The American River Current

Parting Shots 4-24-13- The Northern California Beard and Moustache competition

Parting Shots 4-24-13- The Northern California Beard and Moustache competition

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

May 10, 2013

Facial hair. It is becoming more acceptable and popular in our society, so much so that an entire culture is burgeoning just under the surface of the mainstream, even to the point where there are beard-growing teams that compete internationally. On April 6, 2013, at the Powerhouse Pub in Folsom, Beard...

Photo of the day: 4-18-13

Photo of the day: 4-18-13

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

April 18, 2013

American River College Students check out clubs in front of the campus student center during “Beaver Week,” an event to showcase the diversity of the campus and to encourage school pride, on the ARC campus on April 18, 2013. ...

Recession goes punk

Graphic by: Emily Rabasto

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

March 13, 2013

While society crumbles, music flourishes The economy is still falling. Memories of an unwanted war are fresh in the minds of the American people, Detroit and the auto industry are nearing a complete failure, and punk music is seeing a major rise in popularity and mainstream acceptance. Strangely enough, ...

International protest comes to Sacramento

International protest comes to Sacramento

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

February 13, 2013

Feminist organization sheds light on women's issues with creativity and dancing In this world, one in three women will be raped or beaten in their lifetime. These words are some of the first that can be seen on the One Billion Rising website (onebillionrising.org). On Feb. 14, the international One Bill...

Flaming Grill Cafe gets wild

The wild board cafe burger served on a ciabatta roll with a side of garlic fries on Nov. 24. (Photo by Daniel Romandia)

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

December 5, 2012

Wild boar, lion and python among choices at burger restaurant on El Camino Avenue It happens often: you're in the mood for a burger, but you happen to feel like Teddy Roosevelt and want to be a little more adventurous. No, you won't be hunting for any antelope or wild boar, but there is a place ...

‘Skyfall’ leaves viewer shaken, not stirred with darker storyline

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

November 9, 2012

Everyone may think the life for James Bond is filled with glamorous cars, fast women, classy suits and martinis shaken to perfection, but “Skyfall” is proof that reality can set in for anyone. Even 007. We open to a distorted silhouette of our hero as he makes his way through a dark building in...

Racial Outcasts: Finding a community between two or more races

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

October 24, 2012

Everyone in the world looks for a place they belong. It could be through religion, sports or music.  However, people commonly find a sense of community within their own race and family. Finding that in your own race is not so easy when you belong to more than one race. I am half Mexican and half...

Sound issues at Mondavi Center ruin what could have been a great Silversun show

Sound issues at Mondavi Center ruin what could have been a great Silversun show

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

September 11, 2012

A truly great show leaves you with ringing ears, a sweaty body and a sense of satisfaction that keeps you a little wound up for days after. Silversun Pickups' concert on Sept. 10 at the Mondavi Center in Davis did not give me any of those things.  This was not the band's fault, however; the blame falls...

In our heads

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

May 2, 2012

“Oooh”  - Kool A.D. (ft. Main Attrakionz) Kool A.D., one-third of Das Racist, is set on redeeming himself after the release of the horrible “The Palm Wine Drinkard” earlier this year. He definitely has with “51,” which was released on April 24. This track is smooth, plain and simple....

New burger joint is ‘heavenly’

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

March 21, 2012

Sacramento's food scene has an abundance of burger joints. Hamburger Patties on J Street has been a midtown staple for years. The Flaming Grill Cafe in the Arden area continues to serve Sacramento with exotic meats. It seems like there is a restaurant that is a constitution for every section for the...

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