Steve Martarano

Back Writer

Steve Martarano was a reporter at the Sacramento Union for 10 years during the 1980s and worked as a sportswriter, on the daytime crime beat, and reviewing concerts. He retired after working in government public affairs for almost 30 years for several state and federal agencies, most recently for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Bay-Delta office. Steve has lived in Sacramento’s Curtis Park neighborhood with wife Sharon for more than 30 years. Read more at On Twitter @MartArchives.

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Elliott's Natural Foods reaches 70-year milestone

Created mid-century in 1952, Elliott’s Natural Foods was the first in its area to offer many of its health food products. Since their approach to real, clean and organic food was considered a rarity in the early 1950s, they made dispensing wellness knowledge and advice a part of their business plan, which they carry through to today.

Sep 27, 2022 Steve Martarano

Photos: Organized Baseball Returns to the Capital Region

The Lincoln Potters play in historic McBean Stadium in downtown Lincoln, and the wood-bat California Collegiate League team averaged almost 1,000 fans per game during the 2019 season. This year, the Potters are just happy to be playing, even if fans aren’t allowed.

Jul 7, 2020 Steve Martarano