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From prehistoric cultures to pioneer artifacts, there’s a lot of history buried below the surface of Rancho Murieta. Now a sprawling new expansion project could wipe out what remains.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 12.02.04
Should the Democratic Party stay the course or open up to a debate on ideology?
By Bill Forman
The American River Bike Trail is idyllic, as long as you don’t get maced, mugged or beaten with a rock.
By Jason Probst
This week’s cover story is reminiscent of Poltergeist, and SN&R says farewell to arts editor Jackson Griffith.
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Blogger Charr Crail uses the Internet to share her photographic experiences.
By Chrisanne Beckner
First lady Maria Shriver brings back the lost art of compromise.
Investigating electoral fraud doesn’t necessarily take a tinfoil hat.
By Mark Drolette
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Andy Cunningham’s intriguing acrylic abstracts are on display this month at the BrickHouse Gallery in Oak Park.
By Jackson Griffith
Ever since Sacramento’s first guerrilla fashion show last December, the demand for independently designed clothes has grown extra large.
By Becca Costello
Dave Eggers’ new collection of short stories contains some of his best writing.
Reviewed by John Freeman
If you’re counting the days until summer returns, pass the chilly season with our unique selection of winter activities.
By Becca Costello, and Erin Sierchio
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
A poem by Shallene E. McGrath of Sacramento.
By Shallene E. McGrath
Sacramento City College’s Divercity Records hosts an open-mic, and the fifth annual Blues for the Cure compilation CD is out.
Cultivate an appreciation for life’s simple moments with A Child’s Christmas in Wales.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
Looking for a cheap, quick meal to fuel your holiday shopping spree? Taqueria Guadalajara has a torta with your name on it.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
The Little People may be the finest art-damage cartoon metal band you’ve never heard.
You know an evening will be special when the audience is made up of other musicians.
By Christian Kiefer
What’s dumber than crunk? Not even last week’s bucket of bait, as this fresh Lil Jon joint proudly attests.
This re-release of Pavement’s second album from 1994, Crooked Rain Crooked Rain, adds 37 bonus tracks to the original 12.
Former Mudhoney guitarist Steve Turner cuts a swell second album: … and His Bad Ideas.
Estereo celebrates its new album with a comfy Luna’s gig this Friday.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
An idyllic English picnic is upended by a freak balloon accident in Roger Michell’s new film, Enduring Love.
A 1971 documentary of American R&B stars playing live to a West African audience, makes for riveting viewing.
By Jim Lane
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