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The guards union has taken a blow to its power and prestige, but it will still try to target politicians and prosecutors for elimination.
By Stephen James
This article was published on 03.17.05
DHL has Teamsters seeing red—and yellow.
By Cosmo Garvin
Ken Thompson—alias ‘Ida'—recalls a gay life at sea back before ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ became official.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Conflicts of interest should not be tolerated when the soul of a state agency is at stake.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
At Sacramento City College, Robyn Waxman is known as an enthusiastic, tough-love teacher.
By Angela Freeland
Arnold outsources democracy, and the district attorney ignores the Pearcys.
Multimillion-dollar campaigns can’t fool all the people all the time.
By Jill Stewart
We now can look at the war in Iraq from two years’ distance.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is immoral, unethical, violent—and educational.
By Matt Johanson
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
SN&R’s Clubber columnist interviews local and nationally known music critics about the sticky art of writing honest reviews.
By Christian Kiefer
Posthumously, Carol Shields offers a few new stories.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
A poem by Thomas Miner of Sacramento.
By Thomas Miner
In the realm of trendy occupations, handbag designer is the new life coach. Luckily, the LiLu designers add weight to the profession by donating all sales to charity.
You don’t need a passport to attend the Foothill Theatre Company’s Around the World in 80 Days.
By Patti Roberts
Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre presents another winning Irish play with Love in the Title.
By Jeff Hudson
Pooja Indian Grill eradicated our food critic’s West Sacramento prejudices with one meal.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Hella’s on tour for a very long time, but the band’s new double CD might console you in its absence.
By Eddie Jorgensen
The Turnout has mastered the modern-rock look. Its modern-rock sound is still gelling.
The Gretchens have surf-rock, punk and rockabilly shaking hands.
By Alex Baca
If you’ve never gotten over seeing Tawny Kitaen slide over the hood of the Camaro in that Whitesnake video, this album’s for you.
Hood does Radiohead better than Radiohead? That’s a bold statement!
By Barry M. Prickett
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Downfall concerns blind loyalty and unspeakable evil.
By Jim Lane
The Metallica: Some Kind of Monster DVD offers additional footage of the band members crying in therapy. Where’s the tissue?
Cherio! Skaal! Gezondheid! Kanpai! Salud!
By Alexis Raymond
You’ll need plenty of time and stamina to conquer our city’s bar and club scene.
Practice your swilling skills in Sacramento’s booming suburbs.
Local happy hours provide discounted drinks, food and an excuse to drink before 5 p.m.
There’s not much lacquer but plenty of liquor at Sacramento’s neighborhood watering holes.
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