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The quest for mammon takes some strange turns as our writer dives into the growing commercialization of Christ.
By Harmon Leon
This article was published on 06.17.04
A Californian honors his fallen son.
By Paul Rockwell
A Sacramento McDonald’s institutes a no-student policy, and kids aren’t loving it.
By Jason Probst
America is becoming one of the most religous countries in the world.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
New documents suggest Enron’s Lay, Skilling and Shapiro all knew about the company’s trading schemes in California.
By Jason Leopold
Danny Nunez is looking for the perfect rock ‘n’ roll band.
By Jackson Griffith
Republicans attempt a Michael Moore recall while Senator John Vasconcellos tries his hand at comedy.
The Sacramento City Unified School District is considering once again whether to allow high-fat, sugar-laden foods and beverages on its campuses.
We should stop being so willing to surrender personal information.
By John Connelly
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Landscape painters are a dime a dozen in these parts, but Phil Gross—whose works are up at Art Foundry this month—conveys an indescribable sense of place.
By Tim White
For the reunited local rock band Tesla, which plays the Memorial Auditorium on Friday night, aiming for center field is the best way to nail a hit.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti has jacked into something big with his new Americus, Book I.
Reviewed by James Seckington
By Erin Sierchio
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Jeff Kearns
Anvil features Davis poet Danyen Powell’s austere, deliberate works; it’s published locally by Fair Oaks-based Rattlesnake Press.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
In his seventh book, poet Carl Phillips uses Greek mythology to explore the human heart and its relationship to the divine.
A “50 Coolest Song Parts” page at RetroCrush.com is a great idea that came out quite badly.
A poem by Jim Wittenberg of Sacramento.
By Jim Wittenberg
Gallery Horse Cow presents an art-damaged operatic version of that perennial favorite, Faust, this weekend and next.
The Producers marks Sacramento’s inclusion on the big-ticket-roadshow route.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
Proceed to Joey B’s for televised sports in a stylish setting, but exercise caution with the complicated menu.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Old Ironsides celebrates 70 years with three nights of decade-themed cover versions by 30 (mostly) local bands.
A hesher cover band at a Fair Oaks biker bar? Metaln pulled it off, and surprisingly well.
By Christian Kiefer
A country-music icon cuts his musical teeth.
By John McCormack
Raigambre brings two other Latin-rock bands to a bill Saturday at the Blue Lamp, as part of the band’s ongoing Chicano Groove Series.
Tom Hanks plays an Eastern European traveler stranded at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Steven Spielberg’s slick but shallow The Terminal.
By Mark Halverson
By Jim Lane
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