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Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Last Build Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:25:39 PDT

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Gras ist gut > Ngaio went to Germany for a cannabis conference. How’s the weed?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Hiya, Ngaio. I have a question—if you don’t know the answer, no problem—I’ve been researching it for awhile now. So… because I smoked cigarettes for...



“Mother Company” Creates Opportunities for Women in Cannabis > Khemia aims to solve the problem of women lacking access to capital.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Year after year, women-founded businesses capture just 2 to 3 percent of all venture capital dollars in America. The cannabis industry follows the same...



Fast funny > With two new records and his first book—Punching Nazis—Keith Lowell Jensen keeps the comedy coming.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

It’s September 14, 2016. Local comedian Keith Lowell Jensen is perched on the modest Luna’s Café stage. Several comedians are lingering around the venue,...



Keeping up with the Jones campaign > Gun interests are helping Sacramento’s incumbent sheriff outraise his opponents, but will that support help or hurt this year?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

In September of last year, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones accepted $3,000 in contributions from two distant companies wanting to do business in his...



Setting the stage: Gabriell Garcia looks to bring a reality check to the District 1 council race > Gabriell Garcia is a Sacramento small business owner who has seen the impacts of the housing crisis and homeless explosion firsthand.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

When Princeton University revealed last week that the city of Sacramento averaged five evictions per day in 2016, while the county averaged 15 per...



Questioning the prosecution > DA Anne Marie Schubert makes rare media appearance to discuss use of force, then declines to discuss use of force.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

As we were ushered into a gray conference room on the fourth floor of the downtown building, each reporter was handed a glossy folder...



Rep. Tom McClintock ghosts seniors at Roseville candidates forum > Republican incumbent a no-show at event to discuss seniors issues in his senior-dominated district.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Despite an invitation to speak on senior issues in the most populated city in his congressional district, Rep. Tom McClintock’s seat remained empty at an...



Fire sale: Roseville sells its fire station property for a song while spending millions on a new site > Roseville City Hall just sold three acres of prime downtown real estate to a local foundation for a quarter of the average cost of a house there.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Roseville leaders are continuing to bank on the vague hope of a downtown university—so much so that they’re practically giving away the public property their...



Sol Blume brings a boutique R&B festival to Sacramento > A curated playlist of 12 artists hits Cesar Chavez Plaza.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Arguably, Sacramento has an inferiority complex when it comes to music festivals. “Where’s our Outside Lands?” the fans cry. “Even Napa has Bottlerock.” So...



The vainglorious quest > Sacramento Theatre Company pulls us into a prison in Seville, the life of Cervantes and the exploits of his imaginary hero.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

The central character of The Man of La Mancha is a man of mystery—to his cellmates accused of treason under the Spanish Inquisition, as...



Moving thoughts > Dance Theatre choreographer Pamela Trokanski asks: ‘What influences us, not only as individuals but as a nation?’

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Living Under the Influence choreographer Pamela Trokanski set herself one tough task in creating the program for her Dance Theatre troupe’s spring concert: To illustrate...



Clay display > Stars of Northern California ceramics share their work and expertise this weekend.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Those with a love of ceramic arts may know that Northern California artists pushed the medium into new terrain in the 1960s. Artists like...



Sacramento SPCA Doggy Dash > Bring your dachshund to the dash.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Grab your laces and your leashes and head to Land Park with your favorite fur child this weekend for the Doggy Dash. Your pupperoni...



Not Dead Zine Megamall > Check out zines from around the world this Saturday.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

There’s a new zine fest for folks to explore the work of artists, photographers and writers from around the world. The Not Dead Zine...



Beer & Brats > Drink a beer, help a monk.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Ever try a monk-brewed beer? You’ll have a chance this Saturday as the Knights of Columbus present Beer & Brats—a fundraiser to help cover...



Fashion on Film Redux > Watch fashion movies on Sac’s fancy boat.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

In its closing weekend, the Sacramento International Film Festival presents a look at fashion through the lens of several filmmakers. Fashion on Film Redux...



Preview: South Pacific at Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra > This thoughtful production is about white Americans reconsidering their values as they meet (and fall for) prospective mates while living abroad.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

You may associate the old musical South Pacific—and it’s romance between a white American military officer and a Polynesian woman—with Word War II nostalgia....



The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe > SN&R reviews a new, all-ages production from B Street Theatre Family Series.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

This 55-minute visit to Narnia (the fantasy land created by author C.S. Lewis) features B Street regulars Dana Brooke and John Lamb, each playing multiple...



A nice taste of Laos > I have reminded myself of a favorite spot I need to visit much more often.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Sometimes the restaurants you plan to review just don’t work out. While I watch the globe-trotting Instagram of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning writer Jonathan Gold with...



Vegan food is not a trend > Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co. chef Anthony Scuderi has embraced inclusivity of vegan food with his evolving vegan menu.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Anthony Scuderi is antsy for tomatoes. The Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co. chef is eager to use the warm-season fruit in his kitchen—especially for the...



Sweet & sour > Citrus 2 at Pressed Juicery.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

The weather is already warming up, leaving locals wandering around Midtown in tank tops, searching for something refreshing to drink. If you’re near the...



Rock the crawfish > The place to go for fresh Cajun-style fish.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

In this rock-themed seafood joint, guitars, skateboards and cassettes decorate the walls, with a Kings mural localizing the newest branch of the small chain. Rockin’...



Pie in the sky no longer > Real Pie Co. reopens in Curtis Park after a decade-long hiatus; Super Pan brings Bay Area ramen to downtown Sacramento.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Upper crust: At the soft opening of Real Pie Co. (2425 24th Street) on April 8, a line of hungry customers snaked around the...



Creativity in isolation > Marinating on three new albums, local rapper Mi$tuh G is set for a breakout year.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

The year is 1997. Kendall Gums was 7 years old and an only child then. His mom—who frequently played Tupac Shakur’s “I Ain’t Mad...



Save the Bee > Sacramento’s daily newspaper needs our support.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Since the shooting of Stephon Clark, I have read the Sacramento Bee every day with increasing admiration. I believe the Bee has played a crucial...



Letters for April 26, 2018 > Bring back brown weed, a reader writes.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Bring back brown weed Attn. Ngaio Bealum: I’m not alone in this; anyone who smoked throughout the 1970s and are alive and still smokin’ today...



Less fear, more faith > A reader’s boyfriend accuses her of appearing to be in a bad mood all the time. Is she tolerating too much negativity from her man because she fears losing him?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Three months ago, my relationship was the best it’s ever been. Then my boyfriend started complaining that I always look like I’m in a bad...



Heidi Sanborn for SMUD Board > California Product Stewardship Council’s Heidi Sanborn will bring her practical environmentalism to the SMUD board.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

I am fond of our planet. Sure, Earth is the only planet that I have lived on, but when I think of the alternatives, I...



Nate Curry: Hip-hop in his bones > ‘When I perform, I want everyone to be smiling; I want everyone to be happy. Book me—you’ll see.’

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Don’t sleep on Nate Curry. Even though he nonchalantly laughed his way through this interview in Christmas pajamas in the middle of April, his...



Towering lean > After the long, slow burn of the first half, Lean on Pete takes a Walkabout-like veer into the desert void, and like an old horse getting a sudden shock, the film finally comes charging to life.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Eighteen-year-old actor Charlie Plummer has credits dating back to 2010, including a semi-recurring role on Boardwalk Empire. However, Plummer only stepped to the front...