Lifestyle

Outside the 9-to-5: The City from a Distance

Just a 10-minute drive from the heart of Midtown rests the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area. You probably know it as the ever-flooded rice plains along Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Davis. With more than 16,000 acres of land, the wildlife is abundant—even with the picturesque Sacramento skyline emerging behind. More…

Outside the 9-to-5 • The Perfect Gift: Caverns and Wine

I’ve always struggled with the idea of gift giving. Birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day … it just doesn’t feel right to buy someone a gift just for the hell of it. I look up to creative gift-givers but I have never been one myself. I will always…

Hometown Tourist: A Little Slice of Heaven

“So uh, the vibe here is way different than last time.” There is no one “type” of tourist that visits Locke, California. One weekend there is a brigade of motorcyclists, the next, grandma and the grandkids are on a weekend escapade along the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Since investing in…