Interviews

The Bank food hall sets opening date

11/06/18

The Bank food hall sets opening date

It's almost time for a trip to The Bank, the much-anticipated downtown food hall that is slated to open in the 106-year-old D.O. Mills Building on Nov. 28. Inside the historic structure at 7th and J streets, which features architectural details like gilded ceilings, patrons with wide-ranging palates will be able to grab bao burgers and lobster rolls from Station 8, fried chicken from Mama Kim Eats, lattes from Chocolate Fish, Swedish pastries from Boy's Bakery, Bloody Marys from Preservation Market & Kitchen, and scoops of ice cream from Gunther's or Conscious Creamery, as well as eats and drinks from more than a dozen other purveyors. The Bank will also include four event spaces, two of which will be in the basement's Beer Vault, where hop...

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Fields of Gold

11/06/18

Fields of Gold

Every autumn on the Sacramento State campus, bright yellow ginkgo leaves fall from their branches and form vibrant canvases for environmental artist Joanna Hedrick, who patiently shapes them into mesmerizing designs. With a humble rake as her paintbrush, she creates ephemeral works of art that make a lasting impression.

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Six Days in Sacramento

11/05/18

Six Days in Sacramento

This spring, hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by police on March 18. Though the rallies were largely peaceful, emotions flooded churches, freeways and City Hall as Sacramento became the latest American community to struggle with a high-profile death of a young, unarmed black man. For six of the days that immediately followed the incident, photojournalist Max Whittaker chronicled the clashes and conversations that unfolded.  Click on the images in the slide show below to enlarge them.

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New food truck serves up bubble waffle cones stuffed with ice cream

11/01/18

New food truck serves up bubble waffle cones stuffed with ice cream

Talk about rolling in dough: A new food truck called Bubble Cone is bringing a Hong Kong-style pastry—bubble waffles—to Sacramento’s mobile food scene. The hexagonal waffles comprises egg-shaped puffs that can be broken off to eat piece by piece. Bubble Cone’s owner Wahid Khalil, who lives in Elk Grove, describes the confection as being similar to a Belgian waffle, crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside, with a sweet, cakey flavor. While the popular street food is traditionally eaten plain in Hong Kong, Khalil decided to follow the current trend of rolling the bulbous pastry into a cone shape and serving it with ice cream. Guests can choose from six different ice cream flavors, including vanilla, mint chocolate chip and Neapolitan, and...

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New architect announced for bridge on the Sacramento River

10/31/18

New architect announced for bridge on the Sacramento River

The Sacramento River’s first new span in generations took a significant leap forward today, and depending on the outcome of the design process, the region could get its first iconic crossing since the Tower Bridge opened in 1935. This morning, city officials from Sacramento and West Sacramento gathered at the Sacramento water intake structure to announce the new architect for the planned replacement of the 107-year-old I Street Bridge. The new $172 million bridge will be constructed north of the existing span, connecting West Sacramento’s C Street to the railyards on the eastern side of the river. T.Y. Lin International of San Francisco was selected as the architect. The company, founded in 1954 by Chinese-American structural...

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