SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity (MOSAC) is one of the Sacramento region’s most exciting educational destinations, inspiring learners of all ages and providing a foundation for future STEM professionals.
Bud Milo enters the 90-year-old restaurant and bar on Main Street in Rio Vista for the first time, and his expression immediately changes after seeing 300 mounted hunting trophies and photos lining the walls. “There’s a whole lot of animals here,” says the incredulous Milo.
Winning a Michelin star is something ambitious chefs spend a lifetime dreaming of and working toward. A star from the world-famous Michelin Guide promises life-changing benefits: Money. Customers. Fame. There’s even a term for it: the Michelin effect.
Established in 1976, Porter Scott Attorneys has moved after 40 years on University Avenue. The firm’s focus on civil litigation sets it apart from other firms.
PODCAST EPISODE: Father and daughter Jim Mayfield and Hannah de Bie of Sub Sea Systems discuss marine tourism, VR integration, Saudi Arabia’s entertainment megaproject Qiddiya, the importance of ocean exploration and working with family.
It’s harvest time at the Reimagination Farm in Lake County,
California. As autumn turns the air crisp and the leaves begin to
change, former UC Davis Asian American Studies professor Robyn
Rodriguez surveys the land in front of her and reflects on the
rhythms of nature. “Even the earth follows cycles of rest,” she
muses. “That’s how we regenerate.”
Wayne Bishop of Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland claims the farm is the largest pick-your-own pumpkin patch in the world. It remains a true family-run business, with Wayne, his wife Ann, his sons Lee and Austin, and his daughter-in-law Courtney leading the farm his parents started more than 50 years ago.
Over the course of summer and the first weeks of fall, over 60 varieties of peaches and nectarines pass through The Fruit Bowl, a 76-year-old produce stand on the rural outskirts of Stockton.
The Mayfield siblings grew up in the charmed nautical world of their father’s imagination. At the Sub Sea Systems workshop in Diamond Springs, power tools whir as two generations work side by side to build custom submersibles that resemble something out of a Jules Verne novel.
Dan Dillon had been retired about two weeks from the Elk Grove
Unified School District when he realized he needed something to
do. “Everybody’s different,” says Dillon, 70. “Like my brother,
he’s retired. And he goes kayaking, fly fishing and windsurfing.
And he’s always going to Hawaii, Tahoe, Baja California. He keeps
so busy. I was never that person.”