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‘Wolf Gift’ devoid of any bite

Some books are a gift to read; while others are a gift you’d only give to your worst enemy. The new book “The Wolf Gift”…



Second Saturday a Sacramento standout

What began as a gathering of gallery owners to promote their art has turned into an enormous celebration attracting more than 15,000 people to the…


Navy SEALs it for ‘Act of Valor’

“Act of Valor” gives a moviegoer a firsthand look into what it is like to be a deadly warrior. Just like riding along with a…


Shared ideas come alive

Two Jewish men on a mission: Internationals terrorists? Perhaps. Dumb? Definitely not. Well, maybe one of them. Philip Horkman and Jeffrey Peckerman are two Jewish…


Photographers on display

The Union Hall Gallery was bustling with spectators eager to see photographs taken by American River College students. On the opening night of Feb. 11,…


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The Fray tells their ‘Stories’

After being honored as the 84th most influential band of the last decade by Billboard Magazine, Denver, Colo.’s The Fray released their third studio album…


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‘Undergrads’ stirs up controversy

James Franco’s Web series gets under USC’s skin “I can’t believe they showed us drinking! Nobody drinks in college!” yelled James Franco at the closing…



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Filipino flavor is Rocklin’s gem

Empanadas N Buns is a wonderful little restaurant located in Rocklin that serves Filipino food, and I had the opportunity to try out a few…


Flashback 1986: ‘Wisdom’

Flashback to the year 1986: a year of feathered hair, cassette tapes and when MTV actually played music videos. American River College looked different; there…


And the winner is…?

Oscar season is upon us once more, and with it comes many questions. What are these movies? Why didn’t so-and-so get nominated? Why did they…