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Leading Lady

Leading Lady

From Anne Gust Brown’s days as a trailblazing executive at Gap to her work in Sacramento helping craft some of the biggest political milestones of the past decade, get to know the woman whose fierce intellect, pragmatism, candor and energy has quietly redefined what it means to be California’s first lady.

The Rise and Rise of Alex Honnold

The Rise and Rise of Alex Honnold

As one of the world's most accomplished and record-breaking climbers, Carmichael native Alex Honnold has scaled sheer cliffs, both with and without ropes, and set new standards in fearlessness.

Designs Within Reach 2014

Designs Within Reach 2014

Thanks to some big thinkers and talented designers, our region’s architectural profile is poised to rise in the next few years, both literally and figuratively. Here’s a preview of some of our faves.

Spin City

Spin City

From the foothills to the flatlands, check out 10 of the best two-wheeled treks where novice cyclists, seasoned mountain bikers and every outdoor adventurer in between can pedal into action.

Between the Lines

Between the Lines

For three action-packed years, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's chief speechwriter had a front-row seat to the biggest show in Sacramento. For the first time, he opens up about the art of writing for one of the most colorful characters in California history.

Cool Companies 2013

Cool Companies 2013

When big shots from Silicon Valley to Hollywood to Dubai want to push the envelope in design, fashion, entertainment and advertising, where do they look? Meet five Sacramento start-ups that are helping the capital city get down to business.

Trigger Effect

Trigger Effect

On a clear blue day on January 17, 1989, a man whose peripatetic life included years as a troubled Sacramento youth walked calmly onto a playground in Stockton and shot 35 small children, killing five. in the span of only a few minutes, the act marked the first mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history. Today, 25 years later—and one year after the massacre at Newtown—these once-unthinkable tragedies have become terrifyingly familiar as citizens and political leaders from Sacramento to Washington, D.C, choose sides in the wrenching fight over the future of guns in America.

Finding His Religion

Finding His Religion

Essayist Richard Rodriguez on his new book, exploring the world’s religions, and the inherent contradictions between his Catholic faith and his sexuality.

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A look at the latest in local food, dining and drinking news
Insight Coffee, Magpie Café and others readying to open in new 16 Powerhouse building

Insight Coffee, Magpie Café and others readying to open in new 16 Powerhouse building

As the construction of midtown’s 16 Powerhouse residential and retail complex nears completion after two years, the next several weeks will usher in a slew of business openings along the 16th Street corridor.    Insight Coffee Roasters, Magpie Café, Sun & Soil Juice...

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Egg-ceptional Easter brunches in and around Sacramento

Egg-ceptional Easter brunches in and around Sacramento

Planning to gather the family and friends for Easter brunch? From croque Suzannes to French toast pies, we've got nine egg-cellent ways to celebrate the holiday on April 5. Fabian’s Italian Bistro Savor an Italian-inspired brunch at this Fair Oaks bistro serving such decadent...

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