Issue: June 10, 2010


Kicking off Frontlines this week, Bites wonders why the cool college radio station across the causeway, KDVS, has gone silent (at least temporarily) and why radio towers in general may be going the way of the dinosaur. Next up is a look at the woes of the Sacramento City Teachers Association, a union which can’t seem to catch a break, at least from a public-relations angle. Cosmo Garvin reports. Finally, Nancy Brands Ward tells the tale of the Davis Farm to School program—a model school-lunch effort that should be rolled out across the country. Down with Lunchables!

Summer Guide

Everyone needs a little help launching a summer of sizzling fun. So here we are to offer some tempting options: sunset paddles on Lake Natoma, relaxing floats down the American River, farmers’ market beauty tips, cold drinks under shaded patios, the River Cats baseball schedule, must-read books, adventurous day trips and unusual places for summer hanky-panky. We’ve also included a special river map, that comes complete with all the summer spots you need to know about. Welcome to SN&R’s Summer Guide 2010!