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Looking for drugs on the cheap, a writer found poppy pods available on the Web. He also found himself hooked.
By Peter Thompson
This article was published on 03.31.05
Meet the least talked-about source of “frivolous” lawsuits: NAFTA and, potentially, its cousin CAFTA.
By Cosmo Garvin
It’s understandable that people in harsh circumstances would turn to drugs, but why would a writer from Nevada take up opium?
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A Davis mother is haunted by a strange parallel between her own childhood and her daughter’s murder.
By Annie Nisen
An interview with the executive director of Sacramento’s Jewish Family Service, Judy Turtletaub.
By Nick Miller
Rooftop voting and nabobs nattering.
Let’s ignore the partisan sound bites and talk about which of Schwarzenegger’s reforms make sense and which don’t.
By Jill Stewart
A local band finds that a corporation wants their name—now what?
By Bonnie Veronica
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
By Saunthy Singh
From farmers to foodies, hundreds are joining the slow-food organizations in the Sacramento area.
By Kate Washington
Joel Miller has written a must-read book about the failure of the war on drugs.
Reviewed by Robert Speer
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
A poem by A. D. Winans.
By A.D. Winans
Which of the Knockoffs shave their armpits? Which of their songs is about Jenny McCarthy? Find the answers on the Knockoffs’ DVD 10 Years of Hits.
After 20 years and five spinoffs, Nunsense still packs dinner theaters nationwide.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
Chantara Thai Cuisine brings curry to the foothills.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Here’s an Ariel Pink primer. There will be a test on April 7 at the Blue Lamp.
By Bill Forman
Clubber takes a Freudian psychologist to a community center to watch a simulated snuff film. Do we know how to have fun or what?
By Christian Kiefer
Mastodon brings Herman Melville-inspired prog-metal concept music to the Boardwalk this Wednesday. Oh, the humanity!
By Justin Allen
In the beginning, local jazz musicians Mat Marucci and Markus Berger joined forces to make Genesis. And it was good.
By Jason Roberts
Want to fight? Fight my panda!
Thee Missouri’s In Voodoo Rama should hold its own at your next smoke-filled cocktail party.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Based on Frank Miller’s popular comic-book series, Sin City tells overlapping stories that fans will recognize.
By Jim Lane
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