Issue: June 30, 2011

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California leaves billions-not millions, billions-of unused federal food-stamp dollars on the table each year. Meanwhile, the state's red-tape labyrinth lets millions to go hungry. Hugh Biggar reports on the ins-and-outs, the finger-printing and paperwork, of applying for CalFresh in the Golden State.

Also this week in news: A new report from by UC Davis' Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas concludes that there were more children detained at the Guantánamo Bay Detention Center in the "war on terror" than the U.S.

government admitted. Kel Munger reports.

And in Arts&Culture: The thunderstorms have passed. So, why not have a drink? Lindol French leveled up to more than a few local bars and clubs in his search for the best summer cocktails in Sacramento.

SN&R Staff