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Say Cheese

Chef-educator Roxanne O’Brien wears many toques. She’s a cheesemonger who helps judge competitions at the California State Fair, and she maintains close ties to...
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Because Everybody Loves a Bargain

It’s been funny to watch people’s eyes light up. Mention this new store out in Carmichael, Falling Prices, and they wait to hear the...

Dig This

A pair of journalists sows their gardening expertise online. It’s been said that all politics is local. Same goes for gardening. That’s why two former...

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...
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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...


Eat Farm to Fork
Eat Farm to Fork