Issue: October 03, 2019

This week, SN&R previews season 35 for the Sacramento Kings with stories focusing on new head coach Luke Walton and the sexual assault case he faces, and on point guard De'Aaron Fox and the key role he'll play for the team to have any playoff hopes .

In News, Scott Thomas Anderson finds that the Capital Park Hotel's transformation from single-room occupancy to homeless shelter could mean less affordable housing, and Raheem F. Hosseini wraps up the latest developments in the Stephon Clark case.

In Arts, Marcus Crowder writes about Sacramento Ballet's second season under artistic director Amy Seiwert, and Steph Rodriguez reports on the reappearance of the mysterious El Gato. In Stage, we have reviews of Skeleton Crew at Big Idea Theatre and Actor's Workshop of Sacramento's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

In this week's Garden column, Debbie Arrington updates the status of a famous garden in Davis and previews Sacramento's big fall plant and crafts sale.

In Voices, a local activist says that the impeachment inquiry of President Trump validates the Resistance, Jeff vonKaenel highlights a key race for Sacramento County supervisor and I write about one of California's biggest water recycling projects coming to Sacramento County.

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