Established in 2006, Acres of Hope provides a safe family environment and a healthy living program for women with children striving for a new way of life. This faith-based renewal center’s balanced approach through a two-year program sets the foundation of change and breaks the cycle of homelessness.
While the days of having to meet remotely for services are mostly done, houses of worship in Sacramento are still coming out of a tough time and facing uncertainty.
Since 2010, Meals on Wheels by ACC (MoW) has provided millions of nutritious meals to seniors aged 60 years or better throughout Sacramento County. As we emerge from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, MoW is reopening sites and making exciting changes.
The latest point-in-time count of California’s homeless population shows that it increased at roughly the same pace as previous years, although it appears to have disproportionately affected Latinos. Experts say homelessness interventions are paying off but “the inflow is killing us.”
The pressure is on to execute an economic comeback. Local
business and government leaders share their economic development
strategies for moving on from the bruising pandemic
As national and international tourism decreased during the
pandemic, regional visitation saw a boost. We profile three small
picturesque towns that got a big increase in visitors.
Over two years into the pandemic and many are beyond burnt
out and in need of support. We examine the ways we’ve
suffered and how to mediate the psychological effects of pandemic
As many women faced changes in their jobs during the past two
years of the pandemic, they were able to shift the priorities and
persist with the support of their families, colleagues and
Dr. Anita Chandrasena may not have intended to work in hospital administration when she began her medical career in 2002, but she is grateful for the mentors who recognized her abilities and invested in her professional growth. “This allowed me to pursue different opportunities, which has led to a career I find so fulfilling and rewarding,” Chandrasena says.
Income inequality grew in California during three of the last four recessions before the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers are trying to figure out if the same happened in 2020.