SacActors.com isn’t up to the challenge.
By Patti Roberts
Cascades, a Roseville destination for lovers of excellent food, offers a Pacific Rim take on new American cuisine.
By Liz Kellar
Nervous about those food warnings? Control the situation: Grow your own food.
By Dan Flynn
Remember “Tell ’em Billy sent you?” He’s all growed up now, and he’s fronting a badass rock ‘n’ roll band.
By David A. Kulczyk
The frontline report from Sacramento’s music scene—on and off the radar.
By Christian Kiefer
John Darnielle, of the Mountain Goats, is a swell tunesmith, as this disc proves.
By Eddie Jorgensen
The latest jambalaya from Southern gumbo-rock quintet the Iguanas, who play the Palms in Winters this Friday.
By Mindy Giles
It’s one of the quieter delights from longtime Hoboken trio Yo La Tengo, but it’s worth the effort.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
The Matrix Reloaded.
By Mark Halverson
By Jim Lane
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