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The Sactown Weekend Update for Oct. 31–Nov. 2

The Sactown Weekend Update for Oct. 31–Nov. 2

Treat Trail Halloween Celebration (Friday) Little ghosts and ghouls can trick-or-treat in downtown Davis, catch free screenings of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown at the historic Varsity Theater and watch for pop-up dance performances of Michael Jackson’s...

The City

Five questions for the Kings' new point guard Darren Collison

Five questions for the Kings' new point guard Darren Collison

The Sacramento Kings will open their 30th season tonight, and we caught up with the team’s new starting point guard Darren Collison, who has been tearing up court since he was an MVP player at UCLA. Here’s what he had to say about his new teammates, the Kings’ recent trip to...

The City

Sacramento Moustache Run lets racers zoom and groom for a good cause

Sacramento Moustache Run lets racers zoom and groom for a good cause

Hair we go again! Prepare your best handlebars and goatees for the second annual Sacramento Moustache Run, a 5K race on Nov. 8 benefiting the American Cancer Society. Last year’s popular inaugural race was held at Sutter’s Landing, and this year, the event will be held along West...

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7 spirited events to celebrate Day of the Dead

7 spirited events to celebrate Day of the Dead

Some of Sacramento’s liveliest holiday celebrations of the year are almost here with Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Thousands of local families will build altars in memory of those they have lost, while the community as a whole takes part in everything the deceased once...

The Weekender

The Sactown Weekend Update for Oct. 24-26

The Sactown Weekend Update for Oct. 24-26

The Great Gatsby (Friday through Sunday) Sacramento Ballet opens its 60th anniversary season with the return of co-artistic director Ron Cunningham’s glitzy adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby, which debuted in 2012. This fall’s presentation...

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Venerable home goods store William Glen reopens today four years after closing

Venerable home goods store William Glen reopens today four years after closing

Four years after closing its popular, long-standing shop at Town & Country Village in Arden-Arcade, Sacramento home store William Glen will reopen at 1 p.m. today across from the Pavilions shopping center in the former Fish Emporium building. “We were asked by friends, family and...

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Park Toppers

Park Toppers

In densely populated cities around the country, public parks are highly treasured, but new green space is hard to find. That’s why more cities are starting to look up.

A Little Less Conversation

A Little Less Conversation

For decades, Sacramento’s political leaders have watched windows of opportunity slam shut as they talk until they’re blue in the face. Now we have a chance to let our current and future mayors do exactly what we elect them to do—lead.

Inside Out

Inside Out

How one modern family and their architect developed a Sacramento home that blurs the lines between the lives inside and the world outdoors.

The Aggie Express

The Aggie Express

Civic leaders around the world are working hard to attract the best and brightest young minds to their respective cities. Meanwhile, we’re losing thousands per year. Here’s how to get back on the right track.

For a city that once connected people from across the nation by building the Transcontinental Railroad, we sure are having a hard time connecting the people in our own backyard. When engineer Theodore Judah met with four prominent Sacramento businessmen in 1860 and pitched the idea of a railroad that would connect Sacramento to Omaha over a treacherous stretch of the Sierra Nevada mountains, ground broke on the venture a mere three years later. And the last spike was driven into the track in 1869—nine years from pitch meeting to completion for the 1,776-mile connection.

The Nuclear Options

The Nuclear Options

It’s been 25 years since Sacramento’s sole nuclear power plant was shuttered. Other cities have turned their aging cooling towers into hot commodities. Maybe we can, too.

Glass Act

Glass Act

“Obviously, to begin our life with our innovation lab at the same time we’re working with Google’s innovation lab—which is by far one of the premier innovation labs in the country—was really exciting,” McGrann says. “What we learned was that we had a lot to bring to the table.”

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