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. 

Nov 1, 2019 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

In the Making: Where Flowers Bloom

“We are flower nerds to the max here,” Melissa Cowan, owner of Placerville Flowers on Main says. “We squeal on the daily when new products come in or when seasons change.” 

Nov 1, 2019 Shoka

In the Making: Signs of the Times

When Simon and Kelly Holland launched the Etsy shop for their business, Sassy Squirrel Ink, in March 2015, they had about a half-dozen sign designs available to print photos on slate. They’ve been expanding their product line ever since.

Oct 4, 2019 Sena Christian

Sacramento Walk of Stars: Celebrity Gala 2019

The Sacramento Walk of Stars unveiled its 2019 inductees on the sidewalk on L Street in Midtown Sacramento on August 28. The inductees included professional baseball player Dusty Baker, Corti Brothers owner Darrell Corti, mixed martial artist world champion Urijah Faber, and Olympic gold medalist and sports commentator Summer Sanders. Sacramento City Councilman Steve Hansen emceed the event, which was followed by the Walk of Stars Gala at the Memorial Auditorium.

Oct 1, 2019 Tia Gemmell

No Time for a Break

Jaime Coffee’s side work as a PA announcer is breaking barriers

Real vacations are rare for Sacramento Republic FC public address announcer Jaime Coffee.

Juggling a full-time state job with side gigs in and outside Sacramento, the barrier-breaking Coffee works as a female announcer in a field dominated by men. Coffee’s crazy schedule comes at a cost: Vacations are usually of the working variety. 

Sep 12, 2019 Steve Martarano

In the Making: At Conscious Creamery, a Good Dessert

The walls of Conscious Creamery’s commercial kitchen in Sacramento’s Del Paso Heights neighborhood are lined with stainless steel freezers, constantly humming loud and keeping chef Andrea Seppinni’s plant-based gelato frozen. 

Sep 6, 2019 Shoka