Issue: May 01, 2014

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The feature story this week: Why restaurants close. It seems Sacramento

eateries go under every day. Rick Kushman examines how they fail.

Elsewhere in the issue: Raheem F. Hosseini investigates Sacramento

County's proposed panhandling ban, Cosmo Garvin unpacks the newest Kings

arena financing plan, Nick Miller reports from the first Sacramento

Republic FC home game, Ngaio Bealum explains how Sacramento County's new

outdoor grow ban affects your marijuana garden and more.