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The last place you want to toss old tech is in the trash. Instead, there are far more environmentally friendly—and sometimes even profitable—ways to eliminate your e-waste.
Greener eggs and ham ... and chicken and carrots. Restaurants around town, from Mulvaney’s in midtown to Almighty in El Dorado Hills, are dishing out planet-wise plates and raising their sustainability game.
Celebrate nature with eco events like the buzzy California Honey Fest, a National Geographic peak beneath the waves, and the three-day Whole Earth Festival.
Pre-pandemic, electric Jump bike rentals in Sacramento trailed only Paris in popularity. Today, electric bike ownership is soaring. From commuters to joyriders to grandmothers, e-bikes are turning even non-cyclists into e-vangelists and creating a greener, less fossil-fuel-filled world. Now we just need more of our region’s leaders to make it easier and safer for all of us to plug and play.
In an industry where women rarely take center stage, Julie Young has quietly become one of the most significant and thoughtful urban developers in the region—crafting exquisitely curated projects that bloom like defiant wildflowers in the concrete jungle. And now, through sheer tenacity and savvy scrappiness, she may just have unlocked the mystery to attainable housing that aspires to forward-thinking design as much as affordability. It’s a beautiful day in her neighborhood, indeed.
Settle in under the shade of a leafy oak. Here’s the story of how Sacramento came to be the City of (a Million) Trees.
Nearly 800 local nonprofits—from the youth writing program 916 Ink to Sacramento Loaves & Fishes to the Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum—will rally for donations during the 11th annual Big Day of Giving this spring. Kerry Wood spearheads the effort as the recently appointed CEO of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, which organizes the charitable bonanza and also oversees about 750 private philanthropic funds under its roof. Here, she talks about the sleepless nights leading up to the Big Day, what’s new for 2023, how nonprofits like the Sacramento Food Bank came through for her and her family growing up, and how she’s paying it forward now.
In recent years, a global trend of topping bus shelters with bee-friendly gardens has been spreading like, well, wildflowers. With Earth Day coming up on April 22, here’s the buzz on eco-forward “bee stops.”
By the time I walk into Nudge Eco Store, after staying up into the wee hours perusing owners Nick and Alisha Lee's engrossing social media, I have quite a wish list for Cousin Tony, my vintage Toyota adventuremobile. At the…
The Urban Roots team brings new life to a beloved East Sacramento hangout, retaining its unique flavor while reimagining it with a Mexican comfort menu. Cervecería at The Shack, welcome to the neighborhood.
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