Dave Kempa

Dave Kempa is a freelance reporter and adjunct journalism professor at American River College. A resident of Southside Park, he serves on the boards of local nonprofits 916 Ink and Alchemist CDC.

Port J. Parker

Founder/managing principal, Parker Law Group

Port J. Parker formed Parker Law Group in January 2018. He has more than 23 years of experience in numerous areas of law. He specializes in complex business, civil, tort and probate litigation. He has extensive transactional experience and acts as General Counsel to a diverse group of businesses throughout California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona.

Kachet Jackson-Henderson

Kachet Jackson-Henderson is the face behind The Lipstick Giraffe, a Sacramento-based fashionable lifestyle brand. In addition to creating content for the TLG blog, Kachet handles wardrobe styling for special events on behalf of local and national retailers as well as personal style consultations. She can regularly be found on Good Day Sacramento and FOX40 offering style tips and showcasing season’s hottest trends. By trade, Kachet’s background is in marketing and advertising, with over five years of experience both agency and client side. She is currently an independent professional, specializing in social media, content strategy and public relations.

Vanessa Richardson

Vanessa Richardson is a freelance writer in Sacramento who covers finance, startups and women in business. She also writes for Entrepreneur, Fortune and Money magazines. 

Kyle Monk

Kyle Monk has an elegant and unique style blending minimalism with story telling. His work specializes in a range of expertise, covering a broad gamut – from conceptual and fine art to documentary. A perfectionist, he believes his education will never be complete and lives to challenge his talents.

Anna Petkovich

Writer

Anna Petkovich is a recent New York City transplant by way of Sacramento. Her work has appeared in SactownThe Bold Italic and Comstock’s magazine. Her focus is on the arts, dining news and travel. Her (fairly vacant) Twitter is @a_petkovich

Caitlin McCulloch

Former Diablo Magazine style editor Caitlin McCulloch is now a freelance writer and agency-signed model. Interests include fashion, rooting for the Niners, Giants, and Warriors, working out, cooking, and, like many other graduates of Sonoma State University, a good glass of wine. Caitlin is based in Sacramento but travels as much as humanly possible. 

Kim Palaferri

Kim Palaferri is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s magazine. 

Brandon Getty

Brandon Getty is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s.