We’ve Got a Winner!
Thanks to our stellar community for your ongoing support
As a business magazine serving the Capital Region, we spend 99 percent of our time looking outward, focusing on the stories of great leaders and companies making strides to improve their outcomes and communities. But every so often we find a reason to commandeer the microphone and tell a great story from within.
Bringing Home the Bacon
Comstock’s wins a pair of Maggies from the Western Publishing Association
Comstock’s magazine is has been awarded Best (consumer) Web Publication and Best Business Magazine in the western U.S. buy the Western Publishing Association.
The Woman Behind the Magazine
Publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson talks business, media and the Capital Region
Recently our publisher, Winnie Comstock-Carlson, was interviewed by the Western Publishing Association on her work in media and the business community in the Capital Region. Here’s some of what she had to say:
Winnie Comstock-Carlson on Studio Sacramento
Our publisher talks about where we've been and where we're going
On July 18, Winnie Comstock-Carlson, the publisher of Comstock’s magazine, sat down with Studio Sacramento’s Scott Syphax to discuss her history in the region, the birth of our publication and what is in store for the next 25 years.
Video: Onward & Upward
Where we've been ... and where we're going
It’s been a busy summer at the Comstock’s office. We celebrated 25 years of business coverage in California’s Capital Region, as well as redesigned our magazine and our website. Check out our 25th anniversary video below:
Welcome to our new website — here's what you'll find
After much anticipation (and oh so many hours), the all-new comstocksmag.com has launched.
The changes we have made come as a result of paying close attention to how readers are using our magazine and website, so let us know what you think. Talk to us on Twitter and Facebook, post comments on our site, email us, call us or send a good old-fashioned letter. We’re listening.
Where Is Phil Angelides Now?
It's been an eventful 25 years for this developer
The year was 1989. Comstock’s was in its infancy. Hometown boy Phil Angelides was featured in November, standing in the center of the historic Southern Pacific railroad station.
The Next 25 Years of Comstock’s
A new product for a new generation
More than any other, this issue might give many people the impression that Comstock’s is staffed by dozens of graphic artists, illustrators and web developers. Nothing could be further from the truth. Though, given the magnitude of the magazine’s redesign and the timeline under which we’re transforming comstocksmag.com, I can understand the misconception.
Insight into Our Style
Our art director on the redesign process
Our art director, Zuza Hicks, has spent the last four months devoted to creating an updated look and feel for Comstock’s that is fresh and modern while staying true to our publication’s roots. Here’s how she did it.
Starts and Stops
San Joaquin has seen its share of change
It was in 1989 that the San Joaquin Business Council formed to envision and outline an economic development and prosperity plan for its county. Called Vision 2000, the strategic plan and its backers, including the newly created San Joaquin Partnership, sought to add tens of thousands of jobs to the region by removing barriers to business development and promoting the relocation of companies to San Joaquin.