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You’re not tweaking, Sacramento: This year was the fastest on record. Don’t believe it? Just ask Lt. John Pike.
This article was published on 12.29.11
SN&R doles out its second annual Sacramento Grinches of the Year awards.
By Cosmo Garvin, Jason Crosby, Kel Munger, Nick Miller, and Raheem F. Hosseini
Auntie Ruth calls bullshit on the XL Pipeline-payroll tax link.
Following the holiday season, donate your unwanted electronics to the Sacramento Tech Exchange.
By Jonathan Mendick
Japan and beyond gets Fukushima’d, America gets fracked, polar ice melts faster than ever, GOP presidential hopefuls dispirit.
By Nick Miller
Love, hate, indifference: Readers express their opinions, sometimes about each other.
Joey’s end-of-the-year advice for herself—and everyone else.
By Joey Garcia
Running is a metaphor for enjoying the journey of life.
By Ginny McReynolds
Dominic Cooke started a foundation specializing in exercise-based rehabilitation for disabled athletes.
From the SN&R blogs.
Sacramento’s camping ordinance = the definition of a failed law.
SN&R film critics pick 2011’s best of the best—and the worst.
By Jim Lane, and Jonathan Kiefer
SN&R’s stage critics praise some high points of the year past in Sacramento theater.
By Jeff Hudson, Kel Munger, Maxwell McKee, and Patti Roberts
Sacramentans know how to have fun.
RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles.
Sacramento publisher Swan Scythe Press dabbles in mythmaking with Michael Hettich’s chapbook.
By Kel Munger
Ha Jin’s latest novel highlights the actions of Minnie Vautrin, an American missionary, during the Nanjing Massacre.
By Trina L. Drotar
This encyclopedic handbook of urban farming by a pair of Oakland-based experts is truly essential.
A poem by Moira Magneson of Placerville.
By Moira Magneson
Nick Miller describes the atmosphere at what could be the last Sacramento Kings home opener.
SN&R food critic Greg Lucas ponders the perils of running a restaurant.
By Greg Lucas
Just remember how much strength comes from those leafy greens.
By Ann Martin Rolke
Class up your New Year’s Eve with a champagne cocktail—in one of several variations.
By Garrett McCord
Hachiya persimmons are on sale now, and there’s a lot you can do with this glossy fruit.
By Alastair Bland
The documentary Vegucated follows three meat-loving New Yorkers who are challenged to be vegan for six weeks.
SN&R’s Nick Miller shares his most memorable and favorite music of 2011.
Without a first-person narration or the spectacle of puppets, we’re left with just a beautiful horse.
By Jim Lane
Rises and falls, crackdowns and comebacks—it’s a California medical-cannabis year in review.
By David Downs
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