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In this holiday fiction, a young girl imagines an underground world beneath Sacramento that’s almost as scary as the one above.
By Zu Vincent
This article was published on 12.23.04
On hiatus from politics, Darrell Steinberg contemplates the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
By Cosmo Garvin
Mourners say goodbye to Gary Webb and the courageous brand of journalism he represented.
By Chrisanne Beckner
People around the country are speculating on the cause of Gary Webb’s death, but all evidence points to suicide.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
When Beverly Neeland did her work well, people didn’t even notice it.
By Laura Garnick
Senate fashion forecast: Midgen is the new Burton.
American politicians and Mexican diplomats have a hard time acknowledging the cost of imprisoning illegal aliens in California.
By Jill Stewart
Check this list before you do any more holiday spending.
Partisanship in the management of elections abuses the public trust.
By State Senator Jeff Denham
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
How have the musicians of Nevada Backwards broken their bones? Let us count the ways.
By Bill Forman
Michael Chabon’s new novella is another in a series of delightful offerings.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
Local poet Kathy Kieth explores time through verse in Keeping Time in the Clock Shop.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A poem by Robert M. Stanley of Sacramento.
By Robert M. Stanley
The B Sexuals and Bob Barango staged a cock-block duel over an inflatable woman, with free dessert!
If religious concerts thrive at Christmastime, why does theater insist on remaining secular?
By Jeff Hudson
Sweetwater Restaurant and Bar will foil many an Atkins dieter with it’s irresistible bread-heavy cuisine.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Amber Padgett’s new band, Spider Silk Dress, evokes the sounds of a dark, sexy circus.
By Christian Kiefer
Schlong and Sea Pigs attempt to relive punk-rock history at The Distillery with mixed results.
Lisa Phenix has the blues, in an upbeat kind of way.
After 50 years, Simon & Garfunkel still feel like rocks and/or islands.
By Kel Munger
Let a little conservative congressional leadership into your holiday celebration, with Orrin Hatch’s Christmas Eve.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Director Wes Anderson is quirky and delightful. But not this time.
By Jim Lane
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