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Catalyst for Change

Catalyst for Change

The recent design competition to reinvigorate Capitol Mall is a big step in the right direction. But now that the ideas are on the table, let’s make sure we’re viewing the situation from the right vantage point (preferably a high one).

A Competitive Spirit

A Competitive Spirit

A novel concept behind the new arena campaign (public input) and a strategy for a revamped Capitol Mall (a design competition) are steps in the right direction toward great civic design. But they’re just a start.

Bright Lights, Big City

Bright Lights, Big City

The effort to save the Kings proved that we’re a city that can come together when we want to. Now we have a chance to show how bright our future really can be.

Archive »Homes

A New Leaf

A New Leaf

When a Napa vintner moved to Amador County, she wanted to live in a space that blended seamlessly with the surrounding rolling vineyards and her busy lifestyle. With the help of two Sacramento architects, her Three Leaf House became a one-of-a-kind home.

Coyote Beautiful

Coyote Beautiful

The founder of Dos Coyotes Border Café created his home like any good chef prepares a gourmet meal—completely from scratch, served with warmth and color, and filled with distinctive flavors. And, in this case, one very important ingredient: Sage.

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Oak Park Farmers Market launches fifth season, preps for facelift

Oak Park Farmers Market launches fifth season, preps for facelift

For the last four years, the Oak Park Farmers Market has brought healthy, local food and engaging activities to its historic neighborhood. This Saturday, the annual market celebrates the beginning of its fifth season and ushers in a new era for its host site, McClatchy Park, with a...

Midtown restaurant Bacon & Butter moves to Tahoe Park in June

Midtown restaurant Bacon & Butter moves to Tahoe Park in June

Fans of Bacon & Butter—chef-owner Billy Zoellin’s wildly popular breakfast and lunch spot—know that its homey fare and devoted brunch following can translate into some serious wait times, especially on weekends. The wait will soon be over, as later this spring, the...