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If you think the idea of a $351 ticket is harsh, try fighting one. Even when the law’s on your side, you’re bound to lose.
By Gary Webb
This article was published on 11.25.04
Sacramento Sgt. Marc Guzman accuses the Iraq-prison-scandal hero of threatening soldiers.
By Michael Pulley
The traffic court SN&R’s editor witnessed hardly seemed to belong in a “justice” center.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
The road to apathy is paved with good intentions.
By Joel Davis
Sacramento author Dennis Henning no longer turns to food for solace.
By Bill Forman
A Sacramento Union columnist goes too far.
Think the recall was a big deal? Wait ’til the governor goes after the gerrymandered safe seats.
By Jill Stewart
When it comes to a new arena for the Kings, let’s slow down and ensure the plans will benefit the community.
Considering the number of bad drivers on the road, could it be worse to license undocumented immigrants?
By Chris Acosta
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Mike Henderson’s oversized, quilt-like paintings, at B. Sakata Garo this month, evoke jazz album covers from the late 1950s.
By Jackson Griffith
Or how to say goodbye, along with a few ruminations on a terrific local music scene.
The fake textbook by the writers of The Daily Show is so often on the mark that teachers might end up finding a use for it.
Reviewed by Juliet Waters
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
American Smooth, Rita Dove’s eighth book, contains poems that reflect the rhythm of American dance music.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A poem by Dan Wick of Woodland.
By Dan Wick
Less than six months ’til Skynyrd!
Science fiction collides with William Shakespeare and 1960s rock ‘n’ roll in Return to the Forbidden Planet.
By Patti Roberts
Sacramento’s suburban development spills onto local stages with Backwater Park, an original drama about sprawl.
By Jeff Hudson
Southeast Asian BBQ’s $1.25 grilled chicken wings may be the best lunch deal in town.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Didley Squat is four young lads just out of high school who know how to Odelay.
By Christian Kiefer
For our Clubber, folk-music combo Prairie Dog is a local “supergroup.”
If you want to grasp the music of German composer Anton Bruckner, this excellent Symphony No. 3 is a place to start.
By Greg La Traille
Fiddler Tom Rigney reanimates a mess of traditional blues.
By Kel Munger
Rhythm & Gangsta, Snoop Dogg’s new CD, contains some fine lightweight P-funk, but with guest stars like the Bee Gees and Justin Timberlake, who’s gonna notice?
Pensively sunny band Pinback brings its San Diego angst to Harlow’s on Sunday.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Seasonal exploitation movie Christmas with the Kranks is no Miracle on 34th Street.
By Jim Lane
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