The New Industrialists
Meet four entrepreneurs in the Capital Region who are making a positive difference
Here are four entrepreneurs who are transforming ideas of manufacturing for the well-being of the world.
After losing his bid for reelection as Stockton mayor, Michael Tubbs is weighing his options
Losing the election wasn’t the worst thing that could have
happened to Tubbs. Many think it simply pushes his timeline
forward by four years.
Architects and homeowners use the modernist template to design dwellings that are a departure from the norm
Once considered a stark and cold aesthetic, today’s residential modern design employs variety and warmth. Here are some of the Capital Region’s modern homes and the architects who designed them.
Finding Affordable Financing
The flow of money to pay for low-income housing could be slowing just as demand soars
There’s a staggering demand for affordable housing coming just
when there’s less financing available to build it.
Boom From the Bay
The influx of high-skilled workers is boosting Sacramento’s economic prospects
Leaders in business and development say the trend could alter the trajectory of the region’s economy for years to come.
Promise for New Proteins
Advancements in the alternative-protein space ignite in the Sacramento area
In September, UC Davis was awarded the first federal funding
given to a university to research cultivated meat, positioning
the Capital Region to serve as a hub of the advancing
UC Davis researchers join the global race for a COVID-19 vaccine
UC Davis is participating in a global clinical trial being run by Pfizer — one of the most promising vaccine trials to date.
Where’s the Party?
Companies have to get more creative to replace familiar holiday events of yore
Employers have been scaling back their annual holiday parties for
years. What will they look like in 2020?
Protecting Open Land
California Rangeland Trust project places fiscal value on the environmental benefits of ranches
Ranchers and those in the conservation industry know there’s an inherent value to working lands, such as cattle ranches. But how do they monetize that value?
Transfer of Power
Some owners who want to sell decide the best buyer is their staff
Research indicates that employee ownership can improve profit margins and company culture, but it may not be the right choice for every seller.