Armed with inspiration from a vintage WWII era battle tank, Michael Seals has carved out a niche high-end market as a custom watchmaker in the suburban community of El Dorado Hills, 25 miles east of Sacramento and across the globe from Switzerland’s Alps — home to the watchmakers who have set the standard for quality and precision.
Amid the country’s worst economy in decades, Michael Genovese was offered more work, and he refused.
Effective water conservation throughout the City of Folsom made way for the largest expansion of the city in decades. While not all residents agree with Folsom’s strategy, it is being implemented in growing cities around the state as an effective tool to meet housing demand.
Northern California manufacturers and distributors of everything from barrels to bottles to pesticides for the region’s wine industry are using the same juxtaposition to sum up the wine market: “up and down.”
Ellen Hanak, director of the Water Policy Center at the Public Policy Institute of California offers her insight into California water management.
The question of value is crucial in business, whether it’s how much you should pay to acquire a competitor, the fair price for that new piece of equipment or how big a share of your company you can pass along to your heirs.
Connectivity between the capital city and one of the leading research universities in the nation is an obvious essential ingredient if our region’s diverse set of assets are to be leveraged collectively. This is particularly relevant as UC Davis and the City of Sacramento work together to provide the jobs and lifestyle amenities more likely to keep university graduates in the region.
It might be hard to imagine, but Sacramento will start building thousands of houses and condominiums again — some day.
Around the world, 2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home. This Sacramento startup aims to make a difference.
California’s cities and counties are facing the formidable challenge of determining how they’ll tackle regulations outlined in the state’s greenhouse gas legislation.