Shoka

Associate Editor

Back Writer

Shoka is associate editor for Comstock’s magazine. She is a journalist, copy editor and photojournalist who specializes in covering arts, culture, animal rights and sustainability.

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The Bright Side: Got It Covered

Old Country Tailor in East Sacramento began making and selling cloth face masks in April and sold around 4,000 that month.

Sep 15, 2020 Shoka

Comstock’s Talks Trailer

Did you know that Comstock’s makes podcasts? Check out our Comstock’s Talks trailer to see what we’re about.

Jun 24, 2020 Shoka

In the Making: A Daring Brew

Based in Auburn, the Common Cider Company produces around 75,000 gallons of hard cider monthly. Owner Fran Toves began brewing cider on a dare in 2012.

May 7, 2020 Shoka

In the Making: Where Flowers Bloom

“We are flower nerds to the max here,” Melissa Cowan, owner of Placerville Flowers on Main says. “We squeal on the daily when new products come in or when seasons change.” 

Nov 1, 2019 Shoka

In the Making: At Conscious Creamery, a Good Dessert

The walls of Conscious Creamery’s commercial kitchen in Sacramento’s Del Paso Heights neighborhood are lined with stainless steel freezers, constantly humming loud and keeping chef Andrea Seppinni’s plant-based gelato frozen. 

Sep 6, 2019 Shoka

In the Making: One-of-a-Kind Sound Machines

Vintage suitcases, canteens, metal carrying cases and wooden boxes of varying colors and sizes occupy nearly every inch of a ceiling-scratching shelf in Kaden Hill’s suburban Sacramento garage workshop.

Jul 30, 2019 Fred Greaves