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Can the once-local writer and director of Smokin’ Aces go home again? Should he?
By Jonathan Kiefer
This article was published on 01.25.07
Getting power to the people is a major hurdle for the state’s renewable-electricity law.
By R.V. Scheide
Police Chief Robert Simmons answers SN&R’s questions.
By Ted Cox
Can Pew Center experts help California inspire the nation to solve global warming?
By Chrisanne Beckner
Sacramento beats out Stockton in terms of literacy, but that’s not saying much.
Work on Diana Erwin’s film, get free margaritas. Olé!
By Nick Miller
This architect’s sick of hearing council members say developments have no “heart.”
A cool $499 for Capitol Alert or nearly the entire price of a new iPhone? No contest.
Taking a risk means never going back.
By Nancy Brands Ward
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
Expand your love by expanding the family.
By Joey Garcia
At 82, Brooks Truitt still is taking it to the man.
By James Cameron
Tittie shots, you see, are timeless.
Reminding readers of the high cost of the war in Iraq.
The state of the state’s children is cause for alarm.
There’s a time and place for mercenaries—and we know it.
By Andy Reddson
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Authenticating Consciousness: Installations by Andrew Connelly at the Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento.
By Saunthy Singh
Betye Saar’s art is sometimes subversive, often sentimental and always worth a look.
A night of Brazilian jazz to benefit Francis House.
By Edward Dunn
Talking ’bout a (Hungarian) Revolution.
Reviewed by Edward Dunn
Watchers of the skies.
The return of Women’s Music Night.
No Batman? Bummer.
Reviewed by Keith Lowell Jensen
“How about a little Michael Jackson—before he went crazy?”
By Becca Costello
A poem by Sacramento native Tim Freeman.
By Tim Freeman
Portrait of, and portraits by, a budding activist.
Seeing The Importance of Being Earnest at the Woodland Opera House is a trip back to 1896.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
It’s a bad sign when you really want to like a restaurant.
By Kate Washington
Dinner in a hurry? Conni Levis of Tapa the World has some suggestions.
It’s not all quiet on the fresh-fruit front.
Los Angeles songstress Gina Villalobos visits Sacramento’s Americana scene.
By Rachel Gregg
Rhythm method proven 100-percent effective.
By J. Poet
Monster chops with heart of gold.
By Mindy Giles
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
By Erin Sierchio
A newly single columnist strikes out at an otherwise brilliant Parlour Dames show.
By Jackson Griffith
By Jim Lane
Could a truly feminist, non-patronizing romantic dramedy even exist today, or ever?
A stupid movie made by smart people about stupid people.
By Daniel Barnes
The first season of HBO’s Extras.
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