An interview with Laura Good of StartupSac
Laura Good spoke with Comstock’s about her organization’s efforts to accelerate entrepreneurship in our region.
Myths Around Mental Illness, Linked to Higher Unemployment, Must Stop
Many employees with mental illnesses don’t get the help they need for fear of discrimination
Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide – secrecy and stigma around the issue continue.
Insurance Carriers May Be Making Rural Health Care Worse
Living in rural America certainly comes with a number of benefits, including less crime and a lower cost of living. But rural Americans also face disparity in health care, exacerbated in part by insurance carriers and the networks they put together for their consumers.
Growth in Data Breaches Shows Need for Government Regulations
Data breaches continue to grow in size, frequency and intensity. Company responses are typically inadequate, so now it’s time for government regulators to step in.
Access to Water Features Can Boost City Dwellers’ Mental Health
Research shows being close to so-called “blue space” like river trails, a lake or even urban fountains can have certain psychological benefits similar to those associated with green nature.
How Climate Change Is Making Christmas Tree Shopping Harder
Droughts in 2012 and 2014 and spring floods in 2019 have taken a toll on plantings, particularly young saplings.
If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past. Over the last five years Christmas tree shortages have been reported in many parts of the U.S.
New I Street Bridge Is Innovative — and Can Become a Tourist Draw
The neighboring cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento have the opportunity to create an iconic and innovative bridge crossing the Sacramento River.
Lina Fat Was the Matriarch of Prominent Sacramento Restaurant Business
She was the woman who helped keep Frank Fat’s a vital component of regional political life while expanding the brand and solidifying the Fat family as one of the most prominent names in the Sacramento hospitality scene.
What Being a Leader Means to Me
We learn through life and career experiences — whether through our own experiences in a leadership role, or by watching others lead or watching them fail.
Why Donors Should Stop Pressuring Nonprofits to Pinch Pennies
Rewarding charities that scrimp is less strategic than it sounds.
The end of the year is a popular time to give to charity, but no matter what time of year it is, donors want help deciding which charity to support.