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As Sacramento rolls out the red carpet for a ‘global food security’ summit, protesters from around the country are laying plans of their own.
By Ron Curran
This article was published on 06.12.03
So, your invitation to the Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology got lost in the mail? Here’s a schedule of activities for interested outsiders.
Midtown’s burgeoning gay scene is big business, and it has created some problems for two old friends.
By Jeff Kearns
Media love them, but public-opinion polls are still a less-than-exact science.
By Richard Ehisen
The revolution is still behind closed doors.
By Bill Forman
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Skating on thin ice and killing with Ted Nugent.
After passing on an opportunity to reduce the deficit, legislators launch into more spending that could send us to fiscal ruin.
By Jill Stewart
Despite a record national debt, Congress just increased SUV owners’ tax deduction to $100,000.
Terrorists exhibit warning signs, and Americans should watch for them.
By Lionel von Frederick Rawlins
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Consumer advocate Jamie Court talks about his new book, Corporateering.
By Chris Baldwin
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
The gift of a rhino skull triggered a series of visions for Bay Area artist James Patrick Finnegan, whose drawings are now up at Midtown’s b. sakata garo.
By Jackson Griffith
An online clearinghouse for oddballs? Right here.
By Kel Munger
The second night of the Jammies produced at least three surprises.
Sit through Mamma Mia!, touring at the Community Center Theatre through Sunday, and you’ll be taking a hammer to your head afterward to get the ABBA tunes to stop playing.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
On those hot Sacramento nights, sushi may be the perfect dining option. Midtown’s Nishiki Sushi has it all together, except for the service.
By Liz Kellar
Under the freeway is dead space that’s usually only good for parking. But Sunday mornings at Eighth and W streets, a farmers’ market gives it new life.
By Dan Flynn
The Revolution Smile, another very smart loud band from Sacramento, gets the big-label push this summer.
Folkish trio Nice Monster exemplifies the adage “never judge a book by its cover.”
By Christian Kiefer
Fountains of Wayne makes pure pop for now people. Or something like that.
Well-played music, impeccably recorded: an EMI reissue of Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony from the 1950s.
By Greg La Traille
Dana Glover, who plays the Boardwalk on Saturday, is beautiful and really can sing. That said, her debut CD is a wee bit overblown.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
The directors of Rugrats Go Wild! pitch the movie at the level of a hyperactive 4-year-old.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
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