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The Mondavi at 20

Congratulations on 20 years of the Mondavi Center! I remember driving by 20-plus years ago and seeing it being built, and here we are two decades later. It’s kind of hard to believe. For the majority of that time, 16…

Q&A with Kevin Fat, CEO of the Fat Family Restaurant Group

Founded near the State Capitol in 1939, Frank Fat’s is Sacramento’s oldest restaurant. The CEO of the Fat Family Restaurant Group, Kevin Fat talks about the continued obstacles for the restaurant industry in the time of Covid-19, the challenges facing downtown, and the legacy of his mother, the late celebrated chef Lina Fat.

Magic Mountain

On a clear day, find your way above the tree canopy in Sacramento, look southwest, and there you’ll spot it—the soaring 3,849-foot peak at the center of Mount Diablo State Park. At Mount Diablo, you can hike up to 150 miles of trails, camp in the ultimate “room” with a view, and literally lunch above the clouds. So go west, young men and women, and experience California from a whole new point of view.

Sowing the Seeds of Change

Pocket forests are sprouting in cities around the globe as a surprisingly effective way to fight climate change. It’s time for us to branch out too.

Out & About for September and October

  KEN JEONG AND JOEL MCHALE  Sept. 16 Over the past few years, you may have caught these Community alums trying to guess the identity of contestants on The Masked Singer or navigate their way through Covid on their pandemic-born…

The Long Way Home

Earlier this year, Land Park journalist Martin Kuz spent five weeks in Ukraine, both as a reporter covering Russia’s invasion of his late father’s homeland and as a son hoping to better understand the forces that shaped his father’s life.

Wayne’s World

Last year, Sacramento lost a local legend—painter Wayne Thiebaud. Like other cities around the country have done, we should remember our greatest hometown artist with a museum befitting his global stature.

A Viral Sensation

When Dr. Richard Corsi floated an idea on Twitter for a highly effective, inexpensive, DIY air purifier to help lower the risk of Covid, his light-bulb moment went viral in the best possible way. Now many of America’s top scientists—and even the White House—are touting the invention, and people all over the planet are thinking inside the box.

Planting Ideas

At Burger Patch’s new Land Park location, husband-and-wife owners Phil and Danea Horn think outside the vegan bun and launch an innovation lab, where they’ll be cooking up new creative plant-based concepts. Fishless fish tacos, anyone?

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