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As the chairman of a powerful appropriations committee, Sacramento politician Darrell Steinberg has found a way to kill bills with kindness.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 06.19.03
The city closes public parks while police “posse up” for trouble.
By Cosmo Garvin
Legislators need to dig their heels in and reach a consensus.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Trading Bibby or Bobby could be the key to the championship.
By Joe Martin
Elk Grove singer and saxophonist Nat M. Brown plays it smooth, as in lights-down romantic.
By Jackson Griffith
Sac High recall and a Richie Ross rebuke.
It’s time for Bush to set the record straight about why we went to war.
Despite their lack of speed, Neighborhood Electric Vehicles are useful for short trips.
By Harvard R. Fong
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Tim White
The forces of “No Fun Allowed” once again stalk the streets, making an old Beastie Boys hit suddenly relevant.
By Neal Pollack
The author of Rational Mysticism seeks nothing less than the meaning of life.
Reviewed by Kerry Jackson
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
A poem by Ann Privateer of Sacramento.
By Ann Privateer
Someone got upset about this month’s show at the Excentrique Functional Art Gallery. Thin-skinned art fans or snarky pranksters? You make the call.
Two small-time losers hot-wiring their way through the rural South make up this strange comedy, now at Celebration Arts.
By Jeff Hudson
Alumni from the theater department at California State University, Sacramento, tackle a stodgy but mysterious 17th-century French play, nicely updated by Tony Kushner.
By Patti Roberts
Lark Park returns to the dining pages of SN&R with her take on the upscale seafood chain Scott’s.
By Lark Park
Jackson has more going for it than the Rancheria. At Vinciguerra’s Ravioli Co., you can pick up a pound of the frozen doughy pillows done right.
By Dan Flynn
One member of Bay Area bubblegum heroes the Rubinoos lives right here in River City.
By Christian Kiefer
Johnny Cougar cuts a broad-spanning album of covers, touching more than a few American giants.
By Mindy Giles
On this 1950s-vintage disc can be found thrilling music from a great but unheralded American composer, Wallingford Riegger.
By Greg La Traille
Dr. Lonnie Smith and David “Fathead” Newman cut some organ-based soul-jazz covers of Beck tunes? Hey, it works.
By Ned Hammad
The first Annie Lennox album of original songs in more than a decade expresses her response to the painful end of her marriage.
By Paul Morrison
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Cameron Macdonald
Director Chen Kaige’s Together is a personal return to his own fractured father-son relationship.
By Mark Halverson
By Jim Lane
Caltrans’ citizen advisory panel grapples with car-pool lanes and confidentiality agreements.
By Elizabeth McCarthy
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