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For kids like Ben, leading a normal childhood becomes a wrenching struggle, due to Asperger’s Syndrome. And it isn’t easy on the neighbors.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 05.22.03
Sacramento County District Attorney Jan Scully refuses to release public records about police-misconduct prosecutions.
By Stephen James
Citrus Heights mother Patricia Roush takes her personal battle with Saudi Arabia to America’s bookstores.
By Don Lipper
SN&R’s new Poet’s Corner is a nice break from the nonfiction world of news.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A local chaplain’s memories of mass casualty fuel his concerns about automatic-weapons legislation.
By Norris Burkes
A local art-history professor examines the neighborhoods and art of ancient Turkey and Iraq.
Gorell’s big idea; Bites in court; and good Greif, Tower!
The Democrats in the Senate filibuster to block extremist Bush nominations.
Sacramento’s economy needs a living wage for low-income workers.
By Seth Sandronsky
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Tim White
Local zine Short Bus Mega-zine directs its irreverent jabs and low blows at dubious celebrities and pop-culture detritus.
By Becca Costello
All hail Theroux and his new book about Africa and the cycle of life.
Reviewed by Heidi Kriz
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
Southern literary magazine the Oxford American returns with its sixth music issue, which comes with a compilation CD. It’s great.
By Jackson Griffith
A poem by Adele Kearney.
By Adele Kearney
After increased scrutiny in the wake of the Great White debacle, Capitol Garage’s capacity is increased to 150, and the club’s calendar is full.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Just in time for baseball season: B Street’s production of Rounding Third is a play about two coaches with an oil-and-water relationship.
By Jeff Hudson
Director Ed Claudio dusts off 1930s William Saroyan obscurity The Time of Your Life for a revival at the Actors Theatre.
Sacramento has many fine Thai dining options; Chada Thai Cuisine is right near Tower Records/Books/Video and the Tower Theatre.
By Liz Kellar
Broadway’s Asian Food Center has great deals on fresh seafood, veggies and Far East candies.
By Dan Flynn
Bay Area power popper Rich McCulley should be no stranger to local music fans.
Tinfed’s quieter, gentler set at the True Love captured some qualities of the band usually lost in the din.
By Christian Kiefer
Rosanne Cash makes another album to help fight country music’s current wave of stupidity.
By Kel Munger
Massive Attack creates another fine sountrack for navigating life in the new dark age.
By Jennifer Greenman
Shai Hulud, more hardcore metal for you anti-Mouseketeer types.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
When is a remake not a remake? Ask The In-Laws director Andrew Fleming.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
Traditional Evening Schedule.
Contemporary Evening Schedule.
A Spotlight for the Musicians of Tomorrow.
Recipient of the First Annual Sacramento Area Music Educators Lifetime Achievement Award.
Traditional Evening performers.
Contemporary Evening performers.
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