Issue: March 20, 2014
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The feature story this week: The Yelp factor: After 10 years of one-star
takedowns, many Sacramento restaurant and shop owners hate Yelp. But is
the company actually good for business? Nick Miller investigates.
Elsewhere in the issue: Cody Drabble reports on California's backlog of
untested rape kits, Cosmo Garvin ponders the effects of self-driving
cars on our community, Rachel Leibrock delivers the latest on the
soon-to-open Witch Room entertainment venue, Jim Carnes raves about
Celebration Arts' /The Train Driver/, and more.
After 10 years of anything-goes crowdsourcing, eye-rolling one-star reviews and influential Elite members, many Sacramento shop and restaurant owners pretty much hate Yelp. But is the company actually good for business?
This article was published on 03.20.14