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Women are drawn to polygamous relationships because they offer the promise of love and salvation. Nobody ever mentions the part about abuse.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 05.29.03
Future Sacramento Bee ombudsman Tony Marcano talks about his final days at a troubled New York Times.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Is that a subpoena in his pocket, or is Jim Wardlow just happy to see you?
By Don Lipper
Mormon fundamentalism, polygamy and violence often have a common thread.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A Sacramento sculptor creates interactive art.
By Ayah Katherine Young
Power zooms and crawling hands.
State-agency heads lie about proposed budget-cutting numbers to scare you. OK, who’s surprised?
By Jill Stewart
Public criticism of the government is not a right; it is a duty.
By John M. Poswall
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Tim White
Now, they’re teaching high-school students how to navigate the music business. And on Friday, June 6, some high-school-age acts will compete in the first Jammies awards.
By Jackson Griffith
SN&R critic asks author T.C. Boyle: What’s so funny ’bout peace, love and understanding?
Reviewed by James Seckington
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
The poems of Carolyn Forché may be tough sledding for the casual reader, but the rewards are great.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A poem by Kimberly White.
By Kimberly White
Metallica returns to a four-night Fillmore stint; previous rumors of the band’s sucking demise may have been greatly exaggerated.
By Eddie Jorgensen
It seats 27, or 29 in a pinch, but Midtown’s tiny Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre serves up some must-see drama.
By Jeff Hudson
Hard-core Mexican-food fans won’t be flocking to Cha-Cha’s in Rocklin, but if your taste runs more toward fajitas and margaritas, you’ll be right at home.
By Liz Kellar
Looking for a real Mexican variation on the taco? Try the sopes at Tacos al Jaliscience in Woodland.
Illustration By Dan Flynn
Davis hip-hop crew Nostalgic Progression creates novel structures from a seamless web of obscure jazz and funk loops.
By Martin Woodside
Ascendant singer-songwriter-guitarist Jackie Greene may not be ahead of his time, but he’s right on top of the moment.
By Christian Kiefer
American anglophilia is not dead, as the new Lilys disc, Precollection, bears out.
Lucinda Williams cuts a soundtrack for late-night living; bottle not included.
By Dave Webb
Two original members plus onetime guitarist Jeff Beck and a host of other axemen spell a Yardbirds “reunion” that works.
By Mindy Giles
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
F. Gary Gray has done a fine job with his latest film.
By Mark Halverson
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