Issue: May 28, 2015

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The cover story this week: "Everyone has a back story." Presenting the

winners of SN&R's 2015 College Essay Contest.

Elsewhere in the issue: Cosmo Garvin reveals more about the "secret

subsidy" at the heart of the Kings arena lawsuit, Nick Miller reports on

the push for friendlier food-truck laws, Lovelle Harris previews the

upcoming SummerWords creative writing festival, Jonathan Mendick samples

some four-star hotpots, Joey Garcia advises a reader with a teenage son

addicted to Oxy and more.