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.
Like zombies in a low-budget horror movie, commercial properties in the Capital Region are staggering along in the twilight between life and death.
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.
In his first year as Sacramento’s mayor, Kevin Johnson focused public attention on a series of initiatives targeting the arts, education, the economy and public safety, which aim to bring together experts and residents to develop action plans to move Sacramento forward in its development as a well-rounded city.
Construction projects aren’t known for their efficiencies and streamlined processes.
Promenade Parkway is a lonely stretch of road south of Elk Grove. Behind a chain-link fence, a steel skeleton of what was supposed to be the city’s first mall with a Macy’s department store and a 16-screen theater sits in the shadow of developer General Growth Properties Inc.’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy negotiations.
San Joaquin County needed 3,000 more unemployed workers like it needed a hole in the head, but that’s what it got with the closing of the NUMMI auto plant in Fremont and the related layoffs at its major suppliers.
As the economy continues to struggle, finance and banking lawyers across the country are seeing an increase in commercial loan workouts, which range from simple loan modifications to complicated bankruptcies.
When the president announced his federal stimulus plan, jurisdictions across the nation crossed their fingers for funding, and Placer County got in line.
Like many couples, Grass Valley residents Kendra Delaney and Rob Riley are searching for the perfect home. They’d like the house to be fewer than 10 years old, have at least three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious kitchen and room for Delaney’s 6-year-old son, Sam. One other detail: The house must also be able to accommodate Delaney’s 62-year-old father, Jim Delaney.
The credit crunch and a wave of foreclosures swept the Capital Region housing market like a wildfire, turning the landscape into a scorched ruin with many familiar features gone, including some well-known names in home building and residential development.
A serendipitous land purchase in Auburn is breathing life into a town property hard-hit by the economy.
As Otto Construction’s Mike Feuz flips through the list of his company’s current projects, a pattern begins to emerge.
In more than 40 years as an architect, Don Comstock has seen the profession weather some rough periods.
This month, Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Sacramento First Task Force will make recommendations as to how the city could get the most value from a proposed sports and entertainment complex.
The housing industry is still making its way into national headlines this year — this time, it’s the Federal Housing Administration’s lending program.
The economy and state budget woes have slashed millions of dollars from public transit, forcing hundreds of layoffs, service cuts and fare increases that have pushed the price of a bus ride in Sacramento to among the highest in the nation.
For decades, the contours of the Capital Region economy seemed etched in stone. Government, manufacturing and construction employed the bulk of the population. After the boom and bust of the past decade, however, the job profile of the future could be almost unrecognizable.
Several new doors have opened in the Tahoe area the past five years, but few are as grand as those at the $300 million Ritz-Carlton at Northstar.