Saving the Rain
Flooding our fields helps store water in belowground aquifers
California’s shrinking aquifers represent both an opportunity and a problem.
Drought and Deluge
Experts are racing to protect the Central Valley from a catastrophic flood
Unlike “The Big One” earthquake that is overdue along the San Andreas Fault, experts don’t have an ominous name for a flood of biblical proportions that is likely to inundate the Central Valley within the next 500 years.
Mangoes and Agave in the Central Valley?
California farmers try new crops to cope with climate change
Hustling to adapt, farmers around the state are experimenting with new, more sustainable crops and varieties bred to better tolerate drought, heat, humidity and other elements of the increasingly unruly climate.
WESTERN PLACER WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
CELEBRATING 45 YEARS
Since 1978, the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) has been operating a sanitary landfill and materials recovery facility, a construction and demolition recycling facility, and composting facilities to prevent, dispose, reduce and reuse local waste.
Out of the Landfill and Into the Compost Pile
Capital Region residents rise to the occasion of new organics recycling law
Separating food waste from trash used to be the stuff of hippies. But, unlike cork sandals, it’s not a matter of taste — it’s state law.
RICO’S WINDOW COVERINGS & FILMS
CELEBRATING 65 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
Celebrating its 65th anniversary, Rico’s Window Coverings & Films has deep roots in the Sacramento region and today provides superior window covering products and services in the construction industry. Unsurpassed customer care, three generations of expertise and 65 years in the business set this company apart.
Excellence By Design
With a reputation of excellence, Airco Mechanical, Inc. is the region’s leading design-build mechanical contractor specializing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, plumbing systems, process piping, and environmental control systems. Founded in 1974 by James C. Jones, Airco today is guided by his son Wyatt Jones, president.
FEMALE LEADERS POWER THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
The Randle Communications executive team excels because of the group’s camaraderie, expertise and relentless pursuit of success for client partners.
OAK VALLEY COMMUNITY BANK
DRIVEN BY STRONG FEMALE LEADERS
With over 30 years serving Central Valley businesses and the local people and families who breathe life into them, Oak Valley Community Bank is committed to relationship banking at its best. Driven by a team of strong women leaders, Oak Valley is expanding in the Capital Region.
Fuel From the Forest
Can bioenergy technology combined with innovations in finance fuel forest restoration in the Tahoe National Forest?
A new project in the North Yuba Forest is developing a local economy built on wood and other biomass clogging the forest.