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I Left My Heart in Santa Cruz

Are you unbelievably ultra-mega-stoked for winter rains and the snow season to start!? If not, it’s time to head down to Santa Cruz. Look up “things to do in Santa Cruz” and a plethora of activities ranging from brewery tastings to downhill mountain biking make the list. Thought of as…

Submerge’s 11th Annual Holiday Gift Guide • 2018

When it comes to holiday shopping for loved ones or friends, we’re really lucky to live in an area where we don’t have to do all of our shopping at crowded, sterile, one-in-the-same big box stores or malls. There are so many cool local businesses, local makers and awesome, unique…

The World Turns

Two weeks after Election Day, and almost all of the races have finally come to an end. The Georgia governorship went, perhaps dubiously, to Republican Brian Kemp. After numerous recounts, everyone’s favorite state Florida finally announced half-lizard/half-man Rick Scott would be headed to the Senate over longtime Democratic incumbent Bill…

Nerds Unite! Sac Gamers Expo Returns for Fourth Year • Dec. 9, 2018

Sponsored by EA Capital Games, the Sac Gamers Expo is back for its fourth run at the Scottish Rite Center. Gamers can expect free game play, a historical gaming museum and three tournaments featuring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (U.S. Nintendo Switch), Dragon Ball FighterZ (U.S. PlayStation 4) and Street Fighter…

Camille A. Brown & Dancers Make Their Mondavi Center Debut • Dec. 1, 2018

Camille A. Brown uses dance as an agent for empowerment. According to her website, “Her driving passion is to empower Black bodies to tell their story using their own language(s) through movement and dialogue. Through the company, Ms. Brown provides outreach activities to students, young adults, and incarcerated women and…

Outside the 9-to-5: Remembering The Man in Black

I hear the train a comin’, It’s rollin’ ‘round the bend, And I ain’t seen the sunshine Since, I don’t know when … Cue the bar attendees sing-along as Johnny Cash’s voice booms through the building: “I’m stuck in Folsom Prison, and time keeps draggin’ on.” Cash’s significance in Sacramento…