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Not Your Mother's Wedding

When it came time to say “I do,” these three couples did it their way.To say that the traditional wedding went out with June Cleaver’s pearls is only partly accurate. Sure, we’re no longer...

Holidays From Hell

The most wonderful time of the year? Says who? Read on as locals recall less-than-perfect holidays marred by toxic turkeys, sick pets and other disasters. Special thanks to Hawthorn suitesActors provided by Cast ImagesHairstyling...

Inside East Sac: Cecily Hastings

When local publisher Cecily Hastings and her husband, Jim, moved to East Sacramento’s McKinley Park neighborhood 20 years ago, she was a reluctant tuft of dandelion fuzz—a soon-to-be new mother who’d left behind a...

Complex Character

Throughout late summer and fall of 2008, cable news junkies couldn’t get enough of self-proclaimed “World Famous Bounty Hunter” Leonard Padilla, whether for his colorful commentary or his anachronistic fashion choices. The signature Stetson...

50 Things You Must Do In Sacramento

Save this story—it’s a collector’s item, packed with information you need  when you wake up one morning and say, “What shall we do today?” The answer: Be a tourist in your own town. 1. Feel...

The Power & Influence 100

Who out of the following 100 people make up your top 10? CAST YOUR VOTE A 2008 assessment of those wielding power and influence in the region shows the game has changed. When...

At Your Service

Don't have time to keep up with your household chores? Outsource them!In a perfect world, your closets would be organized, your photos placed in albums and your tax returns neatly filed away. But we...

My First Time

Most of us remember our first kiss, our first job, our first broken bone. These rites of passage leave an indelible punctuation mark on the scripts of our lives. Which got us to thinking:...

Jeff von Kaenel

The founder of Sacramento News & Review talks about where the alternative weekly has been and where it's headed.Since 1989, the Sacramento News & Review has been pushing the Establishment's buttons, fostering a vibrant...

Breathing Trouble

New Year's Day 2007: I am skating with my family at Sacramento's Westfield Downtown Plaza Ice Rink. Threading my way among the holiday crowd, I complete exactly one revolution before lurching toward the perimeter...

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