Issue: June 20, 2019

In this week's SN&R, Kaiser Health News dissects the biggest measles outbreak since 1992 with a look at some unlikely support that anti-vaccination forces are finding at the state Capitol and with a story on the public health detectives who try to track contagious patients.

In News, Margherita Beale checks in at the Mustard Seed School for homeless children on its 30th anniversary, and Raheem F. Hosseini reports on the Sacramento Sheriff's Department stonewalling more transparency.

In Arts, Mozes Zarate previews film festivals this summer across the region. In Stage, we have reviews of Jasper at Big Idea Theatre and Parameters: A One Act Festival With A Twist! at Errant Phoenix .

In her weekly Garden column, Debbie Arrington writes about the woman behind a famous Davis oasis.

In Voices, a Sacramento rabbi reflects on the synagogue arsons 20 years ago, Jeff VonKaenel critiques the new Sacramento County budget and I look at Mayor Darrell Steinberg's flirtation with "strong mayor" powers.

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