Issue: November 07, 2019

It's one year until what could be the most consequential election of our lifetimes, so our cover feature includes an analysis from Sasha Abramsky about what's at stake in 2020, plus a look at how Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are seeking to diversify their support and a story on the clash between Hillary Clinton and Tulsi Gabbard.

In News, one year after the Camp Fire, Andre Byik and Ashiah Scharaga of our sister paper in Chico write about the church that has become a center of relief efforts after the deadliest wildfire in California history. We also have Raheem F. Hosseini's account of his runaround from DMV and Dylan Svoboda's story on used cars under safety recall.

In Arts, Scott Thomas Anderson offers a rare glimpse of the Portuguese tradition of bullfighting happening in the Delta, and Rachel Leibrock looks at a new feminist tell-all book by Lucinda Jackson. In Stage, we have a review of The Outsider at Chautauqua Playhouse and a story on all the Davis Musical Theatre Company had to do to present Gypsy.

In this week's Garden column, Debbie Arrington writes that even homeowners in urban areas need to protect their houses from wildfires.

In Voices, a Roseville resident calls on the city to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus, Jeff vonKaenel praises Sacramento City Councilman Allen Warren for his homeless shelter plan and I write about a solemn ceremony at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in advance of Veterans Day.

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— Foon Rhee