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Regional Transit’s new South Line was supposed to help make Sacramento a more transit-friendly city, like Portland. Instead, because of a lack of planning, it’s just another part of the sprawl problem.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 03.18.04
Unhappy current and former staffers say the California Union of Safety Employees is facing a federal investigation.
By Jason Probst
Pledge of Allegiance critic Michael Newdow isn’t the only Sacramentan facing the Supreme Court next week.
By Chrisanne Beckner
In our series on the future of Sacramento, we’ll be focusing on leadership and vision.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A newcomer bookseller takes over a Fair Oaks esoteric institution.
By Jackson Griffith
Wildlife-loving conservatives and monkey-loving lab mice.
As one politician moves to regulate companies offering worker’s-comp coverage, the systemic problems—along with disability claims—linger.
By Jill Stewart
It’s time to limit California’s three-strikes penalties to violent crimes.
President Bush breaks a promise with shameful campaign ads.
By Ryan Rose
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Midtown’s 20th Street Gallery hangs a show of contemoprary realists.
By Tim White
Grant-Lee Phillips, from the farmlands east of Stockton, is slowly developing into one of pop music’s distinctive voices.
By Denise Siegel
The new Bobby Fischer v. Boris Spassky book looks at two global superpowers during the Cold War.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
Like its name suggests, the Commercial Closet is a Web site that tracks gay content in advertisements.
By Jennifer Greenman
A poem by Patricia D’Alessandro of Sacramento.
By Patricia D’Alessandro
Convenience is a compelling mother-son drama with a catchy backbeat.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
Il Fornaio, palace of the business lunch, surprises our reviewer with regional specials.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Charlie Peacock, the onetime great hope of Sacramento’s music scene, returns to town to play Sunday at Warehouse Christian Ministries.
By Christian Kiefer
The Ross Hammond Trio’s namesake guitarist was out of town, but that didn’t stop it from some fine cooking at Luna’s.
Edouard Lalo’s ballet suite Namouna is rhythmic, exciting, imaginative music.
By Greg La Traille
MyLab is a tantalizing headphone-music project from keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, drummer Tucker Martine and friends.
By Ned Hammad
Seventy, a new band made up from longtime area band veterans, recreates Beatlesque form without aping the sound.
Swedish speed metalist Yngwie Malmsteen unleashes the f*#@ing fury at the Roadhouse on Saturday.
An enterprising American power company takes over the electrical provider in the post-Soviet republic of Georgia, and a documentarian captures the ensuing mayhem in Power Trip.
By Mark Halverson
By Jim Lane
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