Panning for Gold Has Changed, but Pioneer Mining Supplies in Auburn Remains Timeless
Three generations teach gold mining
Frank Sullivan’s mining legacy is as rich as Auburn’s, and is
reflected in his timeless shop, Pioneer Mining Supplies.
A New Model for Concierge-Level Customer Service
Customer service. It’s a skill critical, not just for service-related industries like retail, hospitality and sales, but truly for all business sectors. Because at the end of the day, we all have customers. They’re our colleagues, our business partners, our clients, and yes — our customers.
Penny Candy Store in Live Oak Dispenses Sweet Dose of Nostalgia
Store faces major changes after COVID-19 death of co-owner
Following tragic circumstances, Penny Candy has reopened,
continuing its decades-long status as a treasured destination in
Live Oak. Now, it’s up for sale.
Fair Food at Fair Prices
Families line up for fried pork chops, funnel cakes and other favorites at the California State Fair despite inflation
Concessions prices are higher than they were at the last California State Fair in 2019, but fairgoers are still spending money on the summer indulgences they missed.
City of Lincoln
Lincoln is well-known for its family-friendly parks and recreational activities
Positioning itself as one of the state’s safest, most livable communities, the City of Lincoln continues to enjoy strong investment interest.
Getting to Know: Brandon Darnell
A content director tells the stories of Sacramento
The former journalist shapes the brand for Visit
Sacramento’s web content, audio-visual output, podcast, Visitors
Guide and more.
The Return of Arts and Music Festivals
Big events boost local economies and shape our identity
Capital Region music festivals attract tens of thousands of fans
from nearby areas and from all around the country.
Colorful Bar in Historic Locke Stays the Course After an Ownership Change
Al the Wop’s has been serving bikers, locals and tourists for 75 years
The Delta bar’s five new owners kept the biker bar’s decor, unique traditions, steakhouse-style food menu and controversial name.
After the Blaze
Climate change creates challenging conditions for California wineries
Winemakers are challenged with the consistent threat
of wildfires and their aftermath, plus drought
conditions and complex water realities.
Neighborhood Favorite: Tupi Coffee
A Sacramento coffee shop aims to introduce Brazilian snacks to all 50 states
The Boulevard Park corner cafe serves Brazilian baked goods such as cheese bread and fried dumplings, as well as an assortment of sandwiches and beverages.