No Time for a Break

Jaime Coffee’s side work as a PA announcer is breaking barriers

Real vacations are rare for Sacramento Republic FC public address announcer Jaime Coffee.

Juggling a full-time state job with side gigs in and outside Sacramento, the barrier-breaking Coffee works as a female announcer in a field dominated by men. Coffee’s crazy schedule comes at a cost: Vacations are usually of the working variety. 

Sep 12, 2019 Steve Martarano

In the Making: At Conscious Creamery, a Good Dessert

The walls of Conscious Creamery’s commercial kitchen in Sacramento’s Del Paso Heights neighborhood are lined with stainless steel freezers, constantly humming loud and keeping chef Andrea Seppinni’s plant-based gelato frozen. 

Sep 6, 2019 Shoka

Sacramento Self-Help Housing: Let Them Eat Cake

Sacramento Self-Help Housing hosted its 17th annual Let Them Eat Cake fundraising event at Beatnik Studios in downtown Sacramento on July 11. Community members and partners raised $90,000 for the nonprofit organization, which works to eliminate homelessness in the region. 

Sep 1, 2019 Charles Vincent McDonald

Comstock’s 30th Anniversary

Comstock’s magazine celebrated its 30th anniversary at Downtown & Vine in downtown Sacramento on July 17. The event included wine, hors d’oeuvres and a raffle for guests.

Sep 1, 2019 Tia Gemmell

Airco Mechanical: 45th Anniversary Celebration

Airco Mechanical celebrated its 45th anniversary on July 11, at its headquarters in Depot Park in south Sacramento. More than 300 leaders in the Capital Region construction industry attended the event.

Sep 1, 2019

Biba Was a Star in Sacramento’s Restaurant Scene

She was the owner and host of Biba, the guiding force behind the menu, and, in those roles, she was everybody’s favorite Italian mamma. Free of gimmicks and trends, Biba was not trying to be edgy or innovative. The kitchen did things the right way — use excellent ingredients and classic technique while paying attention to all the little things from start to finish.

Aug 30, 2019 Blair Anthony Robertson