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What will happen next in the battle between SMUD and the giant utility? History provides a script.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 10.13.05
For political consultants, odd-numbered years are supposed to be something of a political downtime. But not in 2005.
By Jeffrey M. Barker
How did Sacramento’s representatives in the Statehouse fare this year?
We’re generous with the victims of Katrina. What about the people who’ve survived more personal disasters?
By Chrisanne Beckner
By Cosmo Garvin, and Kel Munger
The “playbook” is a lens through which to look at how PG&E behaves in public-power battles.
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Bush and his half-baked economic ideas have fostered a have, have-not economy. D’oh!
By Stephen Pizzo
Mike Grace knows more about that annoying air-raid siren than anyone else in town, but even he can’t tell us what we should do if it goes off in the middle of the night.
Why California voters are still rooting for Arnold.
By Jill Stewart
Throwing money at the Army Corps of Engineers is not the solution we need after Katrina.
Use closed military bases to provide shelter in disasters.
By Pete Weisser
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Tom Sellas’ swanky American River views.
By Saunthy Singh
Everyone hopes it will be less exhausting to experience than it is to explain.
By Jonathan Kiefer
Kurt Vonnegut didn’t think he’d live long enough to see things get this bad.
Reviewed by John Freeman
The Birds is coming!
By Erin Sierchio
College life, cleaned and sorted.
Perverted public awareness!
By Matthew Craggs
Dude, this book is … dude …
Reviewed by Alex Baca
A poem by Patricia D’Alessandro of Sacramento.
By Patricia D’Alessandro
A magazine with no text? Blasphemy!
By Justin Allen
The Sacramento Theatre Company kicks off the season with a stunning production of A Raisin in the Sun.
By Jeff Hudson
Capital Stage’s premiere is dark and edgy, a harbinger of serious theater to come.
By Patti Roberts
Don’t judge a restaurant by its parking lot.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
Eisley’s music jerks more tears than a Debra Winger movie.
By Becca Costello
The Delta of Venus is full of talkative people. Really.
By Christian Kiefer
Just what you’d expect.
By Kel Munger
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Earth to Cameron Crowe: You’ve lost us.
By Jim Lane
David Bowie falls for you.
By Bob Grimm
Taste the Local Flavor.
Eat and drink your way through California’s capital city for a pittance!
By Alexis Raymond
“To go” no longer means a paper bag full of burgers and greasy French fries.
Being a savvy wine drinker doesn’t require a highfalutin pedigree or six-figure salary.
The people behind the plates talk about food, the restaurant business and the local dining scene.
Five desserts worth saving room for.
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