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It's finally happening. There's been a lot of talk in recent years about Sacramento capitalizing on its natural geographic advantage in the heart of one of the most fertile agricultural regions in the world, but it hasn't gained much...
When Walt Disney opened Disneyland in 1955, he famously remarked, "Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world."
When the Sacramento International Airport's new billion-dollar terminal opened in late 2011, its cultural pièce de résistance was the 56-foot-long aluminum red hare that appears to leap into the building from the outside.
It's not easy to find silver linings in an economy like this one, but if the forces that are propelling the slumping office market end up restoring one of the city's most storied buildings to its former glory, some good will certainly ha...
With a new school year just around the corner, kids all over the region will soon be filing into schools whose names include Jonas Salk, Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy and Susan B. Anthony.
In the 1930s, with the country suffering through the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt initiated an economic stimulus plan that precipitated the construction of thousands of new federal projects across the country.
In 1991, as a young reporter, I was invited to cover a press conference for a new theater company in Sacramento. Unlike other local press conferences, this one had a bit of star power to it.
Back in 1841, not long before Sacramento established its first city charter, a young Bostonian by the name of Ralph Waldo Emerson published an essay titled "Self-Reliance," and in it he penned these words: "A foolish consistency i...
For decades, with a few notable exceptions, Capitol Mall has been Sacramento's boulevard of broken dreams.