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For the men who cruise the 10th Street levee, the reward might be consensual sex, but the risk is being targeted for arrest. Attorneys say it’s really entrapment and discrimination.
By Joe Dignan
This article was published on 04.29.04
Don Heller, the architect of California’s death penalty, says the law should be scrapped.
By Cosmo Garvin
City fast-tracks corporate-theater subsidy as activists organize to “Save the Tower.”
Scenes from the troubled 2004 International Revisionist Conference.
By Bill Forman
Uneven enforcement of lewdness laws makes for discriminatory police work.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Bruce Kiser’s ‘53 Kaiser two-door is on display at the Oakland Museum of California.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Bites shares sob stories with an electronic-voting magnate and an off-the-roster King.
Be careful what you ask for. The reforms promised in the new workers'-comp package could spawn scary loopholes and costly lawsuits.
By Jill Stewart
The state of California needs to stay out of decisions about treatment following a cancer diagnosis.
Solving the workers'-comp problem required a bipartisan effort.
By Michael J. Machado
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Jackson Griffith
The Delta King Theatre, five years into its history, has become a major force on area stages—and now it braces for change.
By Jeff Hudson
The Dew Breaker is another reminder that Edwidge Danticat is an author with her feet in two cultures.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
If John Milton and Walt Whitman got together and picked up rednecks for sex in truck-stop restrooms, they might produce these poems.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
By Benjamin L. Perez
Update: Barring any more weirdness, liberal radio network Air America should be up and running locally this coming Monday.
River Stage focuses on the murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard with a compelling production of The Laramie Project.
Thai Basil Café proves that Thai can, indeed, be sugar and spice and everything nice.
By Kate Washington
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Dig Music, with a new DVD and a forthcoming CD by rising star Jackie Greene, continues to blossom as an area musical force.
One-man circus act Fiasco Sideshow turns up the freak factor at a Roseville metal show.
By Christian Kiefer
Country music icon Loretta Lynn plus White Stripes singer-guitarist Jack White equals fireworks on this new CD.
England’s Muse cashes in with a more commercial version of Radiohead’s sound, with some Queen-like flourishes.
Some fine Chicago blues at the Blue Lamp; some snarky buttrock at Old I.
When a scrappy Aussie woman and a reserved Japanese man get stranded in the outback together, sparks fly.
By Mark Halverson
Africa’s Soul Brother Number One in visual form.
By John McCormack
By Jim Lane
SN&R’s 9th Annual Guide to the Finest in Sacramento Dining.
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