Women in Leadership: Angela DePaoli, Bargas Environmental Consulting
As part of our 2019 salute to women in leadership, we feature seven of the Capital Region’s most relevant and successful women leaders — here’s one of them.
We Need to Prioritize Urban Farming in City Planning
Stop saying we can’t do that here, and instead take action to include urban agriculture in your city planning.
Seeing The Forest For The Trees
Sacramento Tree Foundation’s Urban Wood Rescue program gives new life to urban lumber
The Urban Wood Rescue project has allowed the foundation to repurpose landfill-bound wood — and in doing so, to eliminate carbon emissions, as well.
Sakata Seed America Opens $18.5 Million Woodland Innovation Center
Not too long ago, when Sakata Seed America was looking to relocate some of its operations from Morgan Hill, there was an easy choice near Woodland.
These Masks Protect Against Particulates From Wildfire Smoke
Toby Lewsadder stepped outside an Ace Hardware store wearing a simple one-strap dust mask. He knew it wasn’t the right defense against the wildfire smoke lingering in the air, but it was all he could find.
Meet Ken Alex, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Climate Concierge
The officials gathered at the front of the room, arranging themselves on a dais, last fall at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.
The Family Niche
Pomopolis Farms taps into a unique market for steady, repeat business
Suburban father Mike Polis makes an unlikely rancher, but he’s gained traction with his passion project, building a small family farm catering to a niche Capital Region market.
State Quarantine Stings Urban Farmers
A ‘canning party’ helps Root 64 preserve its produce
Urban farmers Sarah McCamman and Randy Stannard never dreamed their most lucrative time of year — heirloom tomato season — would go from boom to bust under a state quarantine.
Trump Moves to Ease Obama Auto-Mileage Rules, California’s Clout
The Trump administration, taking aim at one of former President Barack Obama’s signature environmental achievements, is proposing to suspend required increases in vehicle fuel economy after 2020 and unwind California’s authority to limit tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions in the state.
16 founders with the skills to make it work
We asked readers to submit their picks for the Capital Region’s top entrepreneurs —and you answered. Our editorial team vetted almost 100 nominations, looking for innovative business ideas, interesting backstories, unique products and services and that ineffable “it” factor. And here they are…