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Operation Enduring Summer.
By Bill Forman
This article was published on 06.05.03
County leaders postpone a bid for digital democracy amid fears of vote tampering.
By Cosmo Garvin
A Stage 1 power alert announces the start of summer.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Why the former boy mayor of Cleveland wants America’s top job.
By Melinda Welsh
Shawn Steele, Roseville shreddings and moral gambling.
It’s time to strengthen the public’s access to government records with SCA 1.
This bankruptcy bill will be devastating to vulnerable consumers.
By Rosemary Shahan
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
Record companies are still trying to find a new Dylan. One of them lives right here in town.
Celebrated essayist Meghan Daum offers a worthy first novel.
Reviewed by John Dicker
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Sacrilegious? Even sacred messiahs get profaned by pop-culture interpretations, as chronicled on this site.
By Kel Munger
A poem by William J. Hughes of Sacramento.
By William J. Hughes
Night one of the Jammies, spotlighting a traditional repertoire, came off without a hitch last Saturday. The second installment, basically a battle of the bands, happens this Friday.
What else can you say about The King and I, except that Garbeau’s is doing it and that it’s pretty good?
By Patti Roberts
If you aren’t looking for highbrow entertainment, Michael Parker’s bedroom farce at the Woodland Opera House, The Lone Star Love Potion, is an option.
By Jeff Hudson
Chops takes its aged beef seriously and is a great place to roll on someone else’s expense account.
By Liz Kellar
Pick up some masa at La Esperanza Mexican Food Products, heat up your griddle and make some homemade tortillas.
By Dan Flynn
Local new-wave throwback duo Life Is Bonkers moves up to headliner this weekend.
Cloud Forest Freak Out was an interesting if flawed attempt at a retrospective on 1960s psychedelia.
By Christian Kiefer
The second album from Seattle’s All Girl Summer Fun Band comes close to full-throttle pop perfection.
By David A. Kulczyk
Ex Models put the jump in jumpy.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Local label reissues an obscure 1989 reunion album from one of 1960s San Francisco’s greatest bands, Moby Grape.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
The Man Without a Past considers the resiliency of humankind.
By Mark Halverson
By Jim Lane
Our experts—a cop, a professor, an activist and, of course, Herky the Hornet—reveal survival secrets of the season.
By Amy Yannello
Looking for sanctuary in air-conditioned, soda-fountain-fed oases filled with 100-percent recycled screen fodder? It’s your lucky summer.
Scientists discover which circle of hell you’re living in.
By Sarah Sol
Our Capitol correspondent asks lawmakers how they beat the heat.
By Jeff Kearns
How do Sacramento singles really behave? The folks who get paid to observe tell all.
Just how far can you get on public transit and a thrift-store bike? One obsessed writer tests the limits.
By Tim Omarzu
Zen and the art of bocce ball, one of summer’s least extreme sports.
Copia, the American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, is the perfect summer day trip.
Summer memories for the making.
By Becca Costello, Bill Forman, and Kel Munger
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