Maggie Merritt, executive director of the Steinberg Institute, offers her insight into mental health advocacy. For more from the Steinberg Institute, check out “Minding the Gap” in our November issue. Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll email you when it’s available online.
More open discussions on mental health are welcome.
Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs has become one of the most scrutinized public officials in the U.S., in part because at 28 years old he is one of the youngest mayors of a large city in the country. He also has far-reaching ideas that have some folks cheering and others jeering. Comstock’s sat down with Tubbs to talk about his efforts to transform his hometown.
While an employee can always file a claim in court, a signed mandatory arbitration clause means that either party can make a motion to the judge to compel arbitration in lieu of proceeding with the court action.
Jim Parks, director of customer care and marketing at Valley Clean Energy offers his insight into community choice aggregators. For more from Parks, check out “Power Politics” in our November issue. Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll email you when it’s available online.
Manufacturing is too important to ignore, and the Capital Region needs to harness this sector for prosperity
Ben Brown, managing partner at BFBA, an accounting firm in Sacramento, offers his insight into family business planning. For more from Brown, check out “Mapping the Next Move” in our October issue. Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll email you when it’s available online.
While most people get caught up in the high-profile workings of Sacramento or Washington D.C., the issues that impact their daily lives are actually hashed out most often at the local level. Comstock’s sat down with League of California Cities Executive Director Carolyn Coleman, one of the state’s fiercest advocates for the power of local control.
Mike Polis, owner of Pomopolis Farms in Wheatland, offers his insight into family farming. For more from Polis, check out “The Family Niche” in our October issue. Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll email you when it’s available online.
Here are six tips to help family businesses have hard conversations in the workplace without taking things personally (although they can be applied to all types of businesses).
A well-rounded education is essential in preparing today’s youth for the job market of tomorrow.
Comstock’s sat down with Tony Natsoulas to talk about creating and collecting in the Capital Region.
Young or old, rich or poor, city-dweller or rural resident — the response was the same: Civic amenities are vital to a good life.
Growing up, we take our bodies for granted. Many of us expect that we’ll always be able to move with ease, or challenge our bodies with minimal punishment. But as age sets in or circumstances change, our bodies are quick to remind us — things won’t always work like they used to.
Russell Lowery, executive director of Californians for Sports Betting, makes the case for sports betting.
Isleton City Manager Charles Bergson offers his insight into the city’s revitalization.
When Alejandra Calderon narrowly escaped failing her ceramics class as a fine arts major at Sacramento State, she never imagined that seven years later she would co-own a ceramics business. At the time, she found the discipline to be frustratingly difficult compared to her primary passion, painting.
With about $350 billion in assets, CalPERS is the largest public pension fund in the nation. Comstock’s spoke with CEO Marcie Frost about some of the challenges the system faces — including the decision to lower its expected rate of return, thereby driving up the mandatory financial contribution from state and local governments.
Los Rios Community College District Vice Chancellor of Education and Technology Jamey Nye offers his insight into on-time graduation rates. For more from Nye, check out “Fast-Tracked” in our September issue. Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll email you when it’s available online.
The Sacramento area economy continues to grow, thriving in the wake of the Great Recession 10 years ago with new and existing business expansion. With that growth comes new opportunities, as well as some challenges for our community.