Sactown Magazine - August-September 2016

From Italy with Love

Inspired by their trips to cities like Rome and Naples, the Selland family opens Obo’ Italian Table & Bar in East Sacramento. With house-made pasta dishes and scratch-made Neapolitan-style pizzas, it’s ciao time.

Flash in the Pan

The World Gold Panning Championships are coming to town. Here's how you can become a modern-day miner and find all that glitters.

A Dandy Shandy

Tank House’s lemony frozen treat is the summer super quencher that just might turn you into a day-drinker. (After all, it’s always beer-thirty somewhere.)

Going the Distance

Four years ago, swimmer Haley Anderson made waves when she captured the silver medal in the 10,000-meter open water race at the London Olympics. Now this tough Granite Bay competitor hopes she’s as good as gold in Rio this summer.

A Time for Change

Sacramento is the only major city in California with a part-time city council. So when did we get the monopoly on wisdom? (Answer: We didn’t.)

A New Hope

After being rejected by San Francisco and Chicago, George Lucas still needs a home for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Let’s form a rebel alliance against competing cities and get him here.