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Steven Moore set up shop in Baghdad as an opinion pollster and focus-group organizer in the chaotic environs of Iraq.
By Sasha Abramsky
This article was published on 05.05.05
A mailer from Congressman Dan Lungren strays off message. Or does it?
By Bill Forman, and Kevin L. Jones
A city pilot program would make home building in Sacramento nearly as streamlined as in the suburbs.
By Cosmo Garvin
A Land Park plaque invites passers-by to consider the costs of U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A full-time teacher contemplates life on the other side of the academic divide.
By Jaime O'Neill
Chinese immigrants in Northern California have a history with the grocery business.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Arnold plays the “immigrant card” while Ashcroft brings God to Placer County.
Paris Hilton’s present? A Congress-approved repeal of the estate tax.
The casualties in Iraq do not have to be in vain.
By Shauna L. Smith
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
Controversial rapper C-Bo is up for parole in June. In the meantime, he runs a record label from prison.
By Erik K. Arnold
Local author William T. Vollman’s latest novel explores how good people come to perpetrate evil.
Reviewed by John Freeman
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
By Erin Sierchio
Who says grown-up books can’t have pictures?
Reviewed by Kel Munger
Shhh! Don’t tell.
A poem by Russell Holder of Davis.
By Russell Holder
We went to KSFM 102.5’s Cinco de Mayo celebration to check out some new bands, and all we got was this lousy Frisbee.
By Eddie Jorgensen
It takes two people and 10 characters to devour Five-Course Love.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
Somewhere beyond the plastic-wrapped snacks in the cold case at Capitol Garage lurks a full kitchen and some tasty french fries.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Doesn’t it seem like a lot of local hard-rock bands are getting signed these days? Shortie joins the club.
Could the Decemberists be harder to classify than Sacramento’s-own Las Pesadillas?
Someone just lent us the Diremakers’ 2002 debut album. Better late than never!
By Justin Allen
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Bob Grimm
Ridley Scott’s new epic has impressive battle scenes, but the writing and acting are unfortunately weak.
By Jim Lane
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