This time of year, the songs of the season are everywhere: at the mall, in elevators, on TV and in the earbuds of many personal audio devices. Why is holiday music so beloved? Mayo Clinic experts say music can benefit your health physically and emotionally. Some disagree - at least in terms of retail worker mental health.
How holiday music may help your health
The Sacramento march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
A glance at Sacramento's MLK march from Sac City College to downtown
Watch New Year's Eve fireworks light up the sky over Sacramento
'I haven't left prayer behind'
Finding peace of mind in traditions
Christmas cookie frosting tips from a pro
Take a look at Bee readers' awesome Christmas light displays
Be careful with Christmas laser-light displays - pilots will thank you
See the winners of The Bee’s Thanksgiving decorating contest
Watch how quickly a Christmas tree can burn your house down
Take a look at this El Dorado Hills couple's nativity scenes from around the world
Where to catch light parades in the Sacramento region
Approximately 20,000 people march down Land Park Drive as they head toward downtown on the birthday of the late Martin Luther King Jr to honor his life, work and dedication to equality and freedom for all people on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Sacramento, Calif.
There were over 500 entries in The Sacramento Bee’s 2017 Thanksgiving turkey poster decorating contest. The winning families received cash prizes for their entries, which also appeared in the newspaper on Dec. 6. Thanks to everyone who entered!
Light parades brighten winter nights in the Sacramento region, and more cities are adding them, including Rancho Cordova for the first time this year. Four parades are set for the Sacramento region Dec. 2 and Dec. 3. 2017.
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA discussed how he and his crew-mates will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Kimbrough, who arrived on the station in October, is in the midst of a four-month mission.