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The Waldorf charter schools tend toward the metaphysical in approach, but is that religious teaching? A federal-court judge will decide.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 02.03.05
Republicans launch a piecemeal reform movement to capture California’s electoral votes.
By Sasha Abramsky
Already plagued by juvenile escapees, a conservation camp’s neighbors fear the arrival of 110 adult male felons.
By Michelle Olsen
Religion in schools is always a contentious issue, but the real fight happens in the courts, in interpreting the Establishment Clause of the Constitution.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A doctoral student explores the issues surrounding multiple midlife widowhood.
Arnold gets sanitized, and Goethe gets vilified.
The script calls for some honest deal brokering, not an actor who promises the moon and backs out.
By Jill Stewart
The CIA might be fraught with problems, but starting a secret spy agency is not the solution to our intelligence problems.
Coach Carter is a great movie, but its high school, like many in California, is critically underfunded.
By Peter Richardson
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
UC Davis’ technocultural-studies program teaches students to analyze technology’s impact on society (and make digital music while wearing a mouse costume).
By Cameron Macdonald
Susan Jane Gilman’s latest is as funny as it is authentic.
Reviewed by Juliet Waters
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
By Keith Lowell Jensen
The American River Review has been winning awards since 1990, and it’s not about to start slipping.
By Kel Munger
A poem by Robert M. Stanley of Sacramento.
By Robert M. Stanley
San Francisco’s Sketchfest is funny while it lasts.
By Becca Costello
After 350 years, Tartuffe is still a hit.
By Jeff Hudson
The bickering in the Delta King Theatre’s Jack and Jill will make you glad you’re single.
By Patti Roberts
Mamma Susanna’s makes its own pizza dough, salad dressings and desserts—and it delivers!
By Kate Washington
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
If you don’t already have tickets for Richard Thompson’s local performance of 1000 Years of Popular Music, you may be out of luck. At least you can still read about him.
By Christian Kiefer
The Sacramento jazz scene is returning, one night at a time.
The Orlando Consort revives the melodious compositions of a violent French chaplain.
By Greg La Traille
It took Midnight Movies about a year to have all of Los Angeles kissing their drumsticks. Let’s see if they can charm Sacramento.
By Eddie Jorgensen
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
Bet you didn’t know you were part of a Grammy-nominated rock band!
By Don Button
By Mark Halverson
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