Issue: August 12, 2010

Hello SN&R reader!

In this week’s cover story “Kill Your Lawn,” Ted Cox explores the new movement—in Sacramento and elsewhere—to convince homeowners to reconsider their turf grass front yards, especially in light of the fact that 60 percent of their water use is likely tied up in keeping that patch of grass from turning brown. Elsewhere, in Popsmart, it’s all Betty, Joan, Peggy and Sally. Yes, Rachel Leibrock talks the women of “Mad Men.”