Issue: February 23, 2017

The cover story this week: Sacramento's underground music scene is stronger than it's ever been. So why could it fall apart at any moment? Anthony Siino has the story.

Elsewhere in the issue: President Trump's deportation agenda pits local Sacramento politicians against their sheriff. Will this city offer sanctuary? Raheem F. Hosseini reports. Rent control has become the topic of recent town hall meetings on housing, Scott Thomas Anderson has the scoop. Elsewhere, Davis and Woodland water systems are being deemed unsafe. What's being done about this? Alastair Bland has the scoop. Also in the book, school board president Jay Hansen sees a looming deficit under the Trump administration, but what else might be in store? Publisher Jeff vonKaenel sits down with Hansen to find out.