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The Ugly Truth About Pretty Produce

Does cute fruit taste better? How about pretty veggies? Nope, according to San Francisco-based Imperfect Produce, a well-funded startup that is betting big on...
Dunlap Family

The Distinguished Dunlap Family

Talk about home cookin’. From 1930 into the 1960s, African-American entrepreneur George T. Dunlap and his wife, Annie Louise, operated a restaurant out of...
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Vic Fazio Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Home to some 200 species of birds, the Vic Fazio Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area–off of Interstate 80 by the causeway–teems with new life this...
Andy Furillo

Anger, Corruption and Intrigue

Former Sacramento Bee reporter Andy Furillo sets his fiction in Sacramento.Andy Furillo, author of the recently published novel “The First Year,” is a sort...
Revved Up Car

Revved Up

The High-Octane Fun of Sacramento’s Car Culture.On any given weekend, you’ll find them congregating in the parking lots of doughnut shops, burger drive-throughs and...
love thy neighbors

Love Thy Neighbors

A lightly edited excerpt from East Sacramento’s Nextdoor neighborhood website.Day 1 Patti, River Park: My friend’s daughter has been hearing a cat crying for 3-4...

Pot Luck

People who love succulents and cacti but find the selection at big-box garden centers poor now have more local sourcing options than ever. Independent...
Beers and Cameras

Point, Click, Connect

Local photographers get together to take pictures and drink beer.As hobbies go, photography isn’t an especially social one. Unlike, say, book clubs or knitting...
Olive Harvest

Not Far From the Tree

A volunteer places three small plastic cups in front of each audience member. The vessels are filled halfway, each with a different type and...