Issue: January 26, 2017

The cover story this week: Strange days are upon us, but SN&R collected a varied guide to rejecting and enduring the 45th president of the United States.

Elsewhere in the issue: 97 percent of scientists agree that climate change is a fact on this planet, perpetuated by humans. But only 27 percent of Americans believe in those numbers, and far less believe that humans are to blame. With a climate-change skeptic for a president, what how is California's environmental community preparing? John Flynn reports; Should Trump and House Republican's stay true to their promise to repeal Obamacare as one of the first acts of power, how will this impact Sacramento's undocumented citizens? Matt Kramer has the story. Elsewhere, in California, 57 percent of voters would like to do away with the electoral college in favor of a direct popular vote for president. How possible is this? Mozes Zarate has the scoop. Also in the book, on the eve of Trump's inauguration, one writer visits Cuba to gain personal, cultural and political understanding; Kimberly Brown shares her story.