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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
Art by Osmosis
Tahoe Elementary School’s new murals demonstrate a dedication to art education
A new mural project at Tahoe Elementary School
is demonstrating the school’s dedication to art
education and transforming students’ learning spaces.
Capital Region Schools Coping With COVID-19
Here is a rundown of COVID-19 mitigation efforts at some public
school districts, colleges and universities in the Capital
A Long Run for East Sacramento Little League
The nonprofit youth sports organization celebrates its 70th anniversary
What accounts for seven decades of this nonprofit youth sports organization — and its survival during the pandemic?
The co-owner of six local La-Z-Boy Home Furnishing & Decor showrooms talks pandemic strategy
The pandemic recession has shaped businesses in big and small ways, and its impacts have reached employers, employees, suppliers and customers.
Status Check: Unseen Heroes’ Pandemic Pivot
Sacramento-based events planning firm sees business dry up and rebounds with new endeavor
The Sacramento events planning firm pivoted to open the NeighborGood Market in central Elk Grove, a certified farmers market, in September.
An interview with Laura Good of StartupSac
Laura Good spoke with Comstock’s about her organization’s efforts to accelerate entrepreneurship in our region.
How Does a Burglarized Business Recover?
The owner of Double Dex in Sacramento uses the aftermath to rethink his business
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.
Tax Filing Time: What (Not) to Do and Why
This year’s tax-filing deadline of April 17 will arrive whether or not your business is ready. What’s at stake? Comstock’s spoke with experts in the Capital Region to learn how your business can avoid tax audit triggers and abide by the rules.
BlyueRose Dance Project offers low-cost dance to Oak Park youth
In Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood, community dance lives, thanks to identical twin sisters Heather and Holly Singleteary, co-founders of the BlyueRose Dance Project at the Instituto Mazatlan de Bellas Artes.
Curling in Roseville
Ancient sport grows finds modern-day adherents in Northern California
Curling began in Scotland over 500 years ago and now you can find it in Roseville.
Sacramento’s Dr. Bennet Omalu and His Struggle for Sports Safety
Bennet Omalu is a forensic pathologist who lives comfortably in Sacramento with his wife and two young kids. Chief medical examiner of San Joaquin County and a clinical professor at the UC Davis School of Medicine, his life today contrasts sharply with being a malnourished infant during Nigeria’s Civil War.
CSU Then and Now
As enrollment at California State University campuses has increased, state funding for the system has dramatically declined
Take increasing student enrollment. Add economics. Stir both in slowly with the 23-campus California State University system during the past three decades and nowadays you get stark inequality.
New Era Begins for Compton’s Market
Staple East Sacramento grocery store expands with 4,000-square-foot deli
What drives a small grocery store to grow? The answer is customer demand at Compton’s Market in East Sacramento, an established neighborhood with beautiful houses and tree-lined streets.
Indoor Cycling Firm in Folsom Keeps It Fresh
Spin classes, like those offered at TrueNorth Cycle, have become all the rage
TrueNorth reflects the growing trend of studios and gyms offering stationary cycling — or spin, as the workout is also called — with dozens of these classes available throughout the Sacramento region.
Sol Collective Close to Buying Building
Nonprofit arts and culture group needs $100,000 to cover down payment
The Sol Collective Arts and Cultural Center, a nonprofit that provides a space for artists and activists, is on track to buy the building it now rents on 21st Street near Broadway in Sacramento. Donors have pledged $70,000 toward a down payment of $100,000, says Estella Sánchez, the group’s executive director.