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For years, Sacramento-area residents have taken nonprofit water from municipalities for granted. But with the era of Big Water upon us, that’s a big mistake.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 11.06.03
A Sierra College professor and students escalate a campus-newspaper controversy into an attack on a $394 million bond issue.
By Zanab Hussain
News notes worthy of notice.
John Wesley Powell’s once unfounded fear for the West is materializing.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, a writer considers allegiance to God and country.
By Kel Munger
Laurene Knox’s days are spent on the road, in the hands of unskilled drivers.
By Jeff Kearns
Bush should fund the No Child Left Behind program or lift the mandates he’s imposed on schools.
The practice of gutting and amending bills circumvents the legislative process.
By State Senator Jeff Denham
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
The 26th Festival of New American Music, which celebrates new discoveries in serious and jazz music, is now under way at CSUS. Most of its events are free.
By Jackson Griffith
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Just in time for Veterans Day, here’s a retrospective of drawings and paintings by Vietnam veteran Akinsanya Kambon.
By Tim White
Zoe Heller turns tabloid trash into literary gold.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A site that demonstrates how easy it is to steal an election.
Hold on to your wigs! Halloween is over, but Pink Week is just around the corner.
California Stage’s Mother Hicks is brainy, well-written and unabashedly feminist.
By Jeff Hudson
The Canterville Ghost.
Like its heavenly namesake, Mana provides delicious sustainance for diners seeking Japanese cuisine.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Bobby Rush, who puts on the most entertaining, bootylicious blues show you’ve ever seen, comes to the Sacramento Horsemen’s Club this Sunday.
By Mindy Giles
One local band illustrates the quandary of great musicians coming together to form a sum less than its parts.
By Christian Kiefer
If you fancy jazz vocals, Kurt Elling’s Man in the Air will be one of your favorite albums this year.
By Doug Watkins
Much-vaunted New York City band the Strokes’ sophomore disc features whip-smart pop tunes obscured by a deliberately crappy mix.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Richard Curtis’ Love Actually works too hard—way too hard—at contriving an ensemble heartwarmer from the Robert Altman playbook.
By Jim Lane
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