Archive of: Features

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Homecoming Queen

Homecoming Queen

December-January 2018
Center of Attention

Center of Attention

After the Sacramento Kings traded their franchise player in February, all eyes turned to Willie Cauley-Stein, the new starting center and a critical component of the team’s plan to build a dynasty from the ground up. But with only two years of NBA experience under his belt, does this agile 7-footer have the right stuff to lead the Kings to the next level? If you ask him, it’s definitely within his prodigious reach.

October-November 2017
Eat Drink Play Love

Eat Drink Play Love

August-September 2017
Eyes in the Sky

Eyes in the Sky

This is flight club. More than ever, drone photographers are lighting up Instagram feeds in cities across the globe with seemingly impossible perspectives of landmarks and landscapes. And with their cameras’ unmatched ability to capture “nadir imagery”—looking straight down while hovering in place—from as high as 1,000 feet, even the most familiar sights can be rendered in strangely beautiful ways. Prepare to fly over Sacramento and see it as you’ve never seen it before.

August-September 2017
White Gold

White Gold

Call it farm-to-chopstick. Not only does nearly every bite of sushi rice in the United States come from California, but almost all of it—97 percent, to be exact—comes from the Sacramento Valley. And when it comes to ultra-premium Japanese-style rice (yep, there’s a difference), Yuba City’s Montna Farms is the American gold standard.

August-September 2017
A League of Her Own

A League of Her Own

Rebecca Lowe’s colleagues at the NBC sports desk refer to her affectionately as “Mother of Dragons”—such is the fierceness of the 36-year-old London native’s passion for English Premier League soccer, which she covers for a growing American fan base. The broadcaster—who lives in El Dorado Hills with her husband Paul Buckle, head coach of the Sacramento Republic FC, and their 1-year-old son, Teddy—shares the inside scoop on how she manages her dual roles as a soccer guru and soccer-loving mom, and why there’s nothing quite like rooting for the underdog.

August-September 2017
A Welcome Home

A Welcome Home

From Los Angeles to London, civic leaders are searching for creative ways to combine technology and high design to shelter their cities’ growing homeless populations. In Sacramento, where tent villages have brought unwelcome national headlines, a home-builder-turned-councilman and an ambitious MIT-trained developer believe they may have the answer to solving the housing predicament.

June-July 2017
Best of the City 2017

Best of the City 2017

June-July 2017
Greener Acres

Greener Acres

June-July 2017
Hot New Hoods

Hot New Hoods

April-May 2017
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