Before moving to Sacramento in 2017, Eric Johnson played senior editorial roles at various newsweeklies and magazines in the Bay Area for 20 years. He is now fulfilling a lifelong dream as a freelance writer for several Northern California publications. He is a proud and grateful Midtown urban-forest dweller.
A new project in the North Yuba Forest is developing a local economy built on wood and other biomass clogging the forest.
The process of turning wood waste into fuel not only
represents a breakthrough in the biofuels industry, but also
helps to create more resilient forests that can better
Kirk DeJesus, the new director of the Port of Stockton, is aware that most people, even neighbors in the Bay Area and the Capital Region, don’t know anything about his deepwater port.
The compound, which is available in the form of tinctures and chewable treats, is being used to treat a variety of issues, including anxiety, pain and seizures.
The SMF Master Plan 2020 Update envisions significant continued growth for the airport.
The study’s findings show that as the number of dispensaries increase, the number of opioid deaths drop.
Sacramento is working to turn its fleet into a model of municipal sustainability with electric vehicles, a software-and-hardware suite to monitor efficiency, and more.
Small cannabis farmers are contributing to the regenerative agriculture movement by cultivating polycultures rather than growing just one crop.
Davina Smith hopes to help set the course for the department’s future.
Khemia Manufacturing’s Mindy Galloway says her company is almost halfway through a $1 million seed funding round.
For decades, the California water debate revolved around one metric: unimpeded flow, which is the amount of water in the river and streams. While flow is still without doubt the key issue, it is no longer the only one.
In this time of enforced boredom laced with extraordinary stress, many people in the Capital Region are turning to cannabis for relief from both.
Many local leaders and members of the commercial cannabis community are still optimistic about the November 2018 passage of five ballot measures in El Dorado County that lay the groundwork for a fully legalized and regulated cannabis industry.
Stitching together rural and suburban areas from near the Delta to the foothills, Grant Line Road and White Rock Road connect the area’s past and future.
SMUD is exploring ways to meet increased energy demands where cannabis cultivation operations are concentrated.
PODCAST: How we get around is rapidly evolving, and more change is coming. Several public and private sector partnerships are helping to position the Capital Region as a leader in the new mobility revolution.
Several public and private sector partnerships are helping to position the Capital Region as a leader in the new mobility revolution.
Part of this month’s Innovation issue
The nation’s only fleet of “floating” electric car-share vehicles is the newest evidence of a transportation revolution taking off in Sacramento. GIG is one piece of a combined effort by the city, SMUD, and many other players to make the region the leader of the new-mobility revolution.
A group of public and private sector leaders in Sacramento are working to craft a protocol for self-driving vehicles that could be replicated in other municipalities across the country.