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The U.S. government does not want you to know what Lok Lau did as an undercover agent for the FBI. Federal prosecutors also wanted to do extraordinary things to keep his story from coming out. They weren’t successful.
By Bill Forman, and Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 11.20.03
City council candidate says being gay ‘not the issue’.
By Jeff Kearns
Teed-off Lighthouse golfers come out swinging in West Sacramento.
By Don Lipper
The USA Patriot Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act cast a wide net.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
An American in Palestine considers the great divide.
By Layla A. Kaiksow
In his late 70s, Alven Flanders built the first straw-bale home in Sacramento County.
By Mark Halverson
Arnold and Mormons compete for the action-figure market.
Thanks to the celebrity of Arnold Schwarzenegger, capital news coverage is back with a bullet.
High prices for conservation land are good for everyone.
By Nancy Fay
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Go check out ceramic sculptor Robert Brady’s show at b. sakata garo, and don’t worry about not “getting it.”
By Tim White
An appreciation of Yes, a band that balanced esoteric leanings with infectious pop smarts.
By Jackson Griffith
Two exceptional writers get serious about nonfiction.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
A poem by Evan Brengle of Sacramento.
By Evan Brengle
Some local clubs “get” the Internet. Unfortunately, some don’t.
If you’re bah-humbug over A Christmas Carol, these alternative holiday comedies by David Sedaris are a perfect gift.
By Patti Roberts
See bridesmaids gone wild in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.
By Jeff Hudson
German Deli carries authentic German foods, from spaetzle to saurkraut.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
From the ashes of Sweet Vine comes Looking Star, which offers a harder-edged take on a blue-eyed-soul formula.
The highest-quality teen nightclub in suburban Sacramento may be in a Roseville Presbyterian church.
By Christian Kiefer
Samuel Barber’s 1958 American opera Vanessa gets a Ukranian update here.
By Greg La Traille
Sarah McLachlan’s first new album in five years explores familiar territory.
By Kel Munger
On Kid Rock, Bob Richie completes the transition to Black Oak Arkansas frontman Jim Dandy Mangrum.
Pink establishes her cred as a rock singer with Try This.
By Paul Morrison
Two fine activities, one jazz and one country.
Cinema selection of the week.
Shattered Glass superbly depicts the downfall of reporter Stephen Glass.
By Jim Lane
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