The Bright Side: Shelter From the Firestorm

Wag Hotels, a chain of companion-animal boarding facilities, decided to offer a free week of board for cats and dogs at its nine locations across Northern and Southern California in response to the LNU Lightning Complex fire that began in August. 

Nov 13, 2020 Ashley Hayes-Stone

The Bright Side: Down to Earth

Sacramento Edible Yards, a father-and-son organic-gardening business, helps people learn how to grow their own food at home.

Oct 22, 2020 Ashley Hayes-Stone

The Bright Side: Harvesting Community

A buyback program is helping microfarmers from the Southeast Asian community feed families and recoup their losses from a drop in sales. 

Oct 13, 2020 Hector Amezcua

The Bright Side: Got It Covered

Old Country Tailor in East Sacramento began making and selling cloth face masks in April and sold around 4,000 that month.

Sep 15, 2020 Shoka

The Bright Side: A Sweet Heart

On National Doughnut Day, the Sacramento doughnut shop Sweet Dozen ran a special to support the Black Youth Leadership Project.

Aug 20, 2020 Ashley Hayes-Stone