Sacramento’s Black Entrepreneurial History
African American entrepreneurs played a key role in the evolution of Sacramento’s business community
Despite having faced enormous challenges tied to our nation’s racial struggles, Black entrepreneurs have had a profoundly significant impact on the area’s historical, economic, and cultural trajectory.
Professional baseball players train at Optimum Athletes and related businesses near Cal Expo
An elite training facility near Cal Expo has a number of major leaguers have been loyal customers.
New Year, New You
From wearables to short HIIT workouts, these trends are expected to grow in 2023
Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, local nutritionists
and fitness experts share what they’re seeing as the most
popular health trends. Some are legitimate and backed by
science, some are silly, some are useful, and all of them are
very much in vogue.
Startup of the Month: Core Impact
Wearable tech company aims to enhance peak performance of athletes
For athletes, consistency can lead to greatness. Performance data can help get them there. The sports technology startup Core Impact offers a targeted solution through its patent-pending wearable technology.
A Knockout Night
After hiatus, pro boxing returns to Cache Creek Casino
The Oct. 29 Showdown at Cache Creek brought prominent boxers and
promoters to the Yolo County casino, which undertook a $200
million expansion during the pandemic.
The New Adventures of Gregg Lukenbill: Catching Up With the Man of a Thousand Projects
From owning a professional basketball team and starting an airline service to resuscitating a neighborhood bar, this Sacramento native refuses to slow down
Gregg Lukenbill has a lifelong, nearly unconditional love
for the city he helped build. Get to know the former Sacramento
Kings owner and his new project to revive a legendary bar.
Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé buys the River Cats, talks business successes, future hopes and team involvement
Vivek Ranadivé sometimes draws the ire of fans and media
criticism for perceived meddling in his team, which hasn’t made
the playoffs in 16 years. But there’s another side to his
story, his work as a leader of one of the highest-valued
businesses in the area and the potential impact he continues to
have on Sacramento.
An Unforgettable Saturday for Sacramento Sports Fans
Three highly anticipated sports events take place in one night in the capital
The night of Oct. 22 — with three college and professional sporting events starting around the same time — was expected to be a memorable night for Sacramento sports fans.
As the chilly night unfolded, those expectations were undoubtedly
Going on Air
California Capital Airshow lifts off at Mather Field
The California Capital Airshow hearkens back to the years when
the Capital Region was a hub of aerospace and defense
manufacturing. After pandemic losses, the event broke records in
2021 and is set to continue its rise.
Striving for Excellence
How the founder of local nonprofit Just Us United helps Sacramento’s youth
With his nonprofit Just Us United, Mister Harriel strives to
increase opportunities for Sacramento’s underserved youth to