Issue: May 09, 2019

In this week's SN&R, the feature story by Scott Thomas Anderson asks an important question: If Sacramento is at the forefront of robot car tech, what happens to the people who drive for a living?

In News, Raheem F. Hosseini updates his story about the drama program at Laguna High School in Elk Grove, and we chronicle the latest development battle in Placer County.

In Arts, James Raia looks at the history of Memorial Auditorium and its reopening after a $16 million makeover. We also have reviews of Holmes and Watson at B Street Theatre and Ugly Lies the Bone at Big Idea Theatre.

On our new Home & Garden page, Debbie Arrington previews the popular East Sacramento Garden Tour.

In Voices, a pediatric resident says too many doctors are giving exemptions from vaccinating children. Jeff vonKaenel argues that big corporations must pay their fair share of taxes, and I write about pensions and the city budget.

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— Foon Rhee