The Venue Makes Its Debut
Thunder Valley Casino Resort’s $100 million entertainment showcase opens with blockbuster President’s Day Weekend
The 4,500-seat facility held a ribbon cutting celebration on Feb.
14 and then opened three days later with a sold-out, three-day
President’s Day weekend run of the Eagles, Bruno Mars and
Taking Stock After the Storm
Photos: Atmospheric rivers damage homes and businesses across Sacramento
While the storms have abated for now, the property damage they caused will remain far after the sun returns.
A Towering Figure
Sacramento Historical Society honors author Joan Didion with The Golden Land celebration, statue unveiling and declaration of her own day
The Nov. 10 tribute to one of America’s most notable and beloved
authors, who died December 23, 2021, was arguably overdue.
A Knockout Night
After hiatus, pro boxing returns to Cache Creek Casino
The Oct. 29 Showdown at Cache Creek brought prominent boxers and
promoters to the Yolo County casino, which undertook a $200
million expansion during the pandemic.
200 Costumed Dogs March Through Midtown
A Sacramento dog parade promotes pet businesses and nonprofits — an important part of the local economy
On Saturday, Sacramento’s furry four-legged friends took over for a couple of hours, trotting through the neighborhood costumed and in pursuit of snacks at the second annual Tricks for Treats.
An Unforgettable Saturday for Sacramento Sports Fans
Three highly anticipated sports events take place in one night in the capital
The night of Oct. 22 — with three college and professional sporting events starting around the same time — was expected to be a memorable night for Sacramento sports fans.
As the chilly night unfolded, those expectations were undoubtedly
A Final Farewell to ARCO Arena
A look back on the beloved Sacramento arena as it crumbles into history
Reflecting on the many chapters of the building best known as
ARCO Arena, its farewell event and what’s next for the Natomas
Back to the Blues
Johnny “Guitar” Knox memorial finally gets its third encore at Sacramento’s Torch Club
Sacramento’s jazz community gathered at Torch Club recently to play their annual memorial jam to honor Johnny “Guitar” Knox. The fundraiser raised money for the Sacramento Blues Society Hall of Fame.
Fair Food at Fair Prices
Families line up for fried pork chops, funnel cakes and other favorites at the California State Fair despite inflation
Concessions prices are higher than they were at the last California State Fair in 2019, but fairgoers are still spending money on the summer indulgences they missed.
Sacramento Shows Its True Colors at the Sac Pride March
Local businesses and organizations demonstrate their support for the queer community
A celebration of inclusivity and diversity was on full display at the Sac Pride March, where local organizations and the businesses turned out to support the Sacramento LGBT Center and its community.