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Even the people who are supporting Measure A call it flawed. While doling out some money to various projects, it overlooks the sprawling big picture.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 10.21.04
Another whistleblower insists the prison system’s deadly code of silence remains unbroken.
By Stephen James
Virtually everyone wants to continue funding libraries. So, how could Measure X possibly fail?
By Gary Webb
What will it take to slow the sprawl?
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
It’s not enough just to be a good person; you have to act to change the world.
By Joey Garcia
Or how I helped preserve the sanctity of marriage with a complete stranger fresh out of jail.
By Julie Day
Brooklyn native Gene Bloom connects the dots from Greenwich Village to Luna’s Café.
By Becca Costello
Brand-new “Arena,” same old Arnold.
Vote NO on Propositions 68, 69 and 70.
How representative can a two-party system be?
By John C. Reiger
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Constellation Paintings 2002-2004, painter Joan Moment’s latest exploration of the circle, now on display at JayJay, has been extended through November 5.
By Jackson Griffith
Everyone in Sacramento knows Jackie Greene is a star waiting to happen. In September, a Monterey Jazz Festival audience discovered him, too.
By Mark Halverson
Local writer Lynn Freed writes short stories about desperate desires and the distances between people.
Reviewed by Shawn A. Miller
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
A hilarious 1972 sonic nugget from the man who led our current president to Jesus.
A poem by David Humphreys of Stockton.
By David Humphreys
A local indie-rock band compilation dedicated to defeating an incumbent president transcends its limited purpose.
Be uplifted by Arthur Miller’s drama about the Depression era, The American Clock.
By Patti Roberts
Looking for a scary Halloween drama? Try California Stage’s By the Bog of Cats for a chilling update on a classic Greek tragedy.
By Jeff Hudson
By Kate Washington
A Marysville coffeeshop may surprise you with its baked goods, biscuits and gravy, and wholesome soups.
By Dan Flynn
Son Seals plays Big Mike’s Sunday-afternoon barbecue at the Horsemen’s Club on October 24, with Byther Smith and Magic Slim.
By Mindy Giles
Four bands, three venues, two breakups and one missing member.
By Christian Kiefer
Here’s a nifty 17-song compilation of squalling noise and music from great early-1990s band Monoshock.
By Dennis Yudt
Some local musicians jump on the “Dump Bush” bandwagon.
By Kel Munger
Mama’s Pride is not an R&B group, but its debut CD is not without its charms.
Two pretty good consecutive nights at Old I: Didley Squat (with Giant Squid, Frienemy and the B-Sexuals) and the Arlenes (with Deke Dickerson).
Cinema selection of the week.
Woman Thou Art Loosed is a gritty moral tale, adapted from a book and play by African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop T.D. Jakes.
By Jim Lane
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