Visitors to the 2014 California State Fair, which runs Friday through July 27, will likely come out to Cal Expo for the same reasons that people always have: interesting exhibits, cool rides and fried food.

G2E2FO892.5Photographer
Summer has already caused glistening foreheads, sweat-stained T-shirts and socks. But sweat should stay in the gym.
G702JPT7Q.3
GJJ1T1IFN.3Senior Photographer
Use this database to see all the 2014 California State Fair beer winners. Sort by type, brewery or city to see how your favorites scored or find a new beer to try.
Your “sisters” owed you an apology – not a guilt trip – for making you suffer all night with a dud of a date.
GGO2K6GJ5.3
Here are excerpts from a live chat hosted by Mike Dunne focusing on the state of wine and this year’s State Fair wine competition, along with other food- and beverage-related issues.
GJM2JV8SD.3
Current films are reviewed each week to provide parents a guide to decide what may be appropriate to younger viewers

INTERACTIVE MAP: FARMERS MARKETS
NEED A CHANGE OF SCENERY?

As lovely as Sacramento and environs may be, brimming with boundless leisure-time pursuits, sometimes you've just got to get away. Check out these short trips from Sacramento:

Less obvious spots worth visiting in Bay Area
Head to Tahoe for high-elevation hiking
Gold Country offers history, views, wine
North Coast: Get really mellow or adventuresome
In Marin and Sonoma, quaint towns, unique spots
Napa Valley: Wine, music, ghosts and a castle
Weird, wild, wonderful Southern California

G522JTRRU.3

Visitors to the 2014 California State Fair, which runs Friday through July 27, will likely come out to Cal Expo for the same reasons that people always have: interesting exhibits, cool rides and fried food.

G3G2I29KO.2

At Redeemer’s Field, gardeners are growing anything and everything.

G702JPT7Q.3

A German ale takes top honors in a student competition.

Pets Secondhand Smoke

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn't kick until after her pet died.

GHE2IJFKD.3

Four Northern California mystery writers will appear onstage in conversation with each other. It will be a “panel discussion,” of sorts, in which the authors will collectively answer questions about how they do what they do, talk about their main character and explain why the mystery-thriller genres are so enduringly popular.

GTC2IE5MN.5

Authors says it’s time to rethink what you eat around the campfire.

GO02IDDLB.6itaft@sacbee.com

Colorful cookie boxes aren’t the only thing that’s rainbow about a year-old Sacramento Girl Scout troop.

G2E2FO892.5Photographer

Summer has already caused glistening foreheads, sweat-stained T-shirts and socks. But sweat should stay in the gym.

FOLLOW US | Get more from sacbee.com | Follow us on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Watch Bee news, lifestyle videos | View our mobile versions | e-edition: Print edition online | What our bloggers are saying
Sacramento Bee Job listing powered by Careerbuilder.com
Quick Job Search
Buy
Used Cars
Dealer and private-party ads
Make:

Model:

Price Range:
to
Search within:
miles of ZIP

Advanced Search | 1982 & Older

TODAY'S CIRCULARS
Sacramentoconnect.com SacWineRegion.com SacMomsclub.com SacPaws.com BeeBuzz Points Find n Save