The first book Amy Altstatt wrote was about a little girl in a world in which color represents what one wants to be when grown up. The girl tries different colors to see which one suits her, but none feels right. Then she cries, and, in her rainbow tears, she realizes all the colors are part of her.
It’s safe to say Jeffrey Callison never gives a thought to the Transcontinental Railroad when his alarm wakes him at 5:25 a.m., even though May 10 marks the TCRR’s 150th anniversary.
The construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad was one of the greatest engineering feats in American history, one whose ramifications are felt to this day. The six-year project involved two competing railroad companies laying nearly 1,800 miles of track across the continent, linking west with east.
For the first time in several years, something at least resembling the storied Crawdad Festival of years past is going to be held in Isleton.
Luke and Eliza Maroney want to bring more buzz to Sacramento, and not just the kind they sell. They’re spouses and partners in Lucky Box Club, a subscription service delivering curated cannabis products to customers monthly. But they’re out to fuse weed and other concepts too.
Just one year after starting Wool, a Sacramento-based design studio, partners Emily Wilder and Kaila Niles have the interiors of five commercial businesses under their belts and are busy planning and designing many more.
Twice in November 2018, burglars struck Double Dex, a company that sold and serviced refurbished Apple products out of its storefront in East Sacramento. The firm lost $80,000 of products — a week after its grand opening.
Seeking a much-needed youth infusion, the Sacramento Blues Society looks to local schools for inspiration. The group’s 15-year-old Blues in the Schools program helps keep an aging local blues scene alive with a youthful and passionate presence, assisting young artists while they gain a foothold in the industry.
From senior discounts to Weed 101 workshops, dispensaries, delivery services and assisted living facilities in the Capital Region are navigating business and policy implications of the spike in interest among seniors.
It has been a head-spinning past two weeks for Sacramento and its five-year bid to become the next Major League Soccer expansion team.