Issue: July 17, 2014

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The feature story this week: You've been jacked! When it comes to

Sacramento smartphone robberies, the telecom industry profits a lot more

than violent thieves. Raheem F. Hosseini investigates the market for

stolen smartphones and telecom companies' resistance to "kill switch"


Elsewhere in the issue: Alastair Bland reports on a recent court ruling

that could endanger the Delta, Nick Miller samples the goods from Sierra

Nevada Brewing Co.'s summer road trip, Joey Garcia warns readers to stop

sliding into cohabitation, Brian Palmer chats with Chk Chk Chk and more.