Clint Hopkins and his husband Joel Hockman are the current owners
of Pucci’s Pharmacy in Sacramento, a 90-year-old business with a
long history of inclusion.
The Granite Bay farm was established in 1911 by a Japanese
immigrant and is still run by his descendants, including his
Tens of thousands of acres of almond orchards are pulled up each
year in California. Knotty Wood is out to put those trees to
Nonprofits make up 97 percent of All-Cal’s clientele, which has
been run by the Esparza family in Roseville for more than 30
The pandemic hurt the small businesses that make up Little Saigon’s microeconomy, but business owners and their customers are hanging on.
No longer relegated to sidelines and dugouts, professional coaches are available to help people conquer a wide variety of goals and tasks.
While large companies often have shareholders and untold numbers of employees to satisfy, family businesses can maneuver more deftly and swiftly, powering through as best they can.
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.
The company recently broke ground on a new Woodland facility that will double its warehouse size and serve as a community hub at the intersections of gourmet food, farm to fork and pollinator support.