The Weight is Over – Part 13: Just Say ‘No’ to Diet Derailment

I adore train travel, and dream of the day when the United States has European-style high-speed rail. In fact, I’ve often said I’d vote for nearly anyone except Trump who could guarantee state-to-state, coast-to-coast high-speed rail. In my lifetime. No… Continue Reading


The Historic WPA Rock Garden – William Land Park, Sacramento: an Interview with Daisy Mah, Gardener

The sign at the entrance to the ornamental garden in Sacramento’s William Land Park reads: WPA Rock Garden, Established 1940. The sign is not original to the garden’s 1940s-era design and construction, it was erected less than 20 years ago… Continue Reading


Red Rabbit Leaps into Conversations about New Sac Airport Terminal

Meet the red rabbit. This 56-foot-long aluminum sculpture by Denver artist Lawrence Argent is a centerpiece of the Sacramento airport’s new $1 billion terminal, which opened Oct. 6. According to the Associated Press, its looming presence has already inspired the… Continue Reading

Home-Grown Visionary Brings Us Art in the RAW

Proud Enterprise High School alum Heidi Luerra will always call Redding home. But at 18 years old, she said goodbye to the “530” and headed south to Los Angeles to explore the world of fashion, a territory mostly uncharted in far Northern California.… Continue Reading


Redding Mayor Joins In Movement To Save Redevelopment

Redding Mayor Missy McArthur joined a group of some 100 city leaders and industry lobbyists who traveled to Sacramento on Thursday to oppose California Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to discontinue redevelopment agencies statewide. McArthur attended a hearing of the state… Continue Reading


Educators Rally Against Cuts

Anderson High School teacher Jeff Carr boiled it down to a simple resonating sentiment: “The cuts must stop!” Carr described the fiscal storm brewing in Sacramento that threatens to further damage public education across the state and certainly impact the… Continue Reading