Mark Murray, executive director of Californians Against Waste, offers his insight into the plastics industry.
Anne Bown-Crawford, executive director of the California Arts Council on the arts as an economic driver.
Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture President John C. Webre offers his insight into civic architecture.
Sacramento stands at a crossroads. Will it remain a place where teachers, firefighters, nurses and retail clerks can live in the same city as the people they serve? Will Sacramento maintain its identity as a diverse city; a place to put down roots and raise a family? Or will it succumb to the fate of other metropolitan areas, where the people who work to make our city run can’t afford to live here?
Economists agree that rent control leads to a decline in the quantity and quality of housing.
This month, for the second year in a row, I’ll mentor Sacramento State students in the State Hornet Digital Academy, designed to supplement journalism coursework and prepare students for the always-changing media landscape. Based on last year’s experience, these students are eager, dedicated and brimming with ideas. But I worry about what kind of industry they’ll be fighting their way into when they graduate.
Apprentices offer a much-needed path to quality, high-paying careers.
On March 17 at SXSW festival, Sacramento-based musician Christian Gates, known by his stage name The Philharmonik, spit the freestyle of his life in front of hip-hop icon Sway Calloway.
Joe Devlin, Sacramento’s first chief of cannabis policy and enforcement chats about what can be expected in the near future for legal cannabis in Sacramento.
Virginia Varela, Golden Pacific Bank president and CEO, offers her insight into the region’s community banks.