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The Return of the "King"

The Return of the "King"

As a senior political correspondent on "The Daily Show," Hasan Minhaj gets the dangerous laughs with bits like “Muslim Makover” and his visit to the Republican National Convention in whiteface. In January, the 31-year-old Davis native will bring home the funny with a performance of his aptly titled one-man show, "Homecoming King," at his alma mater’s Mondavi Center. Sacramento, get ready for your moment of Zen.

Coloring Outside the Lines

Coloring Outside the Lines

For the plaza outside the new Kings arena, Sacramento pulled out all the stops and spent $8 million to land Jeff Koons’ sculpture "Coloring Book" in what was the art world equivalent of a No. 1 draft pick—expensive and potentially game-changing. Here’s the behind-the-scenes look at how fate, fortunes and family connections came together to make it possible.

The ABCs of Merrin Dungey

The ABCs of Merrin Dungey

A veteran of ABC shows like "Once Upon a Time" and "Alias," actress Merrin Dungey will return to the alphabet network this fall to co-star in the new legal drama "Conviction." The Rio Americano alum talks about growing up in Citrus Heights as a Charlie’s Angel, her motto “no cuts, no buts, no coconuts,” and that time she accepted a secret mission from J.J. Abrams.

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Four years ago, swimmer Haley Anderson made waves when she captured the silver medal in the 10,000-meter open water race at the London Olympics. Now this tough Granite Bay competitor hopes she’s as good as gold in Rio this summer.

The Artful Lodger

The Artful Lodger

A prominent Sacramento gallerist converted an old auto repair shop into an urban oasis brimming with vibrant paintings and bold sculptures. For Pamela Skinner, home is where the art is.

Ryan Guzman Q&A

Ryan Guzman Q&A

We catch up with actor Ryan Guzman, a former pitching standout at West Campus High School and Sierra College, about taking the field again for Richard Linklater's highly anticipated new baseball movie "Everybody Wants Some."

Truth and Consequences

Truth and Consequences

After taking on the National Football League with his stunning discovery about the long-term damaging effects of concussions, and then being portrayed by Will Smith in one of the most high-profile dramas of 2015, Dr. Bennet Omalu has now become a powerful voice for athletes, military veterans and children alike. Here’s how a Sacramento pathologist journeyed from a poverty-striken childhood in Nigeria to his new role as a global game changer in the world of science.

Scot Pollard Q&A

Scot Pollard Q&A

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