Issue: October 01, 2015

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The cover story this week: What would Jesus say about poverty? Jeff

VonKaenel talks to local religious leaders about how we can help the

poor among us.

Elsewhere in the issue: David Downs analyzes the winners and losers of

California's new medical-marijuana regulations, Rachel Leibrock

interviews novelist Anna-Marie McLemore about mermaids and flying boys,

Aaron Carnes talks to NorCal NoiseFest's founders on the eve of its 20th

celebration, Nick Miller interviews the anonymous tweeter behind

Snarkramento and more.