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Toddlers, tiaras, and really stupid parents

Recently on The Learning Channel’s show “Toddlers and Tiaras,” an incredibly ignorant parent dressed her baby up in an outfit from the 1990 Julia Roberts…



Math prof. writes about feuding family

It began with a thought, which evolved into an idea, which became a book, titled “Land of Milk and Money,” written by Anthony Barcellos, an…


ARC Presents: ‘Full Monty’

Labor issues, unemployment, relationships, and body image are all issues that characters deal with in the American River College production “The Full Monty” opening Oct….


Pro wrestling lives again

The air was cool outside the Colonial Theater that Saturday morning. Fond memories of Hulk Hogan lifting Andre the Giant brought the only smile I’d…




Taylor Swift impresses Sacramento audiences

The singer-songwriter, more popular now than ever before, has big expectations to live up to on her “Speak Now” tour. Taylor Swift brought her 2011…


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Hollywood hates Kevin Smith

With his new film “Red State,” Smith continues to march to the beat of his own drummer, buying his distribution rights for his own film,…



Anticipated ‘Dead Island’ comes with faults

By Daniel Clark The new zombie-themed video game rolled around just in time, but will it fulfill players’ expectations? With Halloween just around the corner, ghosts…