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An inside look at the agency, in which our operative gets to fire a gun simulator and take a polygraph test and is denied access to classified information.
By Harmon Leon
This article was published on 02.05.04
But the county braces for a bloody $90 million battlefield.
By Amy Yannello
Nevada County law librarian Lu Mellado would bring propositions, recalls and other blessings of direct democracy to America at large.
By Michelle Olsen
The Patriot Act is a total misnomer.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Jeneen Phillips spends her weekends keeping impaired Sacramentans off the roads and out of jail.
By Brandye Alexander
Feng shui, Lotto thieves and Scott Peterson specials.
The governor should stop sucking up donations from those donors—like big insurance companies—who could benefit from his decisions.
By Jill Stewart
Sacramento County’s sheriff’s deputies ought to be subject to the same level of scrutiny as city police officers are.
It’s a tax increase if individuals pay more for a public good.
By Jack Forbes
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Granite Bay’s Elliott Fouts Gallery repeats last year’s BloodMobile fund-raiser with a new show, Close To The Heart.
By Tim White
There are several fine rock-en-español bands in Sacramento. But a search for a vibrant local rock-en-español scene was another story.
By Christian Kiefer
Artists inherently prefer life to death, creation to destruction.
Reviewed by James Seckington
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Blog/Web review Something Awful contains a lot of laugh-out-loud but smart content, from Photoshop manipulations to take-no-prisoners writings.
By Kel Munger
A poem by Tim Kahl of Elk Grove.
By Tim Kahl
A legendary local bar band plays its 30th-anniversary show at Folsom’s PowerHouse Pub this Saturday.
By Jackson Griffith
American Idol refugee Frenchie Davis is on top with a starring role in a touring production of Dreamgirls.
By Patti Roberts
As Placer County grows, so does Roseville’s Magic Circle Theatre.
By Jeff Hudson
Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar will go toe to toe with any big-city restaurant.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Hardworking death-metal band World Of Lies wants to get something rotten going in Sactown.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Singer-songwriter (and Marysville native) Richard Buckner brought his resonant Americana visions to the Palms in Winters this past Saturday.
Local pop-psychedelic songwriter Anton Barbeau may seem excessively prolific these days, but his new Guladong maintains his constently high standard.
Really promising local rock band the Red Tyger Church makes its (fine) debut on a nationally distributed label.
By Ned Hammad
A new four-CD retrospective of B-sides and odds and sods from the Cure provides an intriguing parallel history of the British post-punk band’s oeuvre.
Love the blues? An all-Texas show at the Sacramento Horsemen’s Club on Sunday, February 8, kicks off this year’s blues season.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
Francophiles, rejoice! The Triplets of Belleville is a funny, frightening, moving, magical, exhilarating, horrific, smart and silly film.
By Mark Halverson
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