sacramento

Mom’s last meal

On New Year’s Day, the rumblings through social media began: Mother, vegetarian mainstay since 2014 and Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient, had closed, effective immediately. Some…


Essay: Ready to launch?

Starting a weed business isn’t easy, especially for equity applicants By Eric Luchini Sacramento is one of several California municipalities promoting social equity in the…



Essay: Reminders of injustice

Being black and female in Sacramento’s social scene By Kula Koenig Here’s what I—a cisgender, able-bodied black woman—was reminded of while partying the Friday after…


Poinsettia passion

The star-like flower is a holiday favorite, especially in red Seeing red? It’s that time of year—poinsettia season. Christmas in California wouldn’t be the same…


Editor’s note: Out of step on housing?

A ‘transformational’ Sacramento affordable housing project isn’t quick or cheap When it opens, Mirasol Village in Sacramento’s River District will not be your grandfather’s public…


Pruning time

You can’t smell the roses if they’re way over your head It’s time to tell your roses: Knock it off! November’s mostly dry and relatively…




Fallen leaves

Turn all that foliage into free mulch “What am I going to do with all these leaves?” Ankle deep in fallen foliage, that’s a common…