Issue: December 17, 2015

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The cover story this week: Rent gone wild. Sacramento's one of the

hottest rental-housing markets in the country. Can you still afford the

916? Nick Miller investigates.

Elsewhere in the issue: SN&R founding editor Melinda Welsh writes about

her experience with terminal cancer, Raheem F. Hosseini reports on the

death of local wingsuit pilot Jhonny Florez, Jim Carnes explains why

you're never too old for The Nutcracker, Joey Garcia dismisses

"Netflix and chill" as a dating strategy and more.