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The longest-serving legislator in the history of California neared the end of his life amid accusations of neglect. He also married his stepdaughter. Lots of money was involved.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 04.14.05
Nevada County becomes the focal point for the campaign against a medical-privacy law.
By Sasha Abramsky
Proposition 71’s offspring get attacked from all sides.
By Stephen James
Elder abuse may increase in the coming years, with more and more aging people who need care.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Local mendhi artist Renu Lal is leaving her mark one body at a time.
By Erin Sierchio
Bites climbs aboard the breathable-booze bandwagon.
Schwarzenegger’s failure to get ahead of the curve on his political battles over reform can be explained only by pure arrogance.
By Jill Stewart
City leaders need to take a long look at the future of downtown Sacramento instead of attempting piecemeal fixes.
The Schiavo case illustrates a health-care crisis, if anyone wants to look.
By Jeff Scott
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
Need more space? There’s room to experiment at HQ, Sacramento’s newest arts venue.
By Frank Marquardt
King’s new book allows family members’ stories to reveal why state-sanctioned killing is not the answer.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
Max West’s novel of life “on the grid” in Sacramento heaps on the style but skimps on the substance.
A poem by Max West of Sacramento.
By Max West
The Tell-A-Vision variety show offers free entertainment in close proximity to frozen yogurt.
By Barry M. Prickett
River Stage celebrates its 10th anniversary with a reprise of its first production, Mrs. California.
By Jeff Hudson
Skip the home fries and double up on the bacon at the Ryde Hotel’s Sunday brunch.
By Kate Washington
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Knock Knock is doing its part to bring pop sensibility to the local indie scene.
Concertgoers should be seen and not heard.
By Christian Kiefer
Was that a rebel yell you just heard? Billy Idol returns with Devil’s Playground.
By Paul Morrison
The Whiskey Rebels’ sophomore CD delivers creative inspiration through a street-punk filter.
By Justin Allen
Mando Diao has a new album out. Have you had your shots yet?
By Eddie Jorgensen
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
In The Ballad of Jack and Rose, Rebecca Miller has an aging hippie preparing his daughter to face life once he’s gone.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
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