Issue: December 25, 2014

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The cover story this week: Sacramento's Grinches of the Year. It's time

for SN&R's annual award to those with hearts a few sizes too small.

Elsewhere in the issue: Cosmo Garvin tallies how many arena jobs are

going to Sacramento residents, SN&R's food critics discuss the highs and

lows of dining in 2014, theater reviewer Kel Munger gives kudos to the

best plays she's seen this year, Joey Garcia explains why it takes a

village to raise a child, Janelle Bitker gets slam-dunk secrets from

basketball-stunt artist Alain Anderson and more.