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The doctors and nurses of the Flying Samaritans travel from California to Mexico to provide free medical care, have fun and make a difference.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 08.14.03
International correspondents converge on Sacramento to ask, “What is this?”
By Jeff Kearns
Hustler’s Larry Flynt vs. porn actress Mary Carey.
By Bill Forman
When you have medical training, and there are people in need, borders are of little importance.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
The October 7 recall could lead to a Florida-style election meltdown.
By Kim Alexander
Local playwright Dar Coan comments on the dearth of venues in Sacramento for writer-driven shows.
By Jackson Griffith
Sacramento mean. Bush little.
The recent downgrade of California’s bond rating reflects a lack of confidence shared by many Californians.
Some people are finding that temping is permanent.
By Patrick Rathbun
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
This weekend, Toyroom Gallery showcases art from developmentally challenged adults. The pieces are astounding.
By Tim White
One local psychedelic band releases its first nationally distributed album, and an obscure psychedelic songwriter turns up with a pair of homemade CDs.
Chuck Klosterman’s worthy new essays take a non-snarky look at popular culture.
Reviewed by John Dicker
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
According to this author, California has much deeper problems than an Austrian weight lifter and failed theme-restaurant franchiser running for governor.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
The next wave of information-technology workers may clean you out of bananas.
For football fans, here’s an atlas of helmet designs.
A poem by Thomas Miner of Sacramento.
Anti-comedian Neil Hamburger returns to Sacramento on Monday night.
Thistle Dew stages Nighthawks, a one-act that gets inside the three characters depicted in Edward Hopper’s 1942 painting.
By Patti Roberts
Local playwright Richard Broadhurst’s new one-act, Inside, is reminiscent of his earlier play, Benched. It also provides a nice excuse to check out the restored Guild Theatre in Oak Park.
By Jeff Hudson
K Street’s new Pyramid Alehouse should be a nice place to unwind. Too bad the restaurant tries too hard to push its Cadillac items.
By Lark Park
Fans of Midtown’s now-shuttered New Helvetia can migrate south to Café Melange, formerly known as New Helvetia South.
By Dan Flynn
Bi-coastal duo the Animators show up in the Sacramento area for three dates.
By David A. Kulczyk
The Trouble Makers transcend their retro fixation with 1960s garage rock by tapping into its spirit.
By Christian Kiefer
For album No. 2 (or No. 4), local band Popgun makes—surprise!—an engaging pop record.
By Cary Rodda
Legendary Zombies members Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent make a rare appearance Sunday at the Powerhouse Pub in Folsom.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
MGM brings us a tear-jerking comedy viewers will just love to hate.
By Jim Lane
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