Jordan Venema is a California-based writer that enjoys gin and teaching himself dead languages. He received a master’s of liberal arts from St. John’s College, but swears he’s learned more from his precocious son, Cassian, than he ever did from a book.
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RedRover Helps Domestic Abuse Survivors Escape to Safety with Their Beloved Animals
For victims of domestic violence, planning to escape an abusive situation can be made much more difficult if there is a pet involved.
Stockton, Lagging in Literacy, Focuses on Neglected Library System
City of Stockton plans to build $15 million Northeast Stockton Library and Recreation Center
A 2010 report of the most literate cities in the U.S. placed Stockton at the absolute bottom. The city had climbed three spots on the list by 2016. That was the same year voters passed Measure M, the Library and Recreation Special Tax, approving $200 million for these services.
Sacramento Kings Leverage AI for Improved Sales and Outreach
Under Vivek Ranadive’s ownership, the Kings have become a leading tech-savvy sports franchise, primarily by building the Golden 1 Center, which is considered one of the highest-tech sports stadiums in the world.
Antelope Becomes Latest Community in Sacramento County to Launch PBID
This new PBID is just the latest in a rash of these districts forming throughout the Sacramento area.
McClellan Innovation Center Debuts Rebranded Coworking Space
Members of the McClellan Innovation Center, located on the former McClellan Air Force Base just outside North Highlands, won’t find complimentary massages or kombucha on tap, as one might find at a hip coworking space in an urban setting.
New Coworking Space Cowo Campus Looks to Differentiate Itself
Outside, the new Cowo Campus is a not-so-obvious coworking space. It takes up the second floor of a bureaucratic-looking building also home to the DMV’s New Motor Vehicle Board. But inside, Cowo Campus resembles a trendy and modern workspace, with sleek offices and furniture, contemporary art and artisan coffee, among other amenities.
Lodi Greenline Project Gains Steam
Bike advocates push for an urban pathway on unused rail track
When Lodi’s General Mills plant closed in 2015, it left unused a nearly two-mile stretch of Union Pacific spur track. A vestige of a 19th century rail, the track had been converted into a service line, but today weeds grow between its ties, and the line seems to have little use but for safely recreating scenes from the 1986 movie Stand by Me.