As the success of Carol's Books grew in Sacramento, owner Carol McNeal received threatening phone calls and had her store windows marred by racist graffiti. But she persisted for roughly 20 years in making space for conversations about the black experience in the United States.
Fred Arp coached UC Davis defensive linemen for 41 years, half of the Aggies games ever played. Known for his Hawaiian shirts, shoes, personality and coaching methods, he died Wednesday, July 5, 2018, at 73.
Prominent Sacramento-area chef Noah Zonca, best known for his creative work at The Kitchen, died earlier this month, according to posts on Twitter and a Facebook memorial page apparently set up by his family. Zonca was 41.