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To casino-owning American Indians like the Sacramento Valley’s Maidu, the new effort to force them to pay taxes is just another blow in a long history of abuse.
By Robert Speer
This article was published on 02.19.04
A Sacramento university’s philanthropic “godfather” was mad about eugenics.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Sacramento Food Bank Services accuses Sacramento County of waffling over past agreements.
By Kel Munger
The tables have turned for American Indians and white men.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Frank Hickox’s contributions to California State Railroad Museum exhibits seem to live and breathe.
Second-class citizens and fund-raising furries.
Many California students heading to state-run universities can’t read or do math, and we’re paying the remedial bills. It just doesn’t add up.
By Jill Stewart
We urge a yes vote on Proposition 56, and we reluctantly urge the same for Propositions 57 and 58.
Professing religious faith isn’t always an indicator of competence.
By Norris Burkes
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
This month’s third-Saturday show at the Toyroom features eight artists answering the call of Religion vs. Allegory.
By Tim White
Three women team up to bring a play about India’s tradition of arranged marriages to the American stage.
By Saunthy Singh
The first installment of Gabriel García Márquez’s autobiography reads like one of his novels.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
A poem by Carrie Pavlin of Sacramento.
By Carrie Pavlin
The first installment of this year’s Jammies concerts, concentrating on classical repertoire, offered a fine array of talented young performers.
By Jackson Griffith
Jeanette Rankin, elected to the House of Representatives before women could legally vote, is the subject of California Stage’s A Single Woman.
By Jeff Hudson
The Children’s Theatre of California debuts Still Life with Iris, another intelligent production for kids.
By Patti Roberts
Adventurous diners can add a Nicaraguan stamp to their culinary passport at Silvia’s Restaurant.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Excellent hippie-era band the Sons of Champlin hits Newcastle club Constable Jack’s as part of a rare California reunion tour.
By Mindy Giles
Metal night at a former Old Sacramento club, Scratch8, which recently re-emerged as Moods.
By Christian Kiefer
French electronica duo Air branches out from its strong suit of lush instrumentals, with mixed results.
By Jason Sowa
Courtney Love’s America’s Sweetheart is almost as good as eating at Jimboy’s.
Onetime 10,000 Maniacs singer Natalie Merchant’s new solo disc is 100 percent folk Americana.
Chin scratchers’ delight this weekend: A two-night Bob Marley tribute at the Radisson, and the Broun Fellinis at Old Ironsides.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
You like horribly miscast Meg Ryan movies? In Against the Ropes, she plays a manager of boxers.
By Mark Halverson
Wisconsin kitsch and show-business dementia make hysterical bedfellows in writer-director Stephen Burrows’ laugh-out-loud, ultra-low-budget comedy Chump Change.
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