Sculpture and Science

A father and son duo are lighting up the Central Valley with handmade neon signs.

Jun 22, 2018 Eva Roethler

Common Thread

Growing up in South Korea, Jeannie Johng-Nishikawa would dream of being a fashion designer as she watched her mother spin yarn and make fabric. 

May 25, 2018 Eva Roethler

Carefully Crafted

Gladding, McBean, a terra cotta manufacturing company in Lincoln, mines from a clay deposit that keeps on giving. 

Mar 30, 2018 Eva Roethler

Journey to Citizenship

After years of waiting, Khaleel Yasir and his wife, Zuhal Al Ameen, became naturalized U.S. citizens on Feb. 22 at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. During the monthly naturalization ceremony, 1,060 residents from 81 countries took the oath of citizenship. Yasir resettled his family to Sacramento in 2012 after nine years of service as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Iraq. 

Mar 14, 2018 Joan Cusick

No Laughing Matter

Building iconic institutions in Sacramento comedy isn’t easy, but local comedian Shahera Hyatt gets the last laugh. 

Feb 23, 2018 Ken James