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From barnstorming thrill driver to local underground hero, the unlikely legend of Johnny Crasharama.
By Bill Forman
This article was published on 08.26.04
Placer County Republicans unite for Bush but divide over Oller.
By Jason Probst
By Jackson Griffith
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Chasing that warm, fuzzy feeling of American safety.
By Michael Feliciano
By Nick Miller
Million-dollar meals and carnivorous cats.
It’s possible to reverse global warming—if everyone does their part.
Selling superiority is as easy as saying, “Venti.”
By Phillip Taylor
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A new gallery dedicated to the darker side of underground art opens in the basement of a haunted Midtown Victorian.
As Hong Kong continues to be subsumed by mainland China, the golden age of the city’s film industry appears to have ended.
By Andrew Lam
Chuck Palahniuk’s latest proves he’s no Hunter S. Thompson.
Reviewed by Richard Speer
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
By Becca Costello
The prevaricating legacy of Frank Luntz, the Orwellian genius behind the neocons’ manipulation of language, is addressed by this Web site.
By Kel Munger
A poem by Thomas Goff of Carmichael.
By Thomas Goff
A few loud options for Saturday night.
Celebration Arts begins its 10th-anniversary season with a winning portrayal of The Colored Museum (and a few technical glitches).
By Patti Roberts
Local playwright William A. Parker finds success in Manhattan.
By Jeff Hudson
If you missed the productions at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, you have a second chance to catch them in Grass Valley.
Our fearless food critic braves the fried food at the California State Fair midway.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Local five-piece rock band Quitter is ready to take it to the next level. No, seriously.
One of this town’s better bands suddenly breaks up.
By Christian Kiefer
Southern California blues singer Janiva Magness’ new record has a fine bar-room vibe.
Albert William Ketèlbey’s music is pure kitsch and weird fun.
Former Minutemen and Firehose bassist Mike Watt is like Neil Young—you never know what to expect. Ergo, his new CD.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Too much to do for one weekend.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
Patrice Leconte’s new film Intimate Strangers is emotionally satisfying in a way his earlier, more portentous films aren’t.
By Mark Halverson
By Alexis Raymond
Veteran CSUS students offer sage advice on fun, food and ‘Finding Nemo’
CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez is adept with a wrench and with running a university.
On a campus of mammoth proportions, joining a student club can reduce your social possibilities to a manageable size.
Surviving and thriving during three days in the city with 30 bucks in your pocket.
Preventing pitfalls with roommates, neighbors and landlords.
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