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Sac and Back: Springtime in Auburn

Winter disappeared with haste. Awakening to the spring birds chirping, I gazed out my bedroom window on Saturday morning to see the blue sky sharing its space with only a few wispy white clouds. I pressed the back of my hand to the window as I do to check the…

Outside the 9-to-5: Urban Gardening

“I wish I had a green thumb,” my friend mentioned as three of us chatted about the nitty gritty of home gardening. Previously, I had always thought the same thing. Turns out, anyone can have a green thumb with the slightest bit of effort. Living in Sacramento, we are lucky…

Sac and Back: Marin County

Sac and Back will be a new series of road trips to be taken from Sacramento with detailed itineraries of recommended stops along the way. This week I begin with a favorite of mine: the drive to Marin County. There are many different routes to take, along with myriad transportation…