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Dubious priorities and budget cuts at the FPPC soon could make it easier for politicos to break the law and harder for them to get caught.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 06.03.04
Local Muslim women gather to counteract American myths about Islamic customs.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Sacramento peace activist Leisa Barnes is a prime example of what happens when you send an organizer to prison.
By Bill Forman
This week’s agenda: political reform and romance novels.
By Jackson Griffith
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Metering may be a foregone conclusion, but where will the conserved resources go?
By Professor Kevin Wehr
Dianne Knorr left corporate success to start a program to match mentors with foster children.
By Dale Nelson
Bites clarifies why it’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness, describes a wardrobe change you might want to consider and hails the return of Christine Craft to local airwaves.
Hooters of America Inc. is coming in for a landing, Sacramento. Get used to it.
Mass transit could benefit from occasional “ride for free” days.
By Catherine Vade Bon Coeur
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Peter Stegall’s stark explorations of color make a visit to JayJay gallery a trip worth your while.
By Tim White
Three up-and-coming Sacramento authors are rewriting the romance novel.
By Becca Costello
Austen herself would be proud of local author Karen Joy Fowler for her recent offering, The Jane Austen Book Club.
Reviewed by John Freeman
Sacramento-area book bazaars have got your summer reading covered.
By Erin Sierchio
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
Don’t have a clue on how to pronounce those complex Iraqi names in the news? Try this Voice of America Web site.
A poem by Gregory Shaffer of Grass Valley.
By Gregory Shaffer
Smooth jazz is like the ABCs: A, always; B, be; C, closing. Always be closing.
The heated drama of A Streetcar Named Desire never goes out of style.
By Jeff Hudson
Three princes plot against one another to gain rulership of France in The Lion in Winter.
Bamiyan Restaurant’s Afghan cuisine offers a peek at the rich culture of this troubled country.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Los Angeles songwriter Eleni Mandell may be the best singer you’ve never heard.
Found Magazine’s Davy Rothbart made a recent stop at the True Love Coffeehouse for an evening of readings.
By Christian Kiefer
Nashville “Americana” ensemble Lambchop has two new records. The first, Aw Cmon, sounds quite French.
Nashville “Americana” ensemble Lambchop has two new records. The second, No You Cmon, sounds quite French.
More navel-gazing from Alanis Morissette, the Canadian “lite” analogue to Ani Di Franco.
By Kel Munger
Friday at the UC Davis Coffeehouse: four emo bands, zero bucks. Beat that!
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
The third installment in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, is the best yet; director Alfonso Cuarón took the story to a darker place.
By Jim Lane
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