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Big business thinks Radio Frequency Identification tags are great, but privacy-rights advocates fear the tiny chips will invite corporations and the government into our personal lives.
By Devanie Angel
This article was published on 12.15.05
Patents reveal companies’ plans for RFID.
Grass Valley contemplates the return of large-scale gold mining—inside the city limits. But critics say the project is only fool’s gold.
By Doug Mattson
Folsom’s Buddhist inmates struggle to live in the moment—even when that moment happens in a 6.5-by-8.5-foot prison cell.
By Nancy Brands Ward
By Chrisanne Beckner, and Jeffrey M. Barker
Is RFID getting a bad rap, or is it just the next step after bar codes?
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Why the right chose the wrong side in the war on Christmas.
By Kel Munger
Pay attention to your dreams and pet your cat often.
By Becca Costello
This week, Bites hosts a contest for readers, asking what Governor Schwarzenegger’s legacy painting at the Capitol will look like one day.
Must UC pay the big bucks to remain competitive?
Sacramento’s sprawl means the end of nature.
By Krista Baca
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
The Artists’ Collaborative Gallery crams more than two dozen talents into one modest space.
By Saunthy Singh
We put out four newspapers and wrote five novels. What did you do last month?
Brief excerpts from the NaNoWriMo novels.
The book-release party for Luke Breit’s new novel.
By Jonathan Kiefer
Help save lives by taking part in the 14th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive.
By Erin Sierchio
Speaking out, in pictures.
Reviewed by Don Button
Farewell, filthy Rich.
By Keith Lowell Jensen
No, this is the holiday play of the year!
By Jeff Hudson
There are long lines for quick stir-fries at Ma Jong’s Asian Diner.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
And on the seventh day, there was local music on commercial radio.
Dig the news at Dig Music.
By Christian Kiefer
Music to get all rah-rah over.
By Ned Hammad
Not Dave Matthews.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Jeffrey M. Barker
Maybe this franchise will find its feet eventually. So far, it’s going nowhere.
By Bob Grimm
OK, it’s not literally about a samurai.
By David Riedel
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