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Brooke Abrames, co-executive director of Blue Line Arts

Art Collecting With Confidence

One of Stephanie Taylor’s professors in her graduate program for sculpture at Sacramento State would have students stare at a piece of art for an hour. Most museum visitors spend only about 30 seconds...
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Apple Hill Highlights

APPLE HILL WASN’T ALWAYS THE PLACE TO GO FOR APPLE PIE.Before this El Dorado County destination started attracting more than 1 million visitors annually for apple harvest season, pears were its main crop.“There used...

In The Woods

The Sun hadn't yet risen on the morning of Feb. 25, 2015, when a woman went out for a jog on a Roseville trail. She ran along the paved path behind Summerhill Park, its playground...

Bringing In The Bees

There's a lovely outdoor garden in Davis, not far from the university, where birds sing and honeybees, the pollinators of California’s melons, apricots and avocado crops—among many others—flitter from rosemary shrubs to manzanitas, soaking...

Shelli's Quest

On Shelli LaMadrid’s 39th birthday, Dec. 17, 2004, her ex-girlfriend vanished without a trace. To this day, the woman remains missing, despite several searches that have largely turned up empty and with no clear...

A Bold Decision

By June, the hardest part was over for Anne Del Core. She had made a major, irreversible health decision and undergone a preventive double mastectomy, having all her breast tissue and sentinel lymph nodes...