Smaller landfills, fewer forest fires and more renewable energy — these are just a few perks California would get from increasing biomass energy, some experts say.
I have never been this worried about the state of our economy, and I’m not alone. Many of the business leaders I meet feel exactly the same.
People, pets and drinking water could be better protected because of a new effort in Sacramento County to shutter abandoned wells.
Although she can’t recall an aha moment that launched her interest, Julia Burrows says she has been passionate about all things green and sustainable as long as she can remember.
In an economy where company officials are making hard financial decisions, spending thousands of dollars on training might seem like an unnecessary expense.
The shade of the warehouse does little to quell the triple-digit heat. Still, Thomas Nesbit, 21, and Jared Smedly, 22, volunteer their afternoon to construct a picnic table from scratch.
Like zombies in a low-budget horror movie, commercial properties in the Capital Region are staggering along in the twilight between life and death.
Transforming the Power Inn area bears a striking resemblance to the way an ancient lake transforms into a meadow. It takes a lot of infill, it happens over decades and the result can be a jewel that brings new vitality to the landscape.
During World War II, the U.S. Army put Depot Park on the map as a
central location to collect and distribute war supplies to troops
on the West Coast and across the Pacific. The military moved out
in 1995, but government, nonprofits and businesses of all sizes
have continued to leverage the site as a hub for green activities
and technological innovations.
Customers of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District and other power providers could soon realize the benefits of living on a smarter grid.
In the late 1800s the township of Brighton, along what is now Folsom Boulevard and Power Inn Road, was bustling with a racetrack, pony express stop and the distinguished (if unrecognized) title of Sacramento’s first suburb.
Sometimes success is about seeing the potential of a hole in the ground. Well, it also takes a lot of meetings too; just ask the guys who turned the gravel pit on Power Inn Road into what is now Granite Regional Park.
Over the course of his lengthy career as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Michael Chapman transformed trauma care in the Sacramento area, saving countless lives along the way.
An infant in Redding is turning blue, slipping away with a failing heart and lungs until a specialist in Sacramento steps in and saves the baby’s life, guiding a team of nurses via a video link.
Dr. Jan Nolta is a whirlwind of energy, and this July morning she is blitzing through UC Davis’ brand-new Institute for Regenerative Cures, a state-of-the-art lab where scientists and researchers are working on breakthrough discoveries and stem cell therapies.