Issue: August 14, 2014

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The feature story this week: Ambition as a rider. Lyft, Uber and taxis

want your cab fare. Who has the fastest, cheapest, nicest ride in town?

Lien Hoang talks to drivers on all sides, while SN&R staff tests the

three modes of transport in a race across Midtown.

Elsewhere in the issue: Raheem F. Hosseini investigates hate crimes

against the homeless after a recent attack in Sacramento, Cosmo Garvin

wonders if big-box retailers belong in Curtis Park, Janelle Bitker talks

dairy with Midtown's cheesemongers, Jonathan Mendick discovers the next

level in hash browns at Dad's Kitchen and more.