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Publisher’s Note: Should We Advertise Pot?

In a staff meeting recently, a manager commented on the many medicinal marijuana ads in the latest edition of the local alternative newspaper, the Sacramento News & Review. There were more than two dozen...

At The Kitchen With the Divas

I was at The Kitchen recently for a $250-a-head dinner to benefit the March of Dimes. The special guests were SacMag's own Dining Divas. Chef/owner Randall Selland and his wife, Nancy Zimmer, donated the...

Publisher’s Note: Silver Linings

One of life’s surprising and often-forgotten truths is that good comes out of bad. Although some experiences are much worse than others, there are silver linings to most dark clouds. Several situations have reminded...

Publisher’s Note:

Last year, I placed a winning bid on what I presumed would be a glamorous opportunity to taste wines with Darrell Corti, renowned wine connoisseur of Corti Brothers grocery store. Envisioning a grape-sipping soiree,...

Publisher’s Note

As Sacramento magazine celebrates the day’s first meal by featuring some extraordinary, delectable, calorie-laden dishes from local breakfast hot spots (please see Kira O’Donnell’s “Good Morning!,” beginning on page 102), I have a perspective...

Publisher’s Note: End of an Era

Just after 3 a.m., I awoke with a start—the empty, curtainless house was completely still. From the living room sofa I slept on in the center of the vast, U-shaped house, I could see...

Publisher’s Note: North to Alaska

We heard voices outside our suite. “There’s one—at the bottom of the jutting rock!” Another: “See them? A mama and two cubs left of the waterfall!” Oohs, aahs and more shouts echoed from other...

Publisher’s Note: Power and Influence—There’s a Difference

As we put final touches on the cover story (please see “The Power & Influence 100” by Dayna Dunteman on page 118), I paused to reflect on a few people whose power or influence...

Publisher’s Note: The Fair

For me, the month of August is synonymous with fairs. As a kid growing up in San Jose in the 1960s, I made regular visits to the Santa Clara County Fair in late summer....

Publisher’s Note: Our Third Child

Please pause to peruse the precious pets and people prodigiously profiled beginning on page 118. Independent research about the interests of Sacramento readers shows that a large majority of you own pets, which hastened...

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