Issue: August 28, 2014

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The feature story this week: Being Mark S. Allen. Jonathan Mendick

interviews Sacramento's top celebrity about how it feels to be the guy

everyone loves and loves to hate.

Elsewhere in the issue: Sean Stout reports firsthand from the protests

in Ferguson, Mo.; Nick Miller watches the demolition at Downtown Plaza;

Cosmo Garvin reflects on the passing of Grantland Johnson; Rachel

Leibrock interviews historian William Burg about his new book on Midtown

Sacramento and more.