Why We Need to Build the Epic Trail
Young or old, rich or poor, city-dweller or rural resident — the response was the same: Civic amenities are vital to a good life.
The Creative Divide
New branding initiatives in Sacramento offer a lesson in balancing business directives with artistic freedom
The success of the film Lady Bird brought Sacramento into the national limelight and local leaders want to incorporate the creative community into its branding efforts. But artists and business leaders can be strange bedfellows.
Back and Forward: Emily Baime Michaels
Midtown Association’s executive director on business and arts partnerships in the Capital Region
Emily Baime Michaels, executive director of Midtown Association, offers her insight into Sacramento business and arts partnerships in the Capital Region.
Consumer education is key for Capital Region tea shops
When Leo Hickman returned in 2003 from an eight-month tour in Kuwait as a combat engineer in the U.S. Air Force, he wanted a way to spread peace. With no idea how, he set out on a journey of self-discovery and backpacked through 27 countries.
Squaw Goes Green
Former head of Squaw Valley leaves behind a mission to be the first ski resort in the country fully powered by renewable energy.
Squaw Valley is on a quest to reduce its carbon footprint and achieve 100 percent renewable energy by as soon as the end of this year. In doing so, the company is undertaking one of the most aggressive eco-friendly efforts by the ski industry across the nation.
Back and Forward: Michael Reitzell
California Ski Industry Association president on environmental stewardship
Michael Reitzell, president of the California Ski Industry Association, offers his insight into environmental stewardship by the region’s ski resorts.
Queens of Craft Brew
Comstock’s speaks with three women brewery owners in the Capital Region
Comstock’s spoke with a few women brewery owners in the Capital Region about their diverse backgrounds, their paths to leadership and their thoughts on getting more women into craft beer.
Sacramento Welcomes the Bulls
Golden 1 Center continues as popular stop for Professional Bull Riders Tour
For 16 consecutive years, first at Arco/Sleep Train Arena and now the Golden 1 Center, Sacramento fans have made it a ritual of grabbing their cowboy hats and heading to the home of the Kings to welcome the best talent the bull riding world has to offer.
California High Speed Rail Authority CEO Brian Kelly on infrastructure, gas taxes and public transit
After five years as the Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency, Brian Kelly took the helm as CEO of California High Speed Rail Authority, effective February 1. We sat down with him to talk about the state’s critical infrastructure needs and the nation’s first high-speed rail system as construction continues in the Central Valley.
Placer County establishments are taking brewing back to its roots with what could be the start of a rural craft-beer destination
Placer County will soon be home to it’s third farmhouse brewery, marrying farm-to-fork ideals with the craft beer craze. Do these breweries offer the area trappings to make it a tourist destination?