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Somehow, after a life in the ring, on the needle and behind bars, Richard “Trino” Savala has survived. He’s here to tell his story and keep others away from trouble.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 05.27.04
The Memorial Day story of a local World War II hero.
By Paul Ferrell
A cultural trip to Cuba puts a Davis woman at odds with the Bush administration.
By Amy Yannello
Every town needs a boxing gym—a place where kids can go to stay out of trouble.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Capt. Jim Heffelfinger ferries folks up and down the Sacramento River in a River Otter Water Taxi.
By Jeff Kearns
The Zen of assault weaponry.
The governor is blowing up boxes left and right.
By Jill Stewart
It’s time for Representative Robert Matsui to be a leader.
Citizens need access to Folsom Dam Road.
By Richard Frankhuizen
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Courtesy Of Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
By Jackson Griffith
Folk art by a deceased local seamstress named Enaja Delgado, who signed her works as Sumi Dee, will show next weekend at Exploding Head Hallery.
In Dancing with Cuba, noted Latin American journalist Alma Guillermoprieto gives us the rhetoric-free story of her formative experiences in revolutionary Cuba.
Reviewed by Melinda Welsh
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
A new quickie bio of Johnny Cash lays out the facts but fails to place them in a larger context.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A new Pavement bio captures the band’s evolution from Stockton garage duo to international marquee act.
Reviewed by Jackson Griffith
By Ellen Gallagher
Local Honey needs to find a groove; banjo plus clarinet equals run away!
Talk about culture shock! California Stage takes audiences from Paris, France, to Paris, Texas, in one evening.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
Fusion-phobic diners have nothing to fear at Sampan Fusion.
By Kate Washington
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Louisiana transplant Skip Allums’ band Estereo has become one of the area’s finer low-fi pop delights.
By Christian Kiefer
The new Jackpot record unwinds like a long drive.
Gary Young’s third album contains a lot of great stoner prog, much of it nicked from his previous album.
Two options for a low-budget Thursday on the downtown grid.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
According to Morgan Spurlock’s documentary film Super Size Me, eating at Mickey D’s may not be good for you. We’re shocked—shocked.
By Mark Halverson
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