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Why corporate management of daily newspapers spells disaster for the news business, community debate and our way of government.
By Jeff vonKaenel
This article was published on 12.14.06
“A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” Arthur Miller, 1961.
Local activists take on the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
By R.V. Scheide
Food activists push for more nourishing neighborhoods.
By Sena Christian
Protests over pike-killing plan are muted this time.
By Alastair Bland
Citizens and City Council hash out ideas for Sacramento’s development.
By Chrisanne Beckner
The last words of labor activist Ruth Holbrook.
Sounding much like an editor, SN&R’s owner laments the loss of public service resulting from the demise of daily newspapers.
By Nancy Brands Ward
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A poinsettia sparks resentment in the suburbs, and peace seems impossibly far.
By Alison Rood
At Shiny Object, they’re fools for indie film.
By Donna Lee
Josh Wolf sits in jail defending our right to a free press.
Repeat after me: Leaves are good. Leaves are good.
By Debra Sherman
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Danny Scheible’s toy soldiers, and other artifacts, at Fools Foundation.
By Saunthy Singh
If the world really was inhabited by the people in best-selling novelist Allison Brennan’s imagination, there’d be a serial killer around every corner.
By Kel Munger
Sac City writing professor Jan Haag offers a worthy book of poetry.
Reviewed by Katie McCleary
Accordions at the Capitol for Christmas.
By Edward Dunn
Poet Luke Warm Water reads at La Raza Galeria Posada.
By Jonathan Kiefer
A terrible time that changed all our lives.
Reviewed by Keith Lowell Jensen
Come together, right now. And on December 22.
The Nutcracker: A longer, more elegant version of those “Let’s all go to the lobby!” movie-intermission cartoons where sodas conga with hot dogs.
By Becca Costello
A poem by Jim Wittenberg of Sacramento.
By Jim Wittenberg
What is the true worth of the Wii?
By Kelli Guerriero
There’s only one Christmas Carol in town this year: Sacramento Theatre Company’s time-tested version.
By Patti Roberts
California Stage offers a good ol’ fashioned sit-on-the-floor puppet show for the holidays.
By Jeff Hudson
Coming soon to the neighborhood.
The pho is OK, but the rice plates are beyond belief.
By Kate Washington
What’s the one thing chef Rick Mahan can’t pass up for holidays?
Tapas that are worth a drive to Winters.
SN&R intercepted this e-mail on the teaches of Peaches.
By Joel Hartse
Is that a Foo Fighters concert where the band is actually sitting down?
By Jeff Latta
Slow-burning lullabyes for winter.
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
By Erin Sierchio
Bad press releases and good jazz.
By Jackson Griffith
Watching The Cave of the Yellow Dog does sometimes feel like eating your vegetables.
Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Conformist, on DVD.
By Daniel Barnes
By Jim Lane
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