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Powder cocaine is the drug of choice among the yuppies; crack cocaine is popular on the poor side of town. The disparity in how criminals are punished for using either drug is vast—and controversial.
By Stephen James
This article was published on 06.29.06
McClatchy closes Knight Ridder purchase and enters a perilous, uncertain future.
By R.V. Scheide
Unique public-private partnership helps mentally ill into housing.
By Amy Yannello
Plan to put warm wastewater in Deer Creek lands in court.
By Donna Lee
By Amanda Dyer, and Donna Lee
Tales from the rise and fall of Knight Ridder.
By Melinda Welsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Workers mostly missing from news on Albertsons’ closing.
By Seth Sandronsky
Bites is as Bites does.
Our civil liberties are under assault at Fourth of July 2006.
The World Cup has more than one team playing. D’oh!
By Jake Corbin
Average Joes, like Elizabeth Del Real’s 82-year-old grandfather, may be some of the world’s greatest heroes.
By Elizabeth Del Real
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Scott Parady’s clay works take Peter Voulkos’ influence into new territory.
By Saunthy Singh
A writer and her 15-inch dragon tattoo battle it out at the All American Tattoo Festival competition.
By Tara B. Goddard
Here’s a book for doing nothing.
Reviewed by Shawn A. Miller
Quick! Get over to the Davis Design Museum for Spoken with Eyes.
By Jonathan Kiefer
When the song beats go like this.
By Edward Dunn
Your basic hard-assed, acid-tongued talk show.
As if one volume is enough …
Reviewed by Matthew Craggs
Sending the inner secretary home for the day.
By Becca Costello
A poem by Danny Romero of Sacramento.
By Danny Romero
We just couldn’t help ourselves.
Fair Oaks Theatre Festival’s Gypsy! is worth braving 100-degree temperatures for.
By Patti Roberts
Beer, guns and fart jokes—just another night at the theater.
By Jeff Hudson
A peek inside the mind of Fawn Hall.
Acquaint yourself with Pakistani cuisine at Mehran Restaurant.
By Kate Washington
Birthday recommendations from Philipp’s Bakery.
Bledsoe Natural Pork redeems the hot dog.
You know you’re supposed to like Sonic Youth, but what do you really think?
By Joel Hartse
A weekly mix of mini music reviews to whet your audio appetite.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
By Erin Sierchio
A fine, if atypical, Americana Ramble.
By Jackson Griffith
Slower than a speeding bullet, less powerful than a locomotive.
Pull up a couch …
By Matthew Craggs
Chuck Berry: Icon. Asshole.
By Jeff Latta
By Jim Lane
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