Issue: February 21, 2019

In this week's SN&R feature story, Ailene Voisin handicaps the chances that the young, fast and exciting Sacramento Kings make the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2006.

In News, Raheem F. Hosseini tells the story of a hidden homeless camp of undocumented Southeast Asian immigrants. Scott Thomas Anderson attended a town hall kicking off the campaign to pass a 2020 rent control measure in Sacramento.

In Arts, we look at two exhibits on the black experience at the Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento author Jeff Ewing's new short story collection and the first album from local pop-punk band Sad Girlz Club.

In Voices, this week's community essay argues for tearing down Interstate 5 along Sacramento's riverfront. Jeff vonKaenel urges high school seniors to submit their college essays, and I write about plans to remake the old Cal Skate University roller rink in South Sacramento.

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— Foon Rhee