Ryan Angel Meza is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s.
Hitting the books: Placer County Office of Education’s Gayle Garbolino-Mojica on the county’s public school system.
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency’s La Shelle Dozier on efforts to increase affordable housing.
Trail Coffee, a bustling café on an activated corner in downtown Stockton, has come a long way from its startup as a back-alley roaster. In the last four years, the business has moved twice, rebranded and expanded into a 3,500-square-foot roastery, café and test kitchen in the refurbished Owl Drug Store building on E. Main and California streets.
As Sacramento’s craft beer scene exploded, breweries opened on the outskirts, but now breweries and beer bars are migrating to the grid.