Photos: Rockin’ the Suburbs

There’s a nice payoff for music fans willing to explore outside the city of Sacramento — and it doesn’t have to be a long trek. Photojournalist Steve Martarano takes us inside suburban entertainment gems in the Capital Region.

Jul 29, 2019 Steve Martarano

Visit Sac 2019 State of the Hospitality Industry

Visit Sacramento hosted its State of the Hospitality Industry Luncheon on June 27 at the Memorial Auditorium in downtown Sacramento. The event celebrated the city’s tourism industry and highlighted future opportunities, including growing the festival business in the region.  

Jul 27, 2019 Tia Gemmell

Shriners Hospital ‘Garden Tour of Love’

Shriners Hospital “Garden Tour of Love” was held on June 9 and the Fair Oaks home of Jerry and Sharon Haleva. The event raised donations and awareness for the Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California. The event hosted more than 100 guests and featured a tour of the Haleva’s unique gardens, as well as live music and ceremonial dove release.

Jul 22, 2019 Tia Gemmell
From left: Jessie Jones and John Morris Ross IV originally opened their comedy club to serve as a live studio for their podcast.

Duo Takes a Stab at Comedy With Intimate Venue

Stab is not the type of club with a two-drink minimum or will-call window. It’s a club built by comics, for comics. It’s part of a larger trend in the Sacramento comedy scene where shows are increasingly being held on non-traditional stages.

Jun 19, 2019 Luis Gael Jimenez