Sightings & Happenings Around Town

(photo: Mia Lopez)

Show Us Your Arena

The building of a new Sacramento

Help us keep progress of the downtown arena by sharing your photos on Facebook and Twitter. Like the friendly neighbors to site that we are, Comstock’s will feature your photos of the construction

Aug 1, 2014 Mia Lopez
A flock of Dunlin fly over “pop up” habitats in the Sacramento Valley

(photo: Drew Kelley for The Nature Conservancy)

Water Foul

The drought is putting in jeopardy efforts to shore up migratory bird populations

Doug Thomas stops his white pickup along the elevated dirt road that carves through the acres of newly planted rice stalks in Wheatland, Calif.

In this scene, replete with a myriad of migratory birds lazily grazing in the green fields, change is soon to come. The landscape, Thomas says, will be transformed into an oasis for waterfowl and shorebirds that will find a man-made wetlands to call home on their annual migration this fall.

Aug 5, 2014 John Blomster