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Sacramento’s music scene has a strange, vibrant history that dates way back before the Sammies came to town. Today, Sacramento style isn’t something to sneer at. It’s ours, and we should own it.
By Jackson Griffith
This article was published on 07.06.06
Federal judge flips out over ringing cell phones.
By Cosmo Garvin
As it turns one year old, the Elk Grove Co-op tries to recoup its losses.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Sacramentans want more nightlife, just not in their backyards.
By Graham Womack
As elected reps’ salaries soar, minimum wage stays in limbo.
By Steven Mikulan
Donna Lee, and Seth Sandronsky
Keeping track of musical culture, even at the local level, can be exhausting.
By Becca Costello
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
Scarce second dates and self-trust issues.
By Joey Garcia
In politics, size matters.
By Jaime O'Neill
Joy Stern’s job pays her to play music every day, as overseer of the Southside Art Center’s musical ensemble.
By Erin Sierchio
Dirty money and discount babies.
The governor’s bid to build more prisons should go bust.
The consequences of last December’s flooding linger for some local residents.
By Kimberly A. Edwards
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Various artists at JayJay.
By Saunthy Singh
Like Anne Frank, music-sharing site La La chooses to believe that humanity is basically good at heart.
By David Riedel
The Horribles Street Fair: Freaks is the word.
By Edward Dunn
Pentatonic pleasures from across the Pacific.
Infectiously cuddly plush toys.
By Sheryl Beauvais
Seriously, is it all about the booty?
Fine art mixes it up with hip-hop and such.
By Matthew Craggs
What’s next in the center ring at Music Circus.
By Jeff Hudson
I thought it was high time I gave Mr. Pickle’s a shot. After all, we’re surrounded.
By Kate Washington
Leonardo Fasulo’s favorite hot-weather dishes.
One foodie’s essential summer reading.
The Hacienda Brothers’ mix of honky-tonk and soul is likely to make you cry in your beer.
By Mindy Giles
Candles are optional—but worth it.
By Greg La Traille
Show me my Automatic Rival.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Stuck at home with a laptop and a strainer, Trust Your Ears is forced to rely on MySpace for a music fix.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
There are no cross words in Wordplay.
By Jonathan Kiefer
A boring movie about a bored—and brutal—man.
By Daniel Barnes
Swinging ‘60s satire.
14:59 and counting.
15 minutes of fame.
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