Ashley Hayes-Stone

Back Writer

Ashley Hayes-Stone is a freelance photographer and writer whose work has been published in Sacramento News & Review, The Sacramento Bee, and the Fort Bragg Advocate-News. She covers sports, music, arts and news. Online at


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The Bright Side: Shelter From the Firestorm

Wag Hotels, a chain of companion-animal boarding facilities, decided to offer a free week of board for cats and dogs at its nine locations across Northern and Southern California in response to the LNU Lightning Complex fire that began in August. 

Nov 13, 2020 Ashley Hayes-Stone

The Bright Side: Down to Earth

Sacramento Edible Yards, a father-and-son organic-gardening business, helps people learn how to grow their own food at home.

Oct 22, 2020 Ashley Hayes-Stone

The Bright Side: A Sweet Heart

On National Doughnut Day, the Sacramento doughnut shop Sweet Dozen ran a special to support the Black Youth Leadership Project.

Aug 20, 2020 Ashley Hayes-Stone