A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many entrepreneurs feel reasons for hope, both for their companies and the world at large.
The Tolenas Winery label produces a variety of wines, but what sets it apart is the white pinot noir Eclipse that took a gold medal at the 2019 International Women’s Wine Competition.
Big Basin, nearly wiped out by fire, remains closed as the state struggles to protect nearly 300 parks from climate change. Solutions are costly: thinning forests, adding sand to beaches, moving parking lots and buildings.
Elizabeth-Rose Mandalou is a partner and cofounder of the restaurant group WM Restaurants and holds the title of Advanced Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Co-owner Peter Hoey is optimistic for the future, saying, “It’s not pre-pandemic numbers, but we’re in a good spot as far as restaurant sales.”
California’s Sierra Nevada ski resorts were officially open in
February 2021 after shutting down in March 2020 due to COVID-19
While many small and not-so-small businesses were roiled, some
have seen a windfall with people desperate to hop in their cars
and do something, anything, besides cook another dinner at home
and watch more Netflix.
Sacramento has been invaded by Nashville-style hot chicken.
Neighborhood Favorite is a new monthly web column that profiles
independent restaurants around the Capital Region to showcase the
diversity and resilience of our local food entrepreneurs. In the
first installment, we visit one of Sacramento’s longest-standing
In a world where travel is suddenly not only difficult but also potentially dangerous, a group dedicated to increasing tourism in the Capital Region has to be creative.