Wes Davis is an artist and photographer based in Northern California. After completing a degree in photography from Sacramento State, he spent 12 years directing an art gallery and managing a mixed-use photography studio. His portfolio is available online at www.wesdavisphotography.com and you can follow him on Instagram at @wesdavisphotography.
A new generation of entrepreneurs is bringing fresh concepts to restaurant and bar spaces that shuttered in 2020.
Comstock’s spoke to Visit Sacramento Brand and Community Engagement Director Karlee Cemo-McIntosh about how the organization has taken advantage of new opportunities over the past year.
With daytrip-worthy destinations in the Capital Region, wine enthusiasts no longer need to pay the higher prices and drive to Napa to get a world-class winery experience.
For more than three decades, the Ronald McDonald House Charities
and the McDonald’s Corporation helped to define Ramirez, who
became a franchisee in Galt in 1988.
After 15 years as a Major League Baseball player for five teams,
Greg Vaughn now focuses on Vaughn’s Valley Foundation.
Roger Valine joined VSP in 1973 and worked his way up from being
a management trainee to become the driving force as the CEO of
the Rancho Cordova company.
In December 2019, a few months before the fastest drop in global
stock markets in financial history, Mark Otero launched Alice
Capital, a hedge fund designed to bypass emotion.
Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda were co-directors of the
Sacramento Ballet from 1988 to 2018. Since then, life has looked
MCC Communications founder Michele McCormick is a model, actor
and photographer who specializes in travel and nature
Pam Marrone, who retired as CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations in
2020, didn’t take a break; she still works 10-12 hour days.
Carl Landau had spent 37 years in publishing and event organizing
when he decided to launch Pickleball Media last year.
On Oct. 12, 2020, hair-care brand R+Co came to the Federico
Advanced academy in Sacramento to present R+Co Drive-In, a
socially distanced drive-in and livestreamed educational
While large companies often have shareholders and untold numbers of employees to satisfy, family businesses can maneuver more deftly and swiftly, powering through as best they can.
Smaller, independent hospitals are at risk of closing due to financial strain exacerbated by the pandemic.
These six Capital Region higher-education projects, completed in the last decade, offer inspired and intentional learning spaces.
Overshadowed by the Nut Tree road stop and retail center, downtown Vacaville doesn’t always get as much attention by tourists and locals. However, it only took one visit to convince Leslie Silver that it was the perfect spot to start her new business.
Corey Sholes, a self-described skateboard fanatic, was 18 years old when he cut his first skateboard. Eventually, he started pressing his own boards using a vacuum press system, and making handcrafted boards became his full-time job and his business, Legend Skateboards, in 1994.
Since the Industrial Revolution, the myth of the American Dream has centered around cities. As the story goes, the most promising rural youth leave their hinterland homes to seek their fortunes in the metropolis, perhaps never to return.
Part of this month’s Rural Living series
Several public and private sector partnerships are helping to position the Capital Region as a leader in the new mobility revolution.
Part of this month’s Innovation issue