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Forget dial-up modems and service charges for Web access; the next revolution in the world of computers might just be wireless fidelity.
By Clive Thompson
This article was published on 10.30.03
Wi-Fi makes searching other people’s data easy but not necessarily common.
By Jeff Kearns
Woodland planners unanimously approved Oak Leaf Respite, but then things went wrong.
By Amy Yannello
In an update to our recent cover story, Sgt. Garth Talbott tells us what the form letters left out.
By Tom Gascoyne
Wi-Fi technology is a little scary for those concerned with national security.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Kenton Yee and his parents turn out hundreds of thousands of fortune cookies a day from their bakery on 10th Street.
By Brandye Alexander
Arnold gets his cheerleading groove on.
Schwarzenegger and Lockyer hook up to catch a wave of voter resentment. Can this couple stay together?
By Jill Stewart
Sacramentans shouldn’t bear the cost of a new arena while the millionaire moguls who own the Kings hide behind the mayor.
Meat-centered school lunches are both unhealthy and discriminatory.
By Syeda Z. Hamdani
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Ceramicist Gary Dinnen and painter-printer Mick Sheldon exhibit their wackier sides in a new Solomon Dubnick show.
By Tim White
Behind the scenes of This Modern World with penguin-portrait artist Tom Tomorrow.
By Becca Costello
As Halloween approaches, spookster author Stewart O’Nan crosses over once again to the other side.
Reviewed by John Freeman
Two nights of zombie cinema and Halloween tomfoolery at the Crest, courtesy of Trash Film Orgy.
By Jackson Griffith
A 1930s memoir by a private German citizen has surprising relevance today.
Reviewed by Jackson Griffith
A poem by Crawdad Nelson of Sacramento.
By Crawdad Nelson
A local underground arts figure passes on.
Arthur Miller never writes comedies.
By Jeff Hudson
The Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre joins the Halloween scene with Veronica’s Room, an eerie play by Ira “Rosemary’s Baby was my idea” Levin.
By Patti Roberts
If you’re looking for highly salty food in a 1970s atmosphere, the Buggy Whip is your trip.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
The Zim-Zims are a fine new band in the Davis guitar tradition.
The Feeling gets most of it right, except for Buddy Rich Jr. on the drumstool there.
By Christian Kiefer
Joan Armatrading, one of VH1’s “most influential women in rock,” unleashes a singer-songwriter album classic.
By Kel Munger
Limp Bizkit goes all e.e. cummings, changes its name to “limpbizkit” and writes sensitive pro-cunnilingus songs, but Fred Durst is still a jackass.
A late-1970s recording captures vibraphone god Cal Tjader in a thumping live setting.
Hip-hop and technopop in an English pub? There are worse ways to celebrate Halloween than seeing the Cuf and Casualty Park at the Fox & Goose.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Jane Campion’s erotically reckless new thriller In the Cut is, ahem, a mess.
By Jim Lane
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