Issue: January 10, 2019

In this week's cover story, Maxfield Morris challenges us to think about why we still have statues around Sacramento that honor historical figures who did some horrible things.

In News, Scott Thomas Anderson spotlights a parent rebellion over special education at Sacramento city schools. Raheem F. Hosseini follows up on a triple murder of a Vietnamese family in South Sacramento. And we have updates on a family targeted by ICE and Regional Transit's latest try to get more riders.

In Arts, we have a list of all the nominees for the SAMMIES, SN&R's annual local music awards, so start voting now. In Music, Steph Rodriguez gives her picks of 2019 releases from local bands. In Stage, we offer reviews of The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Davis Musical Theatre Company and Murder for Two at Sacramento Theatre Company.

And in Opinion, I offer my take on controversial monuments, and Jeff vonKaenel lists his favorite books of 2018.

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- Foon Rhee