Issue: June 27, 2019

In this week's SN&R, Scott Thomas Anderson reports on poaching of an imperiled deer herd in the Sierra—and the wildlife agents tracking the culprits.

In News, Raheem F. Hosseini and Mozes Zarate explore the bigger picture from the domestic disturbance that resulted in the death of a female Sacramento police officer. We also dig into ID checks at Sacramento bars that are collecting far more personal data than patrons know.

In Arts, Stephanie Rodriguez checks in with some Sacramento bands for hard lessons about touring. In Stage, we have reviews of The Roommate at Capital Stage and Rent at Davis Musical Theatre Company.

In her weekly Garden column, Debbie Arrington has expert advice on how to help your tomatoes survive Sacramento heat waves.

In Voices, a former Elk Grove Unified teacher who is the new president of the California Teachers Association outlines his to-do list, Jeff VonKaenel questions Secretary of State Alex Padilla about the 2020 Census and I talk to some pedicab owners worried about potential new city rules.

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— Foon Rhee