Working On the Railroad

Featured SNAP Nov 30, 2018 By Fred Greaves

In The Archives

Macabre requests come to the Center for Sacramento History’s film archive. 

Oct 26, 2018 Eva Roethler

Natural Connection

Lisa Taira at Kiyo’s Floral Design has practiced ikebana — traditional Japanese flower arrangement — for nearly 50 years. 

Sep 21, 2018 Eva Roethler

Haus of Cars

Kombi Haus is slowly taking over a city block in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood. Owner Justin Campbell opened the Volkswagen repair and restoration shop 20 years ago as a small garage on 34th Street. The business now covers over 12,000-square-feet of space across three buildings in the Triangle District.

Aug 24, 2018 Eva Roethler

On A Roll

Sushi savant Chef Billy Ngo dishes up his philosophy on cuisine. 

Jul 27, 2018 Eva Roethler

Sculpture and Science

A father and son duo are lighting up the Central Valley with handmade neon signs.

Jun 22, 2018 Eva Roethler

Common Thread

Growing up in South Korea, Jeannie Johng-Nishikawa would dream of being a fashion designer as she watched her mother spin yarn and make fabric. 

May 25, 2018 Eva Roethler

Carefully Crafted

Gladding, McBean, a terra cotta manufacturing company in Lincoln, mines from a clay deposit that keeps on giving. 

Mar 30, 2018 Eva Roethler

No Laughing Matter

Building iconic institutions in Sacramento comedy isn’t easy, but local comedian Shahera Hyatt gets the last laugh. 

Feb 23, 2018 Ken James

Blast from the Past

Christopher Knecht is a third-generation collector who owns 10 storage sheds, containing 600 square feet of late ‘70s through early ‘90s memorabilia, some of which he inherited from his father and grandfather.

Jan 26, 2018 Eva Roethler