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For the soldiers on the ground in newly liberated Iraq, helping to build a democracy has proved a maddening and, at times, deadly mission.
By Andrew Scutro
This article was published on 01.15.04
Sheriff blackballs SN&R for “unprofessional” news gathering.
By Cosmo Garvin
An encounter with the Bowling for Columbine director inspires one Sacramentan to film his own labor dispute.
By Amy Yannello
The war in Iraq is hitting new highs in terms of death and financial cost.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
How to eat healthy, nurture local economies and save the planet.
By Michael Feliciano
Seven-year-old contortionist Jeremiah Calderon missed two recesses for this interview.
By Becca Costello
If a new arena is inevitable, the Maloofs should pay for at least half the cost.
Here’s a way to stop mad-cow disease: Don’t eat meat.
By Mary Rodgers
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Toyroom comes up with a winning freak show to ring in the new year.
By Tim White
A group of formerly homeless musicians hosts a weekly jam session at a North Sacramento church on Wednesday afternoons.
By Jackson Griffith
Two years after his death, Ken Kesey’s writing is still stirring things up.
Reviewed by James Seckington
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
Lionel Shriver’s contemporary new novel does a good job of addressing the subject of mass murder in school.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A Punk Planet think piece about emo’s “album length letters from pussy-jail” is worth a read.
A poem by Russell Holder of Davis.
By Russell Holder
Local indie label Omnibus is ready with a bunch of new releases.
Fat Men in Skirts is for those who like their comedy like their coffee: black.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
Vientos Mexican Grill and Bar impresses with ambience but falls short on the whole enchilada.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
“What is Seventy?” is the Jeopardy question to the answer: What a few Tattooed Love Dogs are doing these days.
Th’ Losin Streaks join their brethren the Trouble Makers and the Shruggs in re-creating 1960s proto-punk garage rock.
By Christian Kiefer
Michigan-based Bear vs Shark, which plays The Boardwalk on Monday, may sound thoroughly contemporary, but there’s an English prog band hidden underneath.
Hollywood band Phantom Planet hires the Flaming Lips’ producer and ditches power pop for a harder sound on its third album.
Superb folk guitarist Alex de Grassi plays the Palms on Saturday, January 17.
Scarlett Johansson turns in a quietly stunning performance as a figure in a Johannes Vermeer painting.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
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