How Climate Change Is Making Christmas Tree Shopping Harder
Droughts in 2012 and 2014 and spring floods in 2019 have taken a toll on plantings, particularly young saplings.
If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past. Over the last five years Christmas tree shortages have been reported in many parts of the U.S.
New I Street Bridge Is Innovative — and Can Become a Tourist Draw
The neighboring cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento have the opportunity to create an iconic and innovative bridge crossing the Sacramento River.
Lina Fat Was the Matriarch of Prominent Sacramento Restaurant Business
She was the woman who helped keep Frank Fat’s a vital component of regional political life while expanding the brand and solidifying the Fat family as one of the most prominent names in the Sacramento hospitality scene.
What Being a Leader Means to Me
We learn through life and career experiences — whether through our own experiences in a leadership role, or by watching others lead or watching them fail.
Why Donors Should Stop Pressuring Nonprofits to Pinch Pennies
Rewarding charities that scrimp is less strategic than it sounds.
The end of the year is a popular time to give to charity, but no matter what time of year it is, donors want help deciding which charity to support.
Five Things Schools Can Do to Help Students Spot Fake News
News literacy involves understanding how news filters into the public domain.
When it comes to news literacy, schools often emphasize fact-checking and hoax-spotting. But they must go deeper with how they teach the subject if they want to help students thrive in a democracy.
If the Public Pays, Local News Can Repair Fractured Trust in Journalism
The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it sustainable.
With the polarization of America’s media and politics reaching a fever pitch, many news consumers – “worn out by a fog of political news,” as a recent New York Times feature put it – are respondin
How Data Science Could Help California Battle Future Wildfires
Wildfires are threatening homes across California. Those fires are offering critical data and insight that can be used by first-responders and government agencies to prevent them in the first place and better rebuild communities when they do occur.
Shopping Is Still Important to Sacramento’s Economy
Comstock’s publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson on downtown Sacramento’s attempts to reinvent itself and how retail shopping was — and still is — one key element in its rejuvenation.
How Facebook Posts Help Nonprofits of All Sizes Raise Money
Giving days are catching on throughout social media, and many communities and specific causes, have created their own smaller-scale giving days to raise much-needed money.