Issue: May 16, 2019

In this week's SN&R, the cover feature explores the challenges ahead as California's population gets older, with stories produced by a collaboration by CALMatters and public radio stations across the state.

In News, Stephen Magagnini talks to Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto, who says transparency will help the Catholic church get through the clergy sex abuse scandal. Howard Hardee unveils a new poll from Valley Vision on what Sacramento-area residents believe about climate change.

In Arts, Rachel Mayfield writes about a documentary that former Sacramento Bee reporter Ed Fletcher is working on about a local public decency trial that drew national attention. We also have reviews of The Other Place at Capital Stage and Carrie, the Musical at Capital City Theatre.

On our new Home & Garden page, Debbie Arrington says that succulents are becoming popular social media darlings.

In Voices, a Fair Oaks leader announces he's a candidate for Sacramento County supervisor and I announce SN&R's fiction and poetry contest.

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— Foon Rhee