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In the foothills, Representative John Doolittle hovers over local government and party politics with a presence that shapes government at all levels.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 07.22.04
New community radio stations finally power up around Sacramento.
By Cosmo Garvin
A local family is taking its adoption case back to court and, eventually, the state Legislature.
By Joy Lanzendorfer
Our local man in the U.S. House of Representatives makes an appearance in Fahrenheit 9/11.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Jeri Lardy and her husband, Gary, give up to 20 percent of their income every year to charities.
The Bee channels terrorists while the Secret Service plays with trains.
It used to be the Republicans’ forte, but now the Democrats throughout the state are divided: Sacramento vs. locals.
By Jill Stewart
Lawmakers’ jobs are on the line, so they unite with speed … and stealth.
It’s time to reconsider whose face we want on the $20 bill.
By Tom Durkin
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A stellar show at B. Sakata Garo this month introduces three new artists.
By Tim White
Local gearheads race belt sanders and circular saws for cash and notoriety at Sacramento’s first Power Tool Drag Race.
By Becca Costello
Senator Robert Byrd’s new book helps explain the motivations of this unlikely spokesman for antiwar Americans.
Reviewed by John Dicker
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
In honor of Pablo Neruda’s 100th birthday, City Lights published these new translations of his poems.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A poem by Chris Olander of Nevada City.
Another year, another Sammie award. Plus, a couple of mistakes.
By Jackson Griffith
Life defies television in While We Were Bowling.
By Jeff Hudson
Give yourself 10 geek points for every reference you catch in Sci Fi Hotel: The Musical Ver. 2.0.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Jackie Greene’s new album, Sweet Somewhere Bound, is quite swell.
The Brodys may be the area’s finest frat-rock band.
By Christian Kiefer
In one critic’s opinion, Michigander folkie Sufjan Stevens has made one of this year’s better records.
By Barry M. Prickett
Electro Group’s new EP, Ummo, is the bee’s knees, gosh darn it.
Remember Amy Paris? The former SN&R columnist is in a band with a fine new CD.
The son of Sons of Champlin frontman Bill Champlin makes his local debut; also, a dreamy pop show with Daisy Spot, Deathray and Baby Grand.
By Mindy Giles
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
Some Kind of Monster, a new documentary featuring metal superstar act Metallica, is a surprisingly riveting movie.
By Mark Halverson
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