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A parolee on a crime spree could be used by the governor’s political opponents to paint him as soft on crime. Unfortunately, that also may put an end to much-needed parole reform.
By Stephen James
This article was published on 05.19.05
Diana Griego Erwin says she never made anyone up, criticizes the American journalism “witch hunt.”
By Jeffrey M. Barker
The Marxist School of Sacramento is an anachronism whose time could yet come.
By Jason Probst
Parolees who aren’t prepared for life outside of prison can end up continuing to break the law.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A writer reflects on life with Star Wars.
By Alison Rood
Broken Home plays a wicked cover of “Little Red Corvette"—on kazoo.
By Becca Costello
Bites goes shopping.
On K Street redevelopment matters, the public’s business should be conducted in public.
Hold drivers to a standard of “due care” for the safety of pedestrians.”
By Tim Castleman
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
Relive the hairsprayed, rented-tux anxiety of a formal high-school dance with a new coffee-table book, Prom Night: The Best Night of Your Life.
Two new nonfiction offerings prove there’s a lot of genuine craziness out there.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
San Francisco’s Neeli Cherkovski continues to move readers with his ninth book of poems.
Eileen Rendahl’s new chick-lit novel is light, smart and on the shelves just in time for summer reading.
Reviewed by Becca Costello
A poem by David Vaszko of Sacramento.
By David Vaszko
Team Sleep doesn’t seem to be getting any.
By Eddie Jorgensen
A Dream Inside Another dances around three stories by Isabel Allende.
By Patti Roberts
Enter Lady Macbeth features three Lady M’s. That’s a lot of hand-wringing for one play.
By Jeff Hudson
Can the Beach Hut Deli transform the old True Love Coffeehouse space into a sunny beach party?
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Kris Anaya solidifies An Angle’s lineup and its sound on the starkly honest new album We Can Breathe Under Alcohol.
Photo By Christian Kiefer
The Nada Brahma Music Ensemble’s classical Indian music is more soothing than chamomile tea.
By Christian Kiefer
The quintessential Japanese bar band, DMBQ graced The Distillery not too long ago.
Trent Reznor sounds a bit depressed on the new Nine Inch Nails album. How odd!
By Paul Morrison
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
Lucas’ last Star Wars episode goes all out explaining how Anakin Skywalker made his progression to the Dark Side.
By Bob Grimm
By Jim Lane
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