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Undocumented immigrants from Mexico used to cross the border to do the seasonal agricultural work Americans wouldn’t. Now they are locked in and have no plans to go home.
By Maggie Jones
This article was published on 01.27.05
Battles over homosexuality divide the United Methodist Church.
By Jason Probst
Capital-city enthusiasts may finally get the “destination skate park” they’ve been craving.
By Dale Nelson
Apartheid is alive and well in California.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Nursies and schoolmarms beware: Arnold has just begun to fight.
By Jaime O'Neill
Lora Ward may not be a perfectionist, but she’s the first to admit that her weddings are pretty damned perfect.
By Erin Sierchio
Doris Matsui revs up the machine while Arnold goes off on a feeding frenzy.
Apologies and excuses aren’t enough; Secretary of State Kevin Shelley should step down.
Small charter schools offer a worthy alternative to mass-produced education.
By Alex Baca
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
East Sacramento sculptor Dave Lane builds maps of the cosmos out of old farm machinery.
By Frank Marquardt
Nick Hornby’s worthy new volume is a diary of reading.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Bike Furniture Design manages to make ottomans and coat racks look sporty.
By David Jayne
“Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too” at ShelSilverstein.com.
By Christian Kiefer
A poem by William S. Gainer of Grass Valley.
By William S. Gainer
I don’t know. What do you want to do?
Explore a magical land with flying boys, Buddhist monks and talking abominable snowmen in Tibet Through the Red Box.
By Jeff Hudson
Top Girls‘ fascinating premise doesn’t quite deliver.
By Patti Roberts
Just when you thought the era of Asian-fusion cuisine was on the wane, Dragonfly Restaurant swoops in with a winning menu.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Become the Alkali Flats’ lead singer for a night of Hank Williams Karaoke.
By Keith Lowell Jensen
Clubber explores the cover-band stigma at a Melonnee Desireé show.
Ani DiFranco, the original righteous babe, rediscovers the power of a full band on her new album, Knuckle Down.
By Kel Munger
If you’re feeling a little black-metal deficient, increase your intake of Nymphetamine.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
No wonder critics are calling Clint Eastwood’s latest an Oscar contender.
By Jim Lane
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