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Looky Loos

In Tokyo, a world-renowned architect conjured up an elegant solution to a not-so-elegant urban problem: public toilets. Sacramento needs to take the plunge on his very creative idea to build restrooms with, yes, see-through walls.

Spreading His Wings

  Every time cult musician Anton Barbeau returns to his native Sacramento from the various European cities he’s lived in during the last 14 years, it’s always the quality of the sunlight that makes the place feel like home. “There’s…

No Annexation Without Representation

A billion-dollar plan to demolish and rebuild the State Capitol annex, design an underground visitors center, and dig up part of our historic Capitol Park for an exclusive parking garage for legislators is at least partly ill-conceived and entirely ill-timed. But there is the potential to create something great, if we just invite more people into “the people’s house.”

Take a Covid-cautious joyride this fall with these drive-in, drive-thru events

Since Sacramento's traditional outdoor gatherings like concerts and movies in the park are on hold, venues and organizers have taken a cue from an American mainstay—drive-in theaters, steering toward car-centric experiences to ensure physical distancing. From al fresco movies for fall to a moonlit Día de los Muertos celebration with roadside memorials, rolling out has never been so entertaining.

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