Issue: April 13, 2017

This week's cover story: As Sacramento's rents rise, will artists and creative workers get erased from the picture? Rebecca Huval has the story.

As two dozen new Americans pledge their allegiance in Folsom, some express concern with the political climate, Matt Kramer reports; California looks to phase out private prison partnerships as the Trump administration doubles down, Scott Thomas Anderson has the story. Elsewhere, a two-day technology showcase draws dozens of female middle schoolers to Sac State, Corey Rodda has the scoop. Also in the book: As rains cause severe road damage, the Legislature approves a costly repair plan, Ben Christopher reports.