A Visit with the Capital’s Real (and More Beloved) Powerhouse
How Sandy Smoley saved the Sacramento Symphony, got those lights installed on the Tower Bridge, chummed around with Ronald Reagan, and thinks we should all sit on our porches
Sandy Smoley was once ubiquitous in local and state government, in the arts, in charity, in civic beautification and ultimately, as an in-demand public affairs and health care consultant for The Smoley Group. We check in with the local icon to see what she’s up to now.
The Quality of Marcy
Catching up with the region’s tireless philanthropist, art collector and painter
Marcy Friedman is one of the greater Sacramento region’s
best-known and most personally beloved philanthropists, as well
as a genuine influencer.
The New Adventures of Gregg Lukenbill: Catching Up With the Man of a Thousand Projects
From owning a professional basketball team and starting an airline service to resuscitating a neighborhood bar, this Sacramento native refuses to slow down
Gregg Lukenbill has a lifelong, nearly unconditional love
for the city he helped build. Get to know the former Sacramento
Kings owner and his new project to revive a legendary bar.
Randall Selland’s Regional Fiefdom of Food
With Sacramento’s first Michelin-starred restaurant (The Kitchen), an elegant Capitol hangout (Ella), three Selland’s Market Cafés and Italian eatery OBO’, this Fresno native makes his son’s ‘Farm to Fork’ more than a tagline
Over the past 30 years, Randall Selland has opened multiple
restaurants of different styles, all with an inclusive, folksy
Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness: A Throwback and a Futurist
Lunching with the local legend at a Capital landmark
The former sheriff reflects on 31 years in law enforcement
and his current radio talk show.