Issue: May 15, 2014

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The feature story this week: Best of the Burbs. SN&R's guide to the best

stuff happening outside the grid, plus the results of our 2014 Best of

the Burbs readers' poll.

Elsewhere in the issue: Nick Miller investigates Goldman Sachs'

involvement in the Sacramento Kings arena negotiations, Tom Gogola

examines California's death-penalty policies in light of the recent

botched execution in Oklahoma, Jonathan Mendick eats every single item

on Der Biergarten's menu, Jim Lane adds Neighbors to his list of

guilty-pleasure movies and more.