Imagine selecting your final resting place where bobcats roam,
wildflowers support bees and birds, and trails meander through
rolling grasslands, oak savannah and forested settings.
Big Basin, nearly wiped out by fire, remains closed as the state struggles to protect nearly 300 parks from climate change. Solutions are costly: thinning forests, adding sand to beaches, moving parking lots and buildings.
Women founders in the Capital Region are developing groundbreaking technology in biotech and ag-tech, emerging industries where territory is still uncharted.
The Capital Region depends on water resources engineers like Mary Paasch, principal engineer and vice president of Stantec.
In a world of portability and to-go orders, Grass Valley-based startup BoxPower delivers energy in a box.
In 11 years as director, Michelle Bertolino has guided Roseville Electric Utility to become one of the state’s most reliable, cost-effective electric services.
The air board’s lack of accounting threatens to derail the state’s climate change goals, the audit says. “California is in need of more reliable tools,” state auditor Elaine Howle wrote.
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District, which has served the
community for nearly 75 years, also became a social
services organization in 2018.
Pam Marrone, who retired as CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations in
2020, didn’t take a break; she still works 10-12 hour days.
Comstock’s spoke to Lau about leading the country’s sixth-largest community-owned electric utility and about his plan to reach zero carbon emissions within 10 years.