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Family Affair: Sacramento’s Real Estate Market

Last year, at age 41, Carmichael resident Chris Platz achieved a goal he once feared might be impossible.The nonprofit manager joined fellow Gen Xers...
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Speeding Toward Zero-Emission

“We’re dreaming big. We want zero emissions in every application: locomotives, ships, you name it. Those technologies are out there, but it’ll take time...
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25 Ideas for Summer Fun in Sacramento

Sacramento is not out of the COVID woods completely, but the path back to normal is clearing, and that means it’s time to fill...
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Books in Sac: All the Secrets of the World

This is the first in a series of posts that will cover books with Sacramento connections—those set here or written by local authors. For...
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Keeping Tahoe Blue

Unless you just moved here from Mars, odds are you have at some point seen the bumper sticker “Keep Tahoe Blue.” Perhaps that sticker...
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Organic Recycling

Sacramento’s participation in a state law that aims to reduce methane—meaning bad—emissions will involve virtually anyone who has ever tossed out a pizza crust,...

Pickleball: Paddles Up!

Soon after Roseville resident Doug Koch was bitten by the pickleball bug, he was in, of course, a pickle: The nearest courts were about...
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Melinda Watts: Spreading Gospel

Melinda Watts is a singer, a worship leader, an influencer and a mom.Getting her start at a young age in church, Watts knew in...
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Food Literacy Center’s New Home

How do you get kids to eat their vegetables? If you’re Amber Stott, you hold a cook-off, pitting two tacos—one filled with broccoli, the...