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Cathy Cassinos-Carr

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Talking About Health

A few months ago, when an internal medicine vet called to discuss the results of our sick kitty’s ultrasound, I put my cell on speaker phone so my boyfriend Paul and I could both participate, conference-style. After...

7 Things To Know About SAD

For Rocklin resident Linda Blackmarr, it happens every year like clockwork.Literally.“Every year I dread the time change—that’s when I start getting anxious,” she says. Thus begins the cycle: Each fall, when daylight saving time ends and we turn the clocks back an hour, Blackmarr begins anticipating winter...
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Dedicated to Diversity

Local theater companies struggled mightily to survive in the upside-down year of 2020. Despite that struggle, many also poured energy into building new programming illuminating the Black experience. While Celebration Arts and Images Theatre Company continue among local leaders in that quest, others are actively joining...
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A Versatile Talent

COVID may be putting a kibosh on live performances these days, but that’s not stopping actress Brooklynn T. Solomon from getting creative. Perhaps best known for her recurring role as local journalist Ginger Rutland in Rutland’s autobiographical play, “When We...
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Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors 2020

Navigating today’s complex medical landscape can be a chore. Luckily, we’ve done some of the legwork by presenting Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors, a comprehensive list of physicians who have received a nod of approval...

Headshots for Dummies: 8 Tips

Sorry, but that selfie you’ve been using as a headshot has gotta go. That’s what the experts say, anyway. In today’s increasingly virtual (thanks to COVID) business world, a high-quality headshot—one that shows you, literally, in your best...

Keeping the Laughs Going

In a grim news year like 2020, wouldn’t it have been nice if comedy clubs were deemed “essential” and allowed to stay open? Imagine how therapeutic it might have been for those who’d been...
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Bringing the Jokes

LANCE WOODS FIRST STARTED doing comedy in church—yes, really, church—and has taken it big time, performing at top venues around the country and even for U.S. Marine Corps troops in Japan. So how cool...
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Music Lessons: Todd Morgan

He desperately misses performing live. But Todd Morgan has found an upside to sheltering-in-place: He’s building his repertoire. “Since I’m not busy gigging, I have time to learn new songs,” says Morgan, whose slicked-back hair and penchant for early rock ’n’...
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Music Lessons: Beth Duncan

No. 1 lesson learned from the pandemic?“Don’t be a singer or a horn player; you can’t wear a mask,” jokes vocalist Beth Duncan. “We naturally spew!”Duncan’s rich, velvety voice has been a Sacramento staple since the ’80s. Whether you’ve caught her...