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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.

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

How did an Indian teenager who arrived in America with $50 in his pocket become the entrepreneur who saved the Kings? For Vivek Ranadivé, it came down to innovation, teamwork, toughness—and a vision for Sacramento that's far bigger than basketball.

Born to Run

Born to Run

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10 delicious ways to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day

10 delicious ways to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day

Happy National Cheeseburger Day, Sacramento! Many will celebrate the occasion at tonight's annual Burger Battle at Cesar Chavez Plaza, where chefs from Broderick Roadhouse, Ettore’s (both 2013 winners), de Vere’s Irish Pub and a dozen other eateries will face off for burger...

Federalist brings new beer, bocce and food destination to midtown

Federalist brings new beer, bocce and food destination to midtown

Come early October, midtown will have a new source for craft beer and farm-to-fork fare when Federalist, a beer garden and restaurant, opens its doors on N Street between 20th and 21st streets, inside seven 40-foot-long welded-together shipping containers. Owner and architect Marvin...