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For Stephen Keale, death was always close by. Living was about preparing for it.
By Robert Speer
This article was published on 03.03.05
After more than 45 years, a West Sacramento man reunites with his son.
By Stephen James
The Department of Veterans Affairs is traumatized by a new government report.
By Dan Frosch
The Natomas development-for-arena deal collapsed last week, but another version may find its way onto the ballot.
By Cosmo Garvin
A day in the life of Marty Keale reveals much that was inspired by his son.
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Sacramentan Phil Simpson loves sculpting so much that he even does it at work, as a parking attendant at Downtown Plaza.
By Laura Garnick
Bites muses on legislated school sex alerts, Pentagon-sponsored TV news and how Governor Arnie wants to do away with set lunch breaks.
Certainly not California taxpayers who pay for these top-flight social programs.
By Jill Stewart
When it comes to deal-making, government just doesn’t work the way showbusiness does, and it’s time Arnold learned that.
Voters should refuse to affirm the Democratic machine’s choice for Congress.
By Craig DeLuz
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
At Bodytribe Fitness, artists lift weights, and athletes study art.
By Jimmy Calanchini
God’s Gym is John Edgar Wideman’s latest dazzling collection of short stories.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
Find out how much less money you’ll receive under President Bush’s proposed Social Security reforms with this handy calculator.
By Kel Munger
A poem by Taylor Graham of Somerset.
By Taylor Graham
Seduced by the promise of getting something for nothing, a writer discovers the joys of online listening.
By Keith Lowell Jensen
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom will have you singing the blues—in a good way.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
Andy Nguyen’s has reopened as a 100-percent vegetarian restaurant. Pass the tofu!
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
The first installment of SN&R’s quarterly Local-CD Roundup confronts the recent stampede of hometown releases.
By Christian Kiefer
If five minutes of Competing’s music can thoroughly confuse a seasoned music critic, what could a whole set do to the average listener?
San Francisco’s Bermuda Triangle Service played in Sacramento last week. To fill the time until its return, try listening to the band’s debut CD.
Portland-based Myshkin’s Ruby Warblers will play the G Street Pub in Davis this Thursday.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Becca Costello
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
The foreign-language Oscar this year went to a film that has themes in common with this year’s big winner at the Academy Awards.
It’s a circus! It’s a concert! No, it’s both!
By Cary Rodda
By Mark Halverson
Night of Contemporary Music - Saturday, March 5, 2005, 8pm, doors 7pm, at the Crest Theatre, 1013 K Street, Sacramento.
Evening of Classical Music - Sunday, March 20, 2005, 6pm, at the Robert & Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis.
We would like to express our sincerest gratitude, appreciation, and thanks to those who unselfishly gave of themselves and their time to make this event possible.
The Night Jam Project.
Hits adolescence in Sacramento.
Recipient of the 2005 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Youth Music Education.
By Veronica Bartell
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