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Top Lawyers 2021

When you need to hire an attorney, you need the best of the best. To help you find the best, Sacramento Magazine contracted with Professional Research Services, which asked Sacramento area attorneys to nominate...
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Andrew McCarthy, Astronomy Photographer

Fond memories of time spent with his dad in the back yard gazing at the night sky prompted Andrew McCarthy to buy his first telescope.“It was very much a spur-of-the moment purchase,” McCarthy says....
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Having a Stroke

At 4 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, I awoke out of a deep sleep and thought I was having a nightmare. I could not move my legs or my left arm. In addition,...
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Local Volunteer: Stephanie Stiavetti

“There are many nights where I save a life,” says Stephanie Stiavetti of her work as a volunteer crisis line counselor with WellSpace Health Suicide Prevention Crisis Line.A Mindset Coach by day (“I help...
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Local Volunteer: Angie Strawn

Angie Strawn, Ed.D., a registered nurse, has strong ties to Jesuit High School. All five of her sons attended the all-boys Catholic school in Carmichael, with one currently a member of the faculty. So...
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Local Volunteer: Cathy Rowen

Cathy Rowen has worn many hats during her 12-year tenure as a volunteer with Davis Community Meals and Housing. She’s worked in the Resource Center, coordinated volunteers, and taught arts and crafts through the...
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Local Volunteer: Brandon Rogers-Martel

As some schools were preparing to resume in-classroom instruction this past fall amid the pandemic, Brandon Rogers-Martel realized that students could play a vital role not only in preventing the spread of the virus...
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Local Volunteer: Long Huynh

Long Huynh has been volunteering with Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services for more than 15 years. However, he really showed his mettle this past year.“When COVID-19 hit, the food bank was short of...
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Pet Mania: Pet Art & Photography

Your dog is probably your hiking buddy, camping cohort, maybe even your paddle boarding pal. Have you ever considered capturing these moments on film? Ashley English, photographer with Coop & You Photography (coopandyou.photography), specializes...
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Pet Loss and Grief

Anyone who has experienced the death of a pet knows the grief is real. Just ask Shanie Bradley. “I still can’t look at her pictures without getting a big lump in my throat,” says...