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Struggles. Successes. Setbacks. It’s the narrative of rock, and Mike Farrell has lived it through a succession of important local bands.
By Jackson Griffith
This article was published on 07.08.04
Judge says groping’s OK, but watch what you say.
By Joe Dignan
AME Zion Church welcomes its first female pastor to Sacramento.
By Dale Nelson
Complain about the Sammies process if you want to, but it’s all about honoring local musicians.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Sacramentan Michael Volkin hopes his boot-camp experience can make life easier for new recruits.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Groping bobbleheads get in touch with their inner divas.
His wife calls him a populist, and critics aren’t happy with his budget approach, but it’s still too early to tell who our governor really is.
By Jill Stewart
Loaves & Fishes has received new support from the community, but the nonprofit’s still not out of the woods.
A local woman finds that helping neglected children brings great rewards.
By Margaret Bengs
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Wondering where genetic manipulation is taking us? Davis sculptor Gerald Heffernon’s weird animals, now at the Crocker, may provide an answer.
By Saunthy Singh
Davis’ John Natsoulas Gallery features a show of Sacramento Valley landscapes done by some of the area’s finest painters.
By Tim White
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
R. Gary Patterson’s Take a Walk on the Dark Side, a book about rock ‘n’ roll death, might better be retitled Take a Walk on the Really Dumb Side.
Reviewed by Jackson Griffith
Images of Sacramento’s history are only a mouse click away.
By Kel Munger
Frank Gonzales, who created Sacramento’s best hamburger, died last week.
Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Prepare to be amazed as Jeff Hudson previews this year’s Music Circus series.
By Jeff Hudson
We returned to Riverside Clubhouse, for the first time since its opening, and found this gourmet eatery flourishing in the summer heat.
By Kate Washington
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Venerable local jump-blues band Little Charlie & the Nightcats plays the Palms before heading out on the road.
One of this city’s more colorful musical figures bids us adieu.
By Christian Kiefer
Animal Collective’s Sung Tongs is the most dangerously psychedelic record I’ve heard in years.
What year is this? A comeback album by the Cure is surprisingly excellent.
Best bet for “hipsters": outsider-art folkies Joanna Newsom and Devendra Banhart, with Vetiver, at Old I.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
The Clearing is a postcard-worthy image with an empty center.
By Jim Lane
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