Issue: February 09, 2017

The cover story this week: Following a storied fighting career, Urijah Faber looks to develop the next UFC stars here in Sacramento, Banksy Gonzalez has the scoop.

Elsewhere in the issue: Dave Kempa goes behind the ownership drama that may yet hurt Sacramento Republic FC's major league goals; Sacramento city and county leaders debate who should move to the top of the housing authority's long waiting list, Scott Thomas Anderson reports. Elsewhere, UC Davis researches warn that intense wildfires are scorching the state's forests beyond recovery, Alastair Bland has the story. Also in the book, little white lies can lead to some pretty big damage, these "alternative facts" can hurt both our political and personal lives. SN&R's advice columnist, Joey Garcia, has the story.