Every year, the United States generates around 260 million tons of trash. And no one knows what to do with it. No one, that is, except serial entrepreneur Mike Hart, the CEO of Davis-based Sierra Energy.
Part of this month’s Innovation issue
Pensions put the risk on employers, who are on the hook to pay retirees an agreed amount no matter what happens to the underlying investment.
Welcome to the world of office yoga, a curious merger of yoga and commerce that is proving itself to be lucrative.
The biggest problem facing business owners is a lack of customers. No one knows what to do first: Build the customer base and create a demand for business, or rebuild the businesses and see if the customers follow?
At 11 years old, Yolanda Vega started selling buñuelos and other local foods at street festivals around Michoacán. When she relocated to Sacramento in 1996, she did the same thing, driving around town and growing her clientele.
A latex unicorn mask hangs on the back wall near the window of Katherine Bardis-Miry and Rachel Bardis’ shared office.
“We’re kind of weird,” Katherine laughs.
During summer months, 6-year-old Hazel keeps busy playing in the office of Huston Textile Company. It’s fitting that she should feel at home here — she is, after all, the inspiration for her parents’ textile milling business.
When Art Savage and his partners purchased a Minor-League Baseball team and moved it to a new stadium in West Sacramento in 2000, his wife, Susan Savage, never imagined that one day she would own and operate the Sacramento River Cats.
Dimple Records has been a regional fixture for more than four decades. Comstock’s spent several weeks with the family behind the business to learn Dimple’s history: how it started, why they decided to walk away and what comes next.
I bet you a cup of coffee that you are reading this just before a meeting, or maybe just after. Another bet: You feel that there are too many meetings. A third: This gauntlet of meetings can make it tough — or impossible — to finish your work.