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A booming tourist trade; a socialist government; a proud, educated people; and an autocrat on his last legs. Welcome to Fidel’s Island.
By Melinda Welsh
This article was published on 12.04.03
District proposes new attendance boundaries for non-charter schools .
By Chrisanne Beckner
SN&R’s semi-regular progress report on the Governator’s campaign promises. This week: groping.
By John McCormack
When Fidel Castro goes, will budget expert Donna Arduin be brought in to look at the books?
By Jackson Griffith
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Can a suburban Sacramento-area family survive without either?
By Alison Rood
Tommypop owner Tom Davenport provides T-shirts without propaganda.
By Erin Sierchio
Bites muses on neck-snappin’ DMV rhetoric, the politics of hookers from Fresno and new decorating advice for your Hummer.
To protect California’s environment, Governor Schwarzenegger will need to fight the Bush administration.
Restoring windows in older homes makes financial and historical sense.
By Beth Hendrickson
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Interesting abstracts from three female artists at JayJay in East Sacramento, through December 20.
By Tim White
The Capital Jazz Project plays music by five local composers on Sunday, December 7, at American River College.
Toni Morrison chases the vapor trails of truth in her new work, Love.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
The sordid clip-art karate history of Get Your War On artist David Rees is captured in My New Fighting Technique Is Unstoppable.
Reviewed by Jackson Griffith
Anime meets end-times theology in “Apocamon.”
By Kel Munger
A poem by Richard Hansen of Sacramento.
By Richard Hansen
Power-pop perfection at the Blue Lamp, and an arty new venue for poets.
With a little revision, Buck Busfield’s newest holiday play might be his best yet.
By Jeff Hudson
Enjoy a Victorian Christmas in Nevada City with the Foothill Theatre Company’s A Christmas Carol.
By Patti Roberts
Luigi’s Pizza Parlor has served perfectly spiced, New York-style pizza since 1953.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Santa Rosa indie-pop trio the Velvet Teen brings its magic to the Capitol Garage on Friday.
By Zanab Hussain
A West Sacramento bar called the River’s Edge Bar & Grill flirts with blues-dive notoriety.
By Christian Kiefer
Care to go for baroque? Here’s a really great album of Bach sonatas.
By Greg La Traille
Former BlackStreet vocalist Dave Hollister’s fourth solo disc continues to position him as a modern-day soul man.
By Lana K. Wilson-Combs
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
The Last Samurai is worth seeing for the cinematography alone.
By Mark Halverson
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