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The long, hard journey from a Central Valley seed to your Caesar salad.
By Vince Beiser
This article was published on 01.01.04
Assemblyman Ron Calderon burns through campaign cash on trips to Las Vegas.
By Jeff Kearns
Sacramento attorney and author John Poswall deliberates on a generation’s ideals.
By Amy Yannello
Work in a produce-packing shed is enough to make want you go to school.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Anne Hart has written more than 50 books.
By John McCormack
The Car Czar’s pyrotechnics and Team Arnold’s groping memo.
SN&R offers Uncle Sam a to-do list for 2004.
California’s signature oak woodlands deserve preservation.
By Patrick Veesart
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A huge multi-artist show at Art Foundry Gallery includes a number of works by Anthony Montanino.
By Jackson Griffith
A year’s-end wrap-up of the movies, with awards for stuff the academy tends not to notice.
By Jim Lane, and Mark Halverson
Former cynic Thomas Pynchon gives an almost uplifiting take on George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Reviewed by Cornel Bonca
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
The third collection of poems from Fresno’s Dixie Salazar finds epic moments in lives that might, at first glance, pass for mundane.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
Here’s a handy search engine to tell you if the CD you want was manufactured by a member of the trade group RIAA, or not.
A poem by Barbara Noble of Sacramento.
By Barbara Noble
New local electronic label Blue Bell Records bows with a various-artists comp., Hear You Soon: Part One.
SN&R theater critic Jeff Hudson offers tips on the best plays of the upcoming season.
By Jeff Hudson
Find the perfect cup of coffee, and an excellent tiramisu, at Giardino di Caffé.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Living rock legend Bo Diddley, 75, returns to Folsom this Sunday.
Cake’s “secret show” at the Capitol Garage right before Christmas was a real treat, and opener Daisy Spot was magnificent, too.
By Christian Kiefer
The Dixie Hummingbirds mark their 75th anniversary with a fine collection of contemporary gospel.
Dan Reeder’s self-titled disc is kinda like a musical U-Pull-It yard.
By Ned Hammad
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Swallow hard. Here come the nude middle-aged Englishwomen!
By Jim Lane
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